Set in the zombie apocalypse, Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2) is the highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning Left 4 Dead, the #1 co-op game of 2008. This co-operative action horror FPS takes you and your friends through the cities, swamps and cemeteries of the Deep South, from Savannah to New Orleans across five expansive campaigns.
User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (98,009 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 16, 2009

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"One of the best co-op zombie fps out there. Valve has created another classic. Whether Vanilla or modded, L4D2 is an amazing experience."

About This Game

Set in the zombie apocalypse, Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2) is the highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning Left 4 Dead, the #1 co-op game of 2008.
This co-operative action horror FPS takes you and your friends through the cities, swamps and cemeteries of the Deep South, from Savannah to New Orleans across five expansive campaigns.
You'll play as one of four new survivors armed with a wide and devastating array of classic and upgraded weapons. In addition to firearms, you'll also get a chance to take out some aggression on infected with a variety of carnage-creating melee weapons, from chainsaws to axes and even the deadly frying pan.
You'll be putting these weapons to the test against (or playing as in Versus) three horrific and formidable new Special Infected. You'll also encounter five new “uncommon” common infected, including the terrifying Mudmen.
Helping to take L4D's frantic, action-packed gameplay to the next level is AI Director 2.0. This improved Director has the ability to procedurally change the weather you'll fight through and the pathways you'll take, in addition to tailoring the enemy population, effects, and sounds to match your performance. L4D2 promises a satisfying and uniquely challenging experience every time the game is played, custom-fitted to your style of play.
  • Next generation co-op action gaming from the makers of Half-Life, Portal, Team Fortress and Counter-Strike.
  • Over 20 new weapons & items headlined by over 10 melee weapons – axe, chainsaw, frying pan, baseball bat – allow you to get up close with the zombies
  • New survivors. New Story. New dialogue.
  • Five expansive campaigns for co-operative, Versus and Survival game modes.
  • An all new multiplayer mode.
  • Uncommon common infected. Each of the five new campaigns contains at least one new “uncommon common” zombies which are exclusive to that campaign.
  • AI Director 2.0: Advanced technology dubbed “The AI Director” drove L4D's unique gameplay – customizing enemy population, effects, and music, based upon the players’ performance. L4D 2 features “The AI Director 2.0” which expands the Director’s ability to customize level layout, world objects, weather, and lighting to reflect different times of day.
  • Stats, rankings, and awards system drives collaborative play

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® 7 32/64-bit / Vista 32/64 / XP
    • Processor: Pentium 4 3.0GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 128 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 13 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows® 7 32/64-bit / Vista 32/64 / XP
    • Processor: Intel core 2 duo 2.4GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video Card Shader model 3.0. NVidia 7600, ATI X1600 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 13 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    Minimum:
    • OS: MacOS X 10.6.4 or higher (Snow Leopard Graphics Update required)
    • Processor: Dual core Intel processor, 2GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon 2400 or higher / NVIDIA 8600M or higher / Intel HD Graphics 3000
    • Hard Drive: 13 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Not supported: OS X 10.5.x, ATI X1600 or X1900 graphics, NVIDIA GeForce 7 graphics or Intel graphics less than Intel HD 3000.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1
    • Hard Drive: 13 GB available space
    • Sound Card: OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
Helpful customer reviews
937 of 998 people (94%) found this review helpful
13 people found this review funny
166.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
You can play as Mario fighting Shrek with a giant diIdo while your teammates Batman, a Raptor and Megan Fox are busy killing Teletubbies and Osama Bin Ladden with gingerbread while listening to Benny Hill as a boss fight music.

Thank you Steam Workshop.

11/10

- IGN
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326 of 357 people (91%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
276.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
The story follows four pill addicts hallucinating the zombie apocalypse as they stumble around shooting people.
10/10
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217 of 226 people (96%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
231.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 21
Everyone ever should own this game.

+Killing zombies
+Good survivers
+Melee weapons look awesome
+So many god damn mods that you just want to install them all and kill your computer, but it would be worth it because it would look ♥♥♥♥ing amazingggggg.
+Ingame voice and chat, so friends all around!

-You will spend most of your life on this game.
-You may become emotionally attatched to Ellis. No? Just me? Ok.
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211 of 223 people (95%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 1
The successor to Left 4 Dead, this second game adds new maps, new weapons, new special infected with new attacks and even new characters. But in many ways the most important different between the two games is the scoring system.

Without mods, the first games scoring system really did tend to induce rage. A single mistake on a map and you could lose so many points that teams would be totally demoralized and either fall apart (making the game effectively over) or just quit (making it absolutely over). For hardcore players this was half the fun, but for the average casual player it could make Left 4 Dead a little too frustrating.

Left 4 Dead 2 on the other hand had a far more forgiving score system allowing teams who fail badly on map 1 to still feel they have a good chance of clawing the in back in the next 3 or 4 maps. With party wipes being a little less likely due to the removal of the quad cap, Left 4 Dead 2 is still a game people can play causally and still enjoy. With the extra variety of a lot more special infected meaning a lot more variety in possible tactics, Left 4 Dead 2 is still one of the best team focused games that I have ever played.

If you have a small group of close friends who love winning through superior team work rather than superior twitch skills, Left 4 Dead 2 is one of the best PvP games you could try. But be warned, playing with random people you have never met can be rewarding, but more often than not it can be bloody annoying.

HOURS ON RECORD : I don't play this game on my public account. I have over 1500 my private account.
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98 of 104 people (94%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
127.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 18
*Final horde comes*
"GRABBING A SHOT!!!!"
Uses said shot, plows though the whole horde, makes it to the safehouse.
Left my teammates to deal with Diddy Kong, Snoop Dogg, Shrek, and the chocolate guy from Spongebob.

10/10 would leave for dead again
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