A talented player creates a nostalgic Pokémon Emerald animated wallpaper featuring the main character May and the game’s three starter Pokémon.
Pokemon Emerald is a role-playing video game released internationally in 2005 for the GameBoy Advance handheld game console. Although many others Pokemon games have appeared since then, old fans of the game still have a huge respect for the classic title. As proof, one nostalgic fan managed to create a very intricate pixel-art animation set in Emerald’s in-game world.
Pokemon Emerald is a source of nostalgia for Pokemon fans and is fondly remembered for several reasons, such as the existence of the Battle Frontier, which is a distinct battle area that has a special set of rules intended to make the game’s combat encounters much more difficult. In addition to Battle Frontier, Emerald also introduced animated sprites to the third generation, along with better eye-pleasing graphical textures compared to the previous games in the series.
As a tribute to the legendary Pokemon game, a Reddit user and artist called itzaspace created a unique animated wallpaper for mobile and desktop devices that is sure to take players down memory lane. The elaborate pixel art animation features May (one of the two playable main characters in the game), who can be seen sitting down looking very relaxed on a bridge overlooking a waterfall. May’s iconic red bike can also be seen in the animation, as well as the familiar Emerald Starter Pokémon – Mudkip, Treecko and Torchic.
With over 15,000 upvotes, it’s safe to say that the post is highly appreciated by many Reddit users Pokemon community, who expressed their appreciation for the soothing, almost hypnotic artwork. Many of the users also had high praise for the creator, who even revealed that it took a week of hard work to complete the artwork.
Even players who have never played Pokemon Emerald can still be completely blown away by the artwork, which does an excellent job of capturing the game’s art style and iconic emerald green color scheme. This fascinating animation is just one of the many interesting pieces created as a tribute to the famous Pokemon series. From numerous pieces of fan art to plush toys and even 3D printed Pokemon, there seems to be absolutely no limit to fans’ creativity. These kinds of creations never fail to bring joy to everyone Pokemon enthusiast worldwide, because they are proof that millions of passionate fans will never let their beloved games be forgotten by the world.
Pokemon Emerald is available on the Game Boy Advance.
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