hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Simon Pegg endorses 'Left 4 Winchester' mod

9:00 PM on 10.09.2012 // Alasdair Duncan
  @Full_of_hornets

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 Shaun of the Dead that soon found itself bogged down in "legal concerns" with movie studio Universal.

Tweets from Pegg saying "This would be absolutely awesome" and "The rights belong to Universal but we will do what we can" have spurred the team to get back on the case and finish the project. It would be great to see a fully fleshed out mod based on the film; I hope Universal comes round and offer some assistance here but maybe the best bet is to make the mod and get it out there before the studio bigwigs notice.

Whilst we're at it, maybe we can get the Shaun of the Dead beat 'em up made too.

Simon Pegg comment brings 'Shaun of the Dead' mod back to life, new video hits [Polygon]




 Reblog (or) Blog Reply

Alasdair Duncan, Contributor
 Follow Blog + disclosure Full_of_hornets Tips
Alasdair Duncan is that bearded, bespectacled Scotsman that covers PC gaming that is not Fraser Brown. A long time Destructoid community member and forum moderator, he covers adventure, puzzle, F... more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.


destructoid's previous coverage:
Left 4 Dead


View all:powered by:  MM.Elephant

Ads on destructoid may be purchased from:



Please contact Crave Online, thanks!



  Around the web (login to improve these)




Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -