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Left 4 Dead Latest News - PC

Left 4 Dead
  • Publisher: Valve
  • Genre:Action
  • Developer: Valve
  • Release Date:Nov 17, 2008
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:M - Mature (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Language)
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Game Description:Setting out to do for co-op gaming what Counter-Strike did for team combat, Left 4 Dead is an ambitious survival horror game. Running on the Source engine, Left 4 Dead leaves four armed survivors of a world overrun with zombies, and they must fight their way out to escape the outbreak. Designed for co-op play, the four players must work together to finish each stage of the game, lending each other artillery support, sharing ammo and rescuing each other when zombies are on top of them. In addition to the standard four players as humans, another four players can be amongst the masses of assaulting zombies, seeking to take down the other players. Zombie players might even find themselves become one of the four mutant "boss" zombies, who have unique powers that can be used to devastate, injure, tie up, mark and track, confuse, or even humiliate the gun-toting human survivors.
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Left 4 Dead News

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  • Kevin Pereira On CNN

    Our intrepid Attack of the Show host, Kevin Pereira, stopped by CNN to tell them what's worth picking up in the world of games and gadgets this Holiday season, and we've got the video for you to enjoy right here. Check out what Kevin has to say about Left 4 Dead, Fallout 3, and more! Embedded video from CNN Video

    Posted December 5, 2008| 41 Comments

    Kevin Pereira On CNN
  • Valve Reveals Lifetime Retail Sales for 'Half-Life', 'Counter-Strike'

    Valve has always been tight-lipped with their sales numbers, especially when it comes to sales made over Steam, but they released a ton of numbers today. The numbers show the lifetime sales at retail for most of their first-party games, but do not include sales on Steam. That remains a mystery and a closely guarded secret, but it's safe to...

    Posted December 3, 2008| 31 Comments

    Valve Reveals Lifetime Retail Sales for 'Half-Life', 'Counter-Strike'
  • 'Left 4 Dead' To Run In Dawn Of The Dead Mall Mod

    You knew it was coming. There are four great campaigns in Valve's zombie co-op, FPS Left 4 Dead... however there are just four. Leave it to the modding community to come to the rescue in one the greatest ways ever. Enter Author/Modder Darth_Brush and his remake of the iconic zombie backdrop of the Crossroads mall from the 2004 remake of Dawn of...

    Posted November 27, 2008| 14 Comments

    'Left 4 Dead' To Run In Dawn Of The Dead Mall Mod
  • 'Left 4 Dead' Achievement Stats Show That Game Is Hard

    Valve has released statistics on the achievements in the PC version of Left 4 Dead, which shows that the game is very hard. For example, only 2.1% of players have even completed a single campaign on the Expert difficulty. Only 1.7% of people have been able to complete a campaign without using a first aid kit on themselves. Scary! Check out the...

    Posted November 26, 2008| 19 Comments

    'Left 4 Dead' Achievement Stats Show That Game Is Hard
  • 'Left 4 Dead' Dialogue Taken Out Of Context

    This always seems to happen with Valve games (remember the Team Fortress 2 Heavy/Medic video?) and Left 4 Dead has now joined the ranks of soundbyte trickery. Just be careful when Bill brings a health pack over... also, audio probably NSFW (it's loud):

    Posted November 26, 2008| 14 Comments

    'Left 4 Dead' Dialogue Taken Out Of Context
  • Valve Wants to Study Your Brain

    Valve Co-founder Gabe Newell wants to do a scientific study on gamer's brains while they're playing so they can design and develop games even better. He published an extensive article about why and how he's so interested in making it happen. Valve is the company that brought us such fun things as The Orange Box, Left 4 Dead, and the Counter...

    Posted November 21, 2008| 38 Comments

    Valve Wants to Study Your Brain
  • X-Play Left 4 Dead Review

    Some of us welcome our new zombie overlords, but those wild and crazy guys at Valve seem think you would take pleasure in shooting at them instead of giving them hugs. Well, maybe you would. X-Play sure did, as evidenced by their glowing review of the new game Left 4 Dead. Check it out below and while your chomping at the bit to get started...

    Posted November 18, 2008| 59 Comments

    X-Play Left 4 Dead Review
  • 'Left 4 Dead' TV Spot #2 Reminds You To Bring Your Friends

    Valve's Left 4 Dead gets another TV spot right before its big launch day. If you haven't already seen the game in action we've got around 20 minutes of gameplay footage after the cut and the cinematic intro as well. Left 4 Dead ships today and should be available in stores tomorrow. Left 4 Dead TV Spot#2 Watch Larger Version | Watch HD...

