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Portal By Valve – The Most Entertaining Game In A Long Time


Posted by Artem Russakovskii on October 14th, 2007 in Awesomeness, Entertainment

Updated: October 28th, 2007

The saddest part of growing up for me is probably the realization that games don't entertain me nowadays as much as they used to. OK, maybe not the saddest, but it's up there along with having to "work", not being able to "get trashed like there's no tomorrow", and behaving like "an adult".

But where was I? Oh yeah. Even though graphics and realism improve every year, my desire to play anything goes down at the same rate. Valve seemed to know this quite well, so it promised to do everything in its power to satisfy me.

Enter the long awaited Portal. Combine the Halflife 2 engine with the power of a portal gun and brain busting riddles, add …

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