The Talos Principle is a first-person puzzle game in the tradition of philosophical science fiction. Made by Croteam and written by Tom Jubert (FTL, The Swapper) and Jonas Kyratzes (The Sea Will Claim Everything).
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Release Date: Dec 11, 2014

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May 18

The Talos Principle merchandise store is LIVE!!!

Dear philosophers, you asked for it, we listened!

Now hear the words of wisdom from Elohim himself:

"My Child, The Talos Principle merchandise store in open NOW!!!"

Go, reward yourself, human. If you can prove you are the one!



And if Talos merch looks too serious for you, grab some Serious goods and show everybody you are the man!

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May 9

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Reviews

“The Talos Principle is going to be something very, very special for you.”
9.5/10 – Jim Sterling (Jimquisition)

“The Talos Principle is an absolute joy to play.”
9/10 – Gamespot

“One of the best games of the year.”
4.5/5 – PCWorld

About This Game



As if awakening from a deep sleep, you find yourself in a strange, contradictory world of ancient ruins and advanced technology. Tasked by your creator with solving a series of increasingly complex puzzles, you must decide whether to have faith or to ask the difficult questions: Who are you? What is your purpose? And what are you going to do about it?

Features:

  • Overcome more than 120 immersive puzzles in a stunning world.
  • Divert drones, manipulate laser beams and even replicate time to prove your worth - or to find a way out.
  • Explore a story about humanity, technology and civilization. Uncover clues, devise theories, and make up your own mind.
  • Choose your own path through the game's non-linear world, solving puzzles your way.
  • But remember: choices have consequences and somebody's always watching you.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista 32-bit
    • Processor: Dual-core 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 10 class GPU with 512MB VRAM (nVidia GeForce 8600 series, AMD Radeon HD 3600 series, Intel HD 4000 series)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX9.0c Compatible Sound Card
    • Additional Notes: Windows XP 32-bit (with service pack 3) can run the legacy version of the game, but it is no longer being updated.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: Quad-core 3.0 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 class GPU with 1GB VRAM (nVidia GeForce 480 GTX, AMD Radeon HD 5870)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX9.0c Compatible Sound Card
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX version Lion 10.7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce GT 9600M/320M 512MB VRAM, AMD Radeon HD 4670 512MB VRAM (Intel integrated GPUs are not supported!)
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: OSX 10.5.8 and 10.6.3 can run the legacy version of the game, but it is no longer being updated.
    Recommended:
    • OS: OSX version Lion 10.7
    • Processor: Intel Quad Code 3.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 480 GTX 1GB VRAM, AMD Radeon HD 5870 1GB VRAM (Intel integrated GPUs are not supported!)
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04
    • Processor: Dual-core 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT 512MB VRAM, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 512MB VRAM
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
    • Additional Notes: OpenGL: 2.1 or higher; Ubuntu 12.04 can run the legacy version of the game, but it is no longer being updated.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04
    • Processor: Quad-core 3.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 480 GTX 1GB VRAM, ATI/AMD Radeon HD 5870 1GB VRAM
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
    • Additional Notes: OpenGL: 2.1 or higher
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win3k
( 22.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
Pretty much close to flawless. Gaming Nirvana.
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Metzelmax
( 39.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
Sequel has been anounced. Hope we find out what happens to the cat.

10/10 would put box on mine again.
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Fey
( 33.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
My list of puzzle games goeth thusly:

Portal Series - fantastic
Talos Principle - slighly less fantastic, but still awesome
Myst - good, if a tad dated
The Witness - kill it with fire

The reason why Talos falls below portal on my list is simply that Talos had a few too many puzzles between plot points. I would have vastly prefered it if some of these had been moved to the bonus levels so that the game would have had a less monotonous feel at times. Especially since some of the bonus puzzles were a bit easy. That's a nitpick, though. On the whole, the puzzles were solid and often required a good deal of thought to solve.

The voice acting was suburb and the graphics were stunning, so no complaints there. Same goes for the story which, while nothing new, was well executed and enjoyable.

