• Standard Interstitial Code

  • Portal 2 Review

    28 April 2011
    Posted by:

    Portal 2 Chell and GLaDOS Wallpaper
    So does bending the space-time continuum make for awesome gaming? The guys at Valve certainly think so. Take a look at my spoiler-free Portal 2 review to see if holds up to the hype or collapses quicker than a wormhole.

    Developers: Valve Corporation
    Publishers: Electronic Arts (retail), Valve Corporation (online)
    Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
    Release dates: Retail NA April 19, 2011, EU April 21, 2011, AUS April 21, 2011, Steam INT April 19, 2011
    Genre: Science fiction puzzle-platform game
    Modes: Single-player, cooperative
    Ratings: ESRB: E10+, OFLC: PG, PEGI: 12
    System Requirements:
    Windows XP or later
    3.0 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or 2.0 GHz Dual Core Processor
    1 GB of RAM on Windows XP or Windows 7 (2 GB on Windows Vista)
    7.6 GB hard disk space
    DirectX 9 graphics card with 128 MB RAM
    Sound card DirectX 9.0c compatible
    Mac OS X
    Mac OS X v10.6.7 or later
    2.0 GHz Intel Core Duo processor
    2 GB of RAM
    7.6 GB hard disk space
    ATI Radeon HD 2400 / NVIDIA GeForce 8600M / Intel HD Graphics 3000 or higher

  • Hot Galleries

    Miranda Lawson Cosplay

    Miranda Cosplay

    Tifa Lockheart Cosplay

    Tifa Cosplay

    Tomb Raider Cosplay

    Lara Croft Cosplay

    Pokemon Trainers Hilda & Rosa Cosplay

    Pokemon Trainers

  • Portal 2 is a puzzle game presented from the first-person perspective. Normally, the player, as either Chell in the single-player campaign or as one of two robots, Atlas or P-body, in the co-operative campaign, can move, look, and carry and drop objects. The goal is to maneuver the characters through a number of test chambers in the Aperture Science facility, traversing the chamber from the start to the exit. Though the player-character can take some damage for a brief period of time, they will die under sustained injury and be restarted at a recent checkpoint; however, characters are equipped with “long fall boots” that absorb the shock of landing after a large vertical drop. The player must figure out how to overcome seemingly bottomless gaps, evade pools of toxic liquid, or avoid line-of-sight or even disable robotic turrets to safely arrive at the exit.

    Enough talk, let’s get started by watching the review video here:

    Key Game Features:

  • Extensive single player game featuring next generation gameplay and a wildly-engrossing story.
  • Complete two-person cooperative multiplayer game featuring its own dedicated story, characters, and gameplay.
  • Advanced use of physics allow for the creation of a whole new range of interesting challenges, producing a much larger but not harder game.
  • Original soundtrack.
  • So let’s give you all a breakdown of how it scores.

    Graphics: 9

    Portal 2 has shrugged off its old school look and comes back looking fresh and clean the outdoor environments render out brilliantly, although not much in the way of cinematics, all cuts scenes that are there are great to watch.

    Gameplay: 10

    Portal 2 shares the same unique 3D FPS style puzzling as the first Portal game, except with the addition of many more puzzle elements, that include light beam platforms and aerial faith plates that allow a huge range of possibilities to open up when taking on puzzles. A brilliant solid and polished gameplay mechanic that works very well.

    Sound: 10

    Let’s start with the class a voice acting shall we, Ellen McLain as GLaDOS and Stephen Merchant as Wheatley will you make you laugh out loud throughout the game. Then I could move on to describe the deeply atmospheric music added, and then I could say how brilliant all the extra sound effect are. Suffice it to say I’m trying to tell you the sound is fantastic.


    It’s been a long time since I enjoyed a game with puzzles this much. The humor and amazing story — oh and don’t forget cracking graphics — make Portal 2 by all lengths a perfect breath of fresh air in the over crowded game world of let’s shoot everything that moves. Its multiplayer brings you and your friends together in the same head scratching manner as the single player that can only lead to hours more fun.

    So with that being my first ever perfect score what are your thoughts on Portal 2?


  • Gallery Slider

    Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Screenshots

    DOA5: Last Round - Who's Best Dressed?

    Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Screenshots

    Kirby Tastes The Rainbow

    The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D Artwork

    Link Rides Epona Again In Majora's Mask 3D

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Screenshots

    FF: Type-0 HD Screens Are Smoking Hot

    Senran Kagura: Shinova Versus Figurines

    Senran Kagura Slippery Figurines

    Pokken Tournament Artwork

    Pokken Tournament Realistic Surprise

    Bravely Second Images

    Bravely Second Sees The Return of...

