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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 9

    Its simply a puzzle throughout the game and brush up your brain to play it

    Rated on May 18, 2011 by gamerlounge3

    Portal is the different type of game i have play and not so boring.its all about the puzzle in the game. the character have the power to teleport any where.By the special kind of weapon the character ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Who would have thought that making holes in walls would be so much fun!

    Rated on October 28, 2012 by aleksandar2

    Let's get one thing straight before I give you my honest opinion. I ... frickin... hate Counter Strike! Therefore, I thought I hated the company that made it (Valve), so it was only natural that I wa...

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

    Portal is a simple yet very engaging game worth playing for its unique gameplay, funny writing and clever puzzles

    Rated on May 20, 2011 by smchacko

    I finally played through this game and I was pleasantly surprised. Portal is a fun puzzle challenge that kept me entertained until the end. The Good ===============================================...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    I like to thing hard while playing.

    Rated on May 21, 2011 by enzo2606

    First of beating Portal I beat Portal 2 in PS3. I liked so much that game that I decided to buy it. I do not know if Portal (stand-alone) was availabe in Playstation Store. However, I decided to play ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Lateral thinking...?

    Rated on May 28, 2011 by Sta1k4r

    Portal is a classic example of a game, with an interesting mechanic, picked up by the right studio. Portal's portals mechanic could have come off as original, but implemented into a junk game. Luckily...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Portal will make you think until your head overload

    Rated on February 18, 2008 by Mad_simon_000

    Portal PC Portal is a Sci-Fi puzzle game, The game is set around is Portal gun that can shoot two portal that you can sovle puzzles in away its base on the Gravity gun from Half-life the only drif...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    This Was a Triumph.....

    Rated on February 19, 2008 by fALConxxii

    Valve is back with an ingenious game to dust the cobwebs off your brain. You are required to defy physics by making portals to reach high places. This great game has engineered amazing new game mechan...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Intelligent, funny, dramatic; it maked me love the enemy (Thats still alive!) and great final music.

    Rated on April 28, 2009 by Cranberry2

    I was in the game 3 minutes ago. I came from beating it without stoping. Like Narbacular Drop (The original piece, but incomplete) the gameplay is addicting and strait foward, so when you beggin you f...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Have I lied to you? I mean, in this room?

    Rated on June 04, 2009 by Ninja-Hippo

    Portal is an absolute gem of a game. Unlike so many other titles on store shelves today, it embraces a minimalist approach wherever possible, shunning the ultra-realistic vistas and flashy effects we'...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    A very smart first person puzzle game. FPP? That's a first for me and boy does it work!

    Rated on February 22, 2008 by end15

    With a plot that could have easily come out of a Philip K. Dick short story, smooth but simple graphics, very smart game design, and of course some moist cake and a song for me, I fell for the compani...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.