Tag Archives: left 4 dead
Sat, May 04, 2013 | 15:34 BST
As promised earlier this week, the Left 4 Dead 2 Linux beta is live. The beta build allows Linux owners to play the game natively, and comes with the new Extended Mutation System. Those who currently own Left 4 Dead 2 will see the beta in their Steam library, and the complete game comes with authoring tools and the beta Dedicated Server. It also includes updated Windows and Mac clients, so even if you are not running under Linux you can help by testing the Beta. Further information can be found through the link to the L4D Blog.
Sat, Feb 23, 2013 | 20:29 GMT
Valve has added the Steam Workshop created Helm’s Deep Reborn map to the official Left 4 Dead 2 servers, alongside an update which fixes an issue with dedicated servers and workshop content. The map, as you’ve already figured out, adds Helm’s Deep from Lord of the Rings to the zombie shooter. It sounds kookie enough to make me want to try it despite being horrible at L4D2. Have a look at the map for yourself through here. Thanks, D’toid.
Mon, Nov 26, 2012 | 11:00 GMT
Xbox Live’s ‘CyberMonday’ deals continue this week with a new batch of digital savings including Expandables 2, Gotham City Imposters, Shadow Complex and Left 4 Dead’s Cold Stream DLC. Check out the sale below.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 15:17 GMT
The Academy of Interactive Arts and Science has announced Gabe Newell will be the 17th inductee into the AIAS Hall of Fame. Valve’s co-founder and president will also headline the D.I.C.E. 2013 Summit stage as Thursday conference keynote speaker.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 | 20:19 GMT
Warcelona, the fan-made campaign for Left 4 Dead 2, is now available for download. The campaign’s four maps recreate the route between the Sant Roc church and the National Art Museum of Catalonia in Barcelona. As PC Gamer notes, installing the campaign is a bit “complex at the moment,” but all complexities for such content will be alleviated once the Left 4 Dead 2 Workshop beta has finished, and becomes available to the public. The Left 4 Dead 2 Workshop, currently in test beta, will be expanded into an invite only private beta soon. Get more information on the beta and instructions on how to download Warcelona through the L4D Blog. A video for the campaign is below.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 | 18:45 GMT
After three years in development, the fan-made Back to School campaign for Left 4 Dead 2 is finally available for download. You can head on over to the dev team’s ModDB page to pick it up for yourself now, but you should probably watch the kinda completely awesome trailer they’ve released for their work first. Check it below.
Wed, Oct 24, 2012 | 20:47 BST
Left 4 Dead 2 will be free-to-play this weekend, starting tomorrow, October 25. New players can start pre-loading the game now on Steam, and current players will be the recipients of a new achievemen called Good Guy Nick. The free-to-play weened ends October 29 at 10.00am PDT/1.00pm EDT. Thanks, Game Informer.
Mon, Oct 01, 2012 | 11:23 BST
Left 4 Dead 3 could happen according to Valve’s Chet Faliszek, although don’t go expecting anything soon, or at all.
Sun, Sep 30, 2012 | 10:20 BST
Valve has its eye firmly on the future of gaming. VG247′s Dave Cook spoke to Chet Faliszek about where all of this is heading.
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 | 20:56 BST
Left 4 Dead 2 had some DLC planned at one time based on the films Cabin in the Woods, according to the movie’s director Drew Goddard.
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 | 16:44 BST
Left 4 Dead 2 is getting Steam Workshop support as well as an “expanded scripting tool” so folks can create “deeper and more varied experiences inside of Left 4 Dead 2.” These features are planned for Linux users,” and will start in the middle of next month. More information is available through the Left 4 Dead blog. Thanks, PC Gamer.
Sat, Jun 16, 2012 | 14:27 BST
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Sat, Feb 25, 2012 | 17:21 GMT
Valve and toy manufacturer NECA are teaming up to bring fans a life-sized Portal gun this summer for a whopping $130.
Tue, Jan 31, 2012 | 14:27 GMT
RPS has noted that Valve has made its games available on GameStop download service Impulse. The marketplace, which was owned by Stardock up until last year when it was bought by GameStop, now has five titles from the company: Portal 2, The Half-Life Complete Collection, Left 4 Dead 1 + 2 and The Orange Box, all of which end up requiring Steam activation anyways. Still, your options on where to buy Valve games has become more broader now.
More details here.
Sat, Dec 17, 2011 | 16:05 GMT
But some people are apparently into that sort of thing. The level of detail on this figure is incredible, and we really can’t imagine who would want to have this on display in their home/office. But in this case it’s a sort of horrifying beauty. Full picture after the break. More »
Wed, Oct 05, 2011 | 20:36 BST
Valve and Dark Horse have announced a hardcover collection of comics based on the worlds of Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress, and Portal. The comic, which contains over two hundred pages of story, is titled: Valve Presents: The Sacrifice and other Steam-Powered Stories, and is to be made available on November 16. You can pre-order it here, and have a look at the cover below.
Wed, Aug 31, 2011 | 09:05 BST
Once a sanctity of hallowed soundbites, the daily Shorts is rapidly transforming into an excuse to post videos.
Tue, Aug 30, 2011 | 21:58 BST
Here’s a second dose of shorts for your Tuesday.