There is no arguing that the Companion set contains two very cool looking 1960s-style handsets. But the box art featuring two chatty youngsters is arguably even more compelling.
So when a Kotaku reader threw out the question "Photoshop contest?", the Kotaku team simply had to abide. Thus began the Companion 'Shop Contest 'Shop Talk. The rules are very simple: take the original box image and Photoshop it into whatever you want.
Below a selection from the entries. For credits check out the post on Kotaku.
Even good buddies Satoru and Reggie join the party.
Some entries strayed a bit further from the original box design.
My personal favorite is the one below. It's actually not funny at all, but a social comment on the impact technology has on our lives. The title「現代版で / 寂しい」means "In the modern version / I'm Lonely".
To top this of, a week after this 'Shop Contest, the Companion image was also included in Kotaku's 2013 Year-End All-Star Extravaganza.