Jokes & boycotts aside, Left 4 Dead is still very much alive. Valve are releasing ‘The Sacrifice’ DLC in October (for both Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2) and, in typical Valve fashion, they’re doing it in a spectacular way.
This time, we get a humongous comic graphic novel, granularly released over 4 weeks, documenting the aftermath of the military rescue at the end of Blood Harvest, the origin of the plague & the survivors plight.
Episode 1 features Louis. His first encounter with a zombie is on the loo, which may very well explain his demeanour.
Read it here.
We’re hoping to get our Left 4 Dead 2 review out soon, but other commitments have held that up. Now the excuses are done, it’s time to mention the first DLC pack for the zombie co-op sequel.
Zoey, Bill, Francis and Louis are due to appear in the first pack, which goes by the name ‘The Passing’ and features new single & multiplayer content for the game on both formats.
Pricing is currently ambiguously ‘TBA’, but will probably follow the old ‘free for PC, chargeable for Xbox 360 because Microsoft smell’ pattern, unless Valve are ready to trigger yet another PR cluster-fuck by charging across all [...]
Valve have broken cover with a blog post outlining just when the imminent sequel to last years #1 game will hit.
Valve seem to be using EST as the guideline for a change (i’m sure you can work it out from there) but I’d be surprised if there isn’t a hint of Valve Time in there somewhere. Oh, there are survivor bios and a few weapon breakdowns hidden in the post too.
Get the L4D2 demo on Steam now.
Due to an ongoing debate in the office and online as to whether “12 AM” means noon or midnight (we’re still sticking with midnight), it’s been more challenging than we realized to tell people when exactly our game will [...]