What game was my friend talking about?

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by big_malk, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. big_malk macrumors 6502a

    Aug 7, 2005
    A few days ago my friend recommended a game to me, I can't remember what it was and I haven't been able to contact him to ask what it was, I was hoping someone could help me.

    Apparently each level is in a room, where you basically use physics/science to make a portal to move you onto the next level, presumably solving a puzzle of some sort. Apparently the end is something fantastic and he wouldn't tell me what since that would spoil it, apparently.
    I think the name began with a P...

    I know that's not much to go on, but does it sound familiar?
  2. Dagless macrumors Core


    Jan 18, 2005
    Fighting to stay in the EU
    Oh that's more than enough to go on!

    The game is called Portal. It's a game developed by Valve for Windows and it's bloody brilliant. It's available on the Steam store either on its own or as part of a collected called The Orange Box - which is probably the 5 best games in existance in a fairly cheap bundle.
  3. big_malk thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Aug 7, 2005
    Wow, did I just type the name of the game without even realising it... don't I look silly :p

    It's windows only then?
    Any idea if it'd play fine in Parallels on a Quad 2.66Ghz Mac Pro with 7GB RAM?

    Thanks for the help :)
  4. ChrisN macrumors 65816


    Aug 27, 2007
    Demarest, NJ
    I think you could get decent frame rates in parallels because it isn't too graphic intensive and it's not really that fast of a game compared to cod 4 or ut3.

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