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  • Blog Post: Now you're thinking with portals... and excursion funnels, and hard light tunnels, and kinetic gels, and thermal discouragement beams...

    There were times when playing Portal 2 that I didn't know quite how to feel about it. My initial instinct was to try to compare it to the experience of playing the first Portal for the very first time, but it became clear pretty quickly that that was neither fair nor feasible. To begin with, the... More
  • Blog Post: Portal 2 is a Great Game

    While not perfect, Portal 2 is an amazing game. Great physics, well thought out puzzles, and endlessly funny dialog. It is not that different from the first Portal, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. Lots more types of puzzles, and some really amazing environments. More
  • Blog Post: Portal 2 - A New Standard of Creativity in Gaming

    Since I’ve only and probably will only play the single player campaign, that’s all I’ll be reviewing in this review (I don’t like playing co-op with strangers, or online multiplayer that much in general), though I’m sure the quality would apply to both sides. In short, Portal... More
  • Blog Post: Review - Portal 2

    Portal 2 is a masterpiece. It’s a concord moment in the gaming industry, a point to which we will all look back and truly appreciate its genius. This is, hands down, one of the greatest games I’ve ever had the pleasure of playing. Just in case you’ve never played the first Portal ,... More
  • Blog Post: Going Back To A Place You Loved

    When it comes down to it, the average gamer knows who Valve is and understands what kind of games they bring out and Portal 2 is no exception to this. Anyone that played Portal can tell you that it is a short and quick puzzle game that people have grown to love and appreciate, but Portal 2 is a whole... More
  • Blog Post: Humorous Narrative And Engaging Gameplay Blend Perfectly Together

    Originally met with no expectations, Portal's initial entry was an incredible slice of gaming nirvana packed into a budget compilation of Valve titles. Once people realized how masterfully crafted the game was, you couldn't talk about video games without someone mentioning cakes and lies. Valve... More
  • Blog Post: The Scientists Finest Experiment With Portal 2

    After a few months deciding to get this game or not this had my interest after trying to put more trophies in my trophy collection, And thank god i bought portal 2 as i can say fun and cool looking its like real reality. And when i first tried the Portalm gun it was amazing Time Travel. I Can use 2 different... More
  • Blog Post: Portal 2 Review: Extreme Fun With Science

    In short, Portal 2 is an extraordinary game. It stimulates the mind with its clever puzzles, it amuses with its hilarious dialogue, and delivers a satisfying experience. Let's get down to the main part: the gameplay. Describing Portal 2 as "Clever" is an understatement, in my opinion. The... More
  • Blog Post: Game Over... continue? Portal 2 Review

    *WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS RELATING TO THE ORIGINAL PORTAL * In my humble option, Portal should be one of those games that is mandatory ... everyone should play it. Even if you're not a huge fan of 'puzzlers,' it's sheer ingenuity and humor make it worthwhile (it's actually been... More
  • Blog Post: Portal 2=Amazement

    This is by far one of my favorite games, ever. The story as simple as it is, is still very good, very fitting to the world of Portal. The voice acting is suburb, and this is the funniest games I have ever played. There were times were I literally had to pause the game and stop playing because i was laughing... More
  • Blog Post: Portal 2: Was Too Hyped Up

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Satsugai! So, today I’m going to be talking about Portal 2. Now I’m going to get a lot of hate mail for a lot of the stuff I’m going to say but its opinion and if you don’t like it well happy trolling. I give this game a solid 7/10... More
  • Blog Post: VALVe really hit the target this time!

    I believe know that you will have fun with this game. You don't even have to like puzzles to like this game. It is much longer than the original, and also way better with a new physics engine. The storyline is much more interesting, and the game offers you the experience of looking at some of Aperture... More
  • Blog Post: Portal 2 Review: This was a triumph.

    That tagline is ripped straight from a Rock Band set-list - I never played the critically acclaimed ‘Portal’. This was my first adventure with the magical portal gun, my first foray into Aperture science. This is my review of the highly anticipated sequel, Portal 2. Gameplay At it’s... More
  • Blog Post: portal 2 good and bad?

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 I finished this game a few days ago and I must say wow it was very hard putting the controller down at the end of the night I love every minute of it. My favorite part was when I was in the area with Cave Johnson the joke were... More
  • Blog Post: Portal 2 - Exactly What You Expected (awesomeness)

    What's there to say about Portal 2? Valve delivered in every single way. Providing a game with a great story, even more memorable characters than the first, and some of the best action/puzzle/platforming around. Simply put: Portal 2 rocks. And if that weren't enough, its got co-op this time around... More
  • Blog Post: Portal 2 Will Break Your Brain, But Make You Feel Good About It

    With the original Portal, Valve created a short but sweet game with a unique gameplay mechanic in which you create and walk through portals to solve puzzles. Not only was it new, but it was fun and challenging, and it was incredibly satisfying whenever you solved a tough puzzle. Flash forward to Portal... More
  • Blog Post: A Shining Example of How Puzzle Games Should Be Made Nowadays

    In an age when the pure adventure game is all but forgotten and when puzzle games are generally relegated to Facebook's endless online Flash-based offerings, Valve provides players a true puzzle adventure game, which demonstrates how to bring both genres into the modern age. Living through the eyes... More
  • Blog Post: WGWC 2.1: Portal 2 Review

    When it first released in 2007 as part of The Orange Box as a sort of experiment, the original Portal had little in the way of fanfare or expectations. It went on to become a breakout success, combining mind-blowing gameplay, pitch perfect pacing, and fantastic writing to create an experience that resonated... More
  • Blog Post: The Successor to Greatness Manages to be Greater

    When Portal 2 was announced, I was really excited! However, I couldn't help but think, "It won't be the same." The first Portal was a smaller game, but its impact was HUGE. I definitely wanted more, but as far as impact goes, I expected much less. That said, I'm pleased to say that... More
  • Blog Post: "...combustible lemon that can burn your house down."

    From what I've seen and played on Portal 2, it's probably one of the best games I've played yet. A brilliant combination of mind-burning, comedic, movie-ish, physics-based fun. The game would be epic enough just with its gameplay alone, but Valve truly kicked it up a notch-or even 5 notches... More
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