The song (a cover of Jonathan Coulton's now-infamous "Still Alive") is well done, too. Don't turn it off after the first few squeaky seconds. It gets better. I swear.
If Portal taught me anything, it's that any machine possessing even the most rudimentary degree of artificial intelligence is a potential threat, so I think I'll just sit back and quietly enjoy the Automated Laser Corporation 20 watt fiber laser's rendition of Jonathan Coulton's "Still Alive".
You can never take vague executive statements to the bank, especially during E3, but what EA Games' Frank Gibeau said earlier today about Mirror's Edge is at least cause for cautious optimism.
Need a reason to learn how to play the electric guitar? YouTube musician FamilyJules7X demonstrates how well mad guitar skills and gaming go together in his triumphant electric cover of Jonathan Coulton's "Want You Gone."
We now know how to make a Justin Bieber song sound good: slow it down 800%. But what happens when Portal's Still Alive, that great video game song from Jonathan Coulton, gets the same treatment? Listen.
Children's choirs and soloists have worked their way through the end song of Valve's great puzzle game Portal, but this is the first rendition of seen of it played on what appears to be a classical guitar.
If you're the kind of person to grit their teeth and clench their fists at even the thought of one more over-played Portal reference, it might be best to give this Left 4 Dead 2 clip a miss.
The latest batch of downloadable songs for Rock Band Unplugged for the PSP includes the stirring love anthem "Still Alive" from Portal, which will be available, free of charge and includes delicious cake.