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Score Breakdown Based on 8446 ratings
  1. 10 (4405)
  2. 9 (2994)
  3. 8 (630)
  4. 7 (201)
  5. 6 (46)
  6. 5 (22)
  7. 4 (19)
  8. 3 (16)
  9. 2 (17)
  10. 1 (96)

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  • Rating:7

    The Cake is a Lie: Portal Review

    Portal is the 2007 puzzle game developed and published by Valve released as part of 'The Orange Box' as one of the five games that came with the bundle/disc.I have to say, I was impressed by this game. It was a lot of f... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Absolute must buy for puzzle lovers !! Highly recommended !!

    Ok. First things first. I am absolutely, madly in love with this game since time immemorial. I mean I have no words to express my happiness to what positive changes this game has brought in my life. I've downloaded this... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Takes A Simple Concept and Makes It Brilliant

    I give Portal a lot of praise because it manages to take a genre I don’t normally like, puzzle games, and make it highly enjoyable for me. Part of that is it’s humour, which is fantastic, but it also take&rs... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Portal

    I really wanted to like this game. It has cool puzzles and a hilarious story that keeps you engaged. It's the perfect length for a puzzle game too; it's long enough to get complicated but not so long that you get bored o... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    A finely-tuned puzzle game with a sense of humor.

    Portal is known for setting the standard for modern 3D puzzle games. The gameplay revolves around the ability to shoot out portals which can be traversed in both directions. It is a simple concept yet the game pushes wh... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Thinking with Portals

    This is an amazing game! I have beat the game. the boss fight is awesome, and I have a feeling, even though I haven't played it, I have a feeling the sequel is even better. Many people I know haven't played the game, and... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A simple but smart game is fun, you need to use Brain,

    Portal was introduced in the Orange Box Package, which had Half-Life 2 plus its expansions, Team Fortness 2 and Portal itself, and a lot of people, including myself positively surprised by the game, even though it's simp... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    A simple but smart game is fun, you need to use Brain,

    Portal was introduced in the Orange Box Package, which had Half-Life 2 plus its expansions, Team Fortness 2 and Portal itself, and a lot of people, including myself positively surprised by the game, even though it's simp... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Unique

    Portal is simply unique, one of kind game.It seams like a FPS, but your gun fires Portals. The puzzles are awesome and will find yourself mastering the game to achieve that final reward. I've completed the game too fast.... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Even with harsh hindsight, it is difficult to deny that Portal was refreshingly entertaining for its time.

    INTRO:It is no secret that Valve’s product managers have a knack for recognizing talent when they see them. After all, games like Team Fortress and Counter-Strike were first conceived by people who were not employe... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful