There's Nothing Scarier Than Horror Games With Crude PlayStation 1 Graphics

For a long time, it seemed like you couldn’t blink without seeing a new game with a throwback pixel aesthetic. That made sense 10 years ago, as children of the 70s and 80s started making the games that inspired them to start developing games in the first place. And while there are still plenty of pixel-y games, it made sense the march of time would move aesthetic nostalgia in another direction: the 90s and the world of early 3D games.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/m7q78p/theres-nothing-scarier-than-horror-games-with-crude-playstation-1-graphics

I think 90s multimedia era 3D graphics are arguably creepier

I once played an ugly, low poly phone game called Mission Europa, the ugly, distorted graphics added to the otherworldly feel.

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