screenshot from Portal with RTX

Still Alive

15 years ago, one sci-fi game changed everything — now, it's getting an upgrade

Science has never looked better.



If you were playing FPS games in 2007, you probably remember the Orange Box. Along with Half-Life 2 and Team Fortress 2, the box included a groundbreaking physics-based puzzle game called Portal.

Now, 15 years after Portal’s debut, it’s getting an unexpected update from Nvidia. At its 2022 GTC event, the graphics card maker announced it’s bringing ray-tracing to the original Portal.