Left 4 Dead

PC, XB360, MAC / Action / Release: Nov 18, 2008 / ESRB: M

Left 4 Dead: Survivors coming to Japanese arcades

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 30, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Popular zombie-killing shooter Left 4 Dead is becoming an arcade in Japan. While details are scant for now, the collaboration is the second between...

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Left 4 Dead beta Francis model released for L4D2

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 19, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Remember how Left 4 Dead's characters looked long ago, before Valve snapped up creator Turtle Rock Studios? A rummage in Valve's archive has dug up the old models, and you can now play the early burly bearded incarnation of loveable biker Francis in Left 4 Dead 2. The other ...

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Cabin in the Woods DLC for Left 4 Dead 2 once planned

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 24, 2012 6:45am PDT

Attentive horror fans may have spotted the bilious Boomer and other Left 4 Dead monsters snuck into Joss Whedon's delightful scare 'em up movie Cabin in the Woods, but L4D's involvement was once supposed to be far greater. Director Drew Goddard has revealed that a CitW expan...

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Left 4 Dead 2 Cold Stream DLC coming July 24

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 02, 2012 7:30am PDT

After over a year of public testing, Valve will officially launch Left 4 Dead 2's Cold Stream DLC for PC and Xbox 360 on July 24, alongside a patch making all mutations available at all times.

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Payday: No Mercy explains 'how the Left 4 Dead series began'

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 15, 2012 3:15pm PDT

Overkill Software promised it was working on a Left 4 Dead thing. Well, here it is.

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Payday dev collaborating with Valve on Left 4 Dead-y thing

By Alice O'Connor, May 21, 2012 6:00am PDT

It's all go at Payday: The Heist developer Overkill Software these days. As well as working on a sequel and DLC for its coop crime caper FPS, and being acquired by Starbreeze Studios, the Swedes are working with Valve on something Left 4 Dead-y.

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Left 4 Dead dev using CryEngine for new FPS

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 21, 2011 6:30pm PDT

Left 4 Dead co-developer Turtle Rock Studios reveals that it's hiring for a new unnamed project using CryEngine technology, to be published by THQ.

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Left 4 Dead partially inspired by bird-flu scare

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 30, 2011 4:30pm PDT

The developers of Left 4 Dead look back at the origination of the zombie-killing series, including its inspiration and development.

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Left 4 Dead 2 'Dead Air' will unlock early

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 11, 2011 6:15am PDT

Left 4 Dead 2 players smashed Valve's challenge to unlock the port of Left 4 Dead's 'Dead Air' campaign early, beating the target in only four and a half hours.

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Left 4 Dead 2 DLC Announced, Packing L4D Campaigns and New Community Campaign

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 17, 2011 6:00am PST

A new Left 4 Dead 2 downloadable content pack is in the works, developer Valve has announced, featuring the three remaining Left 4 Dead campaigns...

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"Left4Dead sucks. Bought it for $5 on-sale and I don't think I even got the five bucks out of ..."

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Interview: Beyond Black Mesa Director, Brian Curtin

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 27, 2011 2:30pm PST

If you're a Half-Life (or Left 4 Dead) fan, and you haven't yet seen the recently released fan-made short film, Beyond Black Mesa, do yourself a...

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"It`s really nice for an amateur thing but why does everything gotta have zombies nowadays?"

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Left 4 Dead Released for Mac, On Sale Again

By Brian Leahy, Oct 27, 2010 5:27pm PDT

The Mac version of Left 4 Dead is now available, fulfilling Valve's promise to launch the Mac version before Halloween. It supports Steam Play,...

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"Glad to see this one make it to the Mac today, here's looking forward to more in the near future."

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New StarCraft 2 Custom Maps on Show at BlizzCon, Referencing Left 4 Dead and DotA

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 10:40am PDT

Four new Blizzard-made StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty custom maps are on show at BlizzCon 2010. The new maps drop references to video game and pop...

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Shack PSA: Both Left 4 Deads Bundled for $10.19 on Steam as 'The Sacrifice' DLC Arrives

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 05, 2010 4:00pm PDT

Left 4 Dead's new DLC, 'The Sacrifice,' launched today, and in a move that's as much awesome as it is likely to cause some Xbox RAGE, Valve is...

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"I really enjoyed The Sacrifice... not bad for free! It is a top quality campaign, and among my ..."

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Left 4 Dead Mac Launch Due by Halloween

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 04, 2010 5:58am PDT

Valve is hoping to release the original Left 4 Dead on Mac "in time to celebrate Halloween," the developer revealed yesterday. There's also a...

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"I'm curious as to what it takes to get L4D ported to Mac, since they've already ported HL2 ..."

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