My only true complaint is that finding some of the bonus stars a bit of a pain. About half of them were less of a puzzle and more of a search-and-find which wasn't much fun given that certain parts of this world had arbitraty edges. What in one level was an unreachable background object was a star location in another. It's certain not a big enough deal for me to not recommend the game, but it is something worth knowing when you start playing.
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Yust
( 32.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
This is definitely my favorite puzzle game. It gets a bit philosophical but it isn't necessary to pay attention to if you don't want to. I will definitely be replaying this in the future - I feel that there are enough puzzles that you probably will forget most of them later. I'm no puzzle enthusiast but I'd probably buy this full-price, maybe I'd wait for a 25%ish sale.
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manminusone
( 172.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
A challenging puzzle game that nicely balances the game aspect with the back story of who you are, what you're doing, and what your ultimate goal is. Highly recommended.
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deathofdevil
( 23.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
Great puzzles, nice story!
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Orange Soda
( 30.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
A+ puzzle game with a great story
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JS-Garrison
( 18.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
The Talos Principle is a great work of art. While this game is worth the money for the soundtrack and visuals alone, the content will twist your brain. You will question what it means to be human, to be alive, and to perceive.

From a non story standpoint, the puzzles vary in difficulty. Some are mind bendingly impossible, and others will have their solutions stick out for you. This keeps the game fresh.

In short, I would HIGHLY recommend Talos, on sale or otherwise.
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kbh924
( 72.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
LOVE this game! Playing Road to Gehenna now. Just saw Talos Principle 2 coming out. Can't wait!
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lukonic
( 6.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Product received for free
i want to make a country out of people who likes this game
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Bauer
( 21.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
I've found this game to be Portal's smartest sibling.

In Talos Principle you play as a robot, awaken in a beautiful paradise world by the god Elohim to serve his purpose. You're free to walk the land, explore the various puzzles, admire the flora and the architeture and generally do as you please. You must not climb the Tower, however. That is the covenant estabilished between you and your god. As you progress through the game, you'll have access to computer terminals that shed light into the purpose of the world and your own purpose. The library assistent present in the terminals, known as MLA, or Milton Library Assistent, will help you sort the information you need. He'll also be willing to engage in talks that Elohim certainly wouldn't approve, if you dare to do so. As you progress through the game and finish more and more puzzles, you'll realize there is something odd about all this. Along with the challenge from the puzzles, you'll have to be careful in what you believe and who you trust.

The gameplay is amazing. Movement is smooth, the game mechanics are fresh and the puzzles are hard as balls. There are secrets galore and several endings. There's enough here to keep you occupied and having fun for quite a while. The soundtrack is godly and sets the tone just right for the game's pace. There's plenty of narrative developments between puzzles to keep you interested in the plot and on the edge of your seat through the entire game. Every computer terminal contains several entries on philosophy, anthropology and sociology. As you progress, you'll learn a little bit about the philosophical concepts behind this world you're in and your own existence in it.

Get this game. Pay full price if you must. It deserves it.

Gameplay - 10/10
Soundtrack - 9/10
Graphics - 8/10
Content - 7/10
Challenge Level - 9/10
Replayability - 7/10
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Blue Bunny
( 16.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
I hate how amazing this game is. Got all the way, and then went back, and then it just.... maker, it is beautiful
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ButteredScones
( 21.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Pros: The puzzles are fun, and not overly time consuming. If you're clever, you'll figure it out quickly. Only a few of them depend on some cute little trick. Beautiful to look at. Beautiful to listen to.

Cons: The incessant beeping in some levels can drive you insane. The MLA's pseudo-intellectual philosophy is annoying, and often made me skip that part of the story so I could play puzzles again. The star gathering to make it up the tower is also more of a chore than a fun little side quest. Too many of the stars are in places that you wouldn't ever think that they'd be there.

Overall: The game is fun, the story is MOSTLY good. The philosophy and mandatory stars to actually beat the game took away from it for me. I'd give it a 7/10 only because of the major gripes I just mentioned.
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Bonter
( 22.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Brilliant. Finished it with all endings and had to uninstall it to avoid spending hours and hours searching for all of the easter eggs (of which there are many).

It's a puzzle game, but it's just perfect. Somehow not repetitive, and a great, intelligent story that doesn't let you get away with the answers you give to its questions. Very clever indeed.

