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Gaming

From cake to Capuchin: Portal fan to direct Y: The Last Man movie

Dan Trachtenberg, creator of the excellent Portal: No Escape fan film, has been tapped by New Line Cinema to direct the studio's upcoming adaptation of Y: The Last Man.
Gaming

Portal fan Guillermo del Toro confirms GLaDOS/Pacific Rim connection

Director Guillermo del Toro's latest, Pacific Rim, features an AI that sounds suspiciously similar to GLaDOS, the malevolent star of Valve Software's Portal series. According to del Toro, this is all by design.
Gaming

Steam Greenlight now includes non-gaming software

Mirroring Steam as a whole, Valve's ubiquitous software distribution platform now includes non-gaming, productivity software among the list of titles awaiting your approval on Steam Greenlight.
Gaming

Imminent DLC adds Move support, new levels to PS3 Portal 2

A new downloadable content addition is scheduled to hit the PlayStation 3 version of Portal 2 on November 6 that adds support for Sony's motion controlled Move peripheral to Valve's beloved puzzle title.
Cool Tech

Hacked Portal gun levitates homemade Companion Cubes

Replicas of the famous gun from Valve Software's Portal are a dime a dozen, but how often do you see one capable of legitimately levitating real-world objects?
Cool Tech

Valve wants you to test unreleased games, hardware

Valve Software has put out a call for Seattle-area playtesters to try out its latest, greatest toys.
Gaming

Quantum Conundrum review

Quantum Conundrum, the latest first-person puzzle game from Airtight Games and Portal creator Kim Swift, is a well-designed adventure that is short on charm but big on rewarding challenges.
Cool Tech

College student creates talking, shooting ‘Portal’ turret

Possibly the most fun anyone has ever had working on a project for class, a Penn State student has developed a working Portal turret that tracks and shoots targets.
Gaming

Valve Software seeks engineers to work on mystery hardware project

Why is a company best known for hit games like Half-Life and Portal hiring an electrical engineer to work on new hardware platforms?
Gaming

Hands-on preview with the creator of Portal’s next game, Quantum Conundrum

We go hands-on with Quantum Conundrum, the upcoming release from Airtight Games and Portal creator Kim Swift.
Gaming

Super Mario Bros. meets Portal in fan-made Mario game

What happens when Mario gets a Portal gun?
Gaming

Portal fan turns home office into Aperture Laboratories

While millions of Portal fans played through Portal 2 last year on the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, one hardcore Portal fan showed his love for the Valve puzzle-platform game by paying homage through an extensive DIY project.