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The impact of Portal across video games and wider pop culture was massive.

That struck me whilst watching this video. It's a fantastic, detailed look at the history of Portal's development and it features a lot of information I, personally, was not aware of.

Well worth a watch if you have a spare 15 minutes.

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Because Aperture Science would never release something as plebeian as a pinball table. Coming next week to Zen Pinball 2, Pinball FX 2 and whatever other pinball platforms Zen Studios has running about causing trouble, Portal Pinball reunites fans of Valve's first-person puzzler with the likes of GLaDOS, Wheatley, Atlas, P-Body and the ever talkative Chell in an all-new, incredibly scientific way.

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Whether it's an RPG that tells a story over dozens of hours, or a strategy game that takes months to master, games are often a considerable time investment. For many people this is central to gaming's appeal: nowhere else in art can you find such complete worlds to lose yourself in or such stern challenges to overcome.