Portal Archive

  • Portal 2 Already Bargain Binned?

    Portal 2 Already Bargain Binned?

    Have you checked the weekly circulars for this first week of May? If so, you probably noticed an interesting commonality: Portal 2 is on sale EVERYWHERE! Not even a full two weeks old yet, Valve’s ingenious portal puzzler sequel is already receiving deep price cuts […]

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  • First Portal 2 DLC Adds Free Single & Multiplayer Content This Summer

    First Portal 2 DLC Adds Free Single & Multiplayer Content This Summer

    In my review of Portal 2 last week, I talked about how the game lacks immediate replay value and would greatly benefit from DLC adding some form of a competitive challenge mode with leaderboards. Obviously Valve was already WAY ahead of me. Today Valve has […]

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  • Review: Portal 2

    Review: Portal 2

    Portal is probably THE surprise hit of the past decade, mostly because…well, it was such a big surprise! Most gamers went into The Orange Box seeing the game as more of a side curiosity to play with once they were done with Half-Life 2 and […]

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  • Razer Hydra Brings Motion Control to Portal 2 and PC Gaming Abroad

    Razer Hydra Brings Motion Control to Portal 2 and PC Gaming Abroad

    Portal 2 launched this week to loads of hype and adulation. Have you played it yet? You should – it’s awesome! I just finished the single player story last night, and will be posting a review tomorrow after some final co-op experimentation tonight. I’m playing […]

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  • Portal 2 PS3 Steam Features Detailed

    Portal 2 PS3 Steam Features Detailed

    When Gabe Newell made the surprise E3 announcement that Portal 2 was coming to the PS3, he promised that it would be the best console version of the game. He wasn’t kidding around! More exciting than just the mere fact that Portal 2 would be […]

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  • Portal 2’s E3 Demo in Seven Parts

    Portal 2’s E3 Demo in Seven Parts

    Excursion Funnels, Faith Plates, Pneumatic Diversity Vents, Thermal Discouragement Beams, Propulsion and Repulsion gels. These are the new tools you’ll have at your disposal to overcome Portal 2‘s tricky puzzles, which, astonishingly, put the first game’s puzzles to shame in terms of complexity and innovation. […]

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  • [E3 2010] Portal 2 Comes to PS3 With Steamworks

    [E3 2010] Portal 2 Comes to PS3 With Steamworks

    The main shocker of the Sony E3 press conference today was the revelation of a PS3 version for Portal 2, which was previously only said to be in development for Mac, PC and Xbox 360. It came as such a surprise because Valve’s president and […]

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  • Portal 2 Warps From Holiday 2010 to 2011

    Portal 2 Warps From Holiday 2010 to 2011

    Well, so much for a happy holiday season playing Portal 2. Valve issued a brief press release today announcing a delay for the hotly-anticipated sequel, and sadly Portal 2 will no longer be ready for public consumption this year. A new schedule hasn’t been narrowed […]

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  • Portal Returns This Holiday Season

    Portal Returns This Holiday Season

    We’ve known for nearly two years now that development on a sequel to Valve’s surprise-hit first-person puzzle game Portal was in progress (and the mysterious Steam update earlier this week was another tip-off), but today it’s been made official. Portal 2 is real, and it’s […]

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