Sprite vs Sprites

Sprite vs Sprites
When Nintendo introduce NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) in 1983, many video programmers had to find ways to animate an object in the screen with sprites. For example, the NES game Mega Man has a character that opens his mouth when he jumps. Another game in for the NES was Little Samson that had gorgeous graphics that had huge enemies: a giant detailed crab that Samson had to fight. Nevertheless, today we have games that rely on 3d wire models and there are very few games that require sprites. So is learning to draw or build sprites in games is dead? NO! Even today's games have some sprites elements and not necessarily look like games made in the 80’s. Continue reading