Left 4 Dead 2 Screenshots: Mudmen and Spitters

To celebrate its San Diego Comic-Con showing of Left 4 Dead 2, developer Valve has released a handful of screenshots and details from the zombie shooter sequel.

Among the new assets is a look at the mudmen, the "uncommon common" foe of the Swamp Fever campaign, and a render of a new Boss monster called "The Spitter."

"The female Spitter has an area attack that can split up Survivors or flush them out of their hiding spots," explained Valve. Additionally, the company noted that an AK47 and a grenade launcher will be among the "20-plus new items" included in the sequel, with other new items including a chainsaw, frying pan, axe, and cricket bat.

In all, the game will pack five new campaigns, of which two have been revealed--Swamp Fever, above, and The Parish, set in New Orleans' French Quarter. The Campaign, Versus and Survival modes of the original return alongside a new mode not yet unveiled.

At least one more new Boss infected is expected to be revealed before the game hits PC and Xbox 360 on November 17, with those attending the San Diego Comic-Coon able to sample the sequel at the EA Gaming Lounge in the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel on 401 K. Street from 2-9 pm Thursday-Saturday, and 12-5 pm on Sunday.

From The Chatty
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    July 22, 2009 8:31 PM

    Okay, now that I've seen the Swamp Fever poster, I'm REALLY excited.

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      July 22, 2009 8:42 PM

      You know it's all going down hill when you can't tell the difference between a positive and a negative post on a L4D news post :|

      But seriously, I'm loving the setting of this campaign, it looks awesome

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        July 22, 2009 8:43 PM

        Oh man I think the setting is perfect. It looks like several of the levels are pissing rain too! I can't wait.

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          July 22, 2009 8:45 PM

          Aye. I can't remember where I read it (IGN?) but, this is supposed to be the only campaign set at night, and it looks like they're going to get it bang on, it looks awesome.

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            July 22, 2009 9:23 PM

            I believe they said it's the only campaign that starts at night. Other campaigns will have maps which will be set at night.

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              July 22, 2009 9:25 PM

              You're right, I stand corrected, thanks

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              July 23, 2009 12:16 PM

              It makes me such a sad panda to know so much of it will be set during the day time. There is nothing scary or atmospheric about New Orleans during the day time. L4D1 nailed it by being at night--the sun had either just set, or dawn was just around the corner, but that simple thing we take for granted -- light -- was always just beyond reach.

              Please let the comments telling me what a tool I am commence.

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