Through the years of brown and grey to the lens flares of yore, video game graphics have gone from pixelated concepts of objects to uncanny valley micro-emotions. But what would have happened if photorealism didn't win out? What would have happened if game developers didn't rally together to breathe realistic life into every screenshot or E3 demo?
The pixel based designs of early video games often bring a tear of nostalgia to the eye of their beholder. Whether you were around the witness them first hand, or you've just had a very educational childhood, there's no denying that the video game industry is in love with the design systems of yore. That... Continue Reading →