    Street Fighter V Images

    Street Fighter V Reveal Kicks Ass

  • Wallpaper Favorites

    Mortal Kombat X Wallpaper

    Mortal Kombat X Wallpapers

    Grand Theft Auto 5 Wallpaper

    Grand Theft Auto 5 Wallpapers

    The Witcher 3 Wallpaper

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Wallpapers

    Dragon Ball Xenoverse Wallpaper

    Dragon Ball Xenoverse Wallpapers

    DmC: Devil May Cry Angels Wallpaper

    DmC: Devil May Cry Wallpapers

    Metal Gear Solid 5 Wallpaper

    Metal Gear Solid 5 Wallpapers

  • About the author


    • AI

      Just wondered if you guys had Xbox Live?

    • AI

      Just wondered if you guys had Xbox Live?

    • AI

      Just wondered if you guys had Xbox Live?

    • AI

      Just wondered if you guys had Xbox Live?

    • AI

      Just wondered if you guys had Xbox Live?

    • AI

      Just wondered if you guys had Xbox Live?

    • AI

      Just wondered if you guys had Xbox Live?

    • kfcpsc100

      The Portal games are so good and different from other games available. They require more thought and puzzle-solving skills to play and I just love the cynicism and sarcasm that Wheatley offers.

    • Popular Galleries

      Morrigan Aensland Cosplay

      Morrigan Cosplay

      Uncharted 4 Cosplay

      Uncharted 4 Cosplay

      Assassin’s Creed Liberation Cosplay

      Assassin's Cosplay

      BioShock Infinite Cosplay

      BioShock Cosplay

      Queen of Blades Cosplay

      Queen of Blades Cosplay

      Kasumi Cosplay

      Kasumi Cosplay from DOA

      Chun-Li Cosplay

      Chun-Li Cosplay

      Bayonetta Cosplay

      Bayonetta Cosplay

      15 Fairy Tale Ideas for The Wolf Among Us Season 2

      15 Fairy Tale Ideas for The Wolf Among Us

      Lilith Cosplay

      Lilith Borderlands Cosplay

      Samus Aran Zero Suit Cosplay

      Top 3 Best Samus Cosplays

      Cortana Model In Halo 4

      Cortana's Halo Series Evolution

      Portal 3 Cosplay

      Portal 3 Aperture Science Cosplay

      One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Cast

      One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Characters

      Ibuki Cosplay

      Ibuki Street Fighter Cosplay

      Prince of Persia Cosplay

      Prince of Persia Cosplay

      Super Smash Bros Wii U and 3DS Characters List

      SSB4 Character List

      Dragon Age Inquisition: Vivienne Cosplay

      Dragon Age 3 Cosplay

      Injustice Gods Among Us Characters List

      Injustice Characters List

      Soul Calibur 5 characters list. Artwork of new fighter Natsu

      Soul Calibur 5 Characters List

      Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Characters List

      Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Characters Art

      Lightning Returns Cosplay

      Lightning Returns Cosplay

      Deus Ex: Human Revolution Movie photo

      Deus Ex Fan Movie Actors

      Sage Mears Picture

      DmC: Devil May Cry Cosplay

      Killer is Dead Cosplay

      Killer is Dead Cosplay

      Aerith & Zack Cosplay

      Aerith & Zack Cosplay

      Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z Characters List

      Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z Characters List

      Dynasty Warriors 8 Characters List

      Dynasty Warriors 8 Characters List

      Zelda and Link Cosplay

      Zelda & Link Cosplay

      Yuna & Tidus Cosplay

      Yuna & Tidus Cosplay

      Ultra Street Fighter IV Characters List

      Who's New In Ultra Street Fighter IV?

      Mario Kart 8 Characters List

      Mario Kart 8 Characters List

      Metal Gear Solid 5 Cosplay

      Metal Gear Solid 5 Cosplay

      JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle Characters List

      JoJo's Bizarre Adven- ture Characters List

      Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 New Art Gallery

      Naruto SUNS4 New Art Gallery

      God of War Cosplay Costume

      God of War Ascension Cosplay

      Funny Original 151 Pokemon Art Gallery

      151 Pokemon Art

      Ada Wong Cosplay

      Ada Wong Cosplay

    • Recent Comments

    • Latest Poll

    • Archives