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Contrasted

Other (objects, etc.) theme

Uses heavily contrasting colors, making itself look brightly colorful but also dark at the same time.

19
games
6
platforms

Alternate names: Burned graphics, Gamut clipped
Name variations: gamut clipping

The first video game about Contrasted was released in 1988.

Vivendi, Atari and Muse Games has published most of these games

See also: vibrant (similar high contrast use but overall much brighter).
The effect is similar to using color burn/dodge tools in image ediing or drawing applications.

Example from Ghostbusters: The Video Game: