Video: A day in the life of a Portal turret

via Xbox 360 Fanboy by Richard Mitchell on 1/18/08

Portal deservedly earned the respect of many gamers this year. One of the primary reasons for this is undoubtedly its dark sense of humor and excellent writing. One of the more brilliant ideas was to turn the game’s turrets into actual characters. Spouting lines like “are you still there?” and “I don’t hate you,” the turrets provided an ample share of chuckles. Smooth Few Films has taken this idea and run with it, creating “Portal: a Day in the Life of a Turret,” a short film about (you guessed it) Portal’s turrets. Imagine two turrets shooting the breeze around the Aperture Science water cooler and you’ll have a pretty good idea of what the film is about. Watch the (not safe for work) video after the break. Oh, and keep an eye out for a special appearance by the Weighted Companion Cube.

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