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I haven't got it yet, still going to but I feel that its funny that Valve has ported a console version to PC
http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/1012/portals.jpg


The last good company has fallen


Anyway, I had it preordered on steam but I cancelled so I could get the PS3 version (and get the pc version for free)
One little thing like that? It still saves your game anyway, and this is not Crytek we are talking about, the expectations are totally different. Valve for good gameplay, Crytek for graphics which they screwed up on.
     
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Consoleness shows up in some of the horribly low-res textures.

Graphics aside, the game is fantastic and the excellent dialog is back and without the morality core to get in the way of GLaDOS' voice.
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This game is so crap its and is way too short, graphics are horrible and outdated .

I regret paying for this horrible game and want my money back.

J/k Portal 2 is so addictive and my eyes are hurting real bad from playing for 3 hours straight.
Hehehe. I'm not falling for stuff written in white anymore! (at least not today LOL)

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Originally Posted by Lefty67 View Post
I haven't got it yet, still going to but I feel that its funny that Valve has ported a console version to PC
http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/1012/portals.jpg


The last good company has fallen


Anyway, I had it preordered on steam but I cancelled so I could get the PS3 version (and get the pc version for free)

Could it be a jab at Crytek for the "Press Start to continue" ?

On the other hand, when I was playing one of the games from the potato sack, Super Meat Boy, the game asks you to press "Start to continue", so I'm not sure if Valve made it on purpose in Portal 2 or not. I mean, if it's carelessness, it doesn't sound like Valve, but who knows.

EDIT: Just read the post over at teh Steam Forum. Valve aknowledged the mistake.
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One little thing like that? It still saves your game anyway, and this is not Crytek we are talking about, the expectations are totally different. Valve for good gameplay, Crytek for graphics which they screwed up on.
Its not just the console save screen thats a indicater of a port its also, load every time you turn a corner on some levels, its the FOV you cannot change, its the way it just seems coded to me. Im not saying its a bad game just that it seems ported to me.

Could you imagine if they ported half-life three?
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General reminder; the use of white text is not allowed here. I'd rather not see the webmasters have to disable that color completely, but they might eventually if this keeps up.
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Its not just the console save screen thats a indicater of a port its also, load every time you turn a corner on some levels, its the FOV you cannot change, its the way it just seems coded to me. Im not saying its a bad game just that it seems ported to me.

Could you imagine if they ported half-life three?
in portal 1, with the old-school menu you can change FOV.

In the new Left 4 Dead-style menu, i don't see FOV change anywhere...

Can't they stick to the old-school menu?

And Super Meat Boy is controlled far better with a controller, the precise movements needs a controller for the stupidly precise jumps you have to make.
     
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Valve admits the mistake

http://forums.steampowered.com/forum....php?t=1847813

but no company is immune to making games for consoles now, then porting them over
False. Portal 2 is not ported.

http://forums.steampowered.com/forum...59&postcount=9

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it's certainly not true that the game was built for consoles and then ported to PC.
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in portal 1, with the old-school menu you can change FOV.

In the new Left 4 Dead-style menu, i don't see FOV change anywhere...

Can't they stick to the old-school menu?
I wish but in L4D series you can through console cmd I believe. But in portal two not even in the dev console. I was hoping to be blown away after the crysis 2 fiasco, but Im just like the game is good, but not greatness like I was expecting.
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I thought this was interesting as well, I'm escaping right now and a bit into it you come to a science fair, all of the projects are potato based. I got a kick out of seeing that with all the ARG stuff.
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General reminder; the use of white text is not allowed here. I'd rather not see the webmasters have to disable that color completely, but they might eventually if this keeps up.
Just one question: what is white text actually for anyway ? Can you change the theme on OCN so the forum looks different and then white text actually makes sense ? I don't use white text, but I'm curious about the "raison d'être".
 
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