Evolution of Video Game Graphics: 1962-2017

Submitted by: scheckydamon 3 months ago in Games Tech


We've come a long way, baby!
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Male 196
I remember watching a local news report that parents were horrified with the Death Race game at the arcade since it was senseless violence, players were rewarded for killing , and were appalled with the "scream" the "people" made when run over.
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Male 569
Does it make me a nerd that I was slightly disappointed that this wasn't a technical lecture?
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Male 10,378
This was really cool. However, how can any cut of the advancement of video game graphics not include Mario 64!?!?!?!
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Male 942
It's hard to believe how far games and graphics have come.  I remember playing my cousin's Atari and being amazed at how great the graphics were.  Now I can look back at games that are only a few years old and be disappointed at how their graphics don't measure up to my memory of those games.  It's advancing faster and faster.
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Male 1,310
cjeffblanchr We had an Intellavision.  I used to get into arguments with kids at school that had Ataris about which was better.  It was like the old debate about Beta and VHS. 
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Male 942
lockner01 I guess the more things change the more they stay the same.  Now kids (and adults) argue over whether the PS4 or XB1 is better.  If we, as kids, could have jumped forward in time and seen these modern graphic, our heads would probably have exploded.
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Female 4,659
cjeffblanchr and PC gaming is better than both :P
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Male 942
melcervini No it's not!!! Just joking.  It should be better since it's much easier to upgrade.  I don't play much in the way of games anymore, not like I used to.  Except the Dark Souls games.  But I don't consider them to be games--they are a part of my life!
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Female 4,659
cjeffblanchr i admit the drawbacks of not being able to play some of the more badass games because its not offered on PC, but I make due with what I have.


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Female 4,659
Yay video games! lol  I started with Pong, then atari, then intellivision (hiatus in the military after that where PC gaming was kicking up more than console...kinda.. we had 10" floppies that you had to swap out for different levels i.e. "wizardry"), then reg nintendo and upwards from there.  The kids have just about every console on the market now and I'm still on my PC. Ahhhhh gaming :)
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