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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...

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GLaDOS featured in Pacific Rim trailer

Director Guillermo del Toro had previously mentioned actress Ellen McLain, best known in gaming circles as the voice of GLaDOS, would use her vocal talent in his upcoming monster movie Pacific Rim. We just had no idea McLain would reprise her GLaDOs voice exactly. It's like hearing Majel Barrett...

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Portal 2 gets split-screen and Big Picture support on Steam

Steam's Portal 2 now supports split-screen and Big Picture mode, meaning PC and Mac players can enjoy inter-spatial robo-cooperation on their TV sets. Valve's patch notes say split-screen co-op is accessed by pressing X on the second controller in the first co-op menu. The patch also fixed a couple...

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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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PSN Tuesday: Portal 2 In Motion, Toe Jam & Earl return

All of the Xbox owners out there are probably spending Election Night celebrating the arrival of Halo 4, but there's good news for you too, PS3 owners. The latest update to PSN brings digital versions of LittleBigPlanet Karting and Vanquish, as well as a digital version of Portal 2 with "In...

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Vanquish conquers PSN November 6

Madcap shooter Vanquish is sliding its way onto PlayStation Network in next week's update. As revealed in this week's PlayStation Blogcast, Platinum Games' 2010 helping of robot-armored carnage will be available as a PS3 download on November 6. The podcast didn't disclose a price, but for reference...

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Portal 2 'In Motion' DLC hits PSN Nov. 6, full game gets Move support

The Move-based 'In Motion' DLC for Portal 2 drops in 3, 2, 1 ... okay, not now, but on Tuesday, November 6 for $9.99. The full game also gets Move support on the same day. The Sixense-developed DLC includes 20 new test chambers, as well as letting you play with the size of cubes, drag placed...

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Miniature Portal gun replica now available at Think Geek

Think Geek now sells a somewhat downsized version of the Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device, which is good news for people that work in super cramped cubicles, as well as tiny baby children looking to perfectly accessorize a Halloween costume that was obviously their parents' idea. At $60,...

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Hackaday's custom Portal gun levitates a Companion Cube

Sure, everyone and their mother has made a custom Portal gun at this point, but the fine folks at Hackaday have raised the bar into the stratosphere. The floating Companion Cube effect was accomplished by ripping out the magnets in a floating globe, and the cube itself was created to proper size...

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Portal 2: Songs to Test By (Collectors Edition) out on Oct. 30

A four-disc set collecting your favorite ditties from Portal and Portal 2 is set to test how high your speakers go on October 30. In addition to all of the Portal 2 numbers, this physical collectors edition set (the collection is available digitally for free) will make available 13 songs from the...

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