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still don't think it's worth $50 though. i'll buy it when it gets to $20 or lower
sorry but I do not pay full AAA price for a puzzle game with an old engine.
This is not exactly a puzzle game. It's a mix between action, adventure, puzzle and movie-like storytelling. It's brilliant!

Looking at the textures close-up, it's true, they didn't upgrade as much as they could (even for a DX9 title), but from a distance everything looks polished and the lighting is superb.

I think you guys in the US are being screwed with the purchase price though. In Europe it only costs € 37,99 which is not the price of a blockbuster game. Those cost either € 49,99 (like Crysis 2) or € 59,99 (like Black Ops).
 
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This is not exactly a puzzle game. It's a mix between action, adventure, puzzle and movie-like storytelling. It's brilliant!

Looking at the textures close-up, it's true, they didn't upgrade as much as they could (even for a DX9 title), but from a distance everything looks polished and the lighting is superb.

I think you guys in the US are being screwed with the purchase price though. In Europe it only costs € 37,99 which is not the price of a blockbuster game. Those cost either € 49,99 (like Crysis 2) or € 59,99 (like Black Ops).
37.99 Euros = $55 USD. Portal 2 was selling for $45 pre-order, and $50 full retail at release. Sounds like you guys are getting screwed...
    
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still don't think it's worth $50 though. i'll buy it when it gets to $20 or lower
sorry but I do not pay full AAA price for a puzzle game with an old engine.
So this is why games like Crysis still sell.
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GlaDOS just said my jumpsuit looks horrible
     
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Ok i downloaded the game yester day. I have played till Chapter 3. it is a nice change to have a game i just dont run around, shoot, turn invisible, or general other mind numbing activities. EPIC.
I think im going to stop plying the game tonight and go pick up the orange box deal at frys with portal and half life. this way i can play the first one and beat it first.
Does any on have the problem of game loading and playing fine fore about 15minutes then exiting to windows? Mine does this and has to reset to the last check point.
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GlaDOS just said my jumpsuit looks horrible
It doesn't look horrible on any of the other test candidates, only you.
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Ok i downloaded the game yester day. I have played till Chapter 3. it is a nice change to have a game i just dont run around, shoot, turn invisible, or general other mind numbing activities. EPIC.
I think im going to stop plying the game tonight and go pick up the orange box deal at frys with portal and half life. this way i can play the first one and beat it first.
Does any on have the problem of game loading and playing fine fore about 15minutes then exiting to windows? Mine does this and has to reset to the last check point.
Can't say I've ever experienced that problem. Does the game just close entirely with no notice or do you get some sort of error?
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Can't say I've ever experienced that problem. Does the game just close entirely with no notice or do you get some sort of error?
No warning of any kind. Just closes out to windows. I think i need to reinstall. I set the affinty to only 2 cores but that did not have anything to do with it. I think reinstalling may fix the problem. I will say i have never palyed a game with bug like that and keep playing it so thats says alot for someone with a.d.d. lol.
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No warning of any kind. Just closes out to windows. I think i need to reinstall. I set the affinty to only 2 cores but that did not have anything to do with it. I think reinstalling may fix the problem. I will say i have never palyed a game with bug like that and keep playing it so thats says alot for someone with a.d.d. lol.
Lol.. seems like an odd issue indeed. Are you running an overclock on any of your cards? Does this only happen in Portal 2? What are your temperatures like?
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Lol.. seems like an odd issue indeed. Are you running an overclock on any of your cards? Does this only happen in Portal 2? What are your temperatures like?
Just portal 2. Never had the issue with other games. I dont know on temps cause i did not check them since i have ran most every game played at high settings and never had problem. Card is not over clocked my thing is wrong though need to update since i now use 560ti.
Its really not a big deal waqiting on my paid for copy to arrive in the mail from game stop.
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