Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Left 4 Dead/Left 4 dead 2

Left 4 Dead 2: Screenie is from the final level of the final campaign, "The Parish: The Bridge"
                
Some art as seen on a few Left 4 Dead box covers

Left 4 Dead : Screenshot from the final level of the final campaign, "Blood harvest: Farmhouse Finale"
                                                                         


                                                                            
What I think about it





         I know, you don't have to tell me I'm a bit late in reviewing this, but I'm sure some people may not have experienced the awesomeness known as Left 4 Dead. So basically some virus or something gets out, most of the world is infected bla bla bla typical zombie storyline. But the game isn't so typical, you have to work in a squad of 4 ( or a maxium of 4 in online co-op, any characters not played will be filled with AI ) and are put up against a load of zombies. Ranging from common infected ( Don't undermine them simply because of their name...seriously.) to the fearsome special infected, who have a variety of ways to get you into deep ****. While fightinng all them off, you have to make it to the next safehouse. These safehouses are weapon staches with a few medical supplies laying. Left 4 dead originally had 4 campaigns, a 5th and 6th ( Crash Course and The Lighthouse)  was added when valve released the "Survival Pack" for the game. The 6th campaign only allows play in the "Survivor" mode of the game, and is more if a "What if" scenario, rather than a part of the main storyline. Left 4 Dead 2 originally came with 5 campaigns, a 6th (The Passing)  also being released in the "Survival pack". Each campaign  consists of  approximately 5 levels. It uses the aging source engine, but it still looks pretty good for a modern day game. Who even cares about graphics when you have outstanding gameplay? All in all this game is excellent, you should pick it up if you get the chance.

System requirements:
Left 4 Dead
Supported OS:
Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / Vista64
Processor: Pentium 3.0GHz
Memory:
1 GB
Graphics:
128 MB, Shader model 2.0, ATI 9600, NVidia 6600 or better
Hard Drive: At least 7.5 GB of free space
Sound Card:
DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card

Left 4 Dead 2
Supported OS: Windows 7 / Vista / Vista64
Processor: Pentium 4 3.0GHz
Memory: Windows XP - 1 GB RAM / Windows Vista - 2GB
Graphics: ATI x800/nVidia 6600 or better; DirectX 9 compatible card w/ 128MB memory; Shader model 2.0
Hard Drive: 7.5 GB of free space
Sound Device: DirectX 9c compatible sound card

all images used taken from: www.IGN.com & www.nerdiest-kids.com




22 comments:

  1. nice left 4 dead two one of my faves

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  2. l4d2 definitely one of the funnest gamest out right now

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  3. I love L4D, never played part 2 though.

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  4. I reckon the hunters look awesome =p Cool blog bro, keep up the good work im supporting you ;)

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  5. i love L4D2, never played the first one though. nice post :)

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  6. i got a free copy after getting ban on MW2...not going to lie i got bored after only a few hours

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  7. Love L4D2 not as good as the 1st one tho imo!

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  8. seeing one of the vids for this game gave me "simulator sickness" i prefer COD though

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  9. nice. i like COD but this is an awsome vid.

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  10. I hear this game got censored in Australia.

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  11. Ha. What isn't banned in Australia?

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  12. was addicted to this game... til it happened

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