"The Half-Life you see in YouTube speedruns and let’s plays, running at modern day resolutions, bears little resemblance to the one I lost myself in the Christmas it came out. That game is grainier, darker, and somehow more atmospheric for it."
I might cite this in the future when people ask me why Chocolate Doom doesn't support hi-res
Reminds me of the hbomberguy video about VHS. Which is to say, the same is true for old movies.