This tag indicates that an image exhibits a distictive pixelized style (e.g. jagged edges, dithering). This may be either intentional or as a restriction on the software used to render it. This is common in older GIF images as well as images meant to invoke game sprites.
Different from oekaki which is a very specific concept.
- pixelated, for this concept applied to only part of an image.
- sprite, a subset of pixel art that refers to the image assets of people and objects used in video games.