Good work Croteam.
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Chaotic Chameleon
( 25.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
10/10
Amazing experience.
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Stendal
( 25.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
First person story driven puzzle game very akin to Portal. While not quite as good as Portal or its sequel, The Talos Principle manages to hold its own and was a complete joy to play. I recommend this to anyone a fan of puzzle games, and especially to those who are looking for more story driven puzzle games.
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zakaufman1
( 16.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
Stories in a game are very important to me. It is really difficult to find games with great stories and fun gameplay. This game has an engaging story that made me actually think, and it allows you to choose your own path and make decisions that influence what happens in the game. This is a puzzle game, with puzzles that increase in difficulty over time. The puzzles towards the end can get very challenging, but you are rewarded with a great ending, or many great endings. Play this game if you like puzzle games, stories, and questions that make you think about life.

My only con is I got severe motion sickness from this game. The developers were aware of this issue and there is a motion sickness setting that you can activate which helps, but it still does not fix the problem for me. I was still able to get through the game, I just had to move very slowly.
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Mystery LLama
( 20.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
If you have ever enjoyed anything from the "I, Robot" by Azimov, to the atmosphere of Serious Sam, grab this game and start playing.

The journey is so worth it.
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Snow
( 28.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
What do you get when you cross the Portal seires with an existential crisis?

The Talos Principle.

What starts as a fairly beautiful puzzle game gets stranger and stranger as you work your way through the levels. Fro unique puzzle elements, to hidden puzzles with much higher difficulty, it is a game which can not only soothe but also cause distress. From the gentle coaxing of the narrator to the nagging doubt put by the computer, the only advice I can safely give is to trust in yourself.

The story begins slow, but builds up into a terrible and awe inspiring thing. It leaves the game feeling like a love letter, one I never knew I wanted.

If you love puzzle games, this is a gem for you.
If you like collectables, this is a game for you.
If you like existential dread, this is the game for you.

All in all, I went through all endings and can say I was deeply satisfied.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
29 of 31 people (94%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
16.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
What a fantastic game. I didn't really believe it when people said it was a better puzzle game than Portal. In truth, it is. I brute-forced or even accidentally completed a fair number of Portal puzzles, but every single solution in the TALOS Principle arose from an "Aha!" moment. I was having such fun with the puzzles, that after completing the main story I went back and started hunting down more stars. I never do bonus objectives! I'll admit that I gave up a few puzzles into the first bonus world, but it was from sheer mental exhaustion. I may someday dive back in for 100% completion.

And, I'm extremely proud to claim, I never once looked for help for a single puzzle. I think this was largely due to the relatively loose structure of the game. Stuck on one puzzle? There's a dozen more waiting for your attention. I could knock out a few other puzzles, and then return with renewed confidence to the difficult one. For especially tough puzzles, sleeping on it usually allowed for a trivial solve the next day.

The story is largely conveyed though text snippets found in computer terminals scattered throughout the worlds. It's mostly inferred, rather than stated outright. The "good ending" was quite satisfying, clarifying the central "mystery" while leaving still leaving a lot of the backstory to the player's imagination. The story is also heavily philosophical, and brought back many pleasant memories of my university Philosphy and Cognitive Systems classes. This game, puzzles and all, made my head hurt less than some dense philsophical essays we were assigned to read. In fact, I think you could design a pretty good class around this game, with each game section leading to additional readings and class discussions.

Highly recommended.
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17 of 18 people (94%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
72.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
I adore this game for many reasons, but these are the main three:

First of all, the game is stunningly beautiful and actually runs at surprisingly high frame rates.
Secondly, the puzzles are MANY and varying in difficulty.
And third, the story may very well set you into a deep existential crisis.

I cannot express how much fun I had with this game (and the Road to Gehenna DLC). Tens of hours of puzzles and a story that will really spark some philosophical thought before you're done. Production quality of the highest value and the game is absolutely jam-PACKED with easter eggs if you look thoroughly enough (and I mean thoroughly). Recommended for anyone with a love for premium quality puzzlers.

Special note for the Road to Gehenna DLC:

This DLC adds a new, less interesting story, but a large amount of really difficult levels that will occasionally leave you completely stumped. The levels in this DLC require a lot more spatial awareness and thinking 'outside the box'. Definitely buy it if you want a challenge.
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13 of 13 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
37.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 8
This game is absolutely stunning.

I am a fan of the portal series and so Steam recommended this game to me. After reading the store page and reviews I was really excited for the game. I immediatelly downloaded the Demo version and just after some twenty minutes I knew that I absolutely have to have this game. And I don't regret buying it at all.

