Newell talks engines, Kickstarters, platforms, and the future of gaming

A group of image board fans in the Valve lobby got some answers out of the famously secretive developer.

Video: The Half-Life moments of Gordon Freeman

This fan-made Half-Life clip makes us long for a big budget Hollywood movie.

Black Mesa is Half-Life rebooted

Even though it debuted years ago, one of my all-time favorite FPS games is still Half-Life.

Astronomers reassess history of early solar system

Scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory now believe the early days of our solar system might look quite different than previously thought.

Steampunk Aperture portal gun is epic

I'm sure quite a few of us have kicked off projects that started with modest expectations, yet ended up as something radically different than originally intended.

Stock and Trade: Aperture Science

In Stock and Trade, our latest genre fiction feature series, we’re looking at fictional corporations. Today, we’re featuring Aperture Science.

Valve transforms the Mac into a viable gaming platform

Valve has announced that it will be bringing both the Steam gaming service and Source (Engine) to the Mac.