This Video Series Imagines PS1-era 'Dark Souls' and 'Far Cry 5'


A reminder of how hard early 3D games tried to achieve what we now take for granted.

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This is so intensely my Aesthetic it hurts.

It makes me so god damn happy that games are starting to take the gorgeous low-poly look of PSX era games with modern hardware. The Dark Souls video from these folks is cute with those stick-figure animations and all, but I’d play the absolute living hell out of a PSX era styled Dark Souls game with modern niceties.


I think it’s missing the classic “90s videogames commercial” soundtracks that sound like EDM played through a wall.