We will be sincere with you for a second: we actually miss the 2D artwork fashion of the older Pokémon video games. There’s simply one thing timeless about it, proper? To not point out there was a definite lack of discourse across the graphics again within the day (okay, maybe a slight resentment from followers on the gradual evolution of the collection’ visuals, however that is about it).
Pokémon’s visuals, on this author’s opinion, actually peaked round Gen 5, which consisted of Pokémon Black and White, plus their instant sequels. Now do not get us incorrect, we’re loving the look of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet up to now, however we won’t assist however marvel what such video games would appear like with the older pixelated visible fashion instead of the extra fashionable 3D graphics.
Properly, we do not have to marvel any longer, as Reddit person CoffeeRacoon has taken the freedom of altering sprites from older generations to depict what the protagonists of Scarlet and Violet – together with the starter Pokémon – would possibly truly appear like in the event that they appeared within the older video games (thanks, GameRant).
As clarified by CoffeeRacoon, the starter Pokémon Sprigatito, Quaxly, and Fuecoco have been realised by altering the sprites for Purrloin, Ducklett, and Totodile from Gen 5. In the meantime, the sprites for the protagonists have been created by altering a few NPC sprites from Gen 4’s Diamond and Pearl.
Now we have to say, regardless of some clear variations between the sprites and their official counterparts (Sprigatito seems fairly stern when in comparison with the extra cheerful expression depicted within the official artwork), that is an extremely convincing try at mixing the previous with the brand new. Certainly, we might be greater than keen to play a model of Scarlet and Violet with pixelated graphics – simply think about how pretty that will look!
What do you make of those specific creations? Are you pleased with the way in which Scarlet and Violet seems visually? Tell us with a remark!