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  • BAFTA Game Awards 2012: Portal 2 beats Skyrim and wins Best Game

    BAFTA GAME Awards 2012 gave some surprise to fans as Portal 2 won the biggest award of the night and not Bethesda's RPG Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (as expected by fans). Portal 2 won "Best Story, Best Design and Best Game" awards.

    Bafta Game AwardsDICE's Battlefield 3 was other big winner as it also won three awards, "Best Audio Achievement, Best Online Multiplayer and the GAME Public Vote". You can check out the full list of winners below.

    Let us know in the comment section below, what was your reaction when you heard Portal 2 won Best Game Award at BAFTA 2012 and not Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim?

    • Best Story: Portal 2
    • Best Original Music: LA Noire
    • Best Audio Achievement: Battlefield 3
    • Best Design: Portal 2
    • Best Game Innovation: LittleBigPlanet 2
    • Best Strategy: Total War: Shogun 2
    • Best Mobile & Handheld: Peggle HD
    • The GAME Public Award: Battlefield 3
    • Best Action: Batman: Arkham City
    • One to Watch: Tick Tock Toys
    • Best Browser-Based Game: Monster Mind
    • Best Artistic Achievement: Rayman Origins
    • BAFTA Special Award: Markus “Notch” Persson
    • Best Sports/Fitness: Kinect Sports Season 2
    • Best Online Multiplayer: Battlefield 3
    • Best Debut Game: Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
    • Best Family Game: LittleBigPlanet 2
    • Best Performer: Mark Hamill (Joker, Batman: Arkham City)
    • Best Game: Portal 2
  • Steam to compensate users with FREE copies of Portal 2 and DOTA 2

    Earlier this Week, Steam forums was taken down due to hacker attack. Apart from forum security being compromised, Steam's database containing user personal information was also breached.

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    Hackers did get access to the server containing user credit cards and user information, but according to Valve, there is every possibility that Credit Card information was stolen but there's no evidence to confirm it.

    "We do not have evidence that encrypted credit card numbers or personally identifying information were taken by the intruders,"

    In an email response, Valve's Gabe Newell said that all personal information of Steam users was encrypted using AES256. Gabe also confirmed that users will be compensated with the free copies of PORTAL 2 and DOTA 2 very SOON.

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  • Portal 2 "Peer Review" DLC available now, weight 1.37GB

    Valve has just released "Peer Review" DLC for Portal 2. The DLC is now available for download via Xbox Live Arcade for FREE OF COST.

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    Peer Review DLC for Portal 2 adds a new co-op chapter to the story Atlas and P-Body. The size of DLC is 1.37GB, you players might need to make some HDD space before downloading the DLC.

    Anyways the DLC is free of cost, so download it and just enjoy...

  • Portal 2 new DLC coming out in September and will be free

    Valve's Gabe Newell has announced that a new DLC for Portal 2 will launch in mid-September. The best part is that the DLC will be available for free of cost.

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    In an interview to Kotaku, Gabe Newell made the announcement. He also revealed that the upcoming DLC will feature new test chambers, leaderboards, a challenge mode and many more.

    A specific launch date for the DLC will be announced soon. So stay tunned for more updates on this.

  • Portal 2 sold 3 million units worldwide

    Valve's Portal 2 is one of the best game title of 2011, and it has managed to sell more than 3 million units worldwide. These sales figure is for all platforms, and the numbers are quite impressive considering the game only came out 2 months only.

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    It is expected that Portal 2 will outsold the original game in the series, Portal sold 4 million units till now. The news was confirmed by Valve head, "Gabe Newell".

  • Portal 2 Sixense MotionPack DLC available now (Condition Apply)

    Portal 2 new DLC titled as "Sixense MotionPack" is currently available for download. Well guys hold on, Valve has a trick condition, the DLC will be available only for those gamers who will buy shell out $140 for Razer's Hydra motion controller.

    If you all can recollect properly, Valve announced way back that there will be a special edition of Portal 2 developed specially for Razer's Hydra controller. The controller is currently available via Steam in US, and carries a huge price tag of $140.

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    In short, if you want access to 10-level Portal 2 Sixense MotionPack DLC, go buy a $140 Razer's Hydra controller. Check out more details below:

    "The Sixense Portal 2 MotionPack is custom-designed for use with the high-performance Razer Hydra motion tracking controllers. The MotionPack was designed from the ground up to provide the most advanced and immersive motion control experience ever seen. Reach, rotate and scale your way through both Portal 2 and the exclusive MotionPack test chambers. Intuitively interact with Portal Test Chambers using the Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device in full three dimensions; fire portals at precise angles and throw Weighted Companion Cubes with measured force."

    Will you buy the controller for the DLC?

  • Portal 2: Authoring Tools Kit available now

    Valve has released Portal 2: Authoring Tools Kit, which will all gamers to develop their very own levels for the game. The tool kit will also enable gamers to create any type of mod for the game (single-player or co-op maps, music, 3D models).

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    PC gamers can get their hands on the Kit via Steam. Portal 2: Authoring Tools Kit includes the following:

    • Updated version of Hammer, the Source level editor
    • Updated Faceposer
    • Example maps and instances to help build new maps
    • Updated suite of command-line compiling utilities

    Check out our review for the game HERE.

  • UK Charts: Zumba Fitness takes top spot, knock out Portal 2

    This week UK Charts details has been revealed, and its surprise for everyone as Zumba Fitness has knocked Valve's Portal 2 from the top position.

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    Portal 2 comes in at second, whereas Mortal Kombat rounds off top three. COD: Black Ops moves up one place to fourth while Lego Star Wars III completes top five.

    Full top ten list below (Week Ending May 7):

    • Zumba Fitness
    • Portal 2
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Call of Duty: Black Ops
    • Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
    • FIFA 11
    • Operation Flashpoint: Red River
    • Wii Fit Plus
    • Pokemon Black
    • Michael Jackson: The Experience