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Live-action Portal fan film explores the birth of GLaDOS

GLaDOS is widely considered one of gaming's finest antagonists, but like all malevolent robots she too was once a child - A brutal, sadistic child with no sympathy for terrified scientists. That's the basic premise behind Portal: Survive!, a new live-action fan film which explores the violent ...

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Dota 2 First Blood update brings LAN support and GLaDOS

Valve will update its Dota 2 client with the First Blood patch on September 23, giving players new weapons, items, announcers and ways to play, while also balancing the game overall. The big highlights coming with First Blood are LAN support, a new Captain's Draft mode, a refined Armory browsing ex...

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Portal goes portable with homebrew DS game Aperture Science

Ever wish Portal was a little more portable? Well wish no longer - GBATemp forum-goers Smealum and Lobo are crafting Aperture Science, a homebrew Portal game that can be played on a Nintendo DS. You can download a playable build right off Smealum's website now, but keep in mind that Aperture S...

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Poker Night at the Inventory 2 deals in GLaDOS, Claptrap, Ash Williams

Telltale Games' Poker Night at the Inventory 2 stars a table of quick-witted, quick-to-anger players from all of our favorite media forms: Claptrap from the Borderlands franchise, Sam from the Sam and Max game and graphic novels, Brock Samson from Adult Swim cartoon series The Venture Bros., and A...

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Newell: Valve looking to make Portal or Half-Life movie with J.J. Abrams

During today's DICE keynote conversation between movie director J.J. Abrams and Valve co-founder Gabe Newell, the latter noted a collaboration he's looking forward to making a reality if possible. "We're going to try and figure out if we can make a Half-Life movie or a Portal movie together," said ...

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The Turret Anthem shows why Source Filmmaker is a good thing

Valve's Source Filmmaker allows ordinary people to create outstanding things. One of the most recent testaments to Source Filmmaker's brilliance is The Turret Anthem, a song and video put together by Zachariah Scott, composer Lars Erik Fjosne and sound designer JP Neufeld. Enjoy....

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Del Toro got Valve's permission to use GlaDOS' voice in Pacific Rim

The presence of Ellen McLain's sultry, robotic trills in the Pacific Rim trailer above filled us with much, much joy when we first saw it last December, but we couldn't help but feel like director Guillermo del Toro wasn't being entirely original. Furthermore, we wondered how Valve would feel abou...

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Replica Portal gun signed by Valve and auctioned on Ebay for charity

The only thing better than donating to a worthy charity is donating to a worthy charity and getting a full-size replica Portal gun signed by the entire Valve team out of it. Warm fuzzies and a new toy. Valve signed a replica Portal gun for the Games Art and Music charity event in Florida, and now t...

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Play Portal on a TI calculator with this handy download

Why would you need to figure out the cosine of a triangle when you can directly explore theoretical physics on the very same device, your TI calculator? That's right, you wouldn't. Download Portal for a TI calculator right here....

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Inflatable Portal 2 Personality Cores now available at ThinkGeek

ThinkGeek, purveyor of fine caffeinated gummy bears and assorted nerdicological sundries, has added inflatable Personality Cores to its already bustling assortment of officially licensed Portal 2 memorabilia. At $25 each, the spheres themselves measure about 12 inches in diameter and are made from ...

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