Brand new in-game footage for the upcoming zombie-shooter by Valve, Left 4 Dead.
I've never been a fan of "fast" zombies. Call me old school, but I like slow-moving zombies, they instill more fear and can sneak up on you. With regard to the game, my initial reaction is that it looks annoyingly repetitive.
Agreed completely. I'm not denying this game could be ok for some arcade style fun with friends, but overall the hype for this game is way out of proportion. Just sitting there shooting with what seems like an endless amount of ammo is quite ridiculous. The gameplay is literally just shoot-forever, occasionally running in between the shooting. That's... it... If you look at other videos too you can see how unpolished this game is: graphics, animation, attention to detail, and more are sub-par. Way overhyped.
Those uber fast zombies look alot more scary. They literally burst out onto you.
Real life, Id take them slow for obvious reasons. But in a movie/game I prefer them to have a little pace, 28 Days Later convinced me of that.
This game is using an AI director which will instruct it to change the way the game is experienced every time you play it. Also I personally don't find anything wrong with fast paced zombies and think it's good that somebody is changing it up. We as gamers should be happy for these types of risks being taken by developers. There's still RE5, Dead island, and rising coming which are slow paced so L4d is definitely something new and fresh to add to the table.
yea 28 dyays later was sick when it came out. i still need to see 28 weeks later. dawn of the dead was another awesome fast paced zombie movie (the newer one lol) the older one they were slow as a mofo. L4d... looks alright, just not my style, pace, or type of game.
I think people need to be reminded that if someone were to watch a few short videos of the Half-Life series, they could easily say the same thing (graphics are dated/not good, boring game play, ect.) but we all know that Half-Life turned out to be a masterpiece. Valve has a proven track record of making awesome games, so I have little reason to believe that Left 4 Dead will be anything less than great.
Oh yes....the ever popular...."fast zombies vs. slow zombies" argument.
Another exclusive xbox360 game which rapes ps3 pathetic 08 line up of games
It's sad to think this will compare to the far better looking R2 8 player co-op. We will not miss this game come November when R2 drops.
B/C there was a "bunch" of them:) I loved the feel of this game and the graphics truly kick ass. I just bought a new 1080p 42" LCD and this has brought the gameplay and graphics and sound to new heights for me. I'm loving it. Xbox 360 rules totally.
It isnt an xbox360 exlusive? BECAUSE ITS COMING TO PC TOO!!!!!! LMFAO!!!!! and the PC version will be far superior than the 360 version *rolls around laughing* so ANY PS3 fanboy can get this, and play a better version than the 360 version on there PC
game runs on Source doesn't it?...if it isn't Source, Valve created a new engine that simply looks identical to it...this looks like Half Life 2 at night... not that that is a bad thing...its just nice to know my 2 year old business laptop will run this game without breaking a sweat...
;-D ;-D ;-D ;-D Hmm...Please don't bring this to the PS3!!! ;-D I really don't want it!!!(even for my P.C) Looks outdated to me, PS3 could run this POS easily!!! ;-D
Graphics look pretty poor to me, gameplay well it's just a shooter, doesn't innovate, in fact this particular section of gameplay seemed to involve shooting and not even aiming or moving. Same old FPS gameplay that we've seen a billion times, except boring since you spend it all in the same place barely moving, with sub-par graphics. I'll skip on this one I think.
Why do you mean it's sub-par? You can't judge it by this video alone, IMO! I've seen HD footage of L4D and it looks really good and fast paced! I've got a 360, but I'm getting this one for my PC for sure! GG, people!
I'm sure that by time this is released it will look as good as 90% of the next gen games on the market.
But to some that wont mean anything.
I was also having a bit of a dig at those critisizing games like Killzone 2; that has far superior graphics to this, and so people have to have a go at it for not innovating. I share those concerns somewhat, as I do for this game, but I really don't see anything that makes me want to buy it. I _can_ buy a game just for pretty graphics, and resonable gameplay, but if a game is more of the same I'm not keen to buy it.
