Left 4 Dead 2

PC, XB360, MAC / Action / Release: Nov 17, 2009 / ESRB: M

Rock Band Dev Harmonix Sold, Goes Solo

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 23, 2010 2:00pm PST

Rock Band and Dance Central developer Harmonix has successfully been sold, former owner Viacom announced today, to itself--going privately-owned...


"Who owns the rights to the Rock Band IP? We honestly don't need a third music game series."

- f4lln see all 14 comments

Viacom Sued Over Rock Band Payouts by Former Harmonix Shareholders, Founders

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 21, 2010 6:20am PST

A group of ex-shareholders in Rock Band developer Harmonix, including several studio founders, are suing its parent company Viacom, Gamasutra...


"This sounds a lot like the, "They'll NEVER sue us because they KNOW if they do, we'll sell their ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 25 comments

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...


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

- diamondspider see all 44 comments

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...


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

- Qwiggalo see all 20 comments

Your First, Harrowing Glimpse at Left 4 Dead's Upcoming DLC "The Sacrifice"

By Xav de Matos, Oct 01, 2010 11:20am PDT

The latest downloadable content for L


"I love how Bill lights the molly with his cigarette... (looks like it)"

- YiddleYesku see all 37 comments

Valve Confirms Left 4 Dead and L4D2 DLC for Oct. 5

By Brian Leahy, Sep 27, 2010 12:20pm PDT

Valve has confirmed that 'The Sacrifice', DLC for both Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2, will be released on October 5 for the PC and Xbox 360. It...


"With Dead Rising 2 coming out tomorrow this kind of feels like Valve trying to take Capcoms ..."

- agentboolen see all 17 comments

Left 4 Dead Sacrifice DLC Comic Launches Tomorrow, 'Follow the Liter' Mutation Returns

By Xav de Matos, Sep 13, 2010 8:15am PDT

The original Left 4 Dead crew are about to make a big sacrifice, and the long promised prequel comic that delves into the past of the zombie...


"Then a L4D2 comic will come out, and we'll find out that the briefcase full of guns and money ..."

- pseudomelon see all 20 comments

Valve Reveals 'The Sacrifice' DLC for Left 4 Dead 1 and 2, 'No Mercy' Coming to L4D2 [Updated]

By Xav de Matos, Aug 21, 2010 8:15am PDT

[Update: 08.22.2010] Valve has reportedly told PC Gamer that "The Sacrifice" will launch on October 5. The PC and Mac version will launch for free...


"Thank you valve! this is why i like Left 4 dead 2, they add tons of cool stuff every week! first ..."

- Tobykaani see all 67 comments

Valve Details the Reaction and Success of Left 4 Dead 2 Mutations

By Xav de Matos, Aug 06, 2010 10:00am PDT

With a dozen Left 4 Dead 2 "Mutations" released in as many weeks, Valve has collected a detailed breakdown of the modes developed to tweak the...


"The L4D community leaves me scratching my head more often than not. Take for instance the ..."

- dookiebot see all 15 comments

Shack PSA: Steam Discounts Left 4 Dead 2, ARMA II & More in the Final Day of its Summer-themed Sale

By Xav de Matos, Jul 04, 2010 10:10am PDT

Today is the last day in the, "Please! My wallet is begging you to stop" sale on Steam (otherwise known as the Perils of Summer sale).As expected,...


"im enjoying sam and max a ton. well written. crashes randomly sometimes though"

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Left 4 Dead 2 Mutation Demands Headshots; Patch Brings Versus Changes

By Brian Leahy, Jun 18, 2010 4:00pm PDT

The Left 4 Dead 2 mutation for owners of "The Passing" DLC for the next week is "Headshot!". In this mode, only headshots and decapitations will...


"That's fuckin' hot. Next in line: double tap mutator. This might actually get me playing the ..."

- etherealrhythm see all 19 comments

Prima Launches In-Game Steam Guides

By Brian Leahy, May 20, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Prima, longtime provider of video game strategy guides, will now be offering digital guides through Steam. Using the Steam overlay, guides can also...


" It's not a particularly bad idea. However, most people can buy the game for the some amount of ..."

- Skillmore see all 41 comments

'Show Us Your Left 4 Dead' Contest Winners

By Chris Faylor, May 18, 2010 9:40am PDT

Our "Show Us Your Left 4 Dead Art Contest and Giveaway" has come to a close--the votes tallied, the commenters randomly chosen--and now it's time...


"I love you shacknews. You are the best. Thank you for the free cd key!!! thank you"

- rusboy see all 86 comments

Left 4 Dead 2 Mutation Features the Gnome

By Brian Leahy, May 14, 2010 9:00pm PDT

The next mutation for Left 4 Dead 2 has gone into effect and will last until next Friday. This week, players can play "Last Gnome On Earth", which...


""Realism Versus, has already been made into a permanent game mode." Really, how do I setup a ..."

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Contest: Show Us Your Left 4 Dead

By Chris Faylor, May 08, 2010 8:00am PDT

[Update - 11:40am CST on May 18] With the day upon us, we've announced the winners. [Update - 12:15pm CST on May 11] Submissions for the art...


"This contest is sweet! That xbox looks awesome, good luck to all the entries!"

- flib906 see all 162 comments