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Portal 2 was arguably the hottest game at this years PAX East. No matter what time or day you went, the line to the Portal 2 booth was long. Here I was excited to play the Nintendo 3DS while everyone else seemed to want to play Portal 2. Do they know something I don't?
I never played the Orange Box. First reason was because I didn't know what it was. Team Fortress? Is that an expansion of Half Life? What I got from it was The Orange Box was a bundle of different first person shooters in one game. Not really my style. The last first person shooter I finished was GoldenEye on the N64. Despite all of the good reviews I just couldn't bring myself to give The Orange Box a try.
Portal 2 has me interested. It could be the ads I see on buses as I travel to school, or the commercial I see whenever I watch TV. I think it's ultimately the lines I saw at PAX East. People were determined to play this game. The little information I know about it is that is has a Co-Op mode which is a plus in my book. I just wish some review scores would pop up. Portal 2 is in stores tomorrow for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. I might have to check it out.