Nintendo Consoles Rendering Themselves

3D animator Elijah Robertson has done a neat thing where he “did models of Nintendo consoles as if they were rendered on themselves”. So the NES is just pixels, the GameCube decent polygons, etc.

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The results are very, very cool! As elegant a timeline of video game horsepower progression as you’re going to get.

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Nice touch on the Switch with the running video.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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That’s way cool, but I feel a flat 2D NES would be more accurate. I mean 3D NES games?