Puzzles
The Talos Principle is logically challenging, starting with easy to solve puzzles but as you progress the difficulty slowly increases. However the real defficulty generally lies in the approach you take. Some levels may seem impossible to solve but once you make the first steps you realize that it was in fact easy all along.

Graphics
This game looks gorgeous even though the minimum specs are low. I played this game on a mid-range mobile GPU without any problems. I really like the games design and feel, it gives a special feel the game.

Highly philosophical
Throughout the game you will be talking to the Milton AI who will be asking deep questins about your views uppon the world and some of your opinions. These were so fitting to the story and gameplay that they made me question not just the in-game world but our own real world as well. Sometimes I just had to stop playing and think about them. However there is one thing worth mentioning and that si: You don't have go through this part of the game at all but you will miss a lot.

Soundtrack and voices
The audio is deffinitely the best one I've had the opportunity to hear. Elohim's voice is exactly what I would imagine from someone like him. And the soundtrack is just perfect. It is so fitting. I just had to buy it as well.
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14 of 15 people (93%) found this review helpful
Recommended
20.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 6
I absolutely love this game!!! Seriously I have never enjoyed a game so much since Portal/Portal 2. I have literally just finished it as I write this and it has taken about 20 hours for my first run through but there has to be at least one other ending so I will play again when a bit of time has passed and I have forgotten some of the puzzels.

This game is all round just superb, the voice acting is great, the art is awesome (literally!) and the storyline, though sad is just amazing.

While I disagreed with some of the points made in the philosophical discussions with the computer it is testiment to the thought and effort that went into this element that I really WANTED to engage!

The puzzles are fun, a few were quiet challenging but really they are the fun to be had on the journey. A journey which will I am sure live with me for some time.

This game comes with my highest possible recommendation, buy it buy it right now seriously!! I cannot believe I purchased this on a whim during a steam sale and then let it sit in my library for two months before I started it. As I came back to review this game one thing stood out, the tag associated INDIE! This is a title any AAA dev would be proud of, the developers should be applauded for this spectacular work of art.

I think this will port well to VR and I hope that it is, not only because I think it would blow you away in that setting but also to preserve this game for the future, ironically given the storyline I sincerely hope this game can be played for many many years to come.
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21 of 29 people (72%) found this review helpful
26 people found this review funny
Recommended
17.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
Bought because of kitty. Left with mind blown.
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
19.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 9
For many years, people have debated whether video games can constitute art--not just a collection of pieces of art: musics, images, video, etc., but art in its own right. While I think that recent years have definitely tipped the scales in that direction, this is the first game I have ever played that is to my mind, unquestionably a piece of art that is much more than the sum of its parts.

The puzzles themselves are clever and inventive, and the gold star puzzles are often magnificently devious. On its own, as a puzzler, this would be a great game. What makes it superb is the game engages the player in questions of philosophy, ethics, religion, and metaphysics, woven into a powerful extended metaphor.

This game is in a league of its own.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
26.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 6
This game is a fantastic puzzle game in the vein of Portal and its ilk, except without portals. But what it lacks in portals it makes up for with a slew of other game mechanics. It also takes the linearity of Portal and enhances it tenfold with a more open-world hub-like approach. The writing of Tom Jubert and Jonas Kyratzes is top-notch and delivers a very interesting and thought-provoking story of philosophy, spirituality, religion, and science fiction.

There are countless worlds full of challenges to satiate your eager puzzle-solving OCD nature and countless layers and levels of secrets and easter eggs to keep you busy for quite a long time. Add to that the bonus handful of extra worlds and full blown expansion (Road To Gehenna) in the available DLC and you've got yourself a puzzle-packed adventure of intrigue and enlightenment that takes everything Portal did right and runs with it for a fantastic experience you won't forget and will enjoy every minute of.

If you love puzzle games, this is for you. I wouldn't play it straight through in one setting. It's literally impossible and I'd recommend taking breaks. It keeps the experience fresh each time and ensures preservation from monotony. There ARE a LOT of puzzles. Pace yourself.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
28.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 8
Good game, nice story, great puzzles.
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10 of 14 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
27.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 2
Fantastic game, unique experience!

