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Portal Companion Collection frame rate resolution

Portal Companion Collection just came to Switch last week, and Digital Foundry has offered up a new technical analysis for the port, diving into a number of aspects like frame rate and resolution.

Here’s the full roundup of tidbits:

Portal Companion Collection gameplay

A new round of gameplay is in for Portal Companion Collection. After it was announced for Switch earlier this year, the package saw a surprise release today.

Here’s some information about Portal Companion Collection:

Portal Companion Collection release date

The wait for Portal Companion Collection is over, as it’s been revealed that the package is dropping today. Fans will be able to pick it up digitally on the eShop.

More information about Portal Companion Collection can be found in the following overview:

Portal and Portal 2

Valve is putting Portal and Portal 2 on Switch, the company has revealed. They’ll be released as Portal: Companion Collection.

Here’s everything you need to know:

Steam Deck

Last week, Valve unveiled its new Steam Deck system. The device has drawn plenty of comparisons to Switch since it’s capable of playing big games on the go (with docking support as well) and in some ways reminds gamers of Nintendo’s console from a design standpoint.

Valve itself has now commented on those comparisons. Designer Greg Coomer is the first to weigh in, telling IGN that Switch a “great device,” but feels the company is targeting a different audience.

He said:

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In recent years, Valve has been focused on its huge distribution platform Steam and hardware. But now the company is shifting gears, and intends to get back into the game with software.

Valve boss Gabe Newell actually brought up something rather interesting when speaking about this at a recent event. Newell mentioned how the company has been jealous of the likes of Nintendo since they can create hardware and software in tandem.

A few days ago, Valve News Network hosted a live stream with Grey Newell, the son of Valve boss Gabe Newell. Grey ended up sharing an interesting tidbit about Nintendo during the event.

Apparently, many years ago, Valve’s founder visited Japan and met with Nintendo about a joint venture “that ended up not happening.” Grey also said he played Super Mario Galaxy with Shigeru Miyamoto.

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