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  • 1. Artistic styles in Computer Games

2. Photorealism Photorealism is the art style of trying to convey, objects, characters and scenes, to look as real aspossible. By taking pictures of real object and texturing them how the real object looks. There is anargument going on between developers on, whether photorealism is needed to advance the video gameindustry or isnt. It is mainly use din first person shooters to show detail. Photorealism games usually take more time tocreate as every object is made up with polys and pixels, yet photorealism takes up more disk space, thatswhy some games come as two or even three disks. 3. Information taken from Shading Cel shading is a type of rendering which makes 3d models look hand drawn. It is mainly usedto mimic comics or cartoons. Some games that use cel shading include; Borderlands,Catherine, and many Dragon ball games. It is somewhat recent, appearing from around thebeginning of the twenty-first century. In addition to computer graphics, it most commonlyturns up in video games. However, the result of cel-shading has a very simplistic feel like thatof hand-drawn animation. The name comes from cels (short for celluloid), the clear sheets ofacetate which are painted on for use in traditional 2D animation, such as Disney classics. 4. Reference - Abstraction Abstraction is the art style of, less is more, this is where the art style of the gamereally doesnt mean or consent to anything is just there. An example of this is Tetris and arguably pacman. Artwork that reshapes the natural world for expressive purposes is calledabstract; that which derives from, but does not imitate a recognizable subject iscalled non-objective abstraction 5. Exaggeration anime & Manga Exaggeration art style is used in many anime or manga games. Its designedto be over the top. Its done to give the game a more far fetched fun factor.The images are expressed more highly than normal games. Examplesgames of this are, The Naruto Game series and The Dragon ball Gameseries.


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