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Lend your CPU to GLaDOS by playing Potato Sack games

Valve has updated its Aperture Science page for Portal 2, and the countdown clock has ended. Now, the site is asking to to re-boot GLaDOS by playing games included in the Potato Sack offering.

The countdown to end all countdowns ended a little bit ago with the following message:

09:00 Hello again.
09:00 Ive been waiting a long time for this.
09:00 I know its arriving later than expected.
09:00 But I have a message for you:
09:00 April Fools.
09:01 Im joking.
09:01 Seriously, though:
09:01 Youve been surprisingly competent at
09:01 Generating electro-chemical energy to jumpstart the system.
09:01 But now we need raw computational power
09:02 to speed up the reboot process.

After this, another countdown of sorts appeared, with the timer starting at 94 hours. So far, it's at around 93 hours as of this post.

You want Portal 2 early on Steam? Then this is what you need to do: Play any of the games included in the Potato Sack, which will in turn offer up your CPU to GLaDOS, so to speak, thus speeding up the process for one and all.

That said: stop reading this and get busy, soldiers!

Portal 2 hits retail on Tuesday.

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