Classic Video Games Graphic Evolution: We’ve Come a Long Way

When video game consoles became huge hits in the mid-80s, people marveled over the 8-bit graphics. Now gamers of the PC Master Race scoff at anything that runs below 60 frames per second.

These side-by-side comparisons of games from the same franchise show just how much the graphics have improved in the last two decades. Just look at the Grand Theft Auto shots — it’s like a whole different universe. We can’t wait to see what the next 20 years bring. And yes, we will still be playing video games in our 50s and 60s.