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Portal (Series) Alternatives

Portal is described as 'puzzle game from Valve. Set in the mysterious Aperture Science Laboratories, Portal has been called one of the most innovative games on the horizon and will offer gamers hours of unique gameplay' and is a very popular Puzzle Game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Portal for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Mari0, which is both free and Open Source. Other Portal like games are FEZ (by POLYTRON), GlPortal, Antichamber and The Talos Principle.

Portal alternatives are mainly Puzzle Games but may also be Platform Games or Adventure Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Portal.
This page was last updated Jan 10, 2022
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  1. Mari0

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Mari0 is an open source fan-made video game that combines elements of the video games Super Mario Bros and Portal.

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    Its basicly Mario and Portal combined.

    Positive comment almost 5 years ago
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  2. FEZ (by POLYTRON)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    FEZ is a game developed by POLYTRON. In it, you play as Gomez, a 2D creature living in what he believes is a 2D world. Until a strange and powerful artifact reveals to him the existence of a mysterious third dimension!



  3. GlPortal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A free open source game with teleportation.

  4. Antichamber

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Unreal Engine

    A unique puzzle game that totally ignores normal Euclidean geometry. Cubes that contain something different depending on which way you look into it, stairs that go up and down but arrive at the same place, things that are bigger on the inside, etc.

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    Antichamber is best puzzle game

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  5. The Talos Principle

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Steam

    As if awakening from a deep sleep, you find yourself in a strange, contradictory world of ancient ruins and advanced technology.

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    It doesn't have 95% positive reviews on steam for no reason. Amazing game.

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  6. Narbacular Drop

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Narbacular Drop is an environmental puzzle game in a fantasy setting, where the player navigates a dungeon with two interconnected portals. The dungeon has a series of traps and puzzles, which the player must solve by moving around objects in the environment using the portals.

  7. Portile

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Portile is a 2d, tile-based take on Narbacular Drop (more than Portal, because momentum plays a big part in Portal, and it doesn’t play any part in this).

  8. ASCIIpOrtal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    See high res text graphics. Master physics bending puzzles. Escape the test chambers. Play ASCIIpOrtal! The text-based game with a geometry breaking physics gun.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 1.3 beta 7, released in Jult 2011, can be still downloaded from Github

  9. Promethius

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Graphic style similar to Portal. Time based puzzles with a twist.

  10. Wormholes

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Finish the game by completing numerous 3D puzzles based in underground chambers. Only with the A978 Wormhole Gun will you have the ability to create wormholes allowing you to complete the level.

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