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  1. Valve's New Portal Demo Sold Me on Vive VRRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IGN

    With a series of new demos, the best of which was a Portal-themed vignette set inside Aperture Science, Valve and HTC have convinced me that Vive VR is a viable, interesting platform for interactive experiences. Vive's headset/controller combination bears enormous potential for fascinating new ways to explore enormous, ambitious, and entertaining worlds.

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  2. Valve's and HTC's Vive is the most believable virtual reality experience yetRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    ... an ancient open elevator as a rock monster taunted me. And another one, which Valve built, put me in the world of Portal. In all of these demos, I had the freedom to walk around and look at things. A key part of Valve's technology that makes it ...

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  3. The cult of Valve: Why Valve's new virtual reality headset could be...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... as Valve. Beyond Steam, Valve is also responsible for some of the top-rated games of the past decade including Portal, Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress 2, Most importantly, Valve has a track record of putting gamers and gameplay first in an age where big ...

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  4. HTC exec apologizes for name-dropping Half-Life in interviewRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Polygon

    ... all be playable on the Vive, the VR headset HTC is making with Valve. "I think Valve's best game is Dota, right, and Portal and [Team Fortress], and I think they are very keen to have them [on Vive]," she said. "We are co-operating with Half-Life, ...

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  5. I Played a Portal Demo With Valve's VR ControllersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IGN

    PS4 With A Year of Plus for $387, Xbox One ACU Bundle for $315, The Last of Us for $18 With a series of new demos, the best of which was a Portal-themed vignette set inside Aperture Science, Valve and HTC have convinced me that Vive VR is a viable, interesting platform for interactive experiences. Vive's headset/controller combination bears enormous potential for fascinating new ways to explore enormous, ambitious, and entertaining worlds.

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  6. Hands-on: Full-room SteamVR highly-impressive, even as a prototypeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Gamasutra

    ... showing (and also featuring a robot) was the final demo that put you in the shoes of a robot repairperson, set in the Portal universe. Like a lot of the other demos, the design placed an emphasis on encouraging players to put their "face" right up ...

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  7. Hands-on: HTC's Vive headset made this virtual reality noob a virtual reality believerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PC World

    ... out with a whale underwater, painted the ceiling with fire, and even helped fix up an ATLAS-type robot from Valve's Portal . I didn't just look around, either; I interacted with the fish swimming near me, walked underneath the ceiling of fire to the ...

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  8. Valve reveals Source 2, free to all developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GamesIndustry.biz

    Thirteen years after the release of the original Source, which gave rise to Half-Life 2, Portal, Garry's Mod, DOTA 2 and Titanfall, Valve has finally announced Source 2 - as well as the fact that it will be completely free. "The value of a platform like the PC is how much it increases the productivity of those who use the platform.

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  9. Valve's GDC 2015 loot bag: Steam Link, SteamVR, Source 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SlashGear.com

    ... same for its own engine. Source 2 follows from the popular Source engine that powered Valve's games like Half-Life 2, Portal, and Counter Strike. But Valve says that these days, games aren't just made in the closed room of studios but even in the ...

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  10. Crysis 3 Android release: yes, Nvidia Shield can run itRead the original story

    Yesterday | SlashGear.com

    ... universe was provided by NVIDIA. This game's release will follow the release to Android of such big-name PC games as Portal and Half-Life 2, both created by Valve. We'll be at GDC 2015 all week - have a peek at our GDC 2015 tag portal for more ...

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  11. Borderlands, Crysis 3, DOOM 3 BFG join Portal on Android with NVIDIARead the original story

    Yesterday | SlashGear.com

    Inside the NVIDIA SHIELD home entertainment device is an NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor. That processor allows the game Borderlands, the Pre-Sequel to work on the device - an Android TV device.

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  12. Valve Announces Source 2, and Yes it's FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AusGamers

    ... no word on Half Life 3 though. A new Source engine from Valve is kind of a big deal. Half Life 2, Team Fortress 2, Portal 2, and Left 4 Dead 2, are all games that were made with the Source engine. And even though that can read like a list of ...

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  13. Why big game companies are suddenly giving away their secret sauceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... down on development time. Finally, Valve Software, the famously secretive developer of the seminal Half-Life and Portal franchises, dropped a little bomb of its own with the announcement of Source 2 , the latest version of the game engine that ...

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  14. Valve Announces Source 2, And It'll Be FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TechCrunch

    ... Best known as the engine that powers games like Half-Life 2, Team Fortress, Counter-Strike: Go, Left 4 Dead, and Portal 2, the original Source engine* was primarily used for Valve's own titles. While a handful of third-party titles (Stanley Parable, ...

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  15. Valve finally announces next-gen Source 2 engine, and it's free tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PC World

    ... iterated on for the past decade, so marking this as the clean "break" moment seems a bit arbitrary. Consider that Portal 2 and Half-Life 2 were done using the same engine-Valve did a ton of behind the scenes work on Source that most companies ...

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  16. Everybody Is Freaking Out About What Might Happen at 3PM TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Time

    ... But no one outside the company's Bellevue, Washington-based headquarters knows for sure. Other possibilities include Portal 3 , a sequel to the best-selling 2011 game Portal 2 . Expectations may have already boiled over, though. The company said it ...

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  17. HTC apologises for Half-life commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    ... Is that what Valve is going to do with this machine? Cher Wang: I think Valve's best game is Dota, right, and Portal and [Team Fortress] and I think they are very keen to have them. Cher Wang: We are co-operating with Half-life, and I think... I ...

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  18. What to pack for for your jihad fantasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | News Times

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  19. Linux gaming rising: 25 killer PC games that call Linux homeRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | ITworld

    ... musings almost- almost! -earned it the top spot. Simply put, there hasn't been a puzzle game this stellar since Portal 2 . Editor's Note: If you are unable to advance to the next slide, try disabling adblock. We apologize for the inconvenience. ...

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  20. Is Half-Life 3 about to be unveiled? Or is Valve trolling fans with cryptic clues?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... has a problem with counting to number 3 is a bit of a running joke among the gaming community. Valve has released Portal 2, Half-Life 2, even Half-Life 2: Episode 2, but it's never quite made it to a third. Compounding the excitement is the fact ...

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