This page explains the references to Super Nintendo games in the Game Boy Advance game Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II, part of the Dragon Ball series.
Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II
June 17, 2003
In Western City as depicted in this game there's an electronics store called Circuit Shack, that the player is required to visit in order to make Bulma build a scouter. On a shelf in this store can be seen a Game Boy Advance, while on another shelf there are six boxes that appear to be based on Super Nintendo game boxes.
The cover art of each one of them is just few pixels, but they seem to be based on actual Super Nintendo games, and players have tried to recognize them coming to a more or less accurate match. The most believable matches are (counter-clockwise, starting from top left):
- Final Fantasy II
- The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- Super Mario Kart (the image would be upside down, though)
- Super Metroid
- Secret of Mana
- Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
The original boxarts, for comparison, are:
The creators of Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II held no right over the various game series, but they only included a minor reference to them.