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New Article at Reaxxion:Portal 2 is One of the Most Disappointing Sequels of Recent Times”


I take apart Portal 2 in this week’s Reaxxion column:

The logical thing to do with Portal 2—and the easiest way to expand on its unique premise—would have been to combine the portal gun with the FPS gameplay of Half-Life 2. Indeed, given that Portal’s and Half-Life 2: Episode Two’s plots are tied in to each other, I figured that Episode Three would feature a cameo from Chell, or maybe a Gordon Freeman appearance in Portal 2. Imagine fighting Combine soldiers or headcrabs with the portal gun, using it to flank them, or maybe setting up traps where you ping-pong a hapless commando through the orange and blue portals like Wile E. Coyote.

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