A Fresh Coat of Paint
“It ain’t pretty, but it works.”
How about we make it prettier?
We have recently reached a stage of development in which we could start testing a new set of SHD graphics for Exonauts. The old look was functional and obviously lighter on the memory, but our programmer aced the optimization right away and the game now looks a lot better and works just as smoothly. You just wouldn’t believe the difference retina graphics make.
It wasn’t just the resolution that changed though, the whole look of the environment has been reworked. And yeah, our favorite new asset is that smoking new backdrop.
Obviously the in-game framerate isn’t the one you can see in this puny animated gif we have resorted to to show you how things are coming. We just don’t want to spoil the surprise.
After taking a step back and rethinking the whole game ambiance, the colors have been changed to better reflect the nature of the planet in which this specific level is taking place. Dead and barren at first sight, but hiding its riches under the surface.
We hope some sexy eye candy can make it more appealing for everyone.
How do you like the new graphics? Let us know!
Just an FYI — the graphics, just like the rest of the game, are subject to very scary and