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Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power’ The Making Of – Loudwire Legacy

Watch Part 1 of our Loudwire Legacy documentary series on Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power.’ This Part focusing on the making of the album, and features the three surviving members of Pantera, as well as producer Terry Date.

Explore the impact of Pantera’s iconic ‘Vulgar Display of Power’ album.

This is the secret story behind Pantera’s iconic ‘Vulgar Display of Power.’

The Need for Speed Revisited on 3DO/PC/PS1/Saturn!

Rewind to 1994 and join John Linneman for an in-depth retrospective on the original Need for Speed, from its beginnings on 3DO all the way through to the PC, Saturn and PlayStation ports and special editions!

The game was noted for its realism and audio and video commentaries. Electronic Arts teamed up with automotive magazine Road & Track to match vehicle behavior, including the mimicking of the sounds made by the vehicles’ gear control levers. The game also contained precise vehicle data with spoken commentary, several “magazine style” images of each car interior and exterior and even short video clips highlighting the vehicles set to music. – Wikipedia

Torment: Tides of Numenera – Story Trailer

This epic cinematic story trailer recounts the lore leading up to the very moment that players begin their odyssey as the Last Castoff – the flesh-and-blood by-product of a megalomaniacal deity known as the Changing God.

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Torment: Tides of Numenera is a game set in the world of Monte Cook’s new tabletop RPG setting, Numenera. Torment continues the thematic legacy of Planescape: Torment, the critically acclaimed role-playing game from 1999 that’s considered by many to be a hallmark for storytelling in computer RPGs. With Torment, we’re creating a rich role-playing experience that explores similar deep, personal themes.

Torment is releasing on February 28th, 2017 on Windows, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Minecraft isn’t just a game. It’s an art form.

From VOX: Minecraft maps are unique worlds, but they can also be an art form.

Minecraft is a sandbox video game originally created by Swedish game designer Markus “Notch” Persson, and later fully developed and published by Mojang. The creative and building aspects of Minecraft enable players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world.

Commodore 128 Complete Restoration and Board Repair

In this episode The 8-Bit Guy takes a look at a Commodore 128 that he bought on craigslist in terrible shape. Then he completely restores it into like-new condition.

The Commodore 128 is the last 8-bit home computer that was commercially released by Commodore Business Machines. Introduced in January 1985 at the CES in Las Vegas, it appeared three years after its predecessor, the bestselling Commodore 64.

An Appreciation Of Pixel Art, Gaming’s Most Beautiful Style

Leo’s back from Kotaku! Pixel art can often feel nostalgic, hearkening back to those bygone days of cathode ray tube monitors and floppy disks. It’s easy to think of modern pixel art as stuck in the past, a mere retro inspired throwback. But that’s giving the form a disservice.

Examples of modern games that have amazing pixel art:
Shovel Knight
Nidhogg
Fez
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP
Broforce
Owlboy
Stardew Valley