This '8-bit Assassin's Creed' Video Reimagines the 3-D Game in 2-D

By: Jason Soy - Published: Jul 31, 2011 • References: youtube & technabob
Modern games have some pretty realistic and technology-pushing graphics, but this '8-bit Assassin's Creed' video does away with all that and depicts the popular video game as it would look on an older console. After all, it's the gameplay that matters, and if a game isn't fun without the stellar graphics, then it probably isn't that great to begin with.

The '8-bit Assassin's Creed' video comes courtesy of Balazs Kalocsai, who also has many other 8-bitifications on his YouTube channel. Sure, he may have taken some liberties with this Assassin's Creed reimagining to make things prettier, but it's still quite amusing to see Ezio Auditore as nothing more than a series of squares.

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