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.


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

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

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