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Portal XBLA achievements offer more original content than actual game


When it was announced at E3 2008 the potential of Portal: Still Alive for the Xbox Live Arcade excited fans of the popular holiday '07 first-person-puzzler. While the title is still anticipated for its bonus content, which is available for free now at BigDownload, many were disappointed that the title simply offers the same experience in downloadable form. As a testament to the popularity of the game and not the shortcomings of the Arcade release, players simply wanted more. Luckily original ideas have found a way into the XBLA release of Portal. Unfortunately they come in the form of new achievements for the game.

Of the twelve achievements uncovered by MyGamerCard nine are original challenges for console gamers to play with when the game hits the service later this year. Well, at least we get something new! Hey, we don't mean to be hard on the game but its like when our parents scold us. They aren't mad, they're just disappointed. Yet, we still can't wait for the game ... sort that one out!

[Thanks, Morgon]


15G - Go for the Gold
Win a gold metal on a challenge map

25G - Out of the Blue
Once you have control of both portals, only enter the orange portal

15G - Rat's Tale
Find all the Rat Man dens.

20G - Is Anyone There?
Complete the game without ever taking a bullet.

5G - Saw That One Coming
Cause a rocket sentry to destroy its own rocket when the rocket has been redirected back towards it.

10G - The Camera Adds 10 Pounds
Knock a turret over with a security camera.

20G - Like a Rat
Trap yourself in a test chamber so that GLaDOS has to help you continue.

5G - A Feeling Like Floating
Dissolve a turret.

15G - Tests Like Chicken
Find the chicken's test results.

10G - Cupcake
Beat 5 advanced chambers.

25G - Fruitcake
Beat 10 advanced chambers.

35G - Vanilla Crazy Cake
Beat all advanced chambers.

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