Left 4 Dead 2


Former Valve employee is suing the company for $3.1m

Alleges developer exploited minors for free labour, discriminated against transgender staff.

Left 4 Dead 2 added to Xbox One's backwards compatible library

Along with Halo Wars and Soul Calibur 2 HD.

Video | Video: The best end songs ever

Sing when you're winning (at video games).

EGX Rezzed 2015 announces Valve developer session

Plus! Heat Signature! Prison Architect! The Banner Saga! More!

There's a new Left 4 Dead... for Japanese arcades

UPDATE: And here's a trailer. "Run and shot"!

This is an unboxing of Valve's Steam Machine prototype

The box looks better than the Machine.

Gabe Newell confirms Linux-based Valve hardware still alive

UPDATE: Valve to make two other announcements next week.

Feature | Saturday Soapbox: Loving the science, but don't forget the art

The rise of data-driven development has all sorts of benefits, but it shouldn't run the show.

Left 4 Dead 2 Workshop goes live

Thousands of community campaigns and items inbound.

Gabe Newell named as next AIAS Hall of Famer

Oh they'll induct anyone have they no standards etc..

This week on Outside Xbox

Talking Assassin's Creed 3 with Steven Masters, zombies with Chet Faliszek and Minecraft with our pumpkins.

Valve wants you for Steam for Linux test

UPDATE: Beta to include Serious Sam 3: BFE, Portal and Team Fortress 2.

Industry offers mixed response to new Australian R18+ rating

Guidelines say that games may have "greater impact" on minors than film.

Steam on GNU/Linux: Do non-free DRM games defeat the point?

GNU creator says it's "unethical", but that pros outweigh the cons.

Valve opens Euro office, updates Steam terms

Disallows class action lawsuits, improves individual claims.

Left 4 Dead 2 Cold Stream Xbox 360 release date

Delayed add-on floods in on Friday.

Steam and Left 4 Dead 2 coming to Linux

Courtesy of the new Valve Linux team.

Left 4 Dead 2 Cold Stream DLC emerges this month

When there's no more room in beta, the dead shall walk the earth.

Valve: Payday: The Heist - No Mercy is NOT a Left 4 Dead prequel

"It is not telling the origins of the Infection and is not canon."

Payday The Heist blending with Left 4 Dead

"It is so exciting it will have some players check into the hospital before we are done."

Steam client coming to Linux later this year - report

Left 4 Dead 2 seen running on open source PC OS.

Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive support Razer Hydra PC motion controller

Added to Left 4 Dead 2, Half-Life 2, Team Fortress 2 and 250 Steam games.

Portal 2 PC outperformed console versions

But vice versa for Left 4 Dead.

Valve dangles early Left 4 Dead 2 DLC

Wants your help squashing bugs.

Left 4 Dead Cold Stream DLC enters beta

Valve demands your feedback.

Valve on that Dead Island trailer

"The violence towards kids is unpleasant."

Why Chet Faliszek is Valve's Mr Awesome

"I walk around the hall with my iron fist."

Feature | Fingers on the pulse

Which games get your heart racing the most?

Infected VGAs tease sets tongues wagging

Left 4 Dead set for PlayStation 3?

Valve once worked on "flying fairy game"

Then gave up and made Left 4 Dead.

New Left 4 Dead 1 and 2 DLC inbound

Three-map campaign coming in October.

L4D2 tweaked in new update

Changes to Charger, Tank and friendly fire.

L4D2 mutation becomes permanent

Plus: Follow the Liter to try this week.

Valve rolls out new L4D2 play mode

The Passing owners get to "Bleed Out".

L4D2's The Passing out on Thursday

Includes weekly game mode "mutations".

Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing priced

Still down for release this "spring".

The Passing to include "new game modes"

Left 4 Dead 2 add-on sounds substantial.

Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing gets tagline

Plus: details on what happens.

L4D multiplayer to work cross-platform

PC vs. Mac from next month.

Valve teases forthcoming announcement

Left 4 Dead image with fruity flavour.

Faliszek: Valve will "look at" PS3 support

"I'm sure down the road we'll do it."

Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing in March

Plus L4D1 add-on the following month.

Valve reveals L4D2 Versus changes

Infected bots in, auto-spawn out.

Gabe Newell wins GDC Pioneer Award

For work on Steam and influential games.

L4D2 free for XBL Silvers next week

Not all that glitters is Gold.

L4D2 toolset released on PC

Build or just play, lazy.

