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Altogether, not only has Valve followed-up the original game with a single-player of equal caliber, but they managed to do the same for the cooperative mode too. Serving as a great compliment to the main story, the cooperative mode offers about as much content, only now it can be enjoyed with a friend too. Seriously, this is one of the best designed cooperative experience I’ve played, with the amount of care having went into it apparent the entire adventure. It’s worth making at least one friend for.
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...I should've remembered to get the game yesterday for $35 at Best Buy. Now it's $45.

Looks like a fantastic game though.
 
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Awesome! I cant wait to play soon.
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I couldn't agree more.
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Although I liked the game and I got a lot of fun out it...test chambers are annoying, and it would have been nice to use the portal gun on EVERY surface. I would have liked more of a story and since they mentioned black mesa I would have wanted to know how that ties in, apart from those two, it really was a fun game.
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Although I liked the game and I got a lot of fun out it...test chambers are annoying, and it would have been nice to use the portal gun on EVERY surface. I would have liked more of a story and since they mentioned black mesa I would have wanted to know how that ties in, apart from those two, it really was a fun game.
I love test chambers.

I got the itch to test, test and test! TEST forever!
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Whereas Portal 1 engaged my mind, Portal 2's single player mode captured my heart.
This summed it up for me.
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$50 though :/

I spent $50 on the first one, but it also came with HL2, Ep 1+2, and Team Fortress.

Now they want $50 for just a single game that was designed for consoles.
    
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$50 though :/

I spent $50 on the first one, but it also came with HL2, Ep 1+2, and Team Fortress.

Now they want $50 for just a single game that was designed for consoles.
If you preordered with the double pack you got it for $40. Plus if you have a PS3 you get both versions. So once I'm done playing single player with all the graphics turned up I can play co-op with friends and family in the living room.
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$50 though :/

I spent $50 on the first one, but it also came with HL2, Ep 1+2, and Team Fortress.

Now they want $50 for just a single game that was designed for consoles.
Since when was it designed for consoles? Valve wouldn't "port" when they already have the tried and true source engine for the PC...
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