Pixels or Polygons? Why 2D still beats 3D

Even the classic 2D game Pac-Man was brought into the third dimension. Nowadays, nearly every RPG, Strategy game or Action-Adventure uses 3D graphics. But in quite a few instances, 2D is the better (and better-looking) choice. CliffyB himself said that key elements in Gears of War are just classic 2D features transformed into the three dimensions. So read on as this feature explores retro games and examines modern game design.

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Joey Gladstone3490d ago

...."The JOEY has Spoken"

Winter47th3490d ago (Edited 3490d ago )

2D's an era well served, though its age has passed.

INehalemEXI3490d ago

Zombies ate my neighbors was a great game , the original shadowrun too.

socomnick3490d ago

I hated the gigantic baby in that game.

Rice3490d ago

Ummm, i still prefer 3d...

joemomma3490d ago

That theme died in the early 90s. I cant beleive what blogger will write...

kewlkat0073490d ago

like Symphony of the Night.

When will I get it..

harv0523490d ago


Since castlevania went 3D, it seems to have lost its edge....

TwissT3490d ago (Edited 3490d ago )

I prefer 3-D but I know without 2-D there would be no 3-D, so 2-D you have my respect.

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