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Portal

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Genre: Platform, Puzzle, Shooter

Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Mac, Linux, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox Live Arcade

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Waking up in a seemingly empty laboratory, the player is made to complete various physics-based puzzle challenges through numerous test chambers in order to test out the new Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device, without an explanation as to how, why or by whom.


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saudedell
5 reviews

Alright 80%

Portal - PC (Windows 10) - 1080p - 120 fps - Max Settings My Playthrough lasted 3 hours, divided roughly in 2 parts: - 90% for puzzle solving - 10% for loading elevators The Story is almost non existent and pretty straightforward: solve testing areas and try to escape. The portal gun, however, is a blast to use. If not for the clunky gameplay and repetitiveness, this would be a masterpiece. For future references: - Original concept - Good p... Read More

Positive points
- Very original concept
- Good puzzle design
- GLaDOS humorous monologues
- The Cake is NOT a Lie!
Negative points
- Game crashes when RTSS is turned on - Loading elevators get tedious over time - Gets repetitive towards the last testing chambers - Too quiet during puzzles - Some engine/physics clunkiness... Read More
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mikalg
22 reviews

Alright 80%

Portal is broken up into two parts. In the first part you have to solve puzzles in test chambers and in the second part you're trying to escape from the facility. For my first playthrough the first part didn't give me too much trouble, because the difficulty curve is very well done. However, during the second part I often didn't know how to progress. This is because the exits are often hard to find and because I'm used to modern games who don't a... Read More

Positive points
- Original concept
- Great puzzles
- Funny humour
Negative points
- Second half of the game will likely give you quite some trouble on your first playthrough.
- Short, but go play Portal 2 I guess.
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ARTSKULL
133 reviews

Great 100%

Мы играем за подопытную, которой предстоит пройти 19 камер испытаний. Проходить мы будем эти камеры с помощью портальной пушки. Поначалу мы можем стрелять лишь одним порталом, но через несколько уровней нам дадут модифицированную версию пушки с двумя порталами. Игра находится во вселенной Half-Life и является спин-оффом, я надеялся найти тут отсылки к халве, но ничего не заметил, может во второй части будет хоть что-то. Единственной схожестью я м... Read More

Positive points
1. Разнообразие.
2. Головоломки.
3. Фразы ГладОС
Negative points
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joalllucas
30 reviews

Great 100%

Eu posso me gabar e dizer que eu sou um amante dos puzzles, e posso dizer, ainda, que Portal soube trazer muito bem o estilo para a perspectiva 3D, com boas mecânicas e momentos desafiadores. Falei no 3D porque eu conheci o jogo, inicialmente, em uma versão 2D naqueles sites de jogos de browser online. Achei a ideia de criar portais para se tele transportar muito interessante, mas nunca terminei o jogo por lá. Tempo depois, fiquei sabendo que o t... Read More
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bundito
19 reviews

Great 100%

It's a legend. It spawned a thousand memes. Cake jokes STILL turn up, 12 years later. That aside, it's one of the most surprising and awe-inspiring games I've played. Is it just a simple physics-based puzzle game? PLAY IT AND FIND OUT.

Positive points
Master creativity on display here. Play this.
Negative points
It's too short? But then there's Portal 2...
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