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Steam Brings Out The Good Stuff

Valve Software’s wildly popular Steam portal is now holding its ten-day Summer Sale until 10th of July, and it’s one heckuva sale!

There’s a bunch of daily deals on individual (read more popular) games and packs as well as complete publisher packs (read bunch of slightly outdated games) at a pretty steep discount. For example, you can get blockbusters like Call of Duty: Black Ops or Portal 2 for 33% off!

Here’s a snapshot of the some of the most popular games to keep you happy Read the rest of this entry


Portal 2 Credits song “Want You Gone”

When I finished the game a few days back, I was really impressed by the top-notch quality of the ending. I mean, the ending itself wasnt overly hard or anything, but the wonderful originality, tongue-in-cheek symbolism and twists made it simply exceptional.
I’ll try to avoid spoilers. There is a surprise in store for those who listened to Cave Johnson carefully; and another bout of Wheatley’s spontaneous gibberish someplace you wouldn’t think, and the unlikeliest orchestra you have ever seen.
But the crowning glory is undoubtedly GLaDOS’ song at the credits, worthy of any Grammy. It is really, really special. Here it is. Do leave your comments below!

Portal 2 Review

Portal 2 is a true epic. It picks up from where Portal had left us, at the edge of our seats and thirsting for more, and does the seemingly impossible by creating a sequel that may be even better.

From the first moments of waking up in the rusting Aperture Science facility to right before the credits roll, Portal 2 rarely falters. The world is  bigger, the story thicker, and the character development more surprising. The mania of GLaDOS, the facility’s operator, is molded into unexpected forms alongside a host of brutally funny personalities. The history of the Aperture Science facility is filled in, character origins discussed, and an abundance of cruel jokes and Read the rest of this entry