If you’ve been following us on Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook, you’ve seen that a lot has happened this past week. Even if you set E3 aside there’s still things like the Summer Sale and the unveiling of Dota 2 as the first Source 2 game. There hasn’t been much coverage on the site of these major stories, so it’s time to change that. Time to catch-up.
Articles related to Portal 2
Fallout 4 has just been announced and there’s still no Half-Life 3 on the horizon. With no new content, fans have to create their own fun. Fan theories are an excellent way to revisit old material and put a new spin on it. So I present an hypothesis:
Chell and Alyx Vance might be related.
A while back Zen Studios teased that they were doing something of the pinball variety with Valve.
I thought it was going to be a hat-based F2P Pinball game built on the Source Engine, but it looks like I’m wrong because today Zen Studios announced Portal Pinball a new Portal-themed board for Pinball FX2.
It has been a while since Valve expanded the Half-Life and Portal universe. The 2015 Game Developers Conference held on March 4, 2014, however, brought the ‘Aperture Science Virtual Reality Demo‘, which was enough to get fan’s hopes up for the next potential instalment of the series.
This is an editorial by Lilgreenman discussing the community’s reactions to Gabe Newell’s most recent comments about the future of the Half-Life series that were made at GDC 2015 as part of the first episode of the GameSlice podcast hosted by Geoff Keighley. All views expressed in this article are his own.
The upcoming and highly anticipated Portal 2 mod “Portal Stories: Mel” recently showed off a slick looking trailer for the free-to-play game, which is set to come out early this year.
So it’s been a little too long since our last instalment of In Development. Let’s rectify that, shall we?
“Lego Portal 2” is a stop motion animation created by Alex Kobbs of Kooberz Studios.
The animated video depicts various events from Portal 2 and follows Chell, ATLAS and P-body on a fan-influenced adventure through Aperture Science, leading partially into a scene from Half-Life 2 alongside Dr. Freeman and the Combine.
Under the Radar is a series of articles on LambdaGeneration featuring maps and mods in the Valve Community that you might have missed.
Okay, so the last Under the Radar article was approximately forever ago, but work with me here! Under the Radar is back to bring you some obscure, under-appreciated or just downright weird maps and mods…
There has been a lot of impressive Valve-related art over the years, from the Team Fortress 2 propaganda contest to WillHelmKranz’s works on DeviantArt, and among them, Chemical Alia’s paintings have to be some of the most impressive pieces of fanart we’ve seen. In this community spotlight, editors ThePerson5 and Jeff share and discuss their favourite pieces of Chemical Alia’s artwork, and present an interview with her.