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Despite bringing in some of the highest review scores of the year so far, the PC version of Portal 2 is taking an absolute battering on its Metacritic user score page.

Whereas its straight Metacritic rating currently sits at a very healthy 95, its PC user score average is a dismal 5.1.

Posters are rallying around four main complaints, with the game's online store apparently causing the most uproar. As detailed on Rock Paper Shotgun, Valve has included day one DLC that asks users to shell out up to £5 a pop for various non-essential cosmetic items and gestures for their co-op robot.
Found it interesting how such a highly anticipated game can get hammered so hard because of the store and poor porting. Now my question is would you consider the store a Day 1 DLC as they are calling it?
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turns out there are a lot of people who don't like hats...
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the DLC is absurd, but it doesn't mean the game should be rated poorly. The game is absolutely solid and the co-op mode is more fun that I thought it would be.
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This game is great, haters gonna hate.
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Haters gonna' hate. The store is dumb, just don't buy anything from it.
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http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/portal-2

Old article. It's up at a healthy 8.2 now.
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- You get all the gestures if you play.
- You don't need to buy hats.

IMO, the PC gaming community is increasing in its stupidity.
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Old news post 19/04/2011

It is at 8.2, http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/portal-2/user-reviews
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I could care less about the store really, but the fact that you can't change the FOV in a PC game, Portal 2 no less, is ridiculous. I will gladly hand my money to Valve when they correct this.
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Horrifically out of date timestamp on the article indicates:

19/04/2011 @ 17:05

Reaction to day 0 reactionaries.



edit: Apparently I wasn't the first to notice.
    
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