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Does Portal 2 smell like a console port? Will it matter? Will you get it if i is? Also will Portal 2 feature a new version of source? I haven't been able to find much news. But I think it will be a console port. Can't believe companies anymore. After what Crytek did I see console port before the game is even announced!
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What?

This is Valve your talking about.
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Does Portal 2 smell like a console port? Will it matter? Will you get it if i is? Also will Portal 2 feature a new version of source? I haven't been able to find much news. But I think it will be a console port. Can't believe companies anymore. After what Crytek did I see console port before the game is even announced!
No, it's Valve. Don't be silly. Crytek spent their entire time lying and producing mediocre tech demos, Valve have spent their time improving the entire medium and moving the industry forward, all while producing great games. When they start letting me down, I'll start being skeptical.
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i have decided that crytek is made up primerally of douche bags!
Valve understand the needs of todays gamer!

PORTAL 2 FOR THE WIN
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What?

This is Valve your talking about.
This.
And anyway, it's not like Valve's games are famous for the graphics.
     
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This.
And anyway, it's not like Valve's games are famous for the graphics.
i think you bring up a great point. if valve were to release something that looked like Crysis 2 people would be volunteering to kiss some valve %*$. I just hope its longer than an hour or two.
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Valve has released console games. Have you NOT seen L4D2 on consoles? That was a purely PC game to start with. The source engine is so easy to run, so of course the consoles can handle it. Do you blame Valve for wanting that extra income from consoles?

Portal 2 will be absolutely no different than the L4D series, the HL series, TF2, CSS....it'll be a SOLID PC game. Valve is just awesome like that.

And who says Valve isn't known for great graphics? Sure, they're also still working on DX9, but that's because they're still on the Source engine. I don't know about you, but the Source engine is one of the better looking game engines out there, even in DX9 mode only.

I'm very excited for Portal 2 (already have paid for it). I can't wait for it.
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And who says Valve isn't known for great graphics? Sure, they're also still working on DX9, but that's because they're still on the Source engine. I don't know about you, but the Source engine is one of the better looking game engines out there, even in DX9 mode only.
They look really good, just not AMAZING.
What I wanted to say is that people that cry "weee console port" generally whine about the graphics that "are not using the full power of a pc" and stuff like that. But it's not really a problem with Valve, since they always focused on the gameplay and storyline rather than the graphics. Not that their graphics look horrible heh, HL2 was pure awesomeness when it came out.
     
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Valve does not write for console. They send their PC games to EA for porting.
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