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  1. Sohu Q1 Earnings Review: Search Shines But Video Still Dragging EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Seeking Alpha

    ... inexpensive content produced by small studios and users, and the subscription-based movie-viewing model. Sohu Media Portal improved profitability. Revenue for this business segment rose 2% year-over-year, reflecting flat demand for Sohu's non-video ...


  2. Half-Life 2 Writer on VR Gaming: We're At Pong Level, Only Scratching the SurfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Slashdot

    An anonymous reader writes: Valve's Chet Faliszek has been in the video game industry for a long time, and his writing has been instrumental for games like Half-life 2 , Portal , and Left 4 Dead . Valve is now developing a virtual reality headset, and Faliszek was on hand at a VR-centric conference where he spoke about how the technology is coming along.


  3. Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones review for PS Vita, PS4, Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Gaming Age

    ... not just of how good Stealth Inc. 2 is, but how much of an evolution it was from the first game. The writing is still Portal-esque in its snide humour, taunting players about their impending doom every step of the way - which, really, is kind of ...


  4. Valve Nixes Paid Skyrim Mods After Huge BacklashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Wired

    ... enters in to the equation, players have higher standards. When the first paid mod popped up on Steam last year , a $7 Portal 2 mod called Aperture Tag, it was flooded with negative reviews. Many objected to the fundamental idea of paying for a mod, ...


  5. 10 Video Games to Boost CreativityRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Lifehack.org

    ... the same town twice; there's always something to improve, and again, the game is limited only by your creativity. In Portal, players use a special gun to create portals that let the character teleport from one area to another. It sounds simple, but ...


  6. Three years after the announcement of Steam for Linux, the platform is still growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Digital Trends

    ... titles on the Steam Marketplace - among them are some of the most popular games on Steam, including entries in the Portal, Counter-Strike, and Borderlands series . This massive expansion of games that work on non-Windows platforms has even inspired ...


  7. Remembering Loom, the adventure game designed to be completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Eurogamer

    ... this make the player feel smart when they figure it out, it also halves the number of drafts they need to learn. Like Portal 2's portal gun or Half-Life 2's gravity gun, Loom's distaff ties everything together, the object from which all design ...


  8. Reality Check: Mark Magro on YA thriller 'Surfacing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Examiner.com

    ... SURFACING is really a hodgepodge of things I love, but one of the biggest influences on it is definitely the games Portal and Portal 2. For those unfamiliar with this series, these games put you in the shoes of a silent protagonist as they navigate ...


  9. Fun video games for a mediumcore gamerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... myself in ( Batman: Arkham Asylum). a A good story and complex characters. (EG: LA Noire ). a A sense of humor. (EG: Portal; Portal 2; Saint's Row III; Papers, Please .) Things That Are Dealbreakers: a Horror. I don't mind suspense and I don't mind ...


  10. 'Prey' Developer Gives Mobile Gamers A Taste Of Survival...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | International Business Times

    ... on the e-commerce giant's own site, of course. Human Head Studio's "Prey" did with "Doom 3's" id Tech 4 engine what "Portal" achieved with Valve's Source engine - it combined physics puzzles with the FPS genre. The game quickly earned a cult status ...


  11. Need Yourself To Guide Worldwide Of World Of Warcraft?Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Captain Thunder's NASCAR News

    ... of Black Mirror 2. Luckily, my connections in the gaming world (my cousin owns an online gaming store called, "The Portal") has given me a special preview of it today as copies were flying the shelves need not wouldn't be blown away if local gaming ...


  12. Magic 99 Guides For Runescape GamersRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Captain Thunder's NASCAR News

    ... to naming just several. There's no problem with this quick game, especially when it's suitably priced. Wii Sports and Portal were both shorter. Both are also ridiculously fun. However, can you imagine how tedious they'd get if they had the sort of ...


  13. 'Portal' Gun And Minifigures Spotted In 'Lego Dimensions'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Forbes.com

    ... the Family Gamer TV YouTube channel. A close look at the Xbox One retail image for Lego Dimensions suggests that Portal, Scooby Doo and Chima will be coming to the game at launch along with three further waves of minifigure releases. A big part of ...


  14. 10 reasons why Half Life 2 is an all-time classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    ... before Half Life 2 really put them through their paces. Many of Valve's highly successful franchises, including the Portal series and Left 4 Dead games have been built on this Engine. Half Life 2 benefits from a fully engrossing and imaginative ...


  15. 'Deus Ex: Mankind Divided' Will Fix Human Revolution's Boss ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Forbes.com

    ... also almost finished with my sci-fi novel series, The Earthborn Trilogy. Despite being the year that both Skyrim and Portal 2 came out, back in 2011, my game of the year was neither of those. Rather, it was Deus Ex: Human Revolution , which even ...


  16. Mobile Gaming Application Store Analysis 2015 - Apple and Google...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Sys-Con Media

    ... issues you're addressing. This needs to be used within three months of purchasing the report. Target Audience: - Game Portal Companies - Mobile Network Operators - Game Exporter / Importers - Social Media Service Provider - Mobile Application ...


  17. Stream What You Own wants to bring your PC games to your phone, browser, and Raspberry PiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | PC World

    ... if the game only supports local multiplayer capabilities. The video above shows multiplayer support functioning in Portal 2, which is being streamed to a Raspberry Pi, "Due to the nature of the technology, separating video and interactions, the ...


  18. Big Bang Theory PennyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Metro

    ... to the WASD keys a long time ago. There's Fallout: New Vegas with a glorious 40s soundtrack, or the comedic value of Portal 2 with Stephen Merchant. Metro Blogs is a place for opinions. These opinions belong to the author and are not necessarily ...


  19. Don't Miss: Gabe Newell and Erik Johnson on Dota 2 and Valve's wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2011 | Gamasutra

    ... companies, don't really get much traction at Valve. Well, I can think of a few obvious examples. One is looking at [ Portal predecessor] Narbacular Drop and going, "Okay. We'll turn this into something because it's so good." GN: Well, the thing ...


  20. Nintendo Will Sink 'Splatoon' With Its Short-Sighted Multiplayer DecisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Forbes.com

    ... un-Nintendo like, severely restricting local multiplayer. Splatoon, an ink-spewing shooter somewhat reminiscent of Portal 2's super-goo levels, is at its core a 4v4 team based shooter. However, though local multiplayer exists, it's restricted to 1v1 ...