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Many years after "Portal," Chell reawakens at Aperture Science and tries to stop GLADoS once again with the help of Wheatley, who has his own plans for the historical facility.
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Credited cast:
Ellen McLain ... GLaDOS / Turrets / Caroline (voice)
Stephen Merchant ... Wheatley (voice)
J.K. Simmons ... Cave Johnson (voice)
Joe Micheals Joe Micheals ... Announcer (voice)
Nolan North ... Space Core / Fact Core / Adventure Core / Defective Turrets (voice)
Dee Bradley Baker ... Atlas / P-Body (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alesia Glidewell ... Chell (as Alésia Glidewell)

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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. Written by treejog

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"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 »


Announcer: 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]
Announcer: [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.
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Crazy Credits

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 »


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Prelude No. 2 in C minor (BWV 934) (classical music/Machiavellian Bach)
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Arranged by Mike Morasky
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Tops Its Predecessor In Every Way
2 January 2012 | by FilmFreak94See all my reviews

Portal was an already excellent puzzle game. Portal 2 however expands everything from the first game and makes it eleven times better. The puzzles are bigger, the stakes are bigger, the Enrichment Center is bigger. But let's not get ahead of ourselves.

Chell has been kept in stasis for a long time since the first game ended and is awoken when a tiny personality core named Wheatley tries to break them out of the facility. Chell and Wheatley pass through a few test chambers before accidentally reawakening GLaDOS, who has many more tests for you. You have to get out of the facility and finally escape GLaDOS and Aperture Laboratories... at least at first.

Portal 2 is one of the most fun games I've played all year. The puzzles have the same basic formula of portal shooting as the last game but there's a lot other stuff thrown in as well. New gels that propel you and increase your speed and a lot harder puzzles that will keep you guessing.

Not only does Portal 2 increase the puzzles, it also goes deep into character development. When you go deeper into the facility you find out the truth about Aperture's origins and also the origins of GLaDOS.

Portal 2 is one of the best games of the year. If you haven't played it, I strongly suggest it. You'll laugh, you'll get frustrated, and you will be heavily engrossed in this amazing game.

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