Jonathan Coulton had been writing geek-hip songs before Portal, but his pop number during the end credits vaulted him into a nerd icon. Today the songwriter confirmed that he will be contributing a new song to Portal 2. "If this plane goes down, the Portal 2 song goes with it," he tweeted. "It is in my pocket."
We can count on more of his signature wit, but the song won't recycle jokes from the first game. Valve writer Erik Wolpaw mentioned last year that he's sick of Portal memes and has no desire to revive them. That means no cake jokes, but maybe Coulton will surprise us with daring new material on pie.