An Appreciation Of Pixel Art, Gaming's Most Beautiful Style

Pixel art can often feel nostalgic, hearkening back to those bygone days of cathode ray tube monitors and floppy disks. It’s easy to think of modern pixel art as stuck in the past, a mere retro inspired throwback. But that’s giving the form a disservice. There’s more to pixel art than pure nostalgia, as I argue in this video.

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Sgt Crushem

This Leo is the best video I have seen on Kotaku in a long time. You kicked me right in the feels! Long live Guybrush Threepgood (Threepwood). If I may ask what was the last game you showed in the clip with the guy on the horse? Only game I wasn’t sure of and I need to play it.