Portal 2 is an exceptionally unique game. Having never played the first Portal, I was in for a treat. I rented this game without knowing what I was getting myself into and I was pleasantly surprised. This is a smart game that takes some dedication and patience. You might become frustrated with how difficult some of the puzzles are but I urge you to persevere because beating each level is extremely satisfying. This game is unlike any I have ever played and you need to change the way you think and perceive a 3D environment to really appreciate the game and its complexities. You might also need a decent understanding of basic physics too! My only complaint about the game is my desire for more! I felt that the game ended too quickly - I would have appreciated a few more levels. Online gamers will enjoy a multiplayer coop mode for twice the mind-bending fun! For those looking for an alternative to most games currently on the market, Portal 2 is an excellent, addicting diversion!
posted by scalan15 (MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ) May 2, 2011
Member since Jul 2004
I actually pre-ordered this game at gamestop, I had some credit there so I figured I would buy it since I was expecting a lot from this title. The game took me 4 hours to finish, Way too short for a $60 game. This game should have been priced at $50 like the lego games. the game was fun, I see that it's getting great reviews everywhere else, but it was simply too short, and there is no replay value whatsoever. Rent, do not buy this title.
I heard X-Play say that this game was one of the greatest games ever made in gaming history. For some of you who don't know what X-Play is, it's a show that is all about video games on G4... Anyways, when I heard them say that I was shocked, that's a big thing to say. But now I completely agree with them. Graphics are great, gameplay is amazing. Coming from just part of Half-Life, it's a great game, for me and easy buy. Co-op is pretty fun also, but to me Co-op seemed harder than the actual singleplayer but thats not a big deal. Probably a good 6-7 hours to beat the game.
Pros: Great Graphics Funny Story Line Level Variety is good Nice Challenge