A first-person action/puzzle video game, developed by Valve Corporation. It is the sequel to Portal.

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Is the last developer commentary reachable?

The one time I tried reaching it, I got blown by the explosion just before reaching it. If so, what does it say?
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Cameo appearances by the co-op characters?

Somewhere in Chapter 8, possibly a test numbered 15 (I can't exactly remember now), another chamber (to the right as you enter) gets ripped in half, and for a short while you can see P-Body (the ...
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Does GLaDOS say anything meaningful when she “gives us the fast version” in Test Chamber 8?

When we enter the testing area, GLaDOS informs us that she has to go attend to the turbines; before she leaves, she sarcastically gives a radically sped up "explanation" of the test we face in the ...
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How to reach my cubicles in Testchamber 11 of Chapter 8?

So I made it into Chapter 8, but I got stuck into this room with lasers and Excursion Funnel. I need to get my two cubicles on the left and right, but I can't seem to figure out how to reach them. ...
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Where is the “impossible space” in Portal 2?

One of the commentary nodes by a Portal 2 developer, Eric Tams, said they used "world portals" to quickly reconfigure maps and puzzles during testing, which allowed them to create rooms that were ...
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How to race my way through Room 01 in Chapter 7 The Reunion?

I gave the room a nice paint job, so the whole room and the corridor on the left are covered: So I managed to reach the third room with the cubicle that I need in this room. But I'm having ...
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How to continue in Chapter 6 The Fall?

I'm at the control room in Chapter 6, but I have no idea how to continue. My first guess is to get across here: So I made two portals: one high above me and one right below, so that I would get ...
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Does split-screen count towards Professor Portal?

I have completed co-op online and have the "You Saved Science" achievement. If I play with someone who has played offline co-op do I still get "Professor Portal"?
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Can I unlock the “You Saved Science” achievement in split-screen co-op?

The achievement description states: Complete all test chambers in all courses of co-op. Can this be completed in split-screen to unlock this achievement, or does it have to be done over Xbox ...
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How can I enable the developer console on a non-US keyboard?

I tried to enable the developer console in the options menu in Portal 2, but it doesn't work out of the box because I'm using a german keyboard and the ~ key is not recognized. I tried to edit the ...
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How to redirect the lasers in Testchamber 19 in Chapter 4?

I'm stuck again, this time in Testchamber 19 in Chapter 4. I've used the cubicle on the ground to change the angle of the laser on the right. I also know there's are cubicles to the left and right ...
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Does GLaDOS hate Atlas, the blue robot?

While in multi-player GLaDOS only seems to compliment Orange (P-Body) for winning and says that Blue (Atlas) is "Dead weight". I'm pretty sure this is standard because she says it when Orange is just ...
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What is Caroline's fate at the end of Portal 2?

At the end of Portal 2, when something in the building makes an announcement that Caroline is deleted, how much of her was really deleted? Maybe this is intended to be open-ended, but it seems a ...
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Are there multiple endings to Portal 2's singleplayer mode?

I could have sworn that I heard about multiple endings in Portal 2's singleplayer adventure. Am I mad or are there actually multiple endings?
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What are the lyrics to the Turret Opera at the end of Portal 2?

So after you beat the main game and the finale movie starts to run, Chell's upward elevator-ing is abruptly halted by a quartet of turrets. Rather than shoot at you, they start to... sing? What are ...
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Where is the Portrait of a Lady achievement?

Where do I need to go in Portal 2 to get the Portrait of a Lady achievement? I thought it would've been the portrait of Chell I found (the one that was on the cover of the comic) but that apparently ...
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Are there any alternatives to real cash to obtain objects listed in the in-game shop?

In Portal 2 there is an in-game shop similar to the Mann Co. of TF2. Are there any alternatives to real cash to obtain objects listed in the shop? Is it possible for these items to drop while gaming ...
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Flashing blue “error” - is this part of the game, or a fault?

This is what I get when I start Portal 2, after the introduction "Look Up" "Look Down" screen. Is this part of the game, or is there something wrong with my installation?
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How can I extract the full audio or get subtitles of GLaDOS's sentences in Portal 2?

I started playing Portal 2 and GLaDOS voice and dialogs are simply amazing. I would like to hear or read again some of her sentences. Is it possible extracting them in audio or text form, from some ...
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Portal 2 - Co-op Gesture Test Issues

In Portal 2 when I start the co-op mode I can't get past the gesture test. It shows me the prompt that tells me I have to press Q in order to gesture, but when I press the key all I see on screen is ...
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How to obtain my cubicle in test chamber 15 of chapter 3?

