Valve has continued its trend of ARG-style announcements by revealing that Portal 2 will be shown at E3 with a GLaDOS-themed blue screen of death:
Above: This appeared behind Gabe Newell as he spoke at last night's Game Developers Choice Awards
A poster in the Penny Arcade forums translated the error code from HEX, revealing the phrase "SUSPEND UNTIL EEE."
Valve has officially driven us to insane-conspiracy-theorist status.
In an even sillier, and completely unconfirmed bit of news, Reddit pointed out that the cover of a Saxton Hale comic (a character who often appears in Team Fortress 2 promotional material) seems to contain a hidden Half-Life 3 (or Episode 3) hit:
Yeah, it's pretty weak, but Valve's cryptic reveals are messing with our heads... making us see hidden messages where there are none. I spent the entire commute to work this morning trying to figure out if the license plate on the car in front of me secretly revealed a new Source engine. Turns out it was just a meaningless string of letters and numbers.
Also see: Portal 2: The 10 things you NEED to know
Mar 12, 2010