Neowin: Portal 2 Review

By Neowin · 14 replies
Apr 19, 2011
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  1. The original Portal release on the PC was one that deservedly received high praise from gamers and journalists alike. It was different to many other Valve titles in that you no longer had any weapons in your hands, just a simple two-way portal weapon, along with a jump and crouch button.

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  2. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    Partnership my *** (no offense to Neowin, of course).

    You guys should the the ones doing the review. Haven't any of the staff thought about it (and, of course, combining it with the performance review)? I think it would be pretty good.
  3. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,957   +214

    I will definitely be picking it up, but not at the price of €50 (I saw it was on preorder sale for €44 in the weekend aswell)
    Portal is an awsome game but to me not worth more than say €20
    So I'll wait untill it falls in price or these is a steam deal :)
  4. pcnthuziast

    pcnthuziast TS Booster Posts: 322   +8

    I'm guessing it will be months before a sale. It probably won't hit $20 until Q4.
  5. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,957   +214

    Yea I know, but another thing is I'm guessing it's $50 in the US?
    Well, with todays exchange rate 50.00 USD = 34.9128 EUR
    So you can understand that price to me just sounds absurd!
  6. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    Its $90 for two, lol.

    Steam Christmas sale 2011 here I come!

    I pretty much buy the bulk of next year's gaming on it.
  7. BlindObject

    BlindObject TS Rookie Posts: 412

    I'm sure I'll be picking this up around winter time.
  8. Timonius

    Timonius TS Evangelist Posts: 647   +58

    Now that Portal 2 is finally out can we PLEASE get back to the epic Half Life series? HL2 episode 3 or HL3 will do, I don't really care what you call it.
  9. I second that!!!! :)
  10. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,922   +630

    I raged at the stupid bot who woke up GLaDOS.. >:[
  11. kosac

    kosac TS Rookie Posts: 17

    what? was 33
  12. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,144   +911

    Third that!!!!!!!
  13. I second that third!
  14. Dj23

    Dj23 TS Rookie

    I miss Alyx in my life ='[
  15. mattfrompa

    mattfrompa TS Evangelist Posts: 553   +57

    I am only a few hours into the single and co op campaigns but I am already loving both. I admire the style of the game and find it extremely entertaining. My favorite game this year for sure.

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