All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Portal 2’

‘Portal’ Fan Film Depicts the End of Humans at Aperture Laboratories

It’s easy to see why the Portal games have such a devoted fanbase. The games feature no combat to speak of, and (in addition to wonderfully-written non-human characters) the mind-bending nature of the games’ puzzles speak directly to what gaming is at a basic level: progressing through increasingly difficult levels on the way to a memorable ending. So, Portal fans …

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Portal 2 DLC For PlayStation Move is on the Way

November 6 is a big day. It’s election day in the U.S. More importantly, it’s also launch day for Halo 4. Sony is trying its best to take some wind out of Microsoft’s sails, though, and will be releasing a PlayStation Move compatible version of Portal 2 via the PlayStation Network on November 6. The game will be 30% off …

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Portal 2 Brings Co-Op Level Creation And Coupons To PC Gamers

Valve is never truly finished with a game. Barring their continued lack of support for Half-Life, the developer continues to add new updates to all of their games. Their latest game, Portal 2, has received some pretty meaty updates over the past year including a level editor. The level editor is now becoming more awesome. The guys at Valve call …

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LEGO + Portal = Shut Up And Take My Money

I love LEGO. I love Portal. What if there was a way to combine my love for two equally awesome things into a single property of epic proportions? Good thing LEGO Cuusoo exists to make my dreams a reality. If you aren’t familiar with LEGO Cuusoo, here’s the short version: It’s a Web site where fans can propose new LEGO …

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“I’m Different” – Official Portal Turret Replicas Up For Sale

It has been well over a year since Portal 2 was released, and in that time enthusiasm for the game doesn’t seem to have died down. Just this year Portal fans have been laser-etching stainless steel and creating fan videos about the series. Now that Valve has released the “Perpetual Testing Initiative” DLC, a burgeoning community will keep churning out …

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Complete Your Portal 2-Themed Android Phone With a Wheatley Live Wallpaper

Were you one of the lucky few in the U.S. who were actually able to get their hands on a Samsung Galaxy S III yesterday? Can’t get enough Portal? Why not create an entire Portal theme for your spiffy new Android phone? You can start with a new Live Wallpaper that puts Portal 2‘s Wheatley right in your smartphone’s background. …

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Schools Can Now Think With Portals For Free

There’s no denying that the education system needs some work. Children just aren’t interested in the old boring way of learning anymore. Why would they want to sit in a classroom being lectured at for an hour when they could be spending that time playing video games? Well, what if the class was all about playing video games? It’s a …

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Portal 2 Makes Super Street Fighter II A Fighter For The Ages

I was one of those weird kids that didn’t like Street Fighter II that much when everybody else was playing it on the SNES. I much preferred Rare’s Killer Instinct, but that was probably just due to the far superior announcer. Super Street Fighter II didn’t do much else to make me a fan, but there are a few things …

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Guy Builds Functional Portal Turret in Robotics Class

Youtube user kss5095 built a real working model of the turrets from Portal in his Advanced Mechatronics class at Penn State University. The turret actually tracks a person moving across a room and shoots foam bullets. Sorry, no real guns are mounted on the device. Although the device comes equipped with a laser, it actually uses a webcam to see …

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Listen to the Portal DLC Cave Johnson Quotes – All 26 Minutes of Them

The Portal 2 downloadable content (DLC) that was released this week isn’t just a custom map maker. Ok, it pretty much is, but Valve has never been a company to simply throw something out to make a quick dime. It’s clear that Valve has put its special finishing touches on the “Perpetual Testing Initiative.” This can be seen particularly in …

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In the Portal 2 DLC Trailer, Cave Johnson Shows Off His Multiverse Con

Yesterday it was reported that new downloadable content (DLC) for Portal 2 would be released on May 8th. Now a trailer for the DLC has been released showing what the “Perpetual Testing Initiative” will look like. Surprisingly, it looks very similar to the screenshots provided in a blog post back in October. The trailer is narrated by Aperture Science founder …

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New Portal 2 Content Coming May 8th

Valve, creators of games such as Half Life and Portal, have announced that new downloadable content (DLC) for the award-winning Portal 2 will be released on May 8th. The DLC is titled the “Perpetual Testing Initiative” and will be available for both Mac and PC. The DLC contains a “puzzle maker”, which will allow Portal 2 players to easily create …

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