A lot of things can change during the development of a game. Half-Life is rich with lore, and because of this, things have constantly changed during the series development.
Articles tagged with 'Aperture Science'
5 Things Aperture Science and the Combine Have in Common
From a technical standpoint, Aperture Science and the Combine go together like peas in a prisoner pod. There are some startling similarities between their weapons and equipment that may point to an unseen element of the story.
HTC Vive Demo Next Week to Be ‘Very Exciting’ and Followed up by ‘Valve Content Showcase’
Valve are doing a ‘content showcase’ in Seattle as a ‘follow up’ to HTC’s Vive demonstration at CES 2016, running 6th – 9th January 2016.
How Does Valve Actually Make the Steam Controller?
Valve just uploaded this video to their own YouTube channel, showing how they make the Steam Controller in their Buffalo Grove manufacturing plant.
Zen Studios and Valve Announce Portal Pinball
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.
Meet ATLAS Face to Face in Valve’s Aperture Science VR Demo
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.
Gabe Slice – On Half-Life 3’s Release and Context
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.
Trailer Released for Upcoming Steam-Greenlit Mod ‘Portal Stories: Mel’
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.
The trailer, created by the popular gaming animator animator Harry101UK, has already amassed over 50,000 views on YouTube, check it out below:
Community Spotlight: Gamma Energy
“Gamma Energy” is a mod for Portal which revisits the troubles of Aperture Science.
Originally released in 2010 by Christopher Dollard, the mod contains almost 30 Test Chamber levels which each feature unique and intricate puzzles, complete with turrets, acid pools and lazers.
Community Spotlight: Lego Portal 2
“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.