“I think we can put our differences behind us… for science… you monster.” Portal 2 is a game that gleefully flies against all the wrong-headed assumptions about games — both […]
Frustrating, flawed, and fun; sometimes infuriating, sometimes breathtaking. I can’t think of a game that would more accurately reflect the character of many of the movies I end up championing.
Eventually, I began to wonder if this wouldn’t be better classified as something other than a video game, or if the term video game needs to be radically redefined
I’d been told the game was genuinely scary in many places. Seemed like the perfect late-night indulgence. And for portions of the game, it was
Of course, as with an action movie that could have the same description applied to it, crass and moronic doesn’t mean the game is without its… let’s just say that there is some entertainment to be mined from this gibbering buffoon of a game, in much the same way as one can be entertained by an Antonio Margheriti war film
It delivered just about everything I wanted from the game play surprised me with how much more there was to dig into if you so desired.