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Originally Posted by Nalty View Post
i fail to see how a game running on an engine that was originally pc exclusive can be a console port.
Exactly. Source engine is PC-native.
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post #52 of 168
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Originally Posted by r34p3rex View Post
Exactly. Source engine is PC-native.
you do realize that all games are programmed on a computer right?
and how you can take a game that has a source engine that was PC exclusive would be programmed to a console... then ported back to the computer...
    
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Originally Posted by Sohryu76 View Post
you do realize that all games are programmed on a computer right?
and how you can take a game that has a source engine that was PC exclusive would be programmed to a console... then ported back to the computer...
That's not my point. My point is that they're not going to develop a game that uses a PC-native engine specifically for consoles, and then backport it to PC.
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Originally Posted by Epona View Post
One slip-up does not make it a console port. Have you actually played the game? In no way does it speak console to me. It is a great game that doesn't feel like a console port at all.
This. it's NOT a console port. IT's just OCN being OCN. Once you play through it, you'll come through
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Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
This. it's NOT a console port. IT's just OCN being OCN. Once you play through it, you'll come through
THIS.

OCN being OCN, that's gold.
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You must be trollin'.
I am not trolling. Dead Space 2 was a God send. Portal 2 doesn't touch it for me. You're just jumping on the "it's a Valve game so it's automatically better than everything else" bandwagon.
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Originally Posted by Gunderman456 View Post
A lot of people are crying foul in this case accusing Valve of a rip-off.

Portal 2 was released today and most finished it today. WOW, just wow that is a short game for full price. The more we buy these “Demos” the more we encourage the Devs to bilk us from our hard earned money. At least, wait till the reviews from gamers like us before buying and do not pre-order like sheeple. I do not trust any professional reviewers anymore. It seems that most are into the Payola. I can’t stand Gamespot and will not be renewing my PC Gamer subscription. Microsoft had bought the only respectable gaming magazine; ‘Computer Gaming World’, and killed it.

Also, people are complaining of day one DLCs which could have easily been included in the main game.

Some people considered Valve as a last haven for PC gamers, well it looks like they sold out just like the rest.

And the list goes on, see for yourself;

http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/portal-2
+1 great post sums it all up i dont care how good it is to finish it in one day is well disgusting, it was ok on the first portal because it came with prepackaged games but there is no excuse for this demo to be 50$
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lol at the portal fanboys/valve fanboys. Only games i love from them are the half life series, but dunno what all the hype is about portal. I found portal boring and straight annoying - and I'm sure portal 2 is the same just better graphics. And that one guy that said portal 2 is the best game of 2011 or the decade should be pimp slapped with some powder, because it's not simply because there are WAY better games coming out soon and later of 2011. Cough *BF3, Witcher 2, etc* - Anyways rant over & let the flame war begin i suppose.
    
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post #59 of 168
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That's not my point. My point is that they're not going to develop a game that uses a PC-native engine specifically for consoles, and then backport it to PC.
it seems they did... did you see the warning icons for not turning off the console are proof of that.

can you really argue that?
I mean yeah its one error in lines of code... but it shows they programmed it for a console and ported it back to the PC.
if it wasn't the case, the PC side would never have had that pop up
    
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oh please. actually this game is one of the most well optimized games out there at the moment, compared to some other games. it runs just fine on my friends 9400gt and C2D, and looks great on my rig.

EDIT: although they could have just been more vague and said "please, do not turn off your system" or even "please, do not turn off." and that works for everything.
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