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StillAlive studios lived up to its name by obtaining $151,175 on its $150,000 goal for Son of Nor, a telekinetic, terraforming combat and puzzle action game. "We did it! Oh my god what a race it has been in the last hours and minutes," the team wrote in a Kickstarter update. "This campaign has bro...

June 1st 2013 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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The latest Humble Bundle, available through August 9, is composed of six musical albums and zero video games. Think of this bundle as a break from all the games you've been buying thanks to a certain recent sale, while still perfectly aligned with your latest paycheck.This bundle includes music fro...

July 28th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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This is a triumph: Using the musical blocks introduced in the latest version of indie world-builder Minecraft, YouTube user Tritex989 has managed to re-create Portal's theme song, "Still Alive," in its entirety -- minus some notes and with some transposing, due to the blocks' two-octave limitation.

January 17th 2011 at 8:40pm 0 Comments
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Bill Cosby had that show about kids saying cute stuff for a while, but there seems to be an even more entertaining trend emerging on the internet: kids singing super awesome stuff. First, there was that chorus that sang Phoenix's "Lisztomania" and now (via GameVideos) we have the Gifford Children's...

March 31st 2010 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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I think Still Alive -- JoCo version wins the "genre bending" award. Still Alive was originally the closing credits song for Portal by Valve Software. The computer system known as GLaDOS promises the Portal player cake throughout the game. It's kind of the carrot to keep the player moving. (This is...

January 26th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We still haven't had any confirmation of a Portal sequel, other than, you know, designer Kim Swift and Valve's lead marketing director, Doug Lombardi mentioning that the game is probably coming. Now internet songster and Portal theme -- "Still Alive" -- composer Jonathan Coulton has chimed in as we...

June 19th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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This week's Rock Band 2 DLC update brings not only the promised tracks from last week's multiplatform Rock Band DLC announcement, but 19 tracks from the back catalog as well. That includes one free track that most of you are going to run to the Wii and download right now: the "Still Alive" song from...

May 25th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Geek songster extraordinaire Jonathan Coulton was on-hand at SXSW, being interviewed in the aquariumrific Studio SX stage. You can watch the full interview at some point later on SXSW.com to hear Coulton talking about reaching his geeky audiences, how he crafts his songs, and why he loves audience...

March 15th 2009 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Time to face some harsh facts, people: this time next year, none of us will have two pennies to rub together, and nobody will care anyway, because we'll all be fighting to the bloody death over scrap metal, rat carcasses, and clean drinking water. The good news? You can slow your inevitable descent...

December 30th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments