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The Matrix meets the Source Filmmaker

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 new and amazin...

 
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Free Left 4 Dead crossover DLC released for PAYDAY on PC

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 doesn't cost anyth...

 
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Valve talks about Left 4 Dead 2 and Steam for Ubuntu

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," "optimizing ...

 
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Valve: if Steam sales killed games, we wouldn't do them

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 Holtman said that ...

 
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WOAH! Left 4 Dead running on a PlayStation Vita

Through magic, hacking, and ungodly trickery you can see Valve's Left 4 Dead running on a PS Vita. Well, kinda. One YouTube user, digitalarts001, has tweaked the PlayStation Suite to let him control Left 4 Dead running a PC with the Vita, ...

 
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The DTOID Show: Bring on the uncensored violence!

That's right, folks - I'm back in the studio after a week-long vacation, and I've got my party shoes on! You know, the orthopaedic ones with extra arch support? (I have fragile bones.) Anyway, on today's show, we've got a trailer for the u...

 
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Payday's criminals visit Left 4 Dead's No Mercy hospital

[Update: The official YouTube video was taken down, but IGN managed to snag it before it was hidden.] I've been looking forward to seeing how the whole Payday: The Heist and Left 4 Dead crossover was going to happen. Today, we're treated t...

 
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The DTOID Show: New Wii U, Left 4 Payday & Dragon's Dogma

[Update: It's not Monday, but here's Monday's show, which didn't get uploaded until late last night. Sorry!]Hey guys! It's Monday, which means Garfield is gonna binge-eat a bunch of Lasagnas and I'm grouchy.  Today's big news is that ...

 
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Payday: The Heist crossing over with Left 4 Dead

It's almost impossible to describe Payday: The Heist without bringing up Left 4 Dead. The crime caper is undeniably similar to Valve's zombie adventure, based as it is on four-player first-person co-op, providing challenging situations agai...

 
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Steam headed for Linux, penguins reportedly delighted

After Steam's fairly recent launch on Mac systems, it did seem obvious that it would only be a matter of time before the platform would find its way onto Linux. Recently, Linux blogger Michael Larabel has been over to Valve's HQ to con...

 
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This weekend on Twitch TV: 321Go Effect

It's Friday again, which means it's time for me to break down for you the coming weekend of entertainment on Destructoid's Twitch.TV channel. I'm leaving Mash Tactics out of this one, as you can read all about the awesomeness occurring on t...

 
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Left 4 Dead: Impulse 76 fan film f*cked up a good thing

I am bummed, you guys. Seriously bummed. Remember the trailer for that Left 4 Dead fan film from a couple weeks back? Looked good, didn't it? Well, shame on me for having any expectations. The full film, entitled Impulse 76, starts off wel...

 
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Man proposes to girlfriend in Left 4 Dead 2 custom map

Videogame-related proposals are just so damn amazing. When you have great proposal scenarios like the one from Portal 2 involving the voice actor for GLaDOS getting on board, or the amusing Claptrap from Borderlands presenting so...

 
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Left 4 Dead fan film teaser is smooth as buttah

There are two things you need to know about this trailer for an upcoming Left 4 Dead fan film. It is sponsored heavily by Airsoft GI, a seller of airsoft paraphernalia, natch. It's even hosted on that company's YouTube page. You may think ...

 
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HAWP: Papa Burch in drag

All Ashly wanted to do was have a family fun night, but Anthony had to be a prissy little b*tch. Look at Papa Burch! He's totally a team player, not to mention "sassy and fierce." Oh, Papa Burch... Heads up: beware the Tank! HAWP: Left 4 D...

 
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The Jimquisition: BOYCOTT!

This week, I look at the recent running joke that has become the videogame boycott. I look at why it's joke, why some boycotts are stupid, and why we shouldn't treat the concept with automatic disdain because of the bad ones.  It took...

 
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'Dead Air' DLC for Left 4 Dead 2 will release early

Last week, Valve made a promise that if 20,000 people on Steam could get the "Stream Crosser" achievement that they would release the upcoming downloadable campaign "Dead Air" for Left 4 Dead 2 early. Players jumped on board to accept this ...

 
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Dark Horse publishing Valve 'Steam-powered' comic

Dark Horse Comics will be putting out a 304-page comic book featuring a selection of "Steam-powered" stories this November. Left 4 Dead's The Sacrifice, a previously published online comic, will headline the book, and it'll be joined by sto...

 
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Left 4 Dead 2 community challenge offers early DLC access

Valve has been up front about wanting to get players involved with testing the Cold Stream campaign for Left 4 Dead 2 on Steam. As an extension of this, the studio has issued a challenge to the community, complete with its own reward -- ear...

