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From Android Nim to Portal – The Evolution of Puzzle Games

Trends come and go in the video game industry. Genres mutate to keep pace with modern technology in an attempt to appeal to the ever-changing whims of players, locking themselves into...
Gabe Newell AMA Uneventful Though Interesting

Gabe Newell Not Finished with Half-life Universe

Reddit AMAs are seldom the font of hot news we want them to be, but they are at least a subtle look beyond the curtain. AMA's demystify people and organizations without...
Portal Film Still in the Works, Details Fairly Soon

Portal Film Still in the Works, Details Fairly Soon

Mandatory cake is a lie joke. Fans of Valve's hilarious first person puzzle series Portal have cause to celebrate. Way back during 2013's DICE summit, Gabe Newell and director J.J. Abrams mentions that...
Attractico (PS4) Review 6

Attractico (PS4) Review

Since Portal hit the scene and revolutionized the way we play puzzlers, there have been a lot of imitators. Thankfully, unlike the first-person shooter genre post Modern Warfare, most of the...
Playing a Joke: A Look at the Difficulties of Creating Interactive Comedy 3

Playing a Joke: A Look at the Difficulties of Creating Interactive Comedy

This article originally appeared in the April 2014 issue of CGM.  A copy of the full issue can be purchased via our webstore or a digital copy through Pocket Mags or the...
Poker Night 2 (Xbox 360) Review - 2013-07-11 13:07:56

Poker Night 2 (Xbox 360) Review

Know When to Hold ‘Em When Poker Night at the Inventory was released in 2010, Telltale Games was a relatively unknown developer. The company had a small but loyal following amongst the...
Would a Half-Life Movie Be Any Good? - 2013-02-14 14:40:21

Would a Half-Life Movie Be Any Good?

Gabe Newell and J.J. Abrams talked a big game at last week's D.I.C.E (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertainment) Summit. Valve's founder and the director behind TV and movies like Lost, Cloverfield, and...
InnerSPACE host Ajay Fry talks best video game characters - 2013-01-24 17:27:04

InnerSPACE host Ajay Fry talks best videogame characters

Arguments amongst fans over greatest characters in gaming will always rage on. Tomorrrow InnerSPACE, an entertainment talk show on the SPACE channel, will throw their opinons into the mix. Recently we...
Stunning Portal 2 Animation - 2012-09-26 12:09:03

Stunning Portal 2 Animation

Most people will agree that Portal 2 had some of the best humour and voice acting in gaming. Stephen Merchant, Ellen McLain and J.K. Simmons all did a fantastic job; But Have you...
Portal 2 (PS3) Review 3

Portal 2 (PS3) Review

You’ll Be Abused & Like It Portal 2 is better than the original. It is also probably a safe shoe-in for funniest game of 2011, if such a category existed for game...
Portal 2 "probably" Valve's last isolated single-player experience - 2011-04-25 18:16:52

Portal 2 “probably” Valve’s last isolated single-player experience

What does this mean for the future of Gordon Freeman?   Valve, the studio behind acclaimed solo titles like Half-Life 2 and Portal, is "probably" done with single-player games. That's according to Valve...
Original Portal hits four million sales - 2011-04-21 07:58:28

Original Portal hits four million sales

The first Portal didn't even need Steam to go quadruple platinum. On Tuesday, Valve celebrated the launch of Portal 2 with the news that even after excluding Steam sales, the original Portal...