Gamers were blown away by the surprisingly detailed pixel art graphics created for the intros and cutscenes used in Nintendo Entertainment System games, especially the adaptations of movies and TV shows.
Players weren’t staring at an abstractly arranged pile of pixels, they got high quality 8 bit art with their updated console gameplay, and the crowds went wild. But how close were those pixel art masterpieces to the actual movie footage?
The conclusion- game artists in 1985 were really good at replicating the original source with a limited color palette and a handful of pixels, and these morphing images would make totally rad wall art pieces.
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