Portal 2 is official, coming this holiday season

By Matthew
Mar 5, 2010
  1. It's been over two years since the original Portal captivated cake lovers everywhere, and a proper sequel is now officially on the way. The first title accumulated such a following that it was arguably more popular than Half Life 2: Episode Two or Team Fortress 2 (other titles included in The Orange Box).

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  2. Wolfanoz

    Wolfanoz TS Rookie

    Can't wait for an angry GlaDOS! :)
  3. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,558   +598

    Sweet! 2010 is turning out to be quite a year for gaming. :D
  4. Deso

    Deso TS Rookie Posts: 125

    I hope the game play reaches further then only puzzles like the first Portal, I'd like to use guns in missions against troops.
  5. CodePhoeniX

    CodePhoeniX TS Rookie Posts: 36

    valve updated portal 1, added a new achivement. on the steam forums there is/was a 300 page thread on the updates. valve did some cool stuff.
  6. Serag

    Serag TS Booster Posts: 181

    Can't wait..
  7. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,917   +684

    All I have to say is . . . AWESOME!
  8. PaulWuzHere

    PaulWuzHere TS Maniac Posts: 270

    Nice, Always loved Portal. Made me dizzy for the first 30mins of gameplay. I miss my cube too... Why did he have to die?
  9. paynetrain007

    paynetrain007 TS Rookie Posts: 88

    HaHa. Can't wait. I wonder if it will be released in some sort of package.
  10. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 5,267   +92

    Unlikely (from the article): Very limited details have been given, but the game will be a "full-fledged, standalone sequel" with "new gameplay mechanics, storyline, and some surprising new twists."

    :) Guess we'll just have to wait and see.
  11. compdata

    compdata TechSpot Paladin Posts: 526

    Score! I guess the cake is real after all :)
  12. DryIce

    DryIce TS Rookie Posts: 60

    The only thing that could make this moment more perfect would be the Companion Cube.
  13. ourboyblue

    ourboyblue TS Rookie Posts: 19

    Awesome, I never did get my cake.
  14. levar

    levar TS Rookie Posts: 229

    Awesome cover shots! Can't wait to read the article. I still need to finish playing Portal, I still got The Orange box somewhere in my room.
  15. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 991   +90

    I have to say Portal was one of the most enjoyable games I've played in the last few years. I look forward to the sequel.
  16. Afroaggie

    Afroaggie TS Rookie Posts: 30

    The original Portal was an amazing game and I have been looking forward to its sequel for a while now. I am glad that it is coming this year.
  17. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +16

    This is great news :) , so excited! Decided to start up Portal again the other day to check out the updates. I hope they have some really awesome new gameplay mechanics!
  18. cyrusjumpjet

    cyrusjumpjet TS Member Posts: 87

    Valve, I love you. You have been making me so happy lately.
  19. Timonius

    Timonius TS Evangelist Posts: 640   +56

    SQUEEEE! With this I'm sure Half-life 2 episode 3 is 'just around the corner'!
  20. boyese

    boyese TS Rookie Posts: 20

    I liked the first one. I wasnt as fast as my other friends getting through the levels. Im looking forward to this.

    what will the twists in the story line be!?
  21. yorro

    yorro TS Booster Posts: 251

    Looks like there will be some set in the outdoors, could be the new mechanic?. I wonder how it will turn out.

    2010 shall be a good year for gaming.
  22. eafshar

    eafshar TS Rookie Posts: 60

    wow really looking forward to this one.. i like that they are adding new game mechanics and its not gonna be just pure puzzles again.
  23. eafshar

    eafshar TS Rookie Posts: 60

    wow really looking forward to this one.. i like that they are adding new game mechanics and its not gonna be just pure puzzles again.
  24. Wolfleader

    Wolfleader TS Rookie Posts: 50

    Man this is gonna be great! So is there actually going to be cake this time? Or will it once again be GlaDOS teasing us?
  25. seefizzle

    seefizzle TS Addict Posts: 278   +142

    This gives me a nerdy little hard on. Portal was one of the most entertaining and innovative games I've ever played. So simple, yet so perfect. I can't wait to play this game. Hell, I'll even pay for it instead of ripping it off, cause I want the guys at Valve to keep making games. Valve is one of the best companies out there.
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