Portal 2

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

Portal 2 DLC, Zwei announced, NBA Baller Beats - Shacknews Daily: April 26, 2012

By Garnett Lee, Apr 26, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today's stories: Resident Evil's mastermind returns to the survival horror genre, Portal 2 gets a DLC puzzle creator, and NBA Baller Beats gets Kinected.


Portal 2 'Perpetual Testing Initiative' DLC available on May 8

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 26, 2012 10:45am PDT

Portal 2's next DLC, the "Perpetual Testing Initiative," will be available on PC and Mac on May 8th.


This is what Portal 2's competitive multiplayer looked like (and other cut concepts)

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 08, 2012 10:00am PST

At a panel during GDC, Valve's Chet Faliszek and Erik Wolpaw showed off some stuff from the cutting room floor, including the game's lost competitive multiplayer, alternate ending, and more.


Skyrim wins AIAS Game of the Year

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2012 7:45am PST

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences held its Interactive Achievement Awards at DICE last night, and gave the big Game of the Year award to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Best of 2011 Runner-Up: Portal 2

By Shack Staff, Jan 19, 2012 12:00pm PST

This week Shacknews finally reveals its top five games of 2011. Today we announce our first runner-up, Valve's Portal 2. Tomorrow, our Game of the Year for 2011 will finally be revealed.


Uncharted 3 leads AIAS nominations

By Steve Watts, Jan 13, 2012 11:30am PST

The AIAS has announced its nominees for this year's Interactive Achievement Awards. Uncharted 3 leads with the most nominations, and shares GOTY nods with Portal 2, Skyrim, Zelda: Skyward Sword, and Batman: Arkham City.


2011 Game Developers Choice nominees announced

By Steve Watts, Jan 05, 2012 6:30pm PST

The Game Developers Choice Awards nominees have been announced, and Portal 2, Skyrim, and Bastion lead the pack.


VGA 2011 'potential acceptance speeches' from Drake, Wheatley revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 22, 2011 9:15am PST

Here are a few of the "acceptance speeches" from the VGAs that couldn't make it into the program--from those that didn't win "Best Character"


Portal 2 in-game map editor confirmed

By Garnett Lee, Oct 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT

Valve confirmed the in-game level editor for Portal 2, showed off two screenshots of it, and announced it will be part of a major update to the game due out early next year.


New Portal 2 level creator being considered by Valve

By Steve Watts, Oct 20, 2011 9:45am PDT

Valve is reportedly working on an easier level creator tool set and level browser for Portal 2, but it's unclear if the company is planning to release it.


Portal 2 50% off, celebrates free DLC release

By Xav de Matos, Oct 04, 2011 12:30pm PDT

To celebrate the launch of free downloadable content for Portal 2, Valve has halved the price of the puzzle title for a limited time on Steam.


Portal 2 'Peer Review' DLC coming October 4

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 30, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Portal 2's long-promised free DLC will be available on October 4th on PC, Mac, PS3, and Xbox 360.


Steam Trading officially launches

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 07, 2011 7:30am PDT

Steam's snazzy interface for trading games and in-game items has come out of public testing and officially launched, letting you swap hats for games and all that jazz.


Valve boss talks about Dota 2 formation, Steam on PS3

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2011 9:15am PDT

Valve boss Gabe Newell talks about how the company adopted Dota 2 with enthusiasm, their role interacting with the community, and the Portal 2 DLC proving the worth of Steamworks.


Portal 2 DLC coming September

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 18, 2011 10:30am PDT

Remember Portal 2? Remember how Valve had promised free DLC for the game back in April? Notice how it's... um, not out yet? The company hasn't forgotten about it, and plans on releasing the update next month.