Put for your orange pants and your pondering cap and take hold of your portal gun, since you’re about to go back to Aperture Science and the villain GLaDOS, however possibly no longer in the way in which you have been anticipating. Bridge Constructor Portal is a mashup of Valve’s puzzle-adventure recreation and the Bridge Constructor civil engineering simulator, and it’s the sport we by no means knew we would have liked till now.
Created by way of ClockStone Software — the similar studio in the back of the unique Bridge Constructor — Bridge Constructor Portal duties gamers with pondering outdoor the normal bounds of physics to entire hazardous puzzles. In the announcement trailer, we see an Aperture truck blocked by way of a chain of turrets at the different facet of an opening. Rather than try to go the space at once, the truck drops down right into a portal and positive factors sufficient momentum to wreck the turrets prior to they are able to hearth.
Of route, as this can be a Bridge Constructor recreation, Bridge Constructor Portal will nonetheless pressure you to set up your sources in order to create a strong bridge. As the trailer displays, failure to accomplish that will outcome in your truck plummeting right into a pit for a one-on-on assembly with GLaDOS, and nobody needs that.
“Bridge Constructor Portal” will mix the rules of structural engineering and era immediately from Aperture Laboratories into a thrilling new recreation enjoy, all underneath the difficult gaze of GLaDOS,” writer Headup Games mentioned.
If you’re itching to get your fingers at the recreation and resolve puzzles for the sake of science, you received’t have to wait very lengthy. The recreation will likely be to be had on December 20 for PC, Linux, and Mac, in addition to iOS and Android. Early subsequent 12 months, the sport will even come to PlayStation four, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The Switch turns out like the very best (structurally strong) platform for the sport, however it will be the first time a Portal name seemed on a Nintendo platform — possibly Valve may just repair that with a couple of ports!
The final full-length recreation in the Portal collection was once Portal 2, launched in 2011. We’re nonetheless retaining out for a 3rd recreation, despite the fact that it appears more and more not likely that Valve is in growing it.