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From Valve (the creators of Counter-Strike, Half-Life and more) comes Left 4 Dead, a co-op action horror game for the PC and Xbox 360 that casts up to four players in an epic struggle for survival against swarming zombie hordes and terrifying mutant monsters.
Release Date: Nov 17, 2008
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From Valve (the creators of Counter-Strike, Half-Life and more) comes Left 4 Dead, a co-op action horror game for the PC and Xbox 360 that casts up to four players in an epic struggle for survival against swarming zombie hordes and terrifying mutant monsters.
Set in the immediate aftermath of the zombie apocalypse, L4D's survival co-op mode lets you blast a path through the infected in four unique “movies,” guiding your survivors across the rooftops of an abandoned metropolis, through rural ghost towns and pitch-black forests in your quest to escape a devastated Ground Zero crawling with infected enemies. Each "movie" is comprised of five large maps, and can be played by one to four human players, with an emphasis on team-based strategy and objectives.
New technology dubbed "the AI Director" is used to generate a unique gameplay experience every time you play. The Director tailors the frequency and ferocity of the zombie attacks to your performance, putting you in the middle of a fast-paced, but not overwhelming, Hollywood horror movie.
  • Addictive single player, co-op, and multiplayer action gameplay from the makers of Counter-Strike and Half-Life
  • Versus Mode lets you compete four-on-four with friends, playing as a human trying to get rescued, or as a zombie boss monster that will stop at nothing to destroy them.
  • See how long you and your friends can hold out against the infected horde in the new Survival Mode
  • An advanced AI director dynamically creates intense and unique experiences every time the game is played
  • 20 maps, 10 weapons and unlimited possibilities in four sprawling "movies"
  • Matchmaking, stats, rankings, and awards system drive collaborative play
  • Designer's Commentary allows gamers to go "behind the scenes" of the game
  • Powered by Source and Steam

THE SACRIFICE

"The Sacrifice” is the new add-on for Left 4 Dead.

"The Sacrifice" is the prequel to "The Passing," and takes place from the L4D Survivors' perspective as they make their way South. In addition to advancing the story, "The Sacrifice" introduces a new style finale featuring "Sacrificial Gameplay" where players get to decide who will give their life so the others may live.

In The Sacrifice for Left 4 Dead owners receive "The Sacrifice" campaign playable in Campaign, Versus, and Survival modes.

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Supported OS: Windows® 7 32/64-bit / Vista 32/64 / XP
    • Processor: Pentium 4 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
    Recommended:
    • Supported OS: Windows® 7 32/64-bit / Vista 32/64 / XP
    • Processor: Intel core 2 duo 2.4GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Graphics: Shader model 3.0, NVidia 7600, ATI X1600 or better

Mac System Requirements

    • OS: MacOS X 10.6.4 or higher (Snow Leopard Graphics Update required)
    • Processor: Dual core Intel processor, 2GHz or better
    • Video Card: ATI Radeon 2400 or higher / NVIDIA 8600M or higher / Intel HD Graphics 3000
    • Not supported: OS X 10.5.x, ATI X1600 or X1900 graphics, NVIDIA GeForce 7 graphics or Intel graphics less than Intel HD 3000.
Helpful customer reviews
88 of 104 people (85%) found this review helpful
123 products in account
3 reviews
175.1 hrs on record
You can see your legs
Posted: January 21st, 2014
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69 of 76 people (91%) found this review helpful
872 products in account
53 reviews
11.9 hrs on record
Left 4 Dead is a first-person shooter game, an apocalypse survival game from Valve. The game is a zombie apocalypse game where you play as one of four survivors trying to get themselves to safety. These survivors are Bill, Zoey, Francis and Louis. They're trying to get themselves to safety as their story began two weeks after the infection. They themselves are immune to this virus while thousands of people already become hungry undead.

The gameplay is almost similar to any Valve game, you can play up to 4 players with friends or people from the internet and play together. The zombies in this game are also unique, you won't just meet regular zombies, there are special infected that has many special abilities which can get you some troubles. Hunters for example, likes to leap and then pinned the survivors by surprise. The most fearsome infected could be the tank or the witch, they are the worst. Witch can take you down with only single attack despite her pity appearance. Weapons are quite good here, there are pump-action shotgun, dual pistols, submachine gun, assault rifle or hunting rifle. If you're overwhelmed, simply toss a pipe bomb and that thing will attract zombies from you and then blow them up.

Graphics of Left 4 Dead is quite decent and impressive. The Source Engine has again prove its worthiness. Explosion effects, gore and blood effects, the sounds and the environment are all impressive, including the amazing ragdoll effects which makes the environment more chaotic. And still, the game runs pretty stable and smooth.

Overall, Left 4 Dead is a good game to play with friends. I recommend this.

+ Cooperative play.
+ Good choice of weapons.
+ Good graphics, engine and physics.
+ Many variety of zombies.

- AI team still not very improved.
- Harder difficulty is too hard.

Rating 8/10
Posted: January 21st, 2014
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35 of 42 people (83%) found this review helpful
97 products in account
36 reviews
2.2 hrs on record
There are such games which don't differ an interesting plot or a gameplay, but remain in the hearts of players on long and for many years. One of the brightest representatives of such peculiar exception to the rules - Left 4 Dead shooter from the Valve company. All game consists of four (a standard set) big missions which are subdivided into five collateral. Everyone begins and comes to an end in special shelter where players can take breath. Any the check points on a course of passing of collateral missions - lost - be so kind as since the beginning. It adds also a headache and the aggressive drive, especially when you play on the maximum complexity, and opponents, well very strong and cunning. In such rooms always there is an opportunity to dolly up wounds, to take the new weapon, to fill up quantity of cartridges or to take a bomb with Molotov's cocktail. Here such here game)) (This my opinion and it can not coincide with yours).
Posted: February 20th, 2014
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
7 products in account
1 review
600.2 hrs on record
The true asset and undeniable virtue of this game is the way how the player can find himself still entertained, even after completing every campaign enough times to be familiar with each corner, street, tree and lamp post, after getting to know each weapon, their strenghts and weaknesses and even after the hours you've spent playing this game can be count in thousands.

Yet this game has suffered its turmoil, most of its players have vanished, moved on, and no matter how much you would wish for it, there won't be a reincarnation. Like the rest of them, this game will die eventually. The long lasting appeal may have already been extinguished, but there will be the ones who will continue to enjoy playing it throughout the time, carrying the fire.
Posted: May 1st, 2014
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
132 products in account
3 reviews
1.7 hrs on record
It's a game about grabbin pills
Posted: July 2nd, 2014
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