Bridge Constructor Portal announced

08 December, 2017, 01:43 | Author: Julian Swanson
  • That new rumoured Portal game? It's a Bridge Constructor spin-off

Headup Games and Clockstone Software have now announced an official partnership with Valve that'll see us back at Aperture Laboratories before the end of 2017. The year of Portal's original release, GLaDOS won several awards for being the best video game character of the year, and you'd be hard pressed to find many people who would argue that GLaDOS isn't among the best video game characters of all time.

As the name implies, Bridge Constructor Portal is the next entry in the popular Bridge Constructor series, with Portal-inspired visuals and mechanics.

Portal and Portal 2 both have players solving traversal puzzles using the titular portal gun. Incorporating portal physics into the physics of Bridge Constructor will certainly put this on a few Steam wishlists for purchase on Dec 20th.

With the help of GLaDOS, its turrets, and obviously a whole bunch of portals, new and more experienced bridge-builders are able to solve increasingly hard physic-based puzzles in Bridge Constructor Portal, based on the popular Valve series.

Portal has gone all over the place, from the darkest depths of Aperture Science to outer space, briefly.

"For the previous year we've been secretly working in our underground labs on the next iteration of the million-selling Bridge Constructor series", reads a statement from Headup. I honestly couldn't tell you.

Valve's Portal series is returning in two weeks with Bridge Constructor Portal for Windows PC and mobile devices. In it, players construct spans and supports to allow traffic to flow from one part of the level to another. The console versions will follow in early 2018.

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