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L4D2 uncensored

Took long enough! Left 4 Dead 2 uncensored in Australia


This is an official screenshot on Steam, by the way
Sep 15
// Jordan Devore
It's sad that Australian gamers are only now getting an uncensored version of Left 4 Dead 2, but at least we finally have some closure. After resubmitting the cooperative zombie shooter for classification, Valve is now able t...
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Steam

Three Valve characters are playable in Super Time Force Ultra


Pyro, Saxton Hale, and Zoey
Aug 22
// Jordan Devore
Zoey. It was Zoey! I would have never guessed she was the third mystery character teased for Super Time Force Ultra following Pyro and Saxton Hale from Team Fortress 2, but it makes sense in retrospect. The Left 4 Dead star b...
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Super Source Bros. Melee


What if?
May 28
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
What if Valve made their own Super Smash Bros. game, but with characters from Dota 2, Half-Life, Portal, Counter-Strike, and Left 4 Dead? What if?!

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Left 4 Dead: Survivors

Meet the cast of Left 4 Dead's Japanese arcade version


And check out this weird controller!
May 23
// Kyle MacGregor
Left 4 Dead: Survivors is shambling to test locations in Tokyo today, courtesy of Taito. The Japanese arcade release sports a number of subtle changes to the classic zombie-shooting formula, including a strange new controller...
Left 4 Dead: Survivors photo
Left 4 Dead: Survivors

Left 4 Dead: Survivors gameplay trailer looks just like Left 4 Dead


Zombie and zombie and zombies!
May 14
// Brittany Vincent
Remember Taito's "Project Z" and how it was revealed to simply be an arcade version of Left 4 Dead? There's finally a gameplay trailer to accompany the big announcement. It's full of zombies, broken English, and Japanese tex...
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Project Z

Taito's 'Project Z' endeavor is actually a Left 4 Dead game


Grabbin' peels.
Apr 30
// Brittany Vincent
Left 4 Dead in Japanese arcades? It's more likely than you think. Actually, it's definitely going to happen. Taito's been teasing a "Project Z" for some time now for its Nesica arcade systems, but today the official site has...
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Valve

Leaked presentation shows Left 4 Dead 2 in Source 2


No infected in sight
Jan 27
// Jordan Devore
Famed NeoGAF leaker CBOAT has posted a screencap of what appears to be a Valve slideshow presentation detailing Source 2. The PowerPoint shows Left 4 Dead 2's plantation level rebuilt in the new engine and one of the slides, ...
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Valve's new games

Valve database lists Left 4 Dead 3, Half-Life 3 teams


A breakdown of who's working on what
Oct 02
// Jordan Devore
Yesterday's discovery of Valve's trademark of Half-Life 3 in Europe didn't do much for me. This latest story, however, is an entirely different matter. The company's JIRA database for project management was publicly accessibl...
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Left 4 Dead

Play as the 'older' versions of Left 4 Dead's cast


Remember these guys?
Aug 29
// Jordan Devore
That's Francis up there. Yeah. At one point in time, he and the other three survivors of Left for Dead looked ... how do I put this politely? Iteration is important, let's just say. Valve has graciously released the original ...
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Notch's Sonic

Before Minecraft, Notch made a crappy Sonic fan game


He made a bunch of sub-4K Java games, actually
Aug 17
// Tony Ponce
A great way to waste time is to Google any odd topic that happens to pop into your head and play a game of link tag until you strike pay dirt. My latest excursion led me to Sonic Racer 4K, a Java-based Sonic fan game. But wha...
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Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
In this latest installment of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore to commiserate over Valve's seeming decision to prioritize Left 4 Dead 3 ahead of Half-Life 3. Plus, John Carmack has joined the team developing the Oculus Rift VR headset, but is anybody going to care anymore once the thing is actually in consumer hands?

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Valve

Sources say Left 4 Dead 3 leak is the real deal


It's not just Dota 2 all day every day
Aug 07
// Jordan Devore
Recent evidence has pointed to Left 4 Dead 3's existence, as if such a thing were ever truly in question. Of course there's going to be another one, eventually. A photograph of a change log that mentioned "L4D3" and "Source 2...
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Elder Scrolls Online, Shark Hunting in ACIV & Xbox 720


The Destructoid Show has to go to the bathroom
Aug 06
// Max Scoville
Hey everybody! Here's another episode of The Destructoid Show! Because Tuesday! Some sneaky Redditors have uncovered evidence pointing to the existence of Left 4 Dead 3, Bethesda has finally shown off The Elder Scrolls ...
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Plus Source 2 gets mentioned again
Fans from the Reddit DOTA 2 community went on a tour of Valve recently and some secrets may have been spilled among the many photos that were taken. A picture of an employee's computer screen was captured, and upon closer ins...

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The wonderful world of Left 4 Dead 2 mods


Because why not?
Jul 30
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Left 4 Dead 2? It's a fun game. It's made even better thanks to all the amazing mods the community has created. Enjoy this compilation of Teletubbies, raptors, Koopa Troopas, Storm Troopers, cats, Justin Bieber, My Little Pony, Aliens, and so much more craziness. [Thanks, Lucas!]
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Xbox Live sale

Forza Horizon is $15 today on Xbox Live


'Ultimate Game Sale'
Jul 04
// Jordan Devore
Day three of Xbox Live's "Ultimate Game Sale" has a few surprises. Or maybe that's just me still learning to accept that console deals are finally coming around. Today only, you can grab the following discounted games: The W...
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Valve

Valve has experimented with sweat-monitoring Left 4 Dead


Still interested in biofeedback
May 06
// Jordan Devore
At the NeuroGaming 2013 Conference and Expo this month, Valve's Mike Ambinder spoke about biofeedback experiments that the company has been working on, reports GamesBeat. Most notably, he mentioned that Valve put together a s...
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RE6 x L4D2

See Left 4 Dead 2's cast in Resident Evil 6


Those Mini-Tanks are strangely adorable
Mar 22
// Jordan Devore
Resident Evil 6 is out today on Steam and all I can say is, hey, points for trying. If you want to play this game, doing so on PC is by all accounts the way to go. Following up on its announcement of a crossover with Left 4 ...
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PSN > Steam?

PSN is better than Steam due to Bronies and pro gamers?


Which gaming network is nicest?
Feb 27
// Jim Sterling
Every now and then, I stumble upon something written by somebody else that I find interesting enough to share with you, my lovely readers. They needn't be written by developers or pundits, either. Take, for example, this humb...
Left 4 Dead 2 mods photo
Left 4 Dead 2 mods

Helm's Deep map added to official Left 4 Dead 2 servers


Speaking of which, you should play it
Feb 22
// Jordan Devore
The Lord of the Rings-inspired Helm's Deep Reborn map for Left 4 Dead 2 really was one of the highlights of my journey through the Steam Workshop. It's nice, then, to see a nod from the team at Valve -- the Survival mode-only...
Left 4 Dead 2 PC photo
Left 4 Dead 2 PC

Expanded mod support for Left 4 Dead 2 enters beta


New and improved Mutation System
Feb 12
// Jordan Devore
Valve has released an Expanded Mutation System for Left 4 Dead 2, which will first be available with a beta release before wider distribution. Essentially, this is an improved scripting system that will allow modders "to go p...
Left 4 Dead 2 mods photo
Left 4 Dead 2 mods

My quest to find the best mods for Left 4 Dead 2


A bizarre trip through the Steam Workshop
Feb 02
// Jordan Devore
Mods are hardly new for Left 4 Dead 2, but now that Valve has added full Steam Workshop support, it's easier than ever to find and install user-created content. Literally, it's as easy as locating a promising-looking mod with...
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VELOCIRAPTORS!!!


Best Left 4 Dead 2 mod ever
Jan 23
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Okay, so this is a bit of an old mod but it's making a comeback now that the Steam Workshop is live for Left 4 Dead 2. Yes. Play as velociraptors in Left 4 Dead 2. So. Good. Velociraptors [Left 4 Dead 2, Via Reddit]
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Left 4 Dead 2 mods

Zombies with hats: Left 4 Dead 2 Workshop is live


Thousands of campaigns, skins, and weapons to be added
Jan 18
// Jason Cabral
You have to love Valve. Not only does it empower customers with the tools to create unique content for its games, but the company also gives them an easily accessible means in which to share that content with others! True to ...
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Left 4 Dead 2

Valve may resubmit Left 4 Dead 2 in Australia


Co-op shooter was originally rated MA15+
Jan 17
// Alasdair Duncan
The cuts made to Left 4 Dead 2 on its release in Australia were another example of the country's inconsistent rating system before the recent introduction of an R18+ rating. Valve is now considering resubmitting the co-op zom...
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Simon Pegg endorses 'Left 4 Winchester' mod


Oct 09
// Alasdair Duncan
Simon Pegg's love of zombies and indeed Left 4 Dead 2 is well documented, but it could be that his blessing will breathe new life into a stagnant mod. Left 4 Winchester was a mod started in 2009 based on the comedy zombie hit...
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The Matrix meets the Source Filmmaker


Aug 09
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
This is what I've been waiting for. Ever since the Source Filmmaker was announced, I've been anticipating some top quality animations. The initial stuff has been great, but you need time to learn the inner workings of such a...
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Free Left 4 Dead crossover DLC released for PAYDAY on PC


Jul 26
// Jordan Devore
That collaborative Mercy Hospital Heist for PAYDAY: The Heist is now available for free on Steam. The original reveal for this content was rather unexpected, but I've since grown to like it, conceptually. The fact that it doe...
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Valve talks about Left 4 Dead 2 and Steam for Ubuntu


Jul 17
// Jordan Devore
Valve's Linux team has started a blog detailing what, exactly, it's up to. The first order of business was to port Left 4 Dead 2 over to Ubuntu. Currently, they are "getting the Steam client onto Linux with full functionality...
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Valve: if Steam sales killed games, we wouldn't do them


Jul 17
// Jim Sterling
Valve has defended its policy of offering insane discounts during Steam sales, responding to Electronic Arts' hypocritical accusation that such discounts cheapen intellectual property. Business development boss Jason Hol...

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