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#1 giantpotato

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 23:19

I couldn't find an official Portal thread so I thought I would create a new one.

I just noticed a strange new update to Portal on Steam.

Portal
-Changed radio transmission frequency to comply with federal and state spectrum management regulations

along with this is a new Achievement

Transmission Received
...?

Valve said there wouldn't be any new Half-Life in 2010, but I don't think they mentioned anything about Portal 2. Could this new update be some kind of hint at Portal 2?


#2 eviljedi

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 00:54

Yea, seems like the start of a viral campaign for portal 2.

#3 Kirkburn

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 01:31

Steam forums are all over it of course: http://forums.steamp...isplay.php?f=82

Beware, spoilers (about the update's contents). Yes, Valve are messing with our heads again :)

#4 iamawesomewicked

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 01:32

Man, Valve are good at messing with people!

#5 kazuyette

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 10:36

A new Portal for 2010 ? Does it means that the Companion cube is back ? :)

#6 Steve B.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 11:00

Could also be linked to Ep 3 :p

#7 Obi Wong

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 15:06

wow
just skimming over those threads right now
crazy stuff

kinda like Lost :laugh:

this guy is decoding some images from some signal....
http://forums.steamp...d.php?t=1169218

[edit]
summary of what's happened so far today
http://forums.steamp...d.php?t=1169569

#8 Jason S.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 15:08

Could also be linked to Ep 3 :p

yeah and Duke Nukem

#9 +jamesyfx

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 15:08

I've got to admit, Valve are good at causing a stir over their unreleased games. I guess it keeps people excited, even though nothing they do here will truly reveal anything concise about the game until Valve announce it.

Ah well, something to waste time over I guess.

#10 Treemonkeys

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 15:25

The images lead to a phone number which is a BBS which prompts for a GladOS login when you connect, that is as far as I've heard. I wouldn't be surprised if this is for EP3 or Portal 2.

#11 Obi Wong

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 15:27

The images lead to a phone number which is a BBS which prompts for a GladOS login when you connect, that is as far as I've heard. I wouldn't be surprised if this is for EP3 or Portal 2.


they got this image from the BBS
http://img63.imagesh...asciilarge2.png

#12 John.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 15:39

Excited :D I eat this stuff up like there's no tomorrow!

#13 +Frank B.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 15:43

Valve Corp., successfully trolling their users since 1996.

#14 +Frank B.

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Posted 03 March 2010 - 23:32

New update out:

Portal
  • Added valuable asset retrieval
... whatever that means now.

#15 Kirkburn

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Posted 04 March 2010 - 02:55

New update out:

Portal

  • Added valuable asset retrieval
... whatever that means now.

Spoiler
<-- video link: http://www.xfire.com/video/2393cf/



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