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Left 4 Dead 2 is yours free, for a limited time

Valve is getting into the holiday spirit, announcing today on the official Left 4 Dead blog that the second game in the zombie-killing series is available for free for a limited time. "[Left 4 Dead 2] will be free as in, grab it now, pay no money, and it is yours to keep forever – for free!"...

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Left 4 Dead 2 Linux leaves the beta safe house

After a short-lived beta run, Valve has deemed Left 4 Dead 2 on Linux to be complete. The Linux version and the Extended Mutation System now join the full release of Left 4 Dead 2 on Steam. Left 4 Dead 2, which first launched in late 2009, hasn't slowed down these past four years. The Steam...

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Left 4 Dead 2 Linux beta is live

Valve has announced a beta build of Left 4 Dead 2 for Linux is now live. Left 4 Dead 2 owners should see a special beta version of the game in their Steam library; if not, a client reboot is required. The Linux beta offers access to the Extended Mutation System, authoring tools and dedicated...

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Resident Evil 6's 'Napad' enters Left 4 Dead 2

While we've seen the Left 4 Dead 2 gang holding their own in Resident Evil 6, we've yet to see Valve's side of this crossover event on PC. Above you can see the Napad in Left 4 Dead 2, a tank variant you can add to your game through Steam Workshop. The Napad is a fusion of infected corpses, all...

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Left 4 Dead 2 adds Helm's Deep Reborn to official servers list

The fanmade map Helm's Deep – wherein Left 4 Dead 2 players attempt to defend the iconic Lord of the Rings castle fortress from relentless hordes of the undead – is now an officially supported map. It's part of the latest update to Left 4 Dead 2, which addresses consistency issues when...

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Left 4 Dead 2 Steam beta introduces 'Extended Mutation System'

The Left 4 Dead 2 beta program has added the Extended Mutation System, an expanded toolset for modders to author custom scripts controlling enemy behavior, spawn points and custom game types. A Valve-created survival variant, called Holdout, is included as a Mutation example. Valve has published a...

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Valve exploring Left 4 Dead 2 with R18+ rating for Australia

Valve is looking into its options for bringing the unedited version of Left 4 Dead 2 to Australia. Gamespot took note of a post on the Steam forums where Valve's Chet Faliszek stated the company is exploring the brave new world of R18+ ratings for video games in the region. "No need to flood us...

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Left 4 Dead 2 free to play this weekend on Steam

Celebrating the pre-Halloween weekend, Left 4 Dead 2 will be free on Steam this weekend. Valve announced that starting Thursday the co-op shooter will be gratis to play and is currently available to pre-load. This weekend adds a new achievement titled "Good Guy Nick" for current players who join up...

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Left 4 Dead series sells more than 12 million

The Left 4 Dead series has sold more than 12 million copies, Valve writer Chet Faliszek noted in an interview with VG24/7. Faliszek talked about the company's approach to promoting its games, saying Valve doesn't rely much on marketing because "when a game does really well at pre-release, they're...

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Left 4 Dead 2 almost got 'Cabin in the Woods' DLC

The Cabin in the Woods, the brilliant kitsch horror film from director Drew Goddard, features a lineup of classic horror monsters, hidden in the background or dismembering members in the fore. One scene even shows a glimpse of infected from Left 4 Dead, and in a Reddit AmA Goddard says this isn't...

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