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Awesome Infographic Shows Evolution Of Video Game Characters

Submitted by on September 17, 2014 – 12:47 pmNo Comment

Whenever people talk about the evolution of video games, the first thing we tend to look at are the graphics. And it’s pretty obvious that graphics have evolved. However, this infographic courtesy of IGN takes a close look at how eight of the most well known video characters have evolved from 8-bit jagged pixels to lifelike figures.

Below we’ve compiled the visual evolution of eight video game icons: Master Chief, Sonic, Solid Snake, Mario, Pac-Man, Link, Pikachu, and Lara Croft. They’ve all changed in some pretty major ways, but the more some things change, the more they stay the same:

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