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too bad i dont watch tv any more! :/
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Originally Posted by kyle7412;12787578 
too bad i dont watch tv any more! :/

call it a hunch but the primarily-internet people are already sold on this game.

i'm getting it DAY ONE fo sho! or preorder it. is there any bonuses for the preorder on steam besides it being 5 bucks cheaper?
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Originally Posted by captain_clayman;12787622 
call it a hunch but the primarily-internet people are already sold on this game.

i'm getting it DAY ONE fo sho! or preorder it. is there any bonuses for the preorder on steam besides it being 5 bucks cheaper?

Bonuses?
1) The ease of use of Steam. Instant access with any machine connected to the internet.
2) Easy to backup your game files, so you DON'T have to re-download them every time.
3) Steam Cloud.
4) Non intrusive DRM (technically DRM, but its not as bad as say SecurROM?).

Not to mention the fact that this is a Valve game, period. So you'll HAVE to register it through Steam anyway. So all of the perks of using Steam (there's more, those are just my 4 favorites above)....you'll get those same perks if you buy retail or not. It won't matter, because you'll HAVE to use Steam to play it anyway wink.gif.

So yeah, save yourself the $5, and just by it direct from the person who made the game wink.gif.
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Also, they'll probably have a pre-loader thing for those who pre-order it. So you can download the majority of the game before it's released and you can play as soon as it's released. And you can save $10 if you buy a two pack. I'm sure you can find someone who's willing to split it.

EDIT: Oh yeah you also get a copy of Portal, which you can gift if you already own it. Pretty genius of Valve, giving out free copies of the first to people who obviously already played it if they're preordering, so that a bunch more people are exposed to portal and will buy Portal 2.
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It's made by Valve (a company that actually cares about us as a PC community).

Didn't know hats were such an integral part of PC gaming confused.gif
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Kinda funny in that the same people who whine about Crysis 2 not having Unigine levels of tessellation are the same ones who are ecstatic about Portal 2.......It once again proves that Graphics
    
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Originally Posted by FuNkDrSpOt;12787901 
Kinda funny in that the same people who whine about Crysis 2 not having Unigine levels of tessellation are the same ones who are ecstatic about Portal 2.......It once again proves that Graphics

Crysis rep is built on graphics (which is laking in part 2), Portal is great for other reasons and hopefully will stay true to its Rep. So I don't feel it far to compare. The two titles because they are not in the same league so to speak. Its like compairing Football to Cricket.
 
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In all honesty, this is my most anticipated title of 2011! I thought, at first the first one would be an ordinary game. However, to my surprise,when I played it,, the game was fabulous. I hated how you had to destroy the companion cube sad-smiley-002.gif;
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 5entinel;12787988 
In all honesty, this is my most anticipated title of 2011! I thought, at first the first one would be an ordinary game. However, to my surprise,when I played it,, the game was fabulous. I hated how you had to destroy the companion cube sad-smiley-002.gif;

Spoiler? Eh? Oh good. And lol at "laking"

Also, Valve rules.
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Still not interested.
    
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