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UK Publisher: Valve
US Publisher: Valve
Age Rating: ESRB Everyone 10+ | PEGI 12
Expanding a brief three-hour puzzle game into a glorious ten-hour adventure can't have been easy, particularly when the entire internet is constantly shouting at you to hurry up and make Half-Life-3 instead. However, Valve managed it with ease. Portal 2 might not be as pure and lean as its predecessor, but it's bigger and funnier - so much funnier, in large part due to the pitch-perfect acting of its new celebrity cast.
It's a game that turns the original Portal on its head, before firing multicoloured gel at it and doing something spoilery with a potato. It's also a game that does exciting things with co-op, at a time when two-player is being inelegantly crammed into pretty much everything.
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A challenging, hilarious, and mind-expanding puzzle experience for one or two—treasure your first time through.
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