 
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Steam deals: Indie packs, Left 4 Dead 2, F.E.A.R. series

I do so enjoy being the whispering voice in the back of your head, urging you to buy videogames because they're slightly cheaper than normal. Heck, you aren't going to play most of them anyway, but just think -- one day, you might! It's the...

 
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Latest Left 4 Dead 2 mutation is all about the Tanks

While we were off doing what it is we do on Friday evenings, the Left 4 Dead blog broke news of a hilariously awesome mutation for Left 4 Dead 2 on Steam. The mutation in question -- an encore -- makes it so that all Special Infected in Ver...

 
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Help improve 'Cold Stream' add-on for Left 4 Dead 2

Mac and PC players who own Left 4 Dead 2 have been given a little treat: Cold Stream. It's a new, free, work-in-progress campaign being made by modder Matthew Lourdelet. While this is still in the beta phase, it's shaping up nicely already....

 
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More Left 4 Dead 2 DLC after Portal 2, first details

Valve is simultaneously pulling from the familiar and switching it up with its next add-on pack for Left 4 Dead 2. The first details have come out by way of a blog post: four campaigns, three of which are the remaining original Left 4 Dead ...

 
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Save on zombie-centric Xbox LIVE content this week

It seems like there was just a zombie-themed sale on Xbox LIVE not long ago. Maybe we've been so bombarded with zombies lately that I can't keep my head straight. In any case, all week long you can save on the following items: Left 4 Dead ...

 
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Valve defends 'schizophrenic' release schedule

Valve is marked for its consistent quality, but not its consistent scheduling. The PC powerhouse is notorious for unpredictable releases and lengthy delays, but the developer/publisher claims that it isn't schizophrenic, and defends its spo...

 
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What's that you say? Swagtacular only gets rubbish like 3D glasses and bottles of water? I refute your claims, sir. I refute it thus! Valve sent along a box o' swag, including these lovely little Left 4 Dead plushies. I take...   read

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Left 4 Dead Hunter and Tank plushies up for pre-order

Valve has revealed the latest members of the Left 4 Dead plushie family. Joining the Boomer and now available for pre-order, we've got the Hunter and the Tank! Both of them are adorable and worthy of a snorgle, in their own disgusting way.&...

 
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'The Sacrifice' for Left 4 Dead is out, plus a Steam deal

Now would be a good time to take a break from your Dead Rising 2 kick to get high off a different zombie-slaying experience: Left 4 Dead's "The Sacrifice" add-on. It's out today on Steam for free, and on Xbox 360 it'll run you seven bucks. ...

 
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Left 4 Dead 2 coming to Mac tomorrow

Own a Mac? Love zombies? Want to shoot things with a gun? Valve's got the answer. Left 4 Dead 2 is finally coming to trendy computers tomorrow, allowing people with names like Chase and Dawson to jump into the co-op undead blasting sequel.&...

 
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An ominous trailer for Left 4 Dead's 'The Sacrifice'

There's nothing like a good cinematic every now and then, wouldn't you say? When done well, they offer insight into what the designers envisioned but weren't able to fully realize in-game because of restraints in time, money, and technolog...

 

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Managed to defeat Nue in the Nioh Satisfying man, I see good things in this games future, for Finishing up the AC Syndicate DLC, then its onto Cant fricking wait man!

 
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Im still having a problem seeing embedded youtube videos when using SSL on It looks like the browser (Chrome) wont load them because the embedded URL is a plain

 
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So a group of Scientists have been given permission to see what happens when they inject stem cells into the brains of brain dead patients to try and bring them back to Ill get my zombie plan material ready just in case I think lol

 
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I was looking up some guides for dark souls on youtube for some lols and came across this Shes so adorable and her guides are hilarious! I was going to share the Dark Souls video but the comments reminded me how cancerous the community

 
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Beat Dark Souls 3, the Nioh demo, Ratchet and Clank and I dunno why but I dont really feel a sense of accomplishment at Been reading Cats Eye by Margaret Thats really good at

 
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To celebrate my 100th post I will use my own homemade Let see OH

 
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Lately Ive noticed my Nyko Power Pak+ 3DS battery loses power much faster than it used And this is with the brightness set to 3 and power saver on Im thinking of getting a new one to see if that Or is it the games Im playing?

 
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Welp, Alucard is dead (*shakes fist at Rival The good news is I still hadnt caught anything on Route 33, and the first encounter was a female Welcome to the team, Seras the Zubat!

 
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Im curious did Capcoms studios ever told a good video game story?

 
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