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On July 13th, 2006 at EA's Summer press event, Gabe Newell announced that a game tentatively titled "Portals" was in production, and that it was due for release alongside [[Half-Life 2: Episode Two]] and [[Team Fortress 2]] before the end of the year.
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* [[Package: The Orange Box|The Orange Box]]
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* [[Package: Valve Complete Pack|Valve Complete Pack]]}}
  
The game is described as a first-person shooter set in the Half-Life universe where you use an "Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device to create dimensional doorways." [http://uk.gamespot.com/xbox360/action/halflife2episode2/news.html?sid=6154006] The game operates as a puzzle-based shooter, allowing you to create portals that link to one another on any flat surface large enough.  
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{{portal}} '''Portal''' (2007) is a puzzle video game using the Orange Box engine. Taking place in the mysterious Aperture laboratories, the game operates as a puzzle-based shooter, allowing you to create portals that link to one another on any flat and large enough surface.  
  
The gameplay is similar to that of [Narbacular Drop|http://www.nuclearmonkeysoftware.com/narbaculardrop.html], an indie game that won the IGF 2006 Student Showcase. Members of the development team that created the game were later hired by Valve.
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The gameplay is similar to [[Wikipedia:Narbacular Drop|Narbacular Drop]] by Nuclear Monkey Software, an indie game that won the IGF 2006 Student Showcase. Members of the development team who created the game were hired by Valve in 2005.
  
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== Content ==
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* Portal (<code>portal</code>)
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* Source 2007 shared (<code>hl2</code>)
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* Source shared (<code>hl2</code>)
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* [[Orange Box]] engine branch
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== See also ==
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* [[Portal Level Creation]]
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== External links ==
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* [[Wikipedia:Portal (video game)|Portal article on Wikipedia]]
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* EA Summer Showcase trailer: [http://files.filefront.com/Portal+OrientationTrailer1/;5272106;;/fileinfo.html FileFront.com],  [http://www.gamespot.com/pages/video_player/popup.php?sid=6154227&pid=932149 GameSpot]
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* [http://www.myapertureinnovations.com/ My Aperture Innovations (custom maps)]
 
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Latest revision as of 11:07, 20 December 2013


[Portal] Portal (2007) is a puzzle video game using the Orange Box engine. Taking place in the mysterious Aperture laboratories, the game operates as a puzzle-based shooter, allowing you to create portals that link to one another on any flat and large enough surface.

The gameplay is similar to Narbacular Drop by Nuclear Monkey Software, an indie game that won the IGF 2006 Student Showcase. Members of the development team who created the game were hired by Valve in 2005.

Content

  • Portal (portal)
  • Source 2007 shared (hl2)
  • Source shared (hl2)
  • Orange Box engine branch

See also

External links