Portal technology is pure mind-bending delight.
Sublimely witty writing.
Brilliant song accompanies end credits.
Very fun, puzzles are interesting, and the story is short but phenomenal.
Features some very innovative puzzles.
Unique gameplay style.
Offers additional challenges after you've finished the campaign
The story was a little too short for my liking.
I finished the game in just over an hour and thirty minutes.
By Techworld on May 14, 2010
In 2007, Portal took many people by surprise. Included in The Orange Box, most gamers were more familiar with the Team Fortress and Half Life franchises than the quirky puzzle game. But after numerous awards and nearly universal acclaim, Portal has...-
By GameSpot on April 29, 2008
With delightfully unique gameplay and fantastically witty writing, Portal is a huge success....90
By Cheat Code Central on April 09, 2008
Initially released last fall, The Orange Box was a smorgasbord of delight for gamers seeking to gorge on a medley of exciting first person titles wrapped in a neat little package. Those still considering whether or not to get their hands on the whole...90
By IT Reviews on December 28, 2007
Forget Sudoku, Freecell, Chess and Reversi. If you want a true mind challenge that will shape up those little grey cells and make you laugh fit to burst while feeling a constant adrenaline rush of suppressed menace, this has to be the game for you....-
By Gameplay Monthly on November 01, 2007
EA First off, Im not reviewing The Orange Box because its a collection compiled for marketing and consumer purposes, and just about every gaming website is reviewing it from that perspective, playing the individual game experiences off each other...-
By Gear Diary on October 23, 2007
Portal is just another reason to believe that the kind folks over at Valve have not lost their touch in creating new and unique video games. Enter Aperture, a company trying to get government funding. The player is a test subject, used to try out a...-
By Geek.com on October 19, 2007
One of the the aspects of Half Life 2 that sets it apart from all the other FPS games are the physics puzzles. The game does a great job of leveraging its physics engine so that rather than just non-stop running and shooting there is the occasional...-
By Tech2 on October 16, 2007
With Team Fortress 2 (TF2) and Half-Life 2: Episode 2 (HL2:EP2) packed into the Orange Box, most people who bought the pack won’t even bother with Portal until they’ve had their share of the other two first. If you’re one of...80
By VideoGamer on October 16, 2007
It hurts your brain, Brilliant audio work, Genius level designs, We wanted...90
By Gamervision on October 12, 2007
Name: PortalGenre: Puzzle/First Person Shooter Platform: PC, Xbox360 (Reviewed on PC)The crowning achievement of the Orange Box is the game Portal. Portal is a puzzle/first-person-shooter hybrid that believes that people want something different.The...90