Our friends at PC Gamer have just unleashed exclusive video footage of Left 4 Dead's first stage and it looks awesome. Don't expect to see any lumbering undead softly pawing at the door in this survival-horror shooter. With some help from Valve, developer, Turtle Rock Studios claims that they're out to top Counter-Strike by injecting four player co-op, mountains of ravenous zombies - that'll make the infected from 28 Days Later seem tame - and buckets of bloody
One of the surprise stars of EA's London showcase event this month is Valve's Zombie shooter Left 4 Dead, which is looking like an absolute blast on PC and 360. Check out the new screens.
Valve's multiplayer shooter pits you and three mates against the undead hordes - though it's not quite as simple as it sounds. And one of you is a hot chick.
Our man on the floor won't shut up about how awesome the
PC Gamer Showdown in association with LG is pleased to announce Valve’s highly anticipated zombie shooter – Left 4 Dead will be making its first UK appearance with a hands-on 4 player co-op at the event held at Stoneleigh Park on the weekend of 27/28 September.
If youre getting sick of ho-hum activities like planting bombs and capturing flags, then todays news that the creators of Counter-Strike are developing Left 4 Dead, a co-op multiplayer game, might get your mercenary-for-hire juices flowing. Set for release on the PC sometime in 2007, Left 4 Dead will utilize the same sparkly Source engine that made Half-Life 2 look so fantastic, and will, according to Valve, "do for co-op games what Counter-Strike did for multiplayer
Left 4 Dead, the deadite-blasting co-op shooter from Counter-Strike: Condition Zero developer Turtle Rock Studios, is potentially the answer to all our gaming dreams, mixing up-tempo zombie action with teamplay multiplayer. To give yourself an idea of the game's massively exciting oh-my-god-we're-all-doomed! atmosphere, hit the Movies tab, launch the Video Player and select "Left 4 Dead - trailer 01-10-07" to see the first trailer.
We first broke news of this undead romp late last year but
Jan 10, 2008
Valve has acquired Turtle Rock Studios, the developer currently working on the ace-looking, Source-powered zombie shooter Left 4 Dead.
It means that Left 4 Dead, due for release this year, becomes a wholly owned Valve property.
"Left 4 Dead fills a long-standing demand gamers have had for a co-op first-person action experience, and it will also help Valve's expansion into the console market," added Doug Lombardi, Valve's VP of marketing.
Left 4 Dead was originally announced
The first Xbox 360 details on Valve and Turtle Rock's zombie shooter Left 4 Dead have emerged in the pages of the US Official Xbox Magazine. Apparently, this is the first time the Xbox 360 version has been shown to the press, which is being developed between Valve, PC dev Turtle Rock and newcomer Certain Affinity - who was responsible for the Halo 2 Blastacular map pack. According to OXM US the console version still has a ways to go before
Valve's main marketer Doug Lombardi was on hand recently to show off the latest version of the awesome looking PC/360 zombie shooter, Left 4 Dead. But PS3 is being left out of the loop.
Lombardi told us, "We're not PS3 developers - we're doing PC and 360 like with Orange Box. EA came to us and said 'Wow, Orange box was an incredible project, can we do a PS3 version?'"
So does that mean if it's a hit someone else (EA again,
Valve has confirmed that zombie lovers won't be able to try out its upcoming multiplayer survival horror game before launch.
"We tend to focus on getting the game out and not pausing the release date of the full product so we can create a demo," Doug Lombardi said in an interview with the UK side of Official Xbox Magazine.
"It is something you have to schedule and it is another release, so you have to make the choice there
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