Amazon Hires Creator Of Portal To Make Games For The Fire TV [Report]

When you’re building a new gaming platform, what do you do first? If you’re smart, you secure talent to create content for said platform. Amazon has been doing just that for a few years now, but now it has its…

Valve Is Porting Portal To The Nvidia Shield

Nobody really takes Android gaming that seriously. Ouya tried to appeal to the core gamer with its Kickstarter-backed platform, but it has pretty much fizzled out at this point. Despite this, Nvidia is still trying to make hardcore Android gaming…

‘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…

Do Want: Bioshock, Portal, and Skyrim as Little Golden Books

If there are two things that my future children will be acquainted with at an early age, its Little Golden Books and Bioshock. One artist has put the two together (along with Portal and Skyrim) to create some killer mashups.…

Play Portal on Your Graphing Calculator, Because Why Not

I have fond memories of pretending to perform algebraic equations while instead playing awesome calculator games on my couple hundred-dollar TI-83. Anyone who took a semi-advanced math class in high school or college probably shares some of these same memories.…

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…

MADE: A Fully Functional Sentry Turret from Portal

TARGET ACQUIRED. DISPENSING PRODUCT. Are you still there? Good, because I want to show you what’s going to be the envy of every gaming room and hip office across the world. Not much to see here – just a fully…

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…

Watch This Guy Beat Portal In 8 Minutes

Speed runs are one of my most favorite things when it comes to gaming. Watching a grand master complete a game in the fraction of the time it took me to complete it fills me with awe. Granted, there are…

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…

This Quantum Conundrum Game Show Could Have Been Nick Arcade (It’s Not)

I think I’m not the only one who yearns for a return of Nick Arcade. The early 90s game show featured kids answering trivia questions based around video games and then the winners attempting to navigate a virtual reality side-scrolling…

“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…

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…

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…

The Dangers Of An IRL Portal Gun On Display In POrtal: Terminal Velocity

It’s clear that having a Portal gun would be pretty useful in a variety of scenarios. Need to catapult yourself over a high wall? Simple, just climb up high, blast one portal on a wall behind you and one on…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…