Reminded me of the old Hammer Horror movies - cheesy but strangely very atmosphoric. Looks hectic yes but a bit repetitive - sitting on the fence for the moment.
This game is amazing it will be goty
I think L4D looks fun, and I'll be getting it. But I think Fable 2 will be this years GOTY.
Uh I don't think so. It's too soon to call Left 4 Dead game of the year. It's too soon to call any game GOTY. Common sense.
lol your kidding right?
keep telling yourself that lol
p.s. Nice avatar. Family guy and Futurama always:) Xbox 360 has officially kicked sony's ass up and down the block to many times to count.
Actually no, Sony kicks MS ass every month in sales worldwide. It kicks its ass in games too. Too Human vs MGS4 ? Just lol.
you want to compare Too Human to MGS4? Try comparing it to HAZE. They both suck, but HAZE sucks slightly more. and it was supposed to be the "HALO KILLER."
Ahh I think this is going to be great fun playing with friends. But the source engine is really starting to show its age, I can still see shades of CS:S in there.
dam this game looks fun...shame the farmboyz wont get to play it till a year after us pc360.. edit too bad they cant play it on there ps3...tooo bad...at least they can watch boo ray while they wait
ah yes because no one who owns a PS3 has a PC do they. sarcasm obviously.
Most people including you, don't have a PC w/the needed upgrades to play these games, that's why the Xbox 360 is still the true game players choice. PC sales will be greatly limited based on performance. So yes, you probably won't be playing it, until you come out of the closet and buy an Xbox 360. But I prefer you just stay in there, I mean smelling all fishy and all.
Dude I have 3 PC's in my house capable of running this easily. Don't confuse this with Crysis or Far Cry 2. Left 4 Dead use the source engine, it's demands on hardware are very light. Especially if you dont need some crazy resolution. Basically this is HL2 with HDR. If you can run the Episode 1 or 2 you shouldnt have a problem with this. Ps, I've got 2 360's too bro. If a fanboy of any platform it's the PC.
It's using source engine for god sake, my 5 years old computer can handle this game in high settings.
wow that looked freaking horrible.. just shooting 20 yards away with a shotgun, and not very good looking explosions and smoke.. would be cooler if the bodies were still there so a huge pile of bodies that the zombies have to climb over.
Did you guys happen to see the other gameplay footage of this game, if so you would know that most of the time you will be running like hell shooting frantically. This just a 4 minute portion of the game so dont judge the game on this but whats in all he gameplay vids.
NO L4D for you droids!
unless we get the superior version on our PC's?.............
You certainly don't know what your talking about Left 4 Dead is optimized to run on xbox360 at 1080p and 60fps with 100's on screen at once which the pc would struggle to run at a decent frame rate
Dude, I have plenty of xbox 360 game on my PC (and 360), Gears, Bioshock etc, none of my PC's struggle with those at 1080p +60fps so I dont think the Source engine will push them any harder than them. (sorry technically thats a lie, my laptop wouldnt hit that but my Desktops would) I hit +100fps on Half Life Episode 2. Left 4 Dead doesnt posse me any problems. I don't know why I get so much hassle I'll probably buy it for both the PC (though steam hopefully) and 360 because I have friends who only have one of platform option. You may find this hard to comprehend but my (gaming) PC is far superior to the 360. But at it's cost and some times pain in the ass attitude I should hope so. I'm knocking the 360 at all here. Frankly I never needless bash anything, I just write down my opinion.
xgamer, think before you say
the Xbox360 DOESNT HAVE EXLUSIVES!!!! becuase superior versions always come out on PC! only the PS3 has REAL exlusives which dont see the PC
I guess that`s why i think it seems fun too. I think you could have a few hartattack moments with the sound turned up. For co-op i imagine it should be great fun too. I agree with the graphics looking sub-par, the the most important thing in such a fast paced shooter (or any shooter if you ask me) is a stead framerate, and this seemed rock solid. Hope it makes it to PS3 so i can kill some zombies too :)
It's going to be great fun co-op, hearing your 30 year old mate scream like a little girl ;) "Did you just scream?!" "pfft... no, honestly...."
Hahahahaha what happened to your bubbles so so sad
what? im right here? arent i a clever boy
multiple ACTIVE accounts is strictly prohibited by this site.
im guessing youl be going onto your 6th account now youv reached 1 bubble droid?
ROFLS farmboyz by a 600$ ps3 so they can play games on there pc i lol'd
I cant answer for everyone obviously, but personally, I bought one for KZ2, MGS4, LBP etc the exclusives, the ones that arent also available on the PC. Also I have friends who only own a PC or a 360 or a PS3. Luckily I can indulge my hobby of gaming and can afford all the platforms, that way I can play with any of my friends, plus I get all the exclusives. Picking one console only limits your options, if a good game shows up on the horizon, I dont want to worry "oh will it be exclusive to X or Y?", I see it and think yep, I'll get that. PS I bought my PS3 at launch here in the UK for £450 or roughly $900, I dont regret it. I also forked out a lot on a HDTV to view HD content and not only games but movies, the PS3 takes care of that for me.
I'm ready for this game now. I'm sure my XBL friends list is going to lite up with the release of this game.
I will be STEAMING this one on day 1.
I'm already booked with co-op buddies day one for this game.
i can't wait to play this game with people on my friends list and make new one's playing this game on live. can't wait. day one purchase for me.
...This is Left 4 Dead? ... ... ... ... ... Lol? Um...okay, that looks nauseating...to be honest.
your comment is so useful that its useless
You're so pathetic that I scratch my head whenever I see your comment. :D
this coming from a girl who post this be4 the edit .This is Left 4 Dead? ... ... ... ... ... Lol? edit: oh am sry girl who said crap about the game be4 even watching wat was posted. .This is Left 4 Dead? ... ... ... ... ... Lol?
I'm not a guy smartass. And I edited because I watched the video. It looks nauseating!
That was freaking incredible wow. L4D is a must buy for me and has tons of detail that brings it to life. This game is going to rock and looks to have nailed the way a zombie world should be down. I couldn't imagine this game with slow dumb zombies after seeing this in motion. Good job Valve and bring it on because I'm there day one with the rest of you all.
i mean really?Do you think this game is going to be that bad with all the carnage going on and trying to heal yourself and also trying to keep your squad alive at the same time all the while trying to fend off a flesh craving zombie horde?Its cool that some people like the slow paced resident evil 1-code veronica type of zombies but this way cooler like 28 days later or dawn of the dead i guess it reminds me of really fast cannibalistic marathon runners lol but i think this game has a lot of potential and not to mention that when playing online four peole play as humans and the other players can play as the infected bosses how cool is that it may be to early for game of the year but i think its still going to be a triple AAA title for the 360.
I agree, this game is going to be great I cannot wait for it! With all of the good games coming out this fall, my wife is going to kill me... Left for dead, Fable 2, Gears of war 2, Fallout 3, all day one purchases...
WOW!!!! This is the type of game that will have me on the edge of my seat screaming at my buddies. Seriously that was intense!
When was the last time you ever played a zombie game like this? ...Never.
i'll be passing on this game. graphically, it's not impressive. there are very few zombie models, guy wearing shirt, guy wearing jacket, woman wearing shirt, woman wearing jacket, big fat thing, even bigger thing that doesn't(even in the slightest)resemble a zombie, that's it. plus, i would prefer a game with classic Romero style, slow moving, zombies which focuses on survival rather than body count. a survival focused game has been tried before w/ Road to Fiddler's Green but the studio developing the game went bankrupt and sold the game off. i don't remember the name of the company that bought the game but they throw everything the original developer had planned out the window. completely ruined Road to Fiddler's Green.
first day pick up for me
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