Um, this isn’t going to be the most… uh… uplifting way to start your day, but everyone needs to see this Portal-themed music video from someone called FaceofDoomness. It’s not the music that’s important, but the video — it’s based on the Portal 2 comic Lab Rat, about the lone surviving
Aperture Science scientist whose responsible for writing all the shit on
the walls that Chell sees during the first game, as well as making sure
GlaDOS didn’t kill her between games. The video an amazing mix of claymation, live-action, and more to make something… well, something really special. Just check it out. (Via Nerd Bastards)
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