This YouTube channel is using AI to gloriously remaster classic game intros and cutscenes

The Verge | Jul 26, 2021 at 1:53 AM
  • Twenty years ago, when photorealistic games were still just a faraway dream, companies like Square sent our imaginations soaring before we played.
  • The important thing to know, though, is the images the computer spits out aren’t necessarily “truth” — it can invent details that aren’t there, or smudge ones that are.
  • To be clear, these are both enhanced images, but one is arguably wrong: this is an ethereal, dream-like sequence where the background is supposed to be soft and blurred, not sharp and flat.