Left4Dead

This last weekend on Steam Left4Dead was 50% off, which brought the price down to a managable $24.99. Figured it was a good time to pick it up, so I did.  So far, I’ve played the No Mercy and Death Toll campaigns, and both are really great. In No Mercy my pick-up group managed to survive till the helecopter came, but I was killed on my way to it. In Death Toll I played with my friend Kagi, and we all made it to the boat at the end. I am looking forward to playing the remaining 2 campaigns and any future DLC that is coming out (Survival Mode?).

I really like how they force you to stick together, and how intense the horde of zombies can be. I also like that they make use of the flashlight and it isn’t just for show. Not only do you need it to see in certain areas, but if you dont turn it off when approching a witch it can mean bad news for your team.

Left4Dead Shambles to the PS3!

In the latest issue of the Official Playstation Magazine it states that Valve’s Co-Op survival game Left4Dead will be making its way to the PS3. The catch? EA is going to be porting the game over to the PS3 much like they did for The Orange Box. Hopefully this port won’t suffer from the same frame-rate issues as we saw in their last attempt to bring a Valve game PS3-ward.

Now if only Valve, and more specifically Gabe Newell, would drop the whole “we hate PS3” thing so that this porting issue wouldn’t be… an issue.

Positive news either way. Also, a good excuse to have Neil Diamond looking silly on the blog.

Left4Dead Box Art

If there is one game that I am looking forward to that I wish was on PS3 its Left4Dead. Unfortunately, though, because Valve hates Sony this wont happen (unless EA publishes it like they did for TF2). Luckily, I’ll be able to play it on my PC.

Anyway, the box art for this game is really awesome, and as someone who loves puns I fully support it. It does beg the question, however, why not use a left hand?