The Talos Principle

The Talos Principle

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Tome[CT]  [developer] Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:30pm
The Talos Principle Reviews
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"I consider it one of the best games of the year. There's absolutely no doubt in my mind."
PCWorld 4.5/5[www.pcworld.com]

"There's enough to satisfy those looking for either puzzles or an interesting story, but if you're searching for both, then The Talos Principle is going to be something very, very special for you."
Jim Sterling 9.5/10[www.thejimquisition.com]

"The Talos Principle is an absolute joy to play."
Gamespot 9/10[www.gamespot.com]

"The Talos Principle succeeded far beyond my expectations."
Polygon 8.5/10[www.polygon.com]

"Games that are this thought provoking and enjoyable are rare."
Gametrailers 9.2/10 video review

"The Talos Principle is a game of challenges and conundrums and philosophical wonderings, filled with logic puzzles and cerebral mysteries."
Eurogamer.net 90/100[www.eurogamer.net]

"The Talos Principle delivers."
PCGamer.com 84/100

"There's more to The Talos Principle than what’s on the surface. It uses the medium of games to encourage you to think and explore what it offers on several levels, and in that way, it becomes an addicting experience."
GameFront.com 90/100[www.gamefront.com]

"Much like Portal, The Talos Principle makes you feel smart just by playing it."
IGN.com 8.3/10

"The Talos Principle is one of the most brilliant and engaging puzzle games ever made, with a fantastic and contemplative story that isn't afraid to ask difficult questions. It's a masterpiece."
GamingTrend.com 100/100[gamingtrend.com]

"The puzzles in The Talos Principle can be downright diabolical."
Destructoid 8/10

"The game crushes its puzzler competition"
Gamingillustrated 90/100[gamingillustrated.com]

"The Talos Principle expects you to be smart and knows you’ve got the brain to figure it out, and the reward for it being right is the a sense of satisfaction at solving something properly tricky."
HardcoreGamer.com 4/5[www.hardcoregamer.com]

"Solving The Talos Principle's puzzles is almost like a high."
The Escapist 4/5

"The Talos Principle is a puzzle game like no other, which really left me speechless and completely addicted to it."
GrabTheGames.com 10/10[www.grabthegames.com]

"The Talos Principles manages to be both a great game and a contemplative piece of art, and the world is a richer place for it."
ArcadeSushi.com 9.5/10[arcadesushi.com]

"The Talos Principle is my runaway choice for Game of the Year for 2014"
DarkStation.com 5/5[www.darkstation.com]

"One of the better puzzle game presentations I’ve ever played."
VentureBeat.com 90/100[venturebeat.com]

"The Talos Principle is one of the nicest surprises of 2014."
IGN Italy 9.2/10

"Incredible."
IGN Spain 9/10

"The most intelligent game of the year"
IGN Russia 9/10

"If you liked Portal, you will love The Talos Principle."
ComputerBuild.de 88/100[www.computerbild.de]

"You don't review The Talos Principle, it reviews every bit of you."
Gamegrep[www.gamegrep.com]

"It's one of my favourite games from 2014."
Rock Paper Shotgun

"Man. The Talos Principle was so excellent. My god. I loved it. Holy sh**. Exceptional puzzle design and narrative structure." -- Alexander Bruce (creator of Antichamber)

"Finished The Talos Principle, and I award this piece of fleeting entertainment five points out of five. Also it changed me." -- Notch (creator of Minecraft)

Zero Punctuation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llxR5hbwG4Y
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Yuri Sniper Yoko Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:53am 
Cant wait for a Zero Punctuation on this.
EndeavourAccuracy Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:31am 
The Wikipedia article also includes a Reception section:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Talos_Principle
Originally posted by ZEUS Buddies Cadian:
Cant wait for a Zero Punctuation on this.

lmao, this will be glorious

EDIT: it happened.
Last edited by Dogeruff 2: Electric Borkaloo™; Jan 8, 2015 @ 5:34pm
MPO Dec 11, 2014 @ 12:34pm 
Some of the formatting is broken FYI. I can't wait to get this game...
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Tome[CT]  [developer] Dec 11, 2014 @ 12:37pm 
To me formatting looks ok, can you please specify what looks broken to you?
Tome[CT]  [developer] Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:01pm 
Hmm, looks broken to me if I come here from other link, but if I refresh everything comes back to order. Strange.
Sharkey Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:29pm 
Yeah, I just saw the bad formatting but there's no refresh button within the Steam app itself (not the web version). Tried pressing F5 on a hunch and now it looks perfect.

Downloading the game now, big fan of Croteam, can't wait to play this! Already read the RPS review - I trust them the most. (The pullout quote you used might be improved with the inclusion of "It tickled my brainbuds and got inside my head...")
Shrapnel Effect Dec 14, 2014 @ 2:41pm 
For any game them reviews are crazy good. and there for a Indie game. you guys must be so proud!
rockhead Dec 17, 2014 @ 6:33pm 
this is the best game i have ever played.it has so many brain ticklers. i think it has a lot of replayability. exlent game.
Ma3a Dec 18, 2014 @ 2:25am 
gamestar.de: 85% The last hit of the year 2014. For those who like thinking, alcerating with philosophical questions or just looking to solve clever puzzles The Talos Principle is a must buy.
http://www.gamestar.de/spiele/the-talos-principle/test/the_talos_principle,51245,3081417.html

4players.de 88% Great philosphy, clever puzzles. Looking for challenging puzzles like portal and an interessting story who focuses on beiing human? than The Talos Principle is the insider tip at the end of the year!
http://www.4players.de/4players.php/dispbericht/Allgemein/Test/35843/80898/0/The_Talos_Principle.html
Tiny Trees Dec 18, 2014 @ 6:52am 
I think this will be good for Croteam. I often thought Serious Sam doesn't get enough attention, and this will draw attention to them as a developer.
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Kein Zantezuken Dec 18, 2014 @ 9:00am 
Most of the reviews are on spot, I summarized my thoughts in my own mini-review on Steam page for Talos.
MegaBadger24 Dec 23, 2014 @ 3:24pm 
I in fact have reviewed The Talos Principle
myself! Great job team!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnNlrFv6q-I
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