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Review: Quantum Conundrum

Of all the brainteasers on offer in Quantum Conundrum , a new downloadable puzzle game, the toughest one to crack is how to discuss it without comparisons to Portal .
Space and time
By MITCH KRPATA  |  July 06, 2012

Review: Portal 2

At its core, Portal 2 is a simple concept. Using a handheld device, you can shoot an orange and a blue portal that will instantly link any two points in space.
Spatial tension
By MITCH KRPATA  |  April 29, 2011

PAX East, Day 2: MIT's Hate Speech project, Portal 2, Powerglove and Video Game Orchestra

Go check out my recaps of PAX East so far: Part 1, and Part 2.My second day at PAX East began in the expo hall...
By Maddy Myers  |  March 12, 2011

LO500 Battle of the Week: Portal vs. Myst

Loading...A truly immersive gaming experience hinges on atmosphere. And I would argue that few video games burrow under our skin as effectively as the ones...
By Shaula Clark  |  September 30, 2010

In honor of PAX East: An extended Jonathan Coulton interview

Jonathan Coulton serenades Wil Wheaton at PAX 2009So -- like the other 60,000 of you who are piling into the Hynes Convention Center this weekend...
By Shaula Clark  |  March 26, 2010

Geek icon

A hurricane of pure video-game bliss is set to pummel Boston this weekend, as thousands of gamers converge on the Hynes Convention Center for the Penny Arcade Expo.
Jonathan Coulton talks PAX
By SHAULA CLARK  |  March 19, 2010

Awesome: Valve announces Portal 2

Awesome: Valve announces Portal 2

Valve, who are basically the best video-game development house, like, ever, have announced the sequel to their wonderful 2007 first-person puzzler Portal. We're excited, but...
By Ryan Stewart  |  March 05, 2010