Portal 2: Price drops to $30 on Steam with Portal 1 bundle for $35
Given the hard economic times and looming threats of double dip recessions, earthquake-induced Japanese financial jitters, and deficit anxiety in Europe, many global gamers are looking for signs, any glimmer, of financial good news. While the latest pronouncements from Steam might not be the exact financial news many of us have been looking for, it does involve savings so hey, we’ll take what we can get.
Valve, the publisher of the almost universally acclaimed Portal game series has announced that it is slashing the price of the Mac and PC versions of Portal 2 to a very recession-friendly price of $30. If that isn’t enough, they are also offering a bundled package of both Portal 1 and 2 for only $5 more. Definitely a great way to acquainted with a legendary franchise. Portal 2 features even more adventures at Aperture Technologies, the mammoth robotics company. This installment garnered the same amount of praise and critical adoration from hardened critics and gamers alike.
Portal 2 features an engaging storyline, clever dialogue, an interesting sense of humor, immersive music, and of course, very innovative gameplay. This game blew away so many people’s expectations that it has, at last count, won over 70 different gaming industry awards and accolades. It has also, deservedly so, garnered quite a cult following. Portal 2 features new characters, intriguing new puzzles and puzzle elements, and a wider variety of test chambers.