Portal 3? Nope, Just Bridge Constructor Portal

Bridge Constructor and Portal are teaming up for vehicle-based experiments ClockStone Software

Portal 3 may be one of the most in-demand games for fans, but it doesn’t look like a third entry into the first-person physics puzzle franchise is getting announced anytime soon. However, the next best thing releases sooner than you think: Bridge Constructor Portal.

Bridge Constructor Portal pairs bridge-building physics-based gameplay with a world where physics can be easily manipulated. Like Bridge Constructor, players will create structures that allow a vehicle to move from one side of the screen to the other without any interference. Normally, Bridge Constructor uses things like a boat passing under the bridge. In Bridge Constructor Portal, players have to watch out for incoming fire from evil turrets and a slew of other road hazards nobody should have to deal with. Of course, portals will also play a big role in each level.

Because the game is set in Aperture Labs, the ever-present (and horribly sarcastic) GLaDOS spouts one-liners to both build up confidence, then make it come crashing down. It’s unknown if Bridge Constructor Portal will be set in the same timeline as the other Portal games, or if there will be a story element at all. However, judging from the fact that the labs look to be in pretty good condition, it’s probably safe to bet Bridge Constructor Portal takes place before Portal 2.

Bridge Constructor Portal is a stand-alone game for PC, Mac, Linux and mobile devices and releases on Dec. 20. That’s only a few weeks away! Console versions, including Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch, will release in early 2018, but no specific dates were mentioned. Bridge Constructor Portal will cost $9.99 on PC and console, and $4.99 on mobile.

So what do you think? Are you excited to go back to Aperture Labs in Bridge Constructor Portal? Would you be more excited for a proper Portal 3 announcement? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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