Kim Swift, the designer behind first-person puzzle games Portal and Quantum Conundrum, has revealed her next game. Soul Fjord is a cross between Norse mythology and Blaxploitation. Wait, what?
The London Philharmonic Orchestra has recorded 17 covers of famous songs from gaming. They're going to release them on November 6th in a compilation called The Greatest Video Game Music 2.
Continuing on their crusade to be viewed as the most philanthropic, down-to-Earth, easy-going game company on the planet, Valve has taken the next step in being viewed as the Jedi to EA's Sith: they're giving away free copies of Portal 2 and the Portal 2 Puzzle Maker to schools, in order to help teach kids about math and physics.
So you want to see how a real-life, 1:1 replica of the Aperture Science Portal Gun works? Well, a new video trailer from NECA Toys was released showing the replica in action.
Gamers will soon be able to run around with their own Aperture Science Portal Gun replica for the not-so-bad price of $139.99 starting next week.
Vector Farr of Orange County, California is a huge Portal fan. So deep is his dedication to Aperture Science and cake that his dad, Xombie writer and creator James Farr, decided to help him build his own Portal-themed bedroom.
Most people would gladly pay money for Portal. However, Valve doesn't want your money. For some reason, they've decided to offer their acclaimed first-person puzzle-platformer for free.
Kim Swift, project lead on Portal, has revealed her next game. It's a first-person puzzle platformer called Quantum Conundrum.
The Mac version of digital games platform Steam is now available for download. There are 57 games available for you to digitally purchase through the service.
Do you prefer the physics puzzle action of Portal or the multiplayer mayhem of Team Fortress 2. Thanks to a new mod called Team Portress, you don't have to choose.
Arguably the best part of Portal was the closing song, written by musician Jonathan Coulton. In a new interview Valve founder Gabe Newell suggested that the sequel could make use of Coulton's musical stylings as well.
Today Valve announced that it's bringing its digital distribution service Steam to the Mac. It will launch in April with several Valve-developed titles such as Left 4 Dead 2, Portal, and the Half-Life series.
Today Portal received an update through Steam. Rather than fixing bugs, though, it adds some mysterious new content.
If Valve ends up making a sequel to Portal, they'll have to do it without the game's lead designer. Kim Swift left the company recently to join Airtight Games.
The Orange Box was already a ridiculous bargain but it's even more so this weekend. From Friday until Sunday, it's 66% cheaper.