Raf Grassetti, the Art Director of God Of War, shared his reinterpretations of the classic characters from Chrono Trigger.
Grassetti regularly shares his works on Instagram, where he displays a touch of photorealism for many popular comic and video game franchises. Most recently, he produced renders of Spiderman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Darth Maul.
The reimagined Chrono Trigger characters were Robo, Frog, and Chrono himself. According to Grassetti’s post, there will be more reinterpretations of this classic franchise.
Prior to working at Sony Santa Monica for God of War games, Grassetti was involved in the character art industry for many memorable games. He worked as a Senior Character Artist for Mass Effect and Dragon Age while at Bioware, before moving to Sony in 2013
Other Sony titles Grassetti has worked on include Killzone: Shadow Fall, Infamous 3, and The Order 1886.
Meanwhile Grassetti is working on God of War: Ragnarok, scheduled for 2021. The game has been confirmed for PS5, but so far there is little information on the expected sequel.