Further to the E3 news announcing that Portal 2 is coming to the PS3 in September 2011, we also have the trailer from the E3 conference here:

“Gabe Newell announces that Portal 2 will be coming to Playstation 3 in 2011. This is the trailer played during the Sony conference on Tuesday 15th June”

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Valve made a well recieved announcement at E3 2010 in the form of the revelation that Portal 2 will be coming to the PlayStation 3 in 2011 and the PS3 version is set to be, according to Gabe Newell the “best on any console”.

Surprising words as Newell, Valve and Sony have been less than friendly towards each other in the past with regards to the lack of commitment Valve have shown in developing games for the PS3.

The PS3 version of Portal 2 will have Steam support as the Valve announcement also claimed that “Steam will be part of the experience”. Portal 2 will then be updated via Steam on the console.


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Valve apparantly wants to take it’s time with the PS3 in an attempt to do development “the right way.”

“Before we do anything on the PS3 we need to be able to support it in the right way,” said Valve’s Chet Faliszek

I don’t know that statement leaves it open ended if you ask me. I don’t sense a state of emergency from Chet, do you?

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Authoring tools and a player software package that will allow for the creation and play of custom Left 4 Dead 2 campaigns for the PC were released.

If you are looking to author a home grown campaign then look here for an update (available via Steam under the Tools heading). And, in case you were wondering, this new update works on mods for the original Left 4 Dead.

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