Mega Charizard, Venusaur And Blastoise, In Classic Red And Blue Style

Mega Charizard, Venusaur And Blastoise, In Classic Red And Blue Style

One of the more distinctive things about the first Pokemon games — aside from nostalgia — is that we got to see the older, distinctive art style drawn by Ken Sugimori (Pokemon’s art director). And thanks to artists like Tomycase, we can still have the pleasure of seeing new Pokemon in that older ‘Sugimori style’ too.

Like the original starter Mega evolutions up top, for example, sure. But there’s more, too! Like all the different Mewtwo forms — Mewtwo, Mega Mewtwo X and Mega Mewtwo Y:

Mega Charizard, Venusaur And Blastoise, In Classic Red And Blue Style

We’ve also got the new Legendaries in the nostalgic style, only this time, we’ve got them next to the modern Pokemon style, too — good for comparison’s sake:

Mega Charizard, Venusaur And Blastoise, In Classic Red And Blue Style
Mega Charizard, Venusaur And Blastoise, In Classic Red And Blue Style

And just in case you’d like to see the original style of the Mega evolved starter Pokemon:

Mega Charizard, Venusaur And Blastoise, In Classic Red And Blue Style

What do you think, which style is better? The older one or the newer one? I like em both, personally, it just so happens that one of them is nostalgic.

You can check out more of Tomycases’ work here, including other Pokemon drawn Sugimori style.


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