Zelda's Avant Garde Art Style and the Videogame Industry

simplyTravis

"A nice guy, but looks like a f'n Jedi!"
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Zelda's Avant Garde Art Style and the Videogame Industry



Ok folks. This is going to be a doozy. There is a war going on in the world of video game art and it has parallels to one of my favorite time periods in the art world. The gaming industry is going from the Neoclassical era to the Romantic era, similar to the famous Ingres and Delacroix rivalry. Zelda is a prime example of this.


Here is a quick, low level breakdown of some of the vocabulary I will use and what it means....
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Massive diminishing return from hardware has also highlighted the smallest generational jump in graphics too. Most significant games on XB1 and ps4 are cross generational and both version look pretty much the same.
 

simplyTravis

"A nice guy, but looks like a f'n Jedi!"
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I agree with you wanderlei. I think the lack of 3rd party exclusives are hurting companies from further developing code and graphical techniques. It also defeats the purpose of purchasing console A over console B.
 
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