I'm in Chamber 15 in Chapter 3: And I'm wondering how to get to the cubicle among those turrets. I know I can jump up on either side of the room, but I can't seem to spot where to built my next ...
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How do you reset saved multiplayer progress in Portal 2?

Multiplayer progress in Portal 2 is saved to Steam Cloud: Is progress in the coop campaign in Portal 2 saved? How do you reset your progress to zero and experience the game from scratch with someone ...
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Portal 2 Cross Platform Coop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Play Portal 2 co-op between the PC and PS3 Steam linked accounts I noticed in the game that when I had earned a flag, I have a notification that my coop team mates on Xbox ...
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How do I skip videos in the Portal 2 co-op?

Is there a way to skip the videos in beginning of co-op play and the videos between hub and chamber?
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What maps correspond to what test chambers in Portal 2?

Short of running through and dropping save points on every chamber, the easiest way to get wherever is to just map or changelevel sp_a4_stop_the_box (chapter 8, chamber 6, as an example) in the dev ...
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How do I solve chamber 6, chapter 8 properly?

Yesterday I kludged my way around chamber 6 in The Itch. What I did: Obtain a cube, blocking it from emancipation with the wall Extend bridge ahead of turrets Once 'safely' through the emancipation ...
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Is there any way to escape the “good listener” room?

In Chapter 4, after Wheatley busted me out and I did a bit of running, Glados opened up the "final" test chamber and asked me to complete it. (This is the room with the heart on the wall, and you get ...
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Is there any point to breaking the surveillance cameras?

I believe in the original Portal there was an achievement for knocking down all the cameras. It doesn't look like there's a related achievement in Portal 2. Does knocking down the cameras have any ...
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How do I get past the turrets at the beginning of test chamber 15, chapter 3

The turrets whose sight you can block with the light bridge at the beginning, how do I get past them? Pic: Thanks!
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How do I take the companion cube with me after the level “Cold Boot” in Portal 2?

In "Cold Boot", on GLaDOS 7 -- the first time I encounter a companion cube -- the Material Emancipation grid is broken. GLaDOS makes a point of pointing this out, and saying don't take anything with ...
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Can Portal 2 co-op be played between PC and PS3 Steam linked accounts?

The PS3 version of Portal 2 comes with a code to link it to a Steam account. Apparently this allows you to play on both the PC and PS3 with one purchase. Can this be used to play co-op between the ...
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What determines which character I play in Portal 2 co-op?

There are two characters in Portal 2 co-op: Atlas and P-Body, but there appears to not be a character selection screen before you start playing. Are the characters randomly assigned to each player or ...
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What happens if I catch Wheatley?

Near the beginning of the game, when Wheatley (your companion, the robot personality sphere) jumps off his rail, what happens if you manage to catch him? I slipped and missed him, and I'm a little ...
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How do I enter the Aperture Science Innovators initiative?

Hurray! I'm stuck again in chapter 6, after the announcement from Cave. There is a bridge to enter the next section but I'd need to be a TF2 scout to cross it. There obviously must be a solution with ...
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Is progress in the coop campaign in Portal 2 saved?

I've started playing the coop campaign of Portal 2 during launch break today, and had to stop because of time constraint. I didn't find an option to save the game, so we just disconnected. Is there a ...
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Does the order of playing the single player or co-op campaigns matter?

In terms of plot, player training and (most importantly!) any potential spoilers between the two "branches", does it matter in which order the single player and co-op campaigns in Portal 2 are played ...
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How do I get out of Chamber 17?

So I'm stuck in GLaDOS 17. I have put the cube on the button, connected the laser to its output, explored the back area of the room hoping for exits — but I could not find a way to reach the ...
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How do I get the special skin from the Potato Sack pack for Portal 2?

In the description for purchasing the Potato Sack pack of games, it was stated (bold mine): Plus, if you buy this pack (or have all 13 of these games in your account) you get a potato hat in Team ...
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I get an error message every time I try to install Portal 2 via Steam

When trying to start Portal 2 Steam starts completing the installation, aborts after a few percents and then gives the error message Incomplete installation of Portal 2 (10) I've verified the ...
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What is the difference between a Steam game on CD and a download?

I bought the Orange Box on Steam as a download about a year ago. I really like being able to log into my account on any computer and being able to re-download the game and play it without keeping ...
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What are the names of the Portal 2 co-op robots?

Does anyone know the names of the Portal 2 coop robots or even if they have names?