The incredible evolution of video game graphics in one image

This picture represents over 30 years of progress in video game graphics. And my, how far we've come. On one side, we have Indiana Jones in the video game version of Raiders of the Lost Ark on the Atari 2600. On the other side, we have Nathan Drake in Uncharted 4 on the PS4. We'll let you guess which side is which. » 12/10/14 10:44pm 12/10/14 10:44pm

Here's how much video game graphics have improved over 30 years

The wonderful folks at The Art of the Title specialize in putting together compilation videos of, you guessed it, title sequences. They can be from movies, from specific directors, from film franchises and so on. In this one, they're tackling the title design of video games. You can see just how much video game… » 11/05/13 7:10pm 11/05/13 7:10pm

The Totally True History of Video Game Graphics

Humans? Usually unappreciative and typically awful. But it wasn't always like this! When we didn't have fancy technology with so many features they become useless and couldn't trap amazingness in a box in our pockets, we enjoyed the little things. Like 8-bit graphics and physical buttons and cords and cartridges.… » 10/19/13 1:00am 10/19/13 1:00am

33 Pitstops Towards the Uncanny Valley

MaximumPC takes a close look at how virtual representations of ourselves—or more specifically, of the video game bad guy versions of ourselves—have evolved since the days of Wolfenstein 3D's clunky Nazis. It's part "walk down memory lane," part "we did all that in 20 years?", and entirely worth your time. [MaximumPC] » 3/17/11 11:20am 3/17/11 11:20am