Machinima, The LeBrons, Golden Gods Awards all coming to Xbox Live

Xbox Live is adding a load of content in the coming days, from a season of NBA star LeBron James’ animated series to a Machinima app. Online video network Machinima, which currently hosting a ‘Portal’-themed live action web series, is the first app to launch worldwide on Xbox and offers everything from narratives like “Mortal Kombat: Legacy,” and “Halo… Read More


‘Portal’ sitcom: Machinima hosting web series based on Valve’s classic game

Portal fans rejoice: Online video network Machinima is hosting a ‘Portal’-themed live action web series set to debut later this month. The show, produced by Wayside Creations, is called Aperture R&D and will premiere March 15. It’s based on workers at Portal‘s Aperture Laboratories and, based on the trailer, seems to mimic the game’s vibe and dark humor. “Based… Read More


‘Portal’ in the classroom? Valve joins White House in education technology initiative

“Digital Promise” is a new education technology initiative rolled out by the U.S. Department of Education yesterday, with Congressional support, attempting to “transform teaching and learning.” In a surprise twist, one of the partners is none other than Valve, the Bellevue-based company behind the Steam video-game platform and blockbuster game franchises such as Half-Life and Portal…. Read More