Now you're thinking with Portals. Or rather, you should be - according to research from Florida State University, which has shown that playing Portal 2 is apparently better for your thinking skills than your average 'brain training' software.
This LEGO creation doesn't just give us plastic brick versions of Chell, Wheatley, and the Space Core; it also captures Portal 2's final confrontation—all while keeping your books in place. Portal 2 spoilers within.
I was poking around for interesting Portal 2 maps to play, and instead found an entire mod that replaces the portal gun with a gun that shoots the blue and orange gel from Portal 2. Even better, it has an entire storyline with a new character.
Ted Kosmatka's Prophet of Bones takes place in a world where absolutely everybody knows that Darwin was wrong, and the world is only 5,800 years old. Until one researcher happens on an archeological miracle: an early hominid who used tools, and clearly diverged from humans longer ago. And then people start turning up…
I spoke earlier today about how my toy addiction made me feel ashamed and gross, but I can tell you this: I will be buying NECA's upcoming Chell from Portal 2 action figure with neither hesitation nor shame. It's gorgeous. It also has 20 points of articulation (insert classic cartoon wolf whistle noise here), is due…
Take one part Portal, give GLaDOS and the corrupted cores humanoid bodies, and add a dash of John K.-inspired character madness, and you've got Sandra Rivas' imaginary Portal cartoon.
All the gadgetry in Portal and Portal 2 make these video games excellent subject matter for steampunk artists and illustrators, but examples of well-done steampunk portal cosplay can be hard to come by.
Here's further proof that basically everything goes better with Portal. Check out Ryan Kelly and his coworkers' Portal-fied Christmas tree, which certainly beats the hell out of the 20 years' worth of musty tinsel I festooned all over my folks' Tannenbaum this very evening. Also, learn how to make this Aperture…
The game might be a few months old now, but Portal 2 will still make for an amazing Christmas gift. And here's hands-down the most clever way to wrap it. Just keep the giftee off the internet until Christmas morning.
It's not going to guarantee you an A+ like showing up with a working portal gun would. But you can still wow your teachers by building your own version of Portal 2's potato-powered AI, even though the kit's a fraud.
Valve's Portal 2, the much anticipated and loved video game, obviously took a huge undertaking to create. In the Final Hours of Portal 2, journalist Geoff Keighley observed Valve for three years to tell you how it all happened. It may be an app, but it's long form journalism brilliantly told on the iPad
Who needs a companion cube, when you can cuddle up to this turret plushie, that will exclaim "there you are" with each nuzzle? Watch this amazing creation interact with its owners! It's not a lie!
Can Portal 2's ending credits song, "Want You Gone," live up to the amazing original Portal closing ditty "Still Alive?" The tune has already been posted online. So go ahead, spoil yourself, listen, and compare.
After teaming up for a Left 4 Dead webcomic, Michael Avon Oeming of Powers fame has joined up again with gaming company Valve to create a webcomic for the upcoming teleportation gun (and snarky robot) title Portal 2.