Portal 2

Portal 2: Cooperative Testing Initiative | 12 May 2011 // 4:00 PM

A separate review for Portal 2's co-op? Of course! We here at PopMatters are no slouches, you know.

'Portal 2': Very Much "Still Alive" | 19 Apr 2011 // 9:14 PM

While GLaDOS may have taken on the role of the passive-aggressive mother especially during the closing moments of Portal, the nature of the antagonism present in feminine interpersonal conflict is heightened here in some more traditionally cruel ways.


Moving Pixels Podcast: Stepping Forward into 'Portal 2' | 8 May 2011 // 10:00 PM

Time to reconsider our roles as lab rats.

“Her Name Is Caroline”: Identifying the Misbehaving Woman in 'Portal 2' | 3 May 2011 // 10:00 PM

By fulfilling the expected obligations of a 1950s “wife", Caroline sounds as if she might as well be married to Johnson, and after all, given Johnson's alignment with American exceptionalism and what it can achieve through technology, he is the “science” that she has married herself to.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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