Lego Dimensions instruction manuals reveal Portal and Doctor Who sets

Although Lego Dimensions won’t be out until September, we’ve already had a pretty good look at some of the game’s extra expansion packs. But an instruction manual uploaded to Lego’s website has given us even more news: our first look at Lego Doctor Who, and confirmation of Lego Portal!
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10 Paranoid Science Fiction Stories That Could Help You Survive

It's not just paranoia. They really are watching you. The world we're living in is getting weirder and more dangerous all the time. So it's a good thing science fiction has been stockpiling dark mind-fraks for decades, full of smart survival strategies. Here are 10 paranoid science fiction tales that could keep you… »8/01/13 1:18pm8/01/13 1:18pm

Seriously, why hasn't a video game been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards?

Of all the landmarks in science fiction history that we predicted would happen in your lifetime, there's one that I really can't believe hasn't happened yet. Why hasn't a video game been nominated for a Hugo or Nebula Award? With games like Dead Space, Bioshock, Mass Effect and Portal featuring complex world-building… »1/11/13 2:25pm1/11/13 2:25pm

The cake is a lie, but this Portal 2 Chell action figure is not

I spoke earlier today about how my toy addiction made me feel ashamed and gross, but I can tell you this: I will be buying NECA's upcoming Chell from Portal 2 action figure with neither hesitation nor shame. It's gorgeous. It also has 20 points of articulation (insert classic cartoon wolf whistle noise here), is due… »11/27/12 6:30pm11/27/12 6:30pm

Incredible 2000-piece LEGO Portal gun features motorized prongs

YouTuber ferlessleedr is a LEGO store employee and a Portal fan, so he decided to merge his passions to create this incredible 2000-piece replica Portal gun, which he's brought to this week's CONvergence in Minneapolis. With changing orange and blue lights and LEGO Mindstorm-powered prongs, this may be the coolest … »7/08/12 11:30am7/08/12 11:30am

If Portal guns were readily available in real life, you'd use them to prank your friends

At least that's the conceit of Jason Craft's Portal: Terminal Velocity, a nifty short film about a group of pals who make each other's lives miserable with their new toy. The Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device really should come with a warning informing the consumer that it possesses the power to destroy all of… »6/12/12 1:15pm6/12/12 1:15pm