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    Monday May 12, 2014
  • "Portal" Hits Android Via Nvidia Shield With "Half-Life 2" In Tow

    Both landmark Valve games hit portable Android console as exclusives

    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.

  • Wednesday May 29, 2013
  • VIDEO: "Did You Know Gaming?" Series Dives into "Portal" Facts

    Dig into some trivia from the early days of Valve's surprise hit

    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.

  • Wednesday February 6, 2013
  • J.J. Abrams and Gabe Newell Announce either Half-Life or Portal Movie

    Film project in talks phase, but Abrams calls the project “Very real”

    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. 

  • Tuesday May 22, 2012
  • VIDEO: "Super Street Fighter II" Now Re-armed with "Portal" Guns

    Goofy physics-based mayhem to go with your Hadoukens and Spinning Bird Kicks

    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!

  • Friday September 16, 2011
  • "Portal" is Free on PC and Mac Until September 20

    If somehow you've yet to play it, now's the time

    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.

  • Monday September 12, 2011
  • VIDEO: The Making of "Portal: No Escape"

    Go behind the scenes to see how the visual effects were created

    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.

  • Tuesday August 30, 2011
  • VIDEO: "Mari0" Mixes Super Mario Bros. and Portal

    Two-man team working on an unexpected mash-up

    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.

  • Tuesday August 23, 2011
  • VIDEO: Stunning Live-Action Short, "Portal: No Escape"

    You'll want to watch this one in HD

    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!

  • Sunday August 21, 2011
  • Portal's Turrets Now in "Bastion" on Steam

    Valve's overly polite guns make for a special easter egg

    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.

  • Tuesday August 9, 2011
  • VIDEO: What if Mega Man Had a Portal Gun?

    Dorkly has the answer to this burning question

    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!