Oculus VR launches Oculus Start developer programme
Freebies for smaller developers.
Freebies for smaller developers.
Roman 'der8auer' Hartung's latest design.
Alex dives into his toolbox again to teach you all about heat guns!
Beautifully drawn and incredibly clever, Gorogoa is the best puzzle game in years.
Rick looks back at Valve's landmark puzzle game a decade on after release.
Rick returns to the game which spawned the world's unluckiest franchise.
Sound the alarms! It's the ten best PC games ever made!
Is Croteam's godly puzzler divine or does it require an intervention?
A decade on from release, Rick looks at the greatest FPS ever made.
Nvidia has pulled the official wraps off its new Shield tablet, featuring the Tegra K1 SoC and 4G connectivity.
Ether One is an intelligent first-person adventure with an interesting approach to puzzles.
European trademark application a hoax?
A DICE keynote from Gabe Newell and J.J. Abrams has hinted at the possibility that the two will work together on a Half-Life or Portal film.
Valve has made Portal free on Steam until September 20th.
Valve has confirmed it will release downloadable content for Portal 2.
Fans have, in protest again Portal 2's consolification, sabotaged its metacritic score.
Is it a triumph? Is there science to do? We let you know in our Portal 2 review.
Valve has released Portal 2 two days early, but only on Steam.
GLaDOS makes its first appearance in the Portal 2 teaser trailer.
Valve has delayed Portal 2 until 2011 and teased the surprise E3 announcement.
Valve has launched Steam for the Mac, giving Portal away for free to help attract interest.
Valve has released a statement confirming the release of Portal 2, which may contain co-op gameplay, by the end of 2010.
Valve has released some new images teasing a possible release of Steam on Apple products.
Eagle eyed gamers will have noticed a new achievement and update has been added to Portal this week, but what you might not know is that that's just the tip of the iceberg. The update actually ties into a new alternate reality game filled with rumours about Portal 2.
Alienware PCs are now shipping with Steam pre-installed and a free copy of Portal.
Valve has commented that pirates are customers too, albeit underserved ones, who usually turn to piracy as a last resort.
Joe may be on holiday right now, but there's not enough to stop him getting all speculative about what the future of PC gaming. With most games now going multiplatform and the constant threat of poor console ports, Joe wonders about how the face of gaming is changing...
The Xbox 360 standalone and special version of Portal, subtitled Still Alive, has been detailed by Valve.
Developers like Charley Price, lead designer of Rise of the Argonauts, think gamers want shorter games nowadays. What do you think?
One canny Nintendo DS homebrew coder has just released what could be the indie release of the year - Portal DS.
Gore Verbinski, producer of Pirates of the Carribean, has officially signed on to direct a BioShock movie as soon as a script is finalised.
Valve's Doug Lombardi has confirmed that there'll be no sequel to Portal released this year because Valve wants to make something new.
Erik Wolpaw, writer for Portal, has been speculating about the length of games recently and wonders if games these days are too long.
Scott Miller has fulfilled his promise and provided more details on Prey 2, as well as announcing more games for the future.
Details and early concept art for Prey 2 popped up yesterday on a Radar Group website - but were quickly removed.
According to comments by Doug Lombardi, Valve is considering bringing music and video content to Steam before the end of the year.
Microsoft has issued a statement following on from Yahoo!'s rejection of the proposed merger. Could the company still pursue the merger, turning it into a hostile takeover?
Last year was one of the best years in gaming that we can remember - but what is it exactly that makes a great game? We put our minds to the task and come up with ten rules and examples that divide the classic games from the crap ones.
It's pretty safe to say that Portal was one of the best games released in 2007. For those of you who can't get enough of it, our mega-modder Wolverine has a treat for you. It's time to work with your Weighted Companion PC - cake not included.
We drop in on Sam and Max once more to test the water and see if the episodically adventurous duo are still going strong, or if they've ended up on in the bargain bin. Season Two is well under way now and this time, it's all about thinking with portals...
Valve, traditionally a company partnered with ATI, has got it together with Nvidia to offer some free Portal love to all current Nvidia GeForce owners.
2007 has been a great year for gamers and we've had a lot of fun testing and reviewing all the latest games - but which are the best? We've ranked the top ten games of the year across all platforms and you'll only find the results in here!
Randy Pitchford, head of Gearbox Software, has praised Valve for including Portal in the Orange Box, indicating that it may want to replicate the model.