Animation can be just as important as polygon counts – here are some games that do it right.
As we grew up watching cartoons and witnessed the birth of CG movies, animation has always been a captivating art. Since then, the sheer number of animation techniques and styles has become so varied and diverse, especially where video games are concerned. So let’s take a look at 15 video games with some of the best animation out there.
Mortal Kombat 11
Despite how motion capture is utilized when quicker attacks start flying, there’s no denying how good the overall animation work is here. Facial expressions are on point throughout, comparing favorably to Injustice 2. Even in terms of attack animations, seeing each character’s unique stances and abilities flowing into one another, creating a gorgeous rhythm during fights is mesmerizing. That’s even with some of the more exaggerated actions taking place with Fatal Blows and Fatalities.