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game has a lot of super positive reviews and a huge amount of hype. i've ran through the first one and it didn't stick with me much; i thought it was so and so..

now, i'm a graphics person and i do base a big part of the buying decision on the graphics of the game. the source engine, 2004, doesn't exactly fit this.
can anyone comment on the graphics of this game? how would it compare to the likes of Crysis, Battlefield Bad Company 2, and the upcoming Battlefield 3?

how's gameplay? is it smooth or buggy?

bottom line, should i jump on this deal?
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post #2 of 16
absolutely. for $15, it is a good game with lots of achievements and fun co-op gameplay.
post #3 of 16
$15 is a steal for Portal 2

Regarding the engine, Source is a bit dated, but has been updated quite a bit over the years. For what Portal is, you don't need state of the art graphics, yet it does look good. That said, you don't need state of the art graphics at all for a game to be good!

If you did not like the first one, odds are you won't like the second.
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I paid 60 for it and I didn't regret it. DO IT!!
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for anyone that got this game today because of the awesome deal....

i just bought it as well and would be happy to play some co op with some of you guys!
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Buy it now! Best game I played all year.
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post #7 of 16
Well worth it for $15. It's a very smooth, and darned near bug-free(for "normal" players) game. It's REALLY worth the money if you have a friend to play Co-Op w/.


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Originally Posted by MooCwzRck View Post
I paid 60 for it and I didn't regret it. DO IT!!
I paid $80 or $90(forgot the price), for the 2pk bundle pre-order for pioneerisloud and me. I really don't regret it.
post #8 of 16
I pre-ordered the game and haven't even finished it yet. I blame Battlefield.
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post #9 of 16
It's awesome.

Remain skeptical.

Get it.

Decide for yourself.

Then tell me that I'm right.
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post #10 of 16
Way fun, I picked it up pre-sale, and it is really a fantastic game (and the first game I've played that does motion blur well).
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