WHAT IS THE MEANING
2D or also known as Two-Dimensional is a shape that has only two dimensions. It has no thickness and is only comprised of length and height.
DID YOU KNOW
Did you know that 2D was the most common graphical style of game until the mid-1990s? According to an article from Art of Video Games, 2D games are shown from only one viewpoint, typically either from the top (top-down games like Contra and numerous shooting games) or the side (side-scrolling games like Mario and Sonic, or other shooting games, some of which use both perspectives). Video games started earnestly back in the 70s wherein games such as arcade smash Pong and the first ever video game console Magnavox Odyssey were released. Since technology was rapidly moving, several more systems were developed and graphics were a little more than white pixels on a black background during that time. By the end of the decade, graphics had a quite improvement in terms of more pixels and more varied colors. One of the best examples of an improved 2D games is Donkey Kong, it was developed by the 2D game innovator Shigeru Miyamoto in 198. Its gameplay focuses on maneuvering the character across a series of platforms while constantly dodging and jumping over obstacles. Donkey Kong was just one of the many games invented that are truly known as one of the originals.