Portal (series)

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Portal is a series of first-person puzzle-platform video games developed by Valve Corporation.wikipedia
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Valve Corporation

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Portal is a series of first-person puzzle-platform video games developed by Valve Corporation.
It is the developer of the software distribution platform Steam and the Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, and Dota 2 games.

Half-Life (series)

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Set in the Half-Life universe, the two main games in the series, Portal (2007) and Portal 2 (2011), center on a woman, Chell, forced to undergo a series of tests within the Aperture Science Enrichment Center by a malicious artificial intelligence computer, GLaDOS, that controls the facility.
The first game in the Portal series, set in the same universe as Half-Life, was released in 2007.

GLaDOS

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Set in the Half-Life universe, the two main games in the series, Portal (2007) and Portal 2 (2011), center on a woman, Chell, forced to undergo a series of tests within the Aperture Science Enrichment Center by a malicious artificial intelligence computer, GLaDOS, that controls the facility.
GLaDOS (Genetic Lifeform and Disk Operating System) is a fictional artificially intelligent computer system from the video game series Portal.

Chell (Portal)

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Set in the Half-Life universe, the two main games in the series, Portal (2007) and Portal 2 (2011), center on a woman, Chell, forced to undergo a series of tests within the Aperture Science Enrichment Center by a malicious artificial intelligence computer, GLaDOS, that controls the facility.
Chell is the silent protagonist in the Portal video game series developed by Valve Corporation.

Portal 2

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Set in the Half-Life universe, the two main games in the series, Portal (2007) and Portal 2 (2011), center on a woman, Chell, forced to undergo a series of tests within the Aperture Science Enrichment Center by a malicious artificial intelligence computer, GLaDOS, that controls the facility. Portal Stories: Mel is a single-player mod of Portal 2 developed by Prism Studios.
A promotional comic shows estranged Aperture Science employee Doug Rattmann, who used graffiti to guide the player in Portal, placing Chell into suspended animation to save her life, until the beginning of Portal 2.

Cave Johnson (Portal)

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Aperture Science was founded by Cave Johnson (voiced by J.K. Simmons) and originally sought to make shower curtains for the military.
Johnson serves as a guide to the player-character Chell as she explores an abandoned part of the Aperture Science facility, though all of his messages are pre-recorded from before the events of the Portal games.

Cryptozoic Entertainment

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A board game version of Portal, developed by Cryptozoic Entertainment with oversight from Valve, was released in 2015.
Cryptozoic Entertainment has also produced products based on The Lord of the Rings, Attack on Titan, Ghostbusters, AMC's The Walking Dead, Portal, Rick and Morty, various Cartoon Network series, and other IPs.

Portal (video game)

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Set in the Half-Life universe, the two main games in the series, Portal (2007) and Portal 2 (2011), center on a woman, Chell, forced to undergo a series of tests within the Aperture Science Enrichment Center by a malicious artificial intelligence computer, GLaDOS, that controls the facility.

Prism Studios

Portal Stories: Mel is a single-player mod of Portal 2 developed by Prism Studios.
Prism Studios is a Northern Irish video game developer founded in 2016, made up of eight fans of the Portal series.

Aperture Tag: The Paint Gun Testing Initiative

Aperture Tag: The Paint Gun Testing Initiative is a 2014 first-person puzzle-platform video game developed by the Aperture Tag Team.
Originally made as a modification of the Valve Corporation's Portal series, it was officially approved for sale by Valve and released on the software distribution platform Steam on July 15, 2014.

Poker Night 2

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The main antagonist GLaDOS from Portal was included as the dealer in Poker Night 2.
GLaDOS (voiced by Ellen McLain) from the Portal series takes a supporting role as the dealer.

Portal - No Escape

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On August 2011, Dan Trachtenberg released a fan film based on series called Portal: No Escape.
Portal: No Escape is a short fan film about the Portal series directed by Dan Trachtenberg.

J. J. Abrams

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During the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit, Valve's Newell and film director J.J. Abrams announced plans to partner to create films on Valve's properties, including Half-Life and Portal.
Abrams announced at the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit that Bad Robot Productions had made a deal with Valve Corporation to produce a film based on either the video game title Portal or Half-Life.

List of Portal characters

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It was described as a "room-scale" VR experience, consisting of about a dozen small experimental experiences that highlight the use of VR; such include experiencing a fully panoramic view that has been stitched together from a number of photographs, a physics game where the player attempts to launch personality cores into piles of boxes using a catapult, and a bow-and-arrow based game.

Dota 2

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In 2017, a cosmetic set based on the Companion Cube was released as a visual replacement for a character known as "Io" in Valve's multiplayer online battle arena game, Dota 2.
Promotional tie-ins to other video games and media have been added to Dota 2 since release, including custom Half-Life 2, Bastion, Portal, The Stanley Parable, Rick and Morty, Fallout 4, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, and Darkest Dungeon announcer packs, which replace the game's default announcer with ones based on those franchises.

First-person (gaming)

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Portal is a series of first-person puzzle-platform video games developed by Valve Corporation. Aperture Tag: The Paint Gun Testing Initiative is a 2014 first-person puzzle-platform video game developed by the Aperture Tag Team.

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Portal is a series of first-person puzzle-platform video games developed by Valve Corporation. Aperture Tag: The Paint Gun Testing Initiative is a 2014 first-person puzzle-platform video game developed by the Aperture Tag Team.

Video game

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Portal is a series of first-person puzzle-platform video games developed by Valve Corporation. Aperture Tag: The Paint Gun Testing Initiative is a 2014 first-person puzzle-platform video game developed by the Aperture Tag Team.

Artificial intelligence

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Set in the Half-Life universe, the two main games in the series, Portal (2007) and Portal 2 (2011), center on a woman, Chell, forced to undergo a series of tests within the Aperture Science Enrichment Center by a malicious artificial intelligence computer, GLaDOS, that controls the facility.

DigiPen Institute of Technology

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The Portal games are noted for bringing students and their projects from the DigiPen Institute of Technology into Valve and extending their ideas into the full games.

Narbacular Drop

The portal concept was introduced by the game Narbacular Drop and led to the basis for the first game.

Tag: The Power of Paint

Another game, Tag: The Power of Paint, formed the basis of surface-altering "gels" introduced in Portal 2.

The Orange Box

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The first game was released as part of a three-game compilation, The Orange Box, and though intended as a short bonus feature of the compilation, was instead considered the highlight of the three.

Erik Wolpaw

In addition to the challenging puzzle elements, both games are praised for its dark humor, written by Erik Wolpaw, Chet Faliszek, and Jay Pinkerton, voice work by actors Ellen McLain, Stephen Merchant, and J.K. Simmons, and musical songs by Jonathan Coulton.

Chet Faliszek

In addition to the challenging puzzle elements, both games are praised for its dark humor, written by Erik Wolpaw, Chet Faliszek, and Jay Pinkerton, voice work by actors Ellen McLain, Stephen Merchant, and J.K. Simmons, and musical songs by Jonathan Coulton.