Nvidia's Shield Android-powered portable gaming console has been serving a dual purpose for the graphics chipset developer in the past year, serving as a showcase for Nvidia's push into mobile devices as a chipmaker while also serving as an example of how powerful Android as a gaming platform can be. Now, the company hopes to draw more people to the console with exclusive versions of Portal and Half-Life 2. Hit the jump for more details.
Portal came as a pleasant surprise to pretty much everyone when it debuted in 2007, and the Did You Know Gaming? web series is here to share a few of the secrets to its success. Dig into some interesting Portal trivia in the video after the jump.
What could make J.J. Abrams more powerful than helming both Star Trek and Star Wars? How about making movies based off Valve’s hit games, Half-Life and Portal? Check out the details after the jump.
Street Fighter and Portal are both beloved by fans for their endearing characters and exacting gameplay... but what happens when you mash the two together? Check out all the portal-slinging pugilism after the jump!
Thanks to the new "Learn With Portals" initiative, which encourages schools to use Portal to teach physics, math and engineering to students, the game is now available for free to both Mac and PC users alike. Hit the jump for more.
Dan Trachtenberg's stunning short film Portal: No Escape was one of this year's true fan-created delights. A newly uploaded Making of video showcases how it was done, from storyboard to screen. Hit the jump for a peek behind the curtain.
We've all seen videos like "Mega Man with a Portal Gun" and wondered how it would feel to play such an odd amalgamation. Well, two-man dev team Stab Yourself is working on just such a game. Think Super Mario Bros. with portals thrown in for good measure, and hit the jump to see for yourself.
The following video is a concept short based on Valve's Portal. Dan Trachtenberg's film first premiered at the "Totally Rad Show" panel at this year's Comic-Con, and is just now making its way to YouTube. Check it out after the jump!
This is a pretty killer selling point for the PC version of Supergiant Games' Bastion. As if the game wasn't already worth picking up, players can apparently unlock the turrets from Valve's Portal series upon starting a New Game +. Hit the jump to see 'em in action.
I know, it's one of those questions that has plagued mankind for centuries. What if Capcom's legendary Blue Bomber got a hold of one of Aperture Science's portal guns? Finally, you can find out after the jump!