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How Cave Johnson's talking head got cut from Portal 2

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...

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Co-op added to Portal 2's Perpetual Testing Initiative

"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...

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NASA flinging Portal 2's space core into space, sort of

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...

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Portal 2 Lego set reaches support goal, is off to review by 'Lego jury'

Congratulations, everyone: If you read our post about the prototype Portal 2 Lego set and threw your vote on Cuusoo to have it become reality, you've succeeded. Go get yourself an ice cream sundae, champ. You deserve it. The Portal-themed Lego set has received 10,000 votes of support on Lego's...

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Jump at the chance for a real Portal 2 jumpsuit

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...

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Portal 2 goes Games on Demand, 50% off sales abound on Xbox Live

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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LEGO Portal gun doesn't have enough features

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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This Portal Lego set is in testing phase, your vote can help it pass

You've played Portal and Portal 2, you've used the editor to build your own test chambers and you bought the replica portal gun. Your life is almost complete -- almost. All you need now is this Portal Lego set that's starting to gain traction on Cuusoo, Lego's crowd-sourcing platform that got the...

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Portal Turret mini replica available later this year, features sound module

The latest Valve-licensed replica from Gaming Heads is a mini model of the Aperture Sentry Turret. The turret is 16 inches tall (including base and antenna) and features a sound module, which will play samples of the turret's "activation, search, auto search, disabled and tipped over sounds." The...

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'Portal 2 In Motion' DLC incorporates PlayStation Move

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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