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Portal 2 and Left 4 Dead receive Xbox One backwards compatibility

Along with Flashback, Babel Rising, and Brain Challenge.

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Former Valve employee is suing the company for $3.1m

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

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EGX Rezzed 2015 announces Valve developer session

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

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FeatureHow Left4Dead changed my life for the better

A little story about the wonder of a sadly departed games magazine and Valve's excellent co-op shooter.

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

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

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Gabe Newell named as next AIAS Hall of Famer

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

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This week on Outside Xbox

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

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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."

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Payday: The Heist - No Mercy revealed

Left 4 Dead crossover adds backstory to Valve's zombie shooter.

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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."

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Portal 2 PC outperformed console versions

But vice versa for Left 4 Dead.

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Left 4 Dead creator's new FPS is "wild"

Raises the bar set by L4D, reveal this year.

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Valve on that Dead Island trailer

"The violence towards kids is unpleasant."

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Why Chet Faliszek is Valve's Mr Awesome

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

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Infected VGAs tease sets tongues wagging

Left 4 Dead set for PlayStation 3?

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Valve once worked on "flying fairy game"

Then gave up and made Left 4 Dead.

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New Left 4 Dead 1 and 2 DLC inbound

Three-map campaign coming in October.

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Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing gets tagline

Plus: details on what happens.

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Turtle Rock Studios reforms

Former Valve satellite re-emerges.

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L4D multiplayer to work cross-platform

PC vs. Mac from next month.

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Valve teases forthcoming announcement

Left 4 Dead image with fruity flavour.

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Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing in March

Plus L4D1 add-on the following month.

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Unofficial 8-bit Left 4 Dead available

Indie PC freebie offers original campaigns.

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L4D2 toolset released on PC

Build or just play, lazy.

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Valve: Raise price and digi games still sell

Dev discusses price variation on Steam.

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L4D1 gets 4v4 competitive matchmaking

Plus: XBL Silver users get L4D2 demo.

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Modder flying Valve boss to Australia

Raised $3000 to show off L4D campaign.

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L4D Crash Course released on Live

Update: 800 MSP price is wrong.

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Left 4 Dead: Crash Course out next week

Plus: Xbox 360 patch now, L4D2 demo date.

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L4D1 DLC pricing not Valve's decision

MS wanted "economy of value" on Xbox 360.

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Crash Course L4D2 support uncertain

Valve considering how it would work.

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Left 4 Dead 1 getting new campaign

Next month. Free on PC, 560 MSP on 360.

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Valve attempting L4D1/L4D2 cross-play

Plus: a cricket bat. How's that?

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Left 4 Dead toolset, user maps this week

Valve opens PC version to the masses.

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E3: Valve not "closing the book" on L4D

More DLC coming in "fairly near term".

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Left 4 Dead nearly half-price this weekend

Offer follows today's free trial.

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Try out Left 4 Dead for free tomorrow

Can even have a go of the Survival Pack.

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Eurogamer readers spank Valve at L4D

Developer beaten at its own game.

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New Left 4 Dead DLC released today

Complete with extra multiplayer mode.

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Valve details L4D Survival Pack

Ten-minute sessions, boards, graphs.

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Left 4 Dead Survival Pack dated

Gears 2 and Halo