Valve announces The Passing for L4D2

Fresh campaign boasts original survivors.

Valve fixes L4D2, updates TF2

Not so much a patch as a bandage.

DSi LL gives Nintendo Japanese bump

While Left 4 Dead 2 does suprisingly well.

Valve upgrades L4D2 Xbox 360 servers

Blames lag issues on demand.

UK charts: Assassin's Creed II denied

Modern Warfare 2 still reigns supreme.

Valve teasing L4D2's Midnight Riders

DLC? Plus: Jimmy Gibbs Jr. zombie.

Valve: Raise price and digi games still sell

Dev discusses price variation on Steam.

Aussie censor: L4D2 too "realistic"

And zombies look like humans! Filth!

Review | Left 4 Dead 2

Southern fried gold.

Valve says exactly when L4D2 unlocks

Early doors tomorrow morning on PC.

L4D1 gets 4v4 competitive matchmaking

Plus: XBL Silver users get L4D2 demo.

Left 4 Dead 2 demo on Xbox Live

For Gold subs now. Silver to follow.

Video | EG Expo 2009 Developer Sessions: Left 4 Dead 2 Q&A

The Valve man takes all your questions.

Get Bill's L4D hat in Team Fortress 2

Another pre-order incentive for L4D2.

Faliszek details L4D2 Avatar Awards

T-shirts, health kits, "cool stuff".

EG Expo 2009: Valve's Chet Faliszek

The Left 4 Dead 2 developer walks us through Hard Rain and answers loads of questions.

Digital Foundry | Left 4 Dead 2 demo performance analysis

Digital Foundry tests the end of the world.

Xbox Avatar accessory unlocks in L4D2?

Digging around demo suggests as much.

Left 4 Dead 2 pre-order demo on Live

PC version held back to today.

Left 4 Dead 2 Steam demo tomorrow

For pre-purchasers only.

Valve dates and details L4D2 demo

Co-op and has all-new infected, tools.

Left 4 Dead 2 campaigns confirmed

Plus Achievements list.

Last two Left 4 Dead 2 campaigns named?

Taiwanese site shows posters, straplines.

Valve unveils fourth Left 4 Dead 2 mode

Team-based can-gathering in Scavenge.

Left 4 Dead 2

Round-based quick-fire multiplayer.

Modder flying Valve boss to Australia

Raised $3000 to show off L4D campaign.

Left 4 Dead: Crash Course out next week

Plus: Xbox 360 patch now, L4D2 demo date.

Feature | Valve's Chet Faliszek

On how Left 4 Dead 2 works and why.

Left 4 Dead 2: Specials, Weapons and Tactics

Out of the frying pan and into the face.

Left 4 Dead 2's Dark Carnival unveiled

Jockey infected! Clowns! Electric guitar!

Left 4 Dead 2

You must be this tall... TO DIE!

L4D2 Fairgrounds campaign revealed

Where the merry go round.

EA splashes nine games over the Expo

L4D2, NFS, Dragon Age, Brutal, more!

L4D2 racism accusation "insanity"

Valve baffled by New Orleans dig.

Depeche Mode sneak into L4D2

People are people. Zombies are zombies.

L4D2 boycotter "invented" Spitter

But accepts it was probably coincidence.

Left 4 Dead 2's Swamp Fever detailed

Mud men! Spitters! Riot cops! Water!

New Left 4 Dead 2 campaign at Comic-Con

First Swamp Fever image inside.

Valve attempting L4D1/L4D2 cross-play

Plus: a cricket bat. How's that?

Pre-order L4D2, get early demo

That's a brainy idea.

Left 4 Dead 2

Look left for our latest hands-on.

Left 4 Dead 2

Axe to grind.

L4D2 pre-orders twice that of original

Some fans evidently not cheesed off.

Feature | Left 4 Dead 2

Valve's Doug Lombardi on frying pans and forum wars.

Gabe Newell restates L4D1 support

"We aren't changing our plans."

L4D community rallies against sequel

15,000 boycott Valve's "money grab".

E3: Valve not "closing the book" on L4D

More DLC coming in "fairly near term".

E3: Valve explains L4D2 exclusivity

And won't stop supporting the first one.

E3: Left 4 Dead 2

Out of the frying pan, into the fire.

E3: Left 4 Dead 2 detailed

Wandering Witch, gauntlet moments...

E3: Left 4 Dead 2

PC and 360 on 17th November.

E3: Crackdown 2 and Left 4 Dead 2

360 exclusives. Plus new Epic game.