    Posted November 17, 2008| 9 Comments

    'Left 4 Dead' TV Spot #2 Reminds You To Bring Your Friends
  • Get All Valve Games On Steam For $99

    Valve, the developer responsible for Counterstrike and Half Life, is offering every game they've ever made, including the new Left 4 Dead, on their digital download service Steam for the cool price of $99. This package deal will get you both Half Life games and their episodic sequels, Counterstrike, Team Fortress 2 and Team Fortress Classic,...

    Posted November 14, 2008| 20 Comments

    Get All Valve Games On Steam For $99
  • 'Left 4 Dead' Poster Art Adds Cinematic Flair To Zombie Homicide

    Valve drops the cinematic posters for the four campaigns in their zombie shooter Left 4 Dead. You've played the demo with the sytlized No Mercy campaign poster, now check out the other three campaigns below. These campy movie quotes and titles begs the question... if you could create your own L4D scenario what would the title and catch line...

    Posted November 14, 2008| 13 Comments

    'Left 4 Dead' Poster Art Adds Cinematic Flair To Zombie Homicide
  • Left 4 Dead Gone Gold, Steam Pre-Loading Begins

    In a press release, Valve has announced that Left 4 Dead will unlock at 12:01 am EST on November 18, 2008 for their customers who have purchased it on their Steam digital distribution service. Customers who purchase the game before the above release date will be rewarded with an additional 10% discount and will get to download the game in...

    Posted November 13, 2008| 28 Comments

    Left 4 Dead Gone Gold, Steam Pre-Loading Begins
  • 'Left 4 Dead' Death Toll Campaign Direct-Feed (Xbox 360)

    You've cycled through zombie infested streets, apartment buildings and subways for a while now. Check out the first 5 minutes of the next campaign Death Toll, in Valve's awesome zombie-fest shooter Left 4 Dead. Left 4 Dead surfaces for the PC and Xbox 360 November 18th. Keep your first aid kits and pipe bombs handy, you're gonna need 'em. Left...

    Posted November 13, 2008| 32 Comments

    'Left 4 Dead' Death Toll Campaign Direct-Feed (Xbox 360)
  • X-Play's Gaming Update 11.11.08

    While you (hopefully) had a wonderful Veteran's Day off from work and/or school, X-Play's Gaming Update was hard at work scouring the world for the latest and greatest in digital goodness. Here's the breakdown of the Update: Valve hammers home the point (again) that Left 4 Dead will not be for the PS3 BioWare drops some thoughts on a...

    Posted November 11, 2008| 7 Comments

    X-Play's Gaming Update 11.11.08
  • 'Left 4 Dead' Direct-Feed Gameplay Footage

    To commemorate tomorrow's launch of the public demo of Valve's zombie FPS romp, Left 4 Dead, we wanted to share the first approximate 15 minutes of the game with you. Join us as we run for our lives through dark alleys and hordes of the undead in this bit of direct-feed video. For those of you who've gained early access to the demo feel free to...

    Posted November 10, 2008| 61 Comments

    'Left 4 Dead' Direct-Feed Gameplay Footage
  • No 'Left 4 Dead' For PlayStation 3

    Bad news for PlayStation 3 owners that were hoping that Valve's co-op zombie shooter Left 4 Dead would eventually see a release on Sony's console... according to Valve, this isn't going to happen. Valve, which only develops for the PC and Xbox 360, used developers at Electronic Arts for the PS3 port of The Orange Box and many believed that a...

    Posted November 10, 2008| 156 Comments

    No 'Left 4 Dead' For PlayStation 3
  • X-Play Gaming Update 10.29.08

    Posted: October 29, 2008

    2,988 Views | 02:05 | 1 Comment

  • All Access: Left 4 Dead

    Posted: October 27, 2008

    10,448 Views | 02:17 | 12 Comments

  • X-Play Gaming Update 10.16.08

    Posted: October 16, 2008

    1,926 Views | 02:18 | 5 Comments

  • Left 4 Dead First Look

    Posted: September 4, 2008

    6,031 Views | 01:50 | 22 Comments

  • Face Time: Gabe Newell

    Posted: August 26, 2008

    2,717 Views | 03:26 | 4 Comments

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