When a friend is telling you about a new or unfamiliar video game, they may describe the gameplay genre, or the narrative and story, and you might find yourself intrigued. But then you go to look up the game and discover that you lose interest when you see the art. Or maybe the opposite happens, where you’re not sure about a mechanic that dominates a game, but it’s just so visually interesting you try it and find yourself hooked. As a medium, video games have advanced a great deal over the years and developers have a number of options and tools when considering how the game should look. What’s your favorite art style for a game?
Early video games had technical limitations and were forced to use basic pixel art. Over the years there have been leaps and bounds made in the ability for computers, and thus video games, to…
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