HIGHLY Recommended, that "Overwhelmingly Positive" is there for a reason.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
22.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
The puzzles are hard, but dont be discouraged! The game doesnt treat you like a child and is an awesome experience. Play it!
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
38.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
This game has literally become one of my favorite games.
The story is deep and rich with philosophical and religious themes, the scenery looks amazing, and the music is great and makes it very immersive! Now I like challenging puzzles, but not TOO challenging you know; and the puzzles in this game give me just the right amount of challenge without the rage of tryharding for hours on end. And you can also find plenty of funny eater eggs just about everywhere!
Also honestly I just love robots, they're neat.
Amazing game really, can't recommend enough!!
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
32.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 12
Like Portal but better in every way
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 7
Bought this game out of curiosity and the steam sale price...never been huge on puzzle/indie strategy games but I must say after playing it even for an hour, one of the best games I've ever encountered so far. To me it feels like Portal/Portal 2, but with a purpose and more story and depth. So if you're into the Portal feel or looking to try something new (I was getting tired of COD and Borderlands Series) definitely worth it
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
90.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 9
I has been months since I finished all the DLC and found all the secrets in this game. I regret every moment I've spent on this gameing computer since then. Rocket League, etc, what a waste of time. Playing games on your PC that arn't this game are a waste of time. Nuff Said
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 10
10/10 would accept life's ultimate futility again
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
The Talos Principle is a fantastic philisophical puzzle game, that makes you question a lot more than the Portal-esque labyrinths that are set before you.

Gameplay
From a puzzle perspective, this game is very much a cross between Myst and Portal. Each "level" has various areas with logic puzzles where you have to manipulate lasers, open doors, beware of turrets with red lasers, the works. What makes this game like Myst as well is there always seems to be a puzzle to solve outside of the independent areas, whether it be redirecting a laser from one puzzle to another, or leaving one puzzle in a particular state so that you can access some part of it from another location.

If you enjoy puzzles for the pure sake of doing puzzles, with no rhyme or reason, no matter the difficulty, then you'll love this game. But if you're anything like me, these puzzles will become slightly tedious, and you'll care more about the lore and getting to the end than solving every puzzle that the game puts in front of you (because, for the most satisfying endings, you need to solve just about every single one). Luckily, there's plenty of solutions and walkthroughs online if you can't will yourself to finish alone.

Story/Lore
This is what makes this game phenomenal. The story and lore in this game is Witcher 3-level deep. I'm talking tons of audio logs, hundreds of text logs, QR codes on the walls, and a fantastic narrative to follow it. This game would be great as a visual novel, that alone should say something about how great this story is. It makes you question your place in the world and you fall in love with characters you don't even meet.

Music
The music is nothing to rave about, but the tracks are very nice, giving a creepy ambiance to the game. The tracks also change based on the themes of the areas, which is nice.

Jumpscares?
While this game has a sort of horror ambiance, there's no real intentional jumpscares. The death animation is a bit jarring and there's one scene after the last puzzle in B1 that involves 'screaming', it's a bit jumpscare-y .

Overall, this game is fantastic. The environment, lore, and ambiance is fantastic alone, but paired with a difficult puzzler, it's a must buy.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
28.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 24
What do you get when you cross the Portal seires with an existential crisis?

The Talos Principle.

What starts as a fairly beautiful puzzle game gets stranger and stranger as you work your way through the levels. Fro unique puzzle elements, to hidden puzzles with much higher difficulty, it is a game which can not only soothe but also cause distress. From the gentle coaxing of the narrator to the nagging doubt put by the computer, the only advice I can safely give is to trust in yourself.

The story begins slow, but builds up into a terrible and awe inspiring thing. It leaves the game feeling like a love letter, one I never knew I wanted.

If you love puzzle games, this is a gem for you.
If you like collectables, this is a game for you.
If you like existential dread, this is the game for you.

All in all, I went through all endings and can say I was deeply satisfied.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 11
Product received for free
The Talos Principle is unlikely to be the first time you've encountered this structure for a puzzle game. It's Portal, in essence, or Quantum Conundrum. Even with high expectations going in, The Talos Principle still blew me away. Through excellent puzzle design and a thought provoking narrative. The Talos Principle is an essential game that every video game lover needs to add to their collection. This easily stands among some of my favorite games of 2015.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
SENSACIONAL UM DOS MELHORES PUZZLES QUE JA JOGUEI
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