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Portal Gun replicas sale details revealed

Portal Gun replicas sale details revealed

There's a limited edition Portal Gun coming to your doorstep via ThinkGeek, all you fans of the fantastic cult classic game, and its the 1:1 replica you may never have known you've always needed. This gun is the same you've seen in the Portal Series in both the first and second editions, you being able here to toss some C batteries in, start it up, and blast some GLaDOS friendly sound effects and lights into the atmosphere at will. This Portal Gun replica is limited to 5000 pieces worldwide and has been announced for sale on the 18th of May by ThinkGeek today!

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Portal 2 alternate realities detailed by Valve writers

Portal 2 alternate realities detailed by Valve writers

There are now two Portal games out there in the wild, both of them created with Valve ultimately simple concept of a factory testing technology on you, the player - but that's not all the writers on the team had in mind at one point or another. As all games begin with an idea, so too did Portal 2 begin with a notion that even though Portal could exist as a one-off game, it certainly didn't need to. Speaking up this week at an event in San Francisco, Valve writers Chet Faliszek and Erik Wolpaw spoke on how iterations of the game Portal 2 existed in which there were no portals, no character Chell, and no GLaDOS factory at all - a maddening set of realities indeed!

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Portal ported to Android in homebrew edition

Portal ported to Android in homebrew edition

One of the most interesting first person action puzzle games to bend physics in the past 10 years has been ported - sort of - to Android. This game goes by the name Portal - perhaps you've heard of it - and what you're going to see is just the first level of many, many levels to come. The game centers around your ability to move through portals (in one end, out the other,) and this port proves that even though they're missing quite a bit of the graphics action, they can, indeed, do it.

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Awesome replica Portal gun up for pre-order

Awesome replica Portal gun up for pre-order

I've seen some very cool replica weapons from video games over the years. Some of my favorite replica weapons have been those used in the Mass Effect franchise. I think the latest replica weapon to surface may be the coolest yet. It is a 1:1 scale model of the Aperture Science Handheld Portal gun from the Valve video game Portal.

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Skyrim Portal crossover brings robots to the realm

Skyrim Portal crossover brings robots to the realm

Just this past week the folks at Bethesda released a Skyrim Creation Kit, one made to make developing strange modifications for the game as easy as pie. This week the team at Valve made full use of the kit to bring everyone's favorite Portal character to the medieval world of Skyrim - a robot, of course. This Space Core modification for Skyrim lands a lovely little personality core in your world and has you able to pick him up and kick him around like a football if you like.

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Portal 2 takes your holiday shopping to a new dimension this season

Portal 2 takes your holiday shopping to a new dimension this season

There's a game out there called Portal 2, and in that game it's the physics of the environment you're in that dictate how you play the game - this holiday season, it is you who will be dictating the happiness of your closest associate with a whole heaping couple of handfuls of Portal 2 oddball gifts, each of them announced just this week for sale online. Though there are many places you could get these gifts if you have some sixth sense for seeking them out, each has been offered by ThinkGeek in one handy category starting today, and a Portal shopping you shall go! Even if you've only played the game once, even if you've only ever played the first game in the series and not the second, you will not be able to resist - that's how awesome these little trinkets are.

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Portal Video Game Live Action Video Short Blows Internet Away

Portal Video Game Live Action Video Short Blows Internet Away

An "amateur" filmmaker by the name of Dan Trachtenberg has created a short movie by the name of "Portal: No Escape", the entirety of which you can watch in under 6 minutes, the enjoyment out of which you'll be glad you harvested. This movie is available for viewing below and takes the ultra-popular cult-classic game series Portal and turns it into a fan film of sorts for the enjoyment of all. Portal game addicts as well as everyday science fiction and action lovers will be glad they took 7 minutes out of their day to take a peek.

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DIY Portal turret has motion detection and laser eye

DIY Portal turret has motion detection and laser eye

I like geeky DIY projects as much as anyone else does. I especially like them when the builder takes something cool from a video game and brings it into the real world. If you are a fan of Portal, you will recognize this DIY project right away as one of the turrets from the game. This cool project has a geek building a life-size version of that turret and equipping it with motion detection and a laser eye.

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Portal 2 Craziness Around the Web

Portal 2 Craziness Around the Web

If you were not aware, aka perhaps you were still hiding under a rock somewhere, Portal 2 launched today. Yes, Portal 2, with both the original single-player mode and the co-op mode where you’re controlling two robots for the greater good of trans-dimensional cruising. There has been just a little bit of excitement leading up to the launch, and all kinds of craziness popping up around the web regarding the game. Legos, aliens, and disappointments. Pity the poor college students who couldn't afford to buy the game. See our favorites after the cut.

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