Pixel Art - Jovan Figueroa

Timeline created by Jovan Figueora
  • Pong

    Pong was a table tennis-themed arcade video game that featured simple two-dimensional graphics. It was one of the earliest arcade video games.
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    The Early Years

    The early years of Pixel art were a bit rough due to technological restrictions and the general lack of experience most developers had with games in motion.
  • Atari 2600

    Atari 2600
    The Atari 2600 is a second-gen home videogame console that was released in 1977. This console played pixelized games such as pong, space invaders, and pac-man.
  • The Creation of Pixel Art

    The Creation of Pixel Art
    Computer art started and by its nature is evolutionarily since changes in technology and software directly affect what is possible. The the term pixel art was first published by Adele Goldberg.
  • Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

    Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
    The NES is an 8-bit third-gen home video game console. This console was released in 1983. Games like Super Mario Bros, The Legend of Zelda, and Metroid are all 8-bit games played on the NES.
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    The 8-Bit Era

    Developers had grown more ambitious in their attempts at engaging the audience with many recognizable characters.
  • Super Mario Bros.

    Super Mario Bros.
    Super Mario Bros. is one of the most popular 8-bit video games for the NES. It is a colorful game made of nothing but pixels.