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Valve Announces Portal 2 Update Featuring In-Game Editor

This seriously just made my day! It’s the only thing I thought the game was missing at release.

“Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress, and Counter-Strike) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced the second game add-on for the year’s highest rated multiplatform game, Portal 2, is in development and targeted for release early next year.

This major update will feature an easy-to-use in-game map editor that will let users design, build and share their own single-player and co-op test chambers with the community, who will be able to view, play and vote on them with a simple click.”


Portal 2 Free DLC Peer Review Coming Oct. 4th

Valve today announced that the free DLC update for its bestselling game franchise Portal 2 will be rolled out across all regions starting October 4th. The free DLC, titled “Portal 2: Peer Review”, is available to all owners of Portal 2 for download on PS3 and Xbox 360, and will be automatically downloaded via Steam on PC and Mac.

In “Peer Review”, you and a friend will continue the story of loyal bots P-Body and Atlas as you puzzle your way through a mysterious new co-op test track and once again match wits with GLaDOS. The DLC also features a single player and co-op Challenge Mode, and leaderboards to compare Challenge Mode scores with friends and the Portal community.


Portal: No Escape Fan Made Film

“Portal: No Escape,” is a new fan film by Dan Trachtenberg, director for Lexus, Nike, and Coca Cola commercials, stars Danielle Rayne, a TV actress, as Chell, and features special effects by Jon Chesson, who has worked on V, Falling Skys, True Blood, as well as Resistance 3, Ratchet and Clank, Mod Nation Racers, and Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier.

I am a big fan of good “Fan Films”, and this one is very good. It does start a little slow, but picks up and definitely leaves me wanting more.


Portal 2 Review

I was sitting, live, in Sony’s E3 press conference, when Valve’s Gabe Newell made a surprise appearance (and an even more surprising announcement). Valve’s Portal 2 would soon be coming to the PS3. For those of you that don’t know, Portal 2 is a first-person action/puzzle video game that has both single and two-player co-operative game modes. Portal 2, was one of the most anticipated games of the year, and is the sequel to the title that earned over 30 Game of the Year Awards in 2007. So, is this sequel worthy of the same awards?

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