A crash course in 16-bits
While today’s consoles manage to do incredibly complex things in the fraction of a second, legacy platforms were pushing their modest tech to the limits as well. Case in point, the Super Nintendo.
In the video above, you get a wonderful breakdown of how the Super Nintendo displayed graphics. While it might seem primitive by today’s standards, the SNES was doing some seriously impressive stuff for its time. You might be surprised to learn about what was going on under the hood!