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
Video games have come a long way, baby … and so has the animation within them. These days, we’re used to the bright, often realistic images in our video games, but it wasn’t always this way. Back in he day, video games weren’t just ... 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