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Score Breakdown Based on 8186 ratings
  1. 10 (4358)
  2. 9 (2891)
  3. 8 (571)
  4. 7 (157)
  5. 6 (40)
  6. 5 (22)
  7. 4 (19)
  8. 3 (16)
  9. 2 (17)
  10. 1 (95)

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  • User Rating 10

    Portal<br /> is a First Person Puzzle Game<br /> for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PC.

    Rated on August 11, 2009 by AlexGameG

    Valve is in my "Top 5 Developer Companies", beacause Valve should be proud for such great games like : Half Life, Counter Strike, Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress, and of course, Portal. Portal is a ino...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Portal is a innovative game with mind puzzles that is worth playing for it's originality and charm.

    Rated on October 18, 2009 by 60spaure

    Portal is a game released on the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 (but in the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions, it is coming ONLY in the orange box). The goal is to achieve several tests in 19 chambers to defeat GLaD...

    6 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    For A Puzzle Game Portal Brings a unique way to explore a open world

    Rated on August 12, 2009 by Kid_Black_Star

    Also Available in the orange box for PS3 and Xbox360 before i got the orange box i wanted to try out portal and i must say for a puzzle game it is worth the by for this underestimated puzzle game T...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    This game can be challenging for some players and some players can finish it in 3-4 hours, but it is worth of playing.

    Rated on August 13, 2009 by laxsiber

    This is unusual first-person game, because it is not typical shooter. Portal is puzzle game more than shooter. Graphic in game is smooth and simple but great and it helps player to focus on puzzles...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    This was a triumph. I'm taking a note here: huge success.

    Rated on April 08, 2012 by tigger101cool

    Portal...just to start out, although I love this game, it is bizarre. Like, REALLY WEIRD...and creepy. Now that that's out of the way, let me start off with explaining the story. Well, actually the st...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    This game gives gamers a new look on puzzle solving.

    Rated on October 09, 2009 by sliperywhenwet6

    Graphics(9/10): The game has great graphics, even though your pretty much just looking at blue tinted, off white walls most of the time. Controls(10/10): The controls are great, the move to have pr...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Enjoy an unreal gun with real physics in a centre run by a computer addicted to cake!

    Rated on August 21, 2009 by sequekhan

    Attention sci-fi gamers! This game is right up your alley! The Portal experience is brought to you by Aperture Laboratories in the form of the Enrichment Centre - a place where test subjects pit th...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Fun and Innovative barely begin to describe the experience that is Portal.

    Rated on April 08, 2008 by davekirchner

    If you want to try something that you won't find in any other game on the market, take this title for a spin. I love the Half-life series and pretty much anything that Valve releases will get my atte...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The best puzzle video game ever!

    Rated on April 10, 2008 by MaDaStar

    Portal reminds me of an old cartoon by Warner Brothers about a scientist that invents a Portable Hole. The concept and puzzles are fantastic and some will make you think "outside the box". The game t...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A sleeper hit among the orange box, Portal is more than just a puzzle game or a mind jogger

    Rated on April 10, 2008 by icedfacekilla57

    When first getting the orange box my immediate reaction was to play portal for it's unique playing style and usage of portals through puzzles. From the get go of playing portal, it seemed just like...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.