It’s an exciting week for DigiPen and gamers the world over: Valve Software has officially released Portal 2 to rave reviews! As you make your way through the Aperture Science Testing Facility, however, don’t forget about the contributions that DigiPen students have made to this award-winning franchise. Here’s what a couple news outlets had to say about Valve’s series and the students behind it:
On the day of Portal 2‘s release, National Public Radio takes a closer look at thePortal series’ roots as DigiPen student games Narbacular Drop and Tag: The Power of Paint.
Read it here: “Portal 2: A Student Video Game Project, All Grown Up“
The Seattle Times catalogs the history of the Portal series, starting with the team of DigiPen students who made Narbacular Drop.
Read it here: “Backstory to blockbuster game Portal 2 is a real Cinderella tale.”