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Between imaginary cakes, talking potatoes and combustible lemons, you might think Portal couldn't get any stranger. Well, it could have gotten stranger – even stranger than Cave Johnson trapped in a computer – as Valve writer Eric Wolpaw revealed during a PAX panel. Wolpaw told the audi...

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Cave Johnson, the eccentric, unstable president of Aperture Science, was going to have a more purposeful role in Portal 2, writer Erik Wolpaw said during the Plot vs. Play panel (co-hosted by Joystiq's Ben Gilbert) at PAX Prime today. Wolpaw described the following scene, which was cut from the fin...

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"You should sit down," the Portal 2 blog recommends, because there's big news in the world of science. Valve has added co-op to the Perpetual Testing Initiative – the company's fancy name for the hit game's level creator. Meaning, armchair designers can now publish co-op maps for users to con...

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Wheatley, the adorably dumb and delightfully devious space core in Portal 2, is making a real-life trip to space. Kind of. An anonymous tech at NASA got away with laser-engraving the above image of Wheatley with the quote "In spaaaaaaace!" on the Japanese HTV-3 resupply craft to the ISS. Wheatley a...

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NECA is beginning a bold new behavioral experiment, to determine whether the addition of a logo will render plain orange jumpsuits desirable enough for consumers to purchase them in high quantities and for $100 each. The company's hypothesis is that it will, and we tend to agree. In order to get o...

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Been trying to pick up the Xbox version Portal 2 but haven't managed to open a portal from the couch to your local retailer? Xbox Live has the answer, as Portal 2 is now available on Games on Demand, according to Major Nelson. Apart from GLaDOS and Wheatley's intrusion of Xbox Live, there are some ...

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This Portal gun model created out of LEGO bricks features movable prongs and a few lights. The creator of this slick model, a Minneapolis LEGO Store employee seen in the video above, says it took a few weeks to build the gun after designing it for over a year. Sadly, the gun doesn't shoot adorable...

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Portal 2 players who opted for the PS3 version will get some bonus DLC later this year. Available on the E3 show floor, Portal 2 In Motion is a DLC pack featuring the same missions previously exclusive to the Razer Hydra peripheral now optimized for PlayStation Move, Polygon reports. We've inquired...

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All right, maybe we didn't really notice that the Portal gun used by P-body in Portal 2 co-op looked different. But NECA did, and designed a replica of that attractive, striped gun. The lights for this one, of course, are different from the original (we noticed that much!), glowing in orange and r...

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NECA's plan to sell an official replica of Aperture's handheld portal device – otherwise known as the Portal gun – has run into the double-whammy of rabid demand and puny production output. NECA is offering another 50 (!) replicas, which will be available for pre-order starting tonight ...

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Portal 2's level-editing DLC, the Perpetual Testing Initiative, will push the boundaries of physics and patience on May 8 for PC and Mac, and the above video shows us exactly how. It appears prolific level creator TopHATTwaffle originally uploaded the video but took it down at Valve's request, an...

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