Portal: Still Alive Coming Exclusively to Xbox 360 (Updated)

An expanded edition of Valve's wit-driven puzzle effort Portal will hit Xbox 360 this fall as an exclusive downloadable Xbox Live Arcade release,...

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An expanded edition of Valve's wit-driven puzzle effort Portal will hit Xbox 360 this fall as an exclusive downloadable Xbox Live Arcade release, Microsoft announced today.

In addition to the already-released single-player game, the Xbox Live Arcade edition of Portal will include additional test chambers through a new challenge mode, and new achievements.

Traditionally, a game's status as "Xbox 360 exclusive" refers to consoles, not PCs--suggesting that a PC release of Portal: Still Alive is quite possible, especially given Valve's past emphatic support of the platform.

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    July 14, 2008 11:24 AM

    Huh? This doesn't sound like Valve's modus operandi. Needs more details.

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      July 14, 2008 11:28 AM

      Its probably simply just a challenge game with new test chambers. I can see them being released for free for Portal owners on Steam.

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        July 14, 2008 4:08 PM

        Hm, that's unlikely methinks. Why give away your products?

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          July 14, 2008 5:30 PM

          Advertising revenue, good reputation (which goes a long way in the world of PC games), etc... plenty of reasons. Not to mention, I forgot, but the 360 still doesn't have the Portal: First Slice content yet, does it? That was free. So was Well CP, Badlands, Gold Rush, Turbine, Fastlane, the Medic updates, and the Pyro updates. At this point, I wouldn't be surprised to see all of those TF2 updates rolled into a $20-30 expansion on the 360.