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JJ Abrams developing Portal and Half Life movies

As much as there are still a lot of people with their fingers crossed that one day Valve will release an update to its Half Life and Portal Universes, it may be that the stories are expanded through movies next. There’s been rumours of both hitting the big screen at …

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Valve launches SteamVR Portal performance test demo

Remember last year when screenshots and videos of Valve’s Aperture Science/Portal virtual reality demo started popping up on the web? Well, now you can download that demo for yourself as Valve has just released it as a SteamVR performance testing tool. The tool is obviously designed to rate your system …

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Portal 2 campaign mod making waves

It’s been nearly four years since Valve hit the world with Portal 2’s campaign and cooperative play, introducing us to high-fiving robots, potato batteries and much of the back story of what once was just a humble shower curtain manufacturer. Fortunately, since then we’ve seen expanded missions through updates and …

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New Portal fan-film lands

A new fan film called “Portal: Survive” and based in the Portal universe has been released, showing Chell as she attempts to escape incineration, as well as jumping back in time to the day that GLADOS became the deadly psychopath we all know and love her as. “The engineers tried …

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Valve files another trademark, guess what for

Valve has been smashing out headlines this past couple of weeks, whether you’re talking about the SteamBox, SteamOS, the new touchpad/joypad controller or the Half Life 3 trademark. You can’t look left or right without bumping into a new Valve story and today we have another: Valve just trademarked Portal …

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Is Portal 2 the best game, ever ?

Portal 2 has caused quite a stir since it was released, with critics claiming it is one of the best PC games this year. Metacritic, which averages all the scores of many sites online, has it showing as a 95% rated game. Gaming sites such as Destructoid have given it …

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Are you helping to unlock Portal 2 early?

For the handful of people who still aren’t aware, Valve have been involved in a rather cool marketing twist, before the Portal 2 launch. If people play any of 13 selected games, they can help unlock Portal 2 early via Steam. Portal 2 is one of the most awaited games …

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