Portal Pinball is Not a Lie

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Last week’s teaser image revealing a collaboration between Zen Studios and Valve has turned out to be exactly what most of us expected all along: Portal Pinball, baby!

Known in technical terms as the Aperture Science Heuristic Portal Pinball Device, Portal Pinball is coming to Pinball FX2 and Zen Pinball 2 platforms during the week of May 25th at a price point of $2.99. Cake will be included. (Or will it?)

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Here’s the lowdown:

Guide Chell and Wheatley through test chambers by navigating portals, using aerial faith plates, defeating turrets and facing other obstacles, and battling against GLaDOS as you attempt to escape the facility and reach the surface. Team up with ATLAS and P-Body for their Cooperative Testing Initiative Multiball and wreak havok on the Turret Factory by discovering Ratman’s hidden mini playfield.

Hopefully this is only the beginning of a continued partnership that will bring more Valve IP to Zen’s wonderful world of video game pinball in the future. Counter-Strike Pinball? That might be cool. Left 4 Dead Pinball? Absolutely. Team Fortress 2 Pinball? Yes, please! Half-Life Pinball? Oh hell yeah!

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Source: Portal Pinball is Teleporting to a Zen Studios Pinball Platform Near You [Zen Studios Blog]

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