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  • Portal 2 gives "you more to do, more complexity but not necessarily difficulty," says Faliszek

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has said the puzzles in Portal 2 may seem to look more difficult than the one’s in Portal 1, but “more complexity,” doesn’t necessarily mean the gameplay is more difficult.

  • Valve: Portal 2 console versions to be "identical," but PS3 to be better updated

    Now, now, 360 owners. If you’re gonna point those pitchforks anywhere, you’d best press them right against Microsoft’s throbbing Adam’s Apple.

  • Valve "not worried about" Portal releasing on PS3 after recent hacks

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has said the firm isn’t worried about Portal 2 being released on PS3 after recent hacks exposed the console.

  • Portal 2 to feature user-created levels on all platforms, two end credit sequences, says Valve

    Valve writer Chet Falliszek has told Videogamer that Portal 2 will feature two end credit sequences, one for single-player and one for co-op.

  • Core Portal 2 game is the same "whether you buy it on PS3 or 360", says Valve

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has said this Portal 2 on PS3 was the first 100 percent internally created product for the firm, because it had external help with The Orange Box on the platform.

  • Faliszek: 360 community is "head and shoulders above the PS3"

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has said since the Xbox 360 community is “head and shoulders above the PS3”, it’s one of the reasons that the developer bypasses the Sony console. “Right now for Left 4 Dead 2 we’re looking at PC and 360 because the community aspects really fit the game – it’s all about playing […]

  • Valve's Faliszek doesn't think Brits chat enough while gaming online

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has said that British gamers have a tendency to clam-up during online play, and just don’t chat enough, apparently. He does, however feel that the Realism mode included in Left 4 Dead 2 will remedy the situation. “One thing I wanted to add before I go for you Brits: communicate. Don’t be […]

  • Valve: Left 4 Dead 2 preorders are four times that of original

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has revealed that the number of preorders for zombie shooter Left 4 Dead 2 are “four times” that of the original. “As we get closer to launch we see the reaction to the demo, preorders are four times what Left 4 Dead 1 was, people’s excitement, the boycott itself and how it’s […]

  • L4D2 Realism mode: Glows dropped, one-hit-kill Witch

    Valve’s finally confirmed proper details on Left 4 Dead 2’s Realism mode, saying it’ll be playable at all difficulty settings, will remove character glows to force teams to greatly increase communication, and give the Witch super-kill powers. “Realism mode isn’t just making Expert harder,” Valve boss Chet Faliszek said at the London leg of the […]

  • L4D2: "Miracle Pack" and "Apocalyptic Pack" are spaceholder names only

    During his Left 4 Dead 2 talk today at EG Expo 2009, Valve’s Chet Faliszek explained that the DLC pack names found in the demo were spaceholders only, put there as required test by Microsoft. “If you’re reading in the forums and you’re reading about the “Miracle” DLC or whatever, that’s test code,” said Faliszek. […]

  • Liveblog: Chet Faliszek presenting Left 4 Dead 2 at EG Expo

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has decided to grace the Eurogamer Expo in order to show off Left 4 Dead 2. His presentation will be liveblogged by Tom Bramwell, and is set to go live at 3.30pm GMT. You can read what happens when it happens through here.

  • Valve chose New Orleans as L4D2 location because it's different

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has said that the reason it chose New Orleans as the location in Left 4 Dead 2 had more to do with the east coat of the US not being used in games much, this making it a fresh locale. “We still wanted it to be on the East coast, a bunch […]

  • Left 4 Dead 2 has a total of 10 melee weapons

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has told Joystiq that there are more melee weapons in Left 4 Dead 2 than guns in the original game – bringing the total melee implements to 10. Here’s the list: Baseball Bat Cricket Bat Crowbar Electric Guitar Fire Axe Frying Pan Katana Machete Tonfa (police baton) Chainsaw Looks like there will […]

  • Faliszek: Valve's "thrown out entire games"

    Speaking at PAX, Valve’s Chet Faliszek has admitted that the developer has tossed aside and “thrown out entire games”. No really, we’ll let Chet take it from here: “We’ve thrown out entire games. You think something’s gonna work and… [developers] talk about this giant design document and it’s just like we’re so much more iterative. We […]

  • Left 4 Dead 2 is "a really big departure" for Valve, says Faliszek

    Valve writer Chet Faliszek has admitted to Eurogamer that Left 4 Dead 2 is “a really big departure” for the developer while creating the sequel. “Left 4 Dead 2 is a really big departure for us. For example, with Half-Life 2 Episode 1, do you remember when you get into the Citadel for the first […]

  • Natal: "I want to see the compelling game first", says Valve's Faliszek

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has weighed in on Natal, and while he thinks it’s “really cool”, he is more concerned with the games that will be created for it. “We [Valve] got to check it out, and it’s actually really cool,” he told D’toid. “Like, there’s someone running around, jumping around and someone else walks up […]

  • Left 4 Dead: Chet Faliszek talks about Crash Course DLC

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has talked a bit about Left 4 Dead’s upcoming DLC, Crash Course, which was announced yesterday. This time around, the focus is on Versus Mode. “It has the co-op Campaign, and also has Survival, but the focus is Versus,” he told Edge. “One of the problems with Versus – well, perhaps it’s […]

  • Valve: Games contain strategic choices, not moral choices

    Valve writer Chet Faliszek has said that moral choices do not exist in games, despite titles like Fable, BioShock, inFamous, etc. claiming to contain such options. “There’s never a real moral choice you’re ever making in a game, because you’re never going to have to live with that choice,” he told D’toid. “We do things […]

  • Depeche Mode licensing shows up in Left 4 Dead 2

    It looks as though some band paraphernalia and music will be present in Left 4 Dead 2, starting with Depeche Mode Chet Faliszek, co-lead and writer, says Valve contacted record labels and different bands for the game and Depeche Mode was one of the few who responded. Faliszek explained that the band was very free […]

  • All L4D user-content will work with L4D2

    Valve’s Chet Faliszek has told Kikizo that all L4D mods will work with L4D2. Just in case you needed any more Left 4 Dead news. “For modders, everything they make in Left 4 Dead will work in Left 4 Dead 2,” said Chet. “It’ll work better if they bring it into Left 4 Dead 2 […]

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