Welcome, one and all, to the latest installment of the 30 Day Gaming Challenge. Today, we hit Day 23, which is … Game With The Best Graphics Or Art Style.
OK, so this is obviously very subjective. There are plenty of games out there with quite stunning graphics. I get this impression that this is more about a game that had a real impact on me visually though. I’m gonna split this by era. First up, the modern era …
Resident Evil VII on the Xbox One. I get headaches when playing games without my glasses, so as yet, I haven’t tried VR just in case. This game though genuinely made me scared to try it. It creeped me out, even playing normally because it felt so visually real to me. If it were in VR, I honestly think I may have a heart attack.
Moving to the past though, I think that the first game that genuinely blew me away visually was probably Metal Gear Solid on the PS1. Growing up, I really loved the old sprite style of the classic games, and while some of my early forays into the PS1 era were nice, this one just felt a lot more real than anything else I’d played at the time. I’ll grant you that they haven’t aged brilliantly, mind you, but at the time, it was a revelation.
But what about yourselves? What games did you think displayed visual excellence?