Chell, a test subject from Aperture Laboratories, attempts to escape the facility with the guidance of Wheatley, a clumsy and talkative personality core who mistakenly awakes GLaDOS, the mad and murderous central AI of Aperture, who strongly interferes with the breakout.
Think With Portals
Did You Know?
"It ain't over till the fat lady sings" is a well-known phrase, based on the stereotype of opera performances casting larger women singers in major roles. Staying true to the old saying, Portal 2 concludes with an opera song, sung by a uniquely fat turret with a feminine voice. See more
Portals moving would cause reality problems, and so the game cuts any portals that do so. However one level requires you to put portals on moving surfaces. See more
This next test is very dangerous. To help you remain tranquil in the face of almost certain death, smooth jazz will be deployed, in three, two, one.
[Smooth Jazz music plays for ten seconds and then dies out electronically
[Chell solves the puzzle
Great work. Because this message is prerecorded, any observations related to your performance are speculation on our part. Please disregard any undeserved compliments.
The game menus change via a spinning tile effect, identical to the spinning tiles Wheatley and GLaDOS use in the game to create mosaic patterns and words on the walls of the test chambers. See more
Referenced in Pacific Rim
Prelude No. 2 in C minor (BWV 934) (classical music/Machiavellian Bach)
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Arranged by Mike Morasky See more