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post #11 of 74
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I personally believe that the store ruined TF2, but I think it was unnecessary in Portal, the coop is so short that it really doesn't make a point. Short but fun, just hope they don't make you pay, that seems to be valve's recent trend.

Article may be old but its still interesting to see the reactions.
Edited by Chunkylad - 4/28/11 at 11:52am
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post #12 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pillz Here View Post
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.
You dont exactly need FOV in Portal 2.
post #13 of 74
The stuff you can buy isn't anything gamechanging.

But when you look at other games, where you have to buy maps, then it is a problem.
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post #14 of 74
It's more than likely the article was written at the time where no-one had really played the game, and they were rating it based on first impressions.

Now that people have played the game the user score is balancing out.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Andr3az View Post
The stuff you can buy isn't anything gamechanging.

But when you look at other games, where you have to buy maps, then it is a problem.
But for some reason there's a bigger outcry over hats compared to buying maps in other games. Makes me facepalm.
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Again, pay full price at launch be disappointed. Wait 4 months get it for 75% off and love it.
These people do it to themselves, there are almost no games actually worth the release date price anymore no matter how epic they are.
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post #17 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marin View Post
- 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.
i agree completely. people are never satisfied
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post #18 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marin View Post
- 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.
Agreed. The fact that people are getting so angry about completely optional things baffles me.
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I cannot fathom why the portal 2 store has generated such a fuss. There's nothing important there... you are not missing anything because another guy has a funny hat in co-op...
 
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In the defense of the people who gave poor ratings, the game was exceptionally repetitive. To the point that I was almost bored by the end of it all. I replayed it to find that everything really was reused almost three to four times over by the end of the game. It did add several new features and the dialogue was very funny. I saved one portion just to listen to the Cave Johnson Lemon Speech over and over again.

Personally I feel the game was good but lacked some serious ingenuity during the making of it. It consistently reused the same scenarios over and over again. For people who hadn't played the old portal, it was very fun, as a few of my friends tell me. But for someone who played the first game, this one seemed to simply be a polished and rebuffed version of that game with a longer play time.

The replay value is decently high. I still go back to play it from time to time and there are still places that I get stumped on for a few moments. After everything is accounted for, I'd still only give the game a solid 7.5-8/10. If there are any added DLC features you can seriously have aside from the stupid customizing crap you get for co-op, like challenge levels or something like in the first game, then I can forsee this staying the current score.

The highest I'd pay for this game, now that I played it through and through, is maybe $35-$40.
Edited by Imglidinhere - 4/28/11 at 12:03pm
     
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