In the past couple of decades, video game graphics have come a long way, a very long way. But who says realistic is always the best? There was something strangely majestic about old-school adventure game graphics, and maybe it's just a nostalgia thing, but they can be way more beautiful than the modern day stuff. Take, for instance, these 8-bit color-cycled landscapes by Mark Ferrari, a LucasArts veteran.
Maybe it is because I'm a sucker for old school 90s graphic adventures, but I love these just for what they are: Beautiful 8-bit cycling animations made using HTML5. They're so good that someone should write a game around them. More... Read Post
Back in the 80s and early 90s, animated graphics were mostly very low-res. Computers and graphics cards just didn’t have the oomph needed to animate hi-resolution pictures with lots of colors, and they could only display 256 differe... Read Post