Portal 2 is the latest addition to the Valve catalogue, and the sequel to the highly successful project game Portal. A good deal of fuss has been made about this game, so how well does it really stack up?
Portal 2, the sequel to the Orange Box smash Portal, was released last Tuesday, to an overwhelmingly positive reception. Let's take a look at why this positive reaction is somewhat justified!
I must start with a disclaimer - while I will try and avoid spoilers wherever possible, its certainly possible for me to give away parts of the plot that might not be common knowledge. It's certainly nothing that you can't find out by going to the Wikipedia page! But if you haven't played it, don't be disappointed if I give anything away.
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Portal 2 starts with a rude awakening from stasis, by a personality core called Wheatley, brilliantly voiced by Stephen Merchant (The Office, Extras, The Tooth Fairy). He leads you through the Aperture Laboratory facility, which is overgrown and dilapidated after ...