Questions tagged [portal-2]

For questions about the video game "Portal 2", a first-person puzzle video game created by Valve Corporation. It is the sequel to Portal (2007). Use in conjunction with the [portal] tag. Questons about gameplay mechanics are off topic and should be asked on Arqade (https://gaming.stackexchange.com/).

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What exactly happened to GLaDOS after Portal?

The different games and additional material seem to have conflicting evidence: In Portal, In Portal 2, Also, in Lab Rats, So did she
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What are the requirements for a portal from a portal gun (in Portal/Portal 2) to form?

I was under the impression from some of the quotes in Portal 2 that the portal gun only worked on surfaces painted with moon-dust paint, or other moon-related surfaces. However browsing through Portal ...
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In the “Portal” games, what personality traits do the cores represent?

In the first Portal game, it's made quite obvious what most of the cores represent. The silent, purple one is morality, the orange one that asks constant pointless questions is curiosity and the red, ...
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Is Using a Portal the Same as Teleporting [closed]

This question stems from the game portal and some scifi concepts of Teleporting. The question stemmed from an office conversation following everyone seeing the internet meme of a guy licking his "...
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What is the meaning behind the “Turret Opera” at the end of Portal 2?

What is the meaning behind this scene in the game? I'm certain that there's more meaning to it than just what we see.
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Was Wheatley initially corrupt?

On my most recent playthrough of Portal 2, I couldn't help but notice something. This is Wheatley: We all know him, right? But I noticed, that's not what he looks like at the start of the game. ...
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Why didn't the Portal Gun fail to create a Portal on the Moon?

In the end of Portal 2, I fired the portal gun to the Moon. And it worked, which created a quantum tunnel between Moon's surface and Floor below Wheatley - sucking Wheatley out into space. Throughout ...