Portal 2

PC, XB360, PS3, MAC / Action / Release: Apr 19, 2011 / ESRB: E10+

Report: Portal 2 Launches February 9, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Aug 18, 2010 6:38am PDT

Grab your favorite dessert bib because, according to Game Informer, Portal 2 has a release date. Today the magazine--which first revealed the...

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"9/11 is in there just like Rage's release date (because of the year 2011) "

- doomgaurdian see all 51 comments

E3 2010 Game Critics Awards Announced

By Brian Leahy, Jul 06, 2010 12:16pm PDT

The winners of the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2010 have been announced with the Nintendo 3DS taking the coveted "Best of Show" award. On the...

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"How can the best console game be Rage, and the best PC game be Portal 2? Each are on the 360, ..."

- CrazyCanuck90 see all 60 comments

Final Portal 2 E3 2010 Videos Now Available

By Xav de Matos, Jul 01, 2010 2:40pm PDT

As Valve releases the final two, direct-feed E3 2010 demo videos for the anticipated Portal 2, a question comes to mind. If you're really anticipating a game, do you tend to absorb as much informa

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"oh...my....god! This is the first gameplay video that has actually made me gasp in awe. lol. ..."

- yongj see all 32 comments

Portal 2 E3 Demo Videos Part 4 and Part 5 Incite Anger

By Xav de Matos, Jun 30, 2010 3:10pm PDT

We can get behind video game delays if it means we end up with a better product on the other side; however, when we watch the ongoing E3 demo videos of Portal 2 we raise our hands to the heavens a

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"overload... why are we seeing so much of P2? Im not watching anything else, I watched the ..."

- dignan see all 18 comments

Portal 2 E3 Demo Videos Parts 2 and 3 Uncovered

By Xav de Matos, Jun 29, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Today brings a continuing look at the behind closed doors E3 2010 demo of Portal 2, with parts two and three now available for your viewing pleasure. The first video showcases the new "Excursion Funnels"

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"I just can't get excited for this game, I will pick it up but the hype just isn't there for me ..."

- stgdz see all 34 comments

Rage, Dance Central, Microsoft and EA lead the E3 2010 Game Critic Award Nominations

By Xav de Matos, Jun 29, 2010 9:15am PDT

This morning the collective Game Critic Award nominations for the best showings at E3 2010 were revealed. Leading with five nominations in multiple...

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"OK, look people. ID has never been about making the best game, per se, just the best game ..."

- D-OveRMinD see all 39 comments

Portal 2 E3 Demo Video Part 1 - 'Wheatley'

By Brian Leahy, Jun 28, 2010 4:33pm PDT

I could go on and on introducing this E3 video of Portal 2 and the introduction of the lovable Wheatley, but that would just be more words between you and the video itself. The video was played behind clo

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"I kept on telling myself not to watch any of the E3 2010 portal stuff.. I just watched this and ..."

- kurumba see all 49 comments

Portal 2 E3 2010 Preview

By Chris Faylor, Jun 22, 2010 4:00pm PDT

"[The original Portal] wasn't inherently about portals or anything else, it was about people feeling like this was a different kind of game that they had to think about," Valve's Erik Johnson reveals. "So, the challenge for us [with Portal 2] was to re-su

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"I believe they said there would be more than two types of gel, just speed and bounce are all ..."

- Agrona see all 45 comments

Weekend Confirmed Episode 13

By Garnett Lee, Jun 18, 2010 3:00pm PDT

E3 2010 goes into the books with a deluge of games and we dive right into the deep end of them. Shacknews's own Chris Faylor joins Garnett, Brian,...

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"Great show guys. first time listener and I loved it. Enticing, interesting, diverse and full ..."

- Kombit see all 123 comments

Portal 2 Trailer: Yes, She's Still Alive

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 15, 2010 3:12pm PDT

The first Portal 2 trailer has arrived, delivered by the kindly sciencemen of Apeture Science and developer Valve Software, to show that Apeture's science continues. Valve announc

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"This + that youtube gameplay vid are friggin awesome, best thing yet from E3! Seriously, who ..."

- Benoit Stordeur see all 103 comments

Portal 2 Confirmed for PlayStation 3; Supports Steam Cloud & Auto-Updates

By Brian Leahy, Jun 15, 2010 1:29pm PDT

Gabe Newell just shocked everyone by showing up at Sony's E3 2010 press conference to announce Portal 2 for the PlayStation 3. "When the...

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"Nice that they have some new elements into it, but that's that. Graphics look about the same."

- Function Pointer see all 168 comments

Valve Delays Portal 2, Confirms E3 Surprise Is 'PORTAL-2-THEMED-FOR-GOD'S SAKE'

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2010 9:26am PDT

Originally planned to arrive "this coming holiday season," Valve Software's clever puzzle-shooter sequel Portal 2--in development for PC, Mac and...

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"Anybody who rages at Valve should try forming their own game company and doing half a dozen ..."

- chitoryu12 see all 153 comments

Valve Teases Surprise at E3; Cancels Portal 2 Event

By Brian Leahy, Jun 01, 2010 1:48pm PDT

Valve, ever the trickster, has sent an e-mail out to members of the press from Aperture Science declaring the cancellation of the previously...

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"READ THIS= In recent interviews valve said they would love to make a game for the Wii... I ..."

- Florro see all 162 comments

Valve's Steam Coming to Mac on May 12

By Chris Faylor, Apr 29, 2010 4:15pm PDT

Steam on PCThe Mac OS version of Valve's digital distribution platform Steam will be released on May 12, the company confirmed today. No other...

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"Do macs have enough hardware to run these games? When I walked past the apple store and had a ..."

- simonfrance see all 54 comments

Portal 2 Character Concepts, Screenshot Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 23, 2010 6:53am PDT

Valve Software has revealed work-in-progress versions of Portal 2 characters to Game Informer--including two "co-op bots"--along with a solitary...

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""We explored changing Chell’s nationality for a little bit. Nobody really knew what Chell ..."

- steauengeglase see all 31 comments