Left 4 Dead

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

Left 4 Dead DLC Detailed: Survival Mode for 12 Maps

By Nick Breckon, Feb 09, 2009 3:09pm PST

A few details on the Survival Pack DLC for Valve's multiplayer zombie shooter Left 4 Dead have squeaked out following its cryptic announcement last...


"I'm gay for survival mode of anything like this. If they manage to implement some kind of ..."

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Left 4 Dead Survival Pack DLC Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 05, 2009 10:42am PST

Valve announced plans to update its co-op zombie shooter Left 4 Dead (PC, X360) today, revealing that a "Survival Pack" will be released this...


"Will the survival pack be available for the 360? -snowjunkie1492"

- bassfreak1492 see all 168 comments

Left 4 Dead Sells 1.8 Million at Retail

By Chris Faylor, Feb 03, 2009 2:17pm PST

Valve's cooperative zombie-shooter Left 4 Dead sold over 1.8 million copies at retailers in 2008, distributor Electronic Arts revealed in a...


"Fuck's sake, I ordered L4D on the 26th of January, and it still hasn't arrived! :("

- code-e255 see all 74 comments

Lovely Left 4 Dead Valentines

By Nick Breckon, Feb 02, 2009 7:00pm PST

You may remember artist Alexandria Neonakis' work from last year's Team Fortress 2 Valentine's Day cards, which featured various Team Fortress 2...


"I tried puking on my GF once on Valentine, she didn't think it that romantic :("

- StriderNL see all 55 comments

Big Left 4 Dead Patch Released, Valve Says "Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em"

By Nick Breckon, Jan 14, 2009 6:12pm PST

A major update to Valve's zombie shooter Left 4 Dead was released for the PC version of the game tonight, with an Xbox 360 patch expected "in the...


"Apparently I'm the only one who thinks shack servers have gone down hill. People kick shackers ..."

- coolbreezr see all 173 comments

Metal Gear Creator Expects New Game This Year, 'Addicted to Left 4 Dead'

By Chris Faylor, Jan 14, 2009 2:51pm PST

The first of Hideo Kojima's upcoming unannounced projects could hit as soon as this year, according to a Weekly Famitsu interview translated by...


"""I'm addicted to Left 4 Dead right now, but people say to me that that game would never work in ..."

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Replay Mini: Left 4 Macho Man Randy Savage

By Nick Breckon, Jan 12, 2009 7:19pm PST

Question: What is more terrifying than a zombie horde? Answer: A zombie horde imbued with the soul of Macho Man Randy Savage. Thanks,...


"Am I the only one who finds this completely retarded and boring as hell? What is so special ..."

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Left 4 Dead PC Patch Coming This Week (Update)

By Nick Breckon, Jan 12, 2009 3:53pm PST

Update: Faliszek has confirmed to Shacknews that the update is on target for this week. Original story: A major patch for the PC version of...


"I love Left 4 dead but.. slow newsday? see nothing about that new valve maps or anything is ..."

- ClawHammR see all 78 comments

Left 4 Dead Developer Illuminates Lighting Choice

By Nick Breckon, Jan 05, 2009 8:00pm PST

In a Left 4 Dead blog post that rekindles memories of the great 2008 Diablo 3 darkness debate, developer Randy Lundeen has explained why Valve made...


"I am happy with their decision to brighten things up a bit, but they should have done the ..."

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Valve Teases Left 4 Dead DLC Reveal Soon, Simultaneous Xbox 360 Release

By Chris Faylor, Dec 29, 2008 8:52am PST

Solid details on the first batch of Left 4 Dead downloadable content should be out "shortly," according to Valve writer Chet Faliszek. But, in true...


"If Burnout Paradise can have a free motorcycle game add-on and charge for it later, surely L4D ..."

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Left 4K Dead: Zombie Survival on Minimal Memory

By Nick Breckon, Dec 23, 2008 8:24pm PST

Want to play Left 4 Dead, but can't spare a megabyte? Left 4K Dead might be more your size. A simple, free web game inspired by Valve's co-op...


"I must be retarded, I can't seem to find a way to play the game. WTF?"

- voodooraze see all 28 comments

Valve Pacifies Left 4 Dead Cheaters on Xbox 360

By Nick Breckon, Dec 10, 2008 11:44am PST

Valve has released a server-side patch to thwart the "cheating behavior" allowed in the Xbox 360 version of Left 4 Dead, which saw safe rooms...


"My wish list for the PC version: 1) Fix the same freaking quick-weapon-switch exploit that was ..."

- LeeMon see all 47 comments

Fun 4 Friday: A Toddler 'Plays' Left 4 Dead

By Nick Breckon, Dec 05, 2008 5:33pm PST

I've been called a cold-hearted individual, but even I felt a tinge of warmth creeping through my veins after watching this video of amateur game...


"This kid rocks. Fuck the haters. Fuck those who think this is bad parenting. Dad is involved in ..."

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Left 4 Dead Intro Movie Rough Drafts Reveal Abandoned Romance, Model Change Explanation

By Nick Breckon, Dec 05, 2008 1:40pm PST

A new post on the official Left 4 Dead blog details the creation of the game's intro movie, and reveals the significant stages of iteration that went on behind the scenes to create the lengthy cinematic.


"Great first time video... I prefer the fat sloppy francis... He should have some lines about ..."

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Left 4 Dead Patched: Dedicated Server Searching, Difficulty Settings Addressed

By Nick Breckon, Dec 04, 2008 6:17pm PST

Valve has just released a minor patch to Left 4 Dead, which addresses frustrations some users have reported with both the Versus mode and co-op...


"I wonder if tanks can still help the survivors up. I spawned as a tank at the mercy finale, ..."

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