Artist gives modern games a PlayStation 1 inspired cover makeover

An artist has taken some of today’s most popular games, including God of War, Resident Evil Village, and Uncharted 4, and mocked them with PlayStation 1 inspired covers.

This set of images was shared on Reddit by user M_S_1.

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M_S_1 said they took inspiration from the concept art of the featured games for their covers, calling it “a little more timeless” to work with. “A character rendering with modern graphics would look pretty shocking for the era,” they explained.

These covers, which are just kind of fun, cover exclusive offers for submissions across multiple platforms. Here is a small selection of my personal favorites.

Naughty Dog’s A Thief’s End with a PS1 inspired cover.

A PlayStation 1 version of Ghost of Tsushima.

Doom Eternal with its PS1 cover.

This Returnal version really gives me a huge sense of the isolation Selene must feel on Atropos.

These are just some of my picks that I wanted to highlight, but you can see the rest of the images in the embeds below.

If, like me, you love seeing games reimagined in a new way, check out these pieces from Rockstar Games artist Mark Scicluna.

Scicluna took some of today’s most iconic games and gave them a retro comic book-inspired makeover earlier this year, featuring everything from Metal Gear Solid to Crash Bandicoot in their work.

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