Articles with the tag Portal

Portal Board Game Is Coming This Year!

It may not be the sequel you’re looking for, but Portal is making its way to toy stores late this year in the form of a tabletop game. Cryptozoic announced the game during Toy Fair, saying that its tentative title is “Portal: Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game.” The game is made with 2-4 players in mind, with custom […]

Calling All Creative Portal Fans

Who wouldn’t want a full size replica handheld Portal device to play with, stare at, or simply show off? I suppose there are people who exist who couldn’t care less about Portal, but I think I am not wrong in assuming that a good number of you will be interested in joining an art competition with […]

20 Angry Birds Mashups

The Angry Birds have taken over the world. I don’t know when it happened exactly, but it’s done. It’s their world, we just live in it. I present as evidence: 20 awesomely clever Angry Birds mashups.

J.J. Abrams Making Portal/Half-Life Movies? Yes, Please

As if he doesn’t have enough on his plate, J.J. Abrams continues his bid to become the king of pop (geek) culture by teaming up with Valve for possible big-screen versions of the software giant’s two most-loved franchises: Half-Life and Portal.

10 Awesome Portal Fan Films

Few video games franchises have inspired as many fan films as Portal. Something about the pathos of the wickedly insane A.I. GLaDOS struck a nerve with geeks everywhere. Here are 10 of the very best Portal fan films.

Valve’s Epic Gift from Weta Workshop

The folks down at New Zealand’s Weta Workshop must be huge Portal fans. ‘Cause you’re not going to believe what they just sent to Portal maker Valve Software.

‘Portal’ In Real Life

You may love Portal, but you can’t express your love the way that Jason Craft can. He’s a visual effects artist, and he created this fantastic short film to show what it would be like if the Portal gun existed in real life — and a regular guy and his buddies got their hands on […]

Movie Posters, If Video Games Were Movies

Video games will always have haters, those who think they incite violence and all sorts of other negative reactions in those who play them regularly. However, we can go beyond that and simply enjoy what our favorite video games have to offer, can’t we? And when it comes to video game enthusiasts, the fun does […]

Check Out ‘Aperture: Lab Ratt’ Portal Fan Film

Portal and Portal 2 have inspired many a fan film, but this one looks like something very unique. It’s just a trailer for now, but it distinguishes itself from the pack with a distinctive art house vibe.

Odes to a Companion Cube

Is there another character or object in modern video games that inspires devotion like Portal‘s Weighted Companion Cube? Here’s how some fans have expressed their adoration for the grey box of love.

Portal Christmas Tree

A Reddit user named Ryan Kelly and his co-workers put together one of the geekiest Christmas trees ever: the Portal Tree! Their clever creation appears to be heading straight through a portal, frozen in time at mid-fall.

NYC Gets Pranked Companion Cube

It’s something of a tradition for New York City’s Astor Place Cube, aka Alamo — the giant cube sculpture balanced on one corner that’s been seen in numerous movies and music videos — to get pranked, as it’s in close proximity to New York University. Today it was transformed into a Portal Companion Cube by […]

I’m In Love With This ‘Portal’ Short Film

Wow. I mean seriously… wow! You’ve got to watch this 7-minute live action film that easily rivals anything Hollywood has to offer. No one’s ever managed to make a compelling movie out of a videogame, but this indie short takes ‘em all to school and proves that it can be done.

Portal 2 Rubik’s Companion Cube

I am not a gamer (although I will play most silly casual games you can find), but I do think that putting together one of the hottest games this year together with the classic puzzle, Rubik’s Cube, is brilliant. Enter Chris Myles ((Flickr)) with his customized Rubik’s Cube, which is inspired by Portal 2. For […]

Not only is it for your Mac, but Steam never looked this good

Before anything else, Portal is now out for the Macintosh via Steam. Yes folks, after more than six years, the gaming industry has finally recognized OS X as a viable gaming platform. Even if it’s just for Plants vs Zombies. I’ve been on Steam since 2004 and only because that was the easiest way I […]