Forget Half-Life 3, I need a Left 4 Dead resurrection


"One of the horror genre’s oldest rules of thumb is “don’t show people the monster”, because there’s nothing more unnerving than the devil you don’t know. Dreamt up by Turtle Rock and brought hideously to life with Valve's aid, the masterful Left 4 Dead takes that principle in an intriguing direction. Its most abysmal foe is no shambling corpse or bloated, oozing mutant but the “AI director”, a malevolent clump of code that reads each player’s emotional state via metrics such as accuracy or group cohesion, and uses these insights to decide where and when threats will appear."

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