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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

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‘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

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‘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