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About the Digital Book
The Final Hours of Portal 2 takes you deep within the top-secret offices of Valve for an unvarnished look at the creative process behind the new video game Portal 2. Journalist Geoff Keighley was granted unprecedented “fly on the wall” access to Valve to create this staggering 15,000 word multimedia experience. From the hush-hush Portal prequel that was shelved to the last minute scramble to complete the game’s story, The Final Hours of Portal 2 is a gripping and dramatic story brought to life by exclusive photos, videos, interviews, interactive experiences, and other surprises.
In The Final Hours of Portal 2 Valve reveals:
That Portal 2 actually began as a prequel to the first game without portals or GLaDOS.
The Directed Design Experiments created after Half-Life 2: Episode 2, including video of a never-before-disclosed project, Two Bots, One Wrench.
How the story of Portal 2 evolved during development. See images and read surprising details.
How it worked with Jonathan Coulton to create “Want You Gone,” the closing song to the game.
Interactive Highlights Include:
Play with portals in an interactive diagram where you learn how portals work.
360 degree panorama photos of the Valve office and design labs.
Listen to the songs that inspired the Portal 2 development team.
Hear Jonathan Coulton’s Portal 2 song in various stages of development.
Puppet Wheatley in an interactive experience
Destroy Aperture Science by wiping your fingers over the screen.
Interact with fans and voice your opinion via polls and a feedback form.About the GamePortal 2 draws from the award-winning formula of innovative gameplay, story, and music that earned the original Portal over 70 industry accolades and created a cult following. For more information on Portal 2 click here.
|Minimum System Requirements|
|CPU||•2.33GHz Intel® Pentium® 4, AMD Athlon® 64 2800+, or faster processor|
|RAM||•512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)|
|OS||•Microsoft® Windows® XP Home, Professional, or Tablet PC Edition with Service Pack 3; Windows Server® 2003 or 2008; Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (including 64-bit editions) with Service Pack 2; or Windows 7|
|Game Analysis||Provided that you have at least an NVIDIA GeForce 510 graphics card you can play the game. Portal 2 - The Final Hours system requirements state that you will need at least 1 GB of RAM. An AMD Athlon 64 2800+ CPU is required at a minimum to run Portal 2 - The Final Hours. Portal 2 - The Final Hours will run on PC system with • Microsoft® Windows® XP Home, Professional, or Tablet PC Edition with Service Pack 3; Windows Server® 2003 or 2008; Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (including 64-bit editions) with Service Pack 2; or Windows 7 and upwards. Additionally it has a Mac version.|
|Minimum System Requirements|
|CPU||Intel® Core™ Duo or faster processor|
|RAM||512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)|
|OS||Mac OS X v10.4.9|