ESRB Releases Portal 2 Rating

By Kyle Durant

February 28, 2011

The second Portal game this time around receives an E 10+ rating for fantasy and mild violence. But that isn’t all as the official rating summary below reveals some gameplay details about the upcoming puzzle game sequel. I don’t really think a spoiler warning is needed here. The description of the gameplay elements are more like a treat rather than a spoiler. Expect Portal 2 to hit store shelves April 19th for the PS3, 360, PC, and Mac.

“This is an action-adventure game in which players assume the role of Chell, a human who is trapped in a scientific testing facility. From a first-person perspective, players solve numerous physical puzzles as they navigate through post-apocalyptic environments. Players use a ‘portal gun’ to open transportation gateways. Throughout the game, players must avoid hazards such as stationary gun turrets, toxic substances, poisonous gas, and giant pistons; some sequences are accompanied by realistic gunfire. Robot droids can also be destroyed; for example, in one boss battle, players must defeat a robot by throwing small bombs. The words ‘damn’ and ‘hell’ can be heard in the dialogue.”

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Kyle Durant

Pretty much your above average gamer who plays games profusely and appreciates them even more. Been gaming since the NES but is in love with anything PlayStation. No I am not a typical fanboy...I appreciate each system for their strengths and recognize their weaknesses. I just love the PS brand. (Think along the lines as someone who likes to read but loves one author in particular). Ever since my time as #2 in the world at Resistance 2, I have taken video games much more seriously. Don't get me wrong, I am a laid back, fun guy to game with...but I always play to win.

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