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Average User Score: 7.2Sep 11, 2011It was a hard time choosing the right score for that game. Prince of Persia puts you in an amazingly beautiful universe: the one that youIt was a hard time choosing the right score for that game. Prince of Persia puts you in an amazingly beautiful universe: the one that you cannot forget after playing the game. Contrary to what a lot of players think, the game is not easy; it isn't hard as well, but difficult enough to force you to redo a few checkpoints. There are some sequences that are simply epic. The ones where you're wondering why they are so short, the ones where you actually go back just to feel that sensation again. The complicity between the prince and Elika is very touching: everything in the game, maybe besides some dialogs, are going towards this. Every move that involves both characters tends perfectly to create a unique atmosphere throughout the game.
However, the ending of the game (that I will not reveal here) is really disappointing in my opinion: it goes against everything that is built during the whole adventure, and I felt it did not really fit in the story, thus the score. Even though it is poetic, it doesn't have the depth of other adventure games. Despite a very good (but quite easy) last battle, Prince of Persia doesn't really end what it has started and will leave a unpleasant taste of unfinished story.… Expand
Average User Score: 9.3Sep 9, 2011A magnificent game that is only stained by its length. While the game lasts around 5 to 7 hours the first time you play, you'll easily finishA magnificent game that is only stained by its length. While the game lasts around 5 to 7 hours the first time you play, you'll easily finish it in less than 3 hours once you know how to complete the puzzles. However, Portal brings you in a very unique universe and that what it's all about. You'll enter a world that is unbelievably cute but dangerous at the same time: this is why Portal is so particular. Your brain will be your best friend. You have no weapon, besides a gun that fires two linked portals. The designers made the levels in a clever way with several ways to solve them. But what is even better is that you don't even *see* the other ways until you reach the "hard" mode of the game: indeed, you even have more challenges waiting for you in the very same rooms that you passed in the normal adventure after completing the game. And you'll see that... you'll eventually start thinking with Portal.… Expand
Average User Score: 8.1Aug 22, 2011Really loved the atmosphere. It starts as a simple platform game, but the difficulty increases quickly and reaches a quite tough level at theReally loved the atmosphere. It starts as a simple platform game, but the difficulty increases quickly and reaches a quite tough level at the end. But what makes Limbo so particular is the way the "levels" are presented to the player: there is no real separation between them, they are all in one big sized level.
One thing I regret is that the story could have been a little bit more detailed than that. After knowing most of it, I felt that something was missing: maybe an explanation or some sort of conclusion... Besides that, the player is constantly pushed further and the will of knowing more never leaves your mind.
Additionally, there are some very cool achievements to get, and even a bonus one that you may find by completing the others. Getting that last one is an adventure by itself, but I won't say why to avoid spoilers.… Expand