SFX-360 writes: "Left 4 Dead 2 was one of the most popular games being shown at PAX this year. Lines were long with fans from the first game waiting as long as three hours to get their hands on the zombie shooting sequel from Valve. As for myself, along with the rest of the SFX360 staff, we had an appointment allowing us to walk right into the press room inside Valve's booth for a private session.
We got to play the Dark Carnival campaign which started us out on an abandoned freeway filled with lots of empty cars, trucks, and of course alot of zombies. Starting weapons included a shotgun and a silenced submachine gun. As we plowed through the zombie horde on the freeway, we then made it to a motel where literally all hell broke loose with quite a few boss zombies making the trek to the safe house even more difficult. Finally, our battle would take us to the swamp where the terror level most certainly increased. Good thing was before we entered the swamp we had some Level 2 weapons to help us out. There was also some melee weapons, including the battle axe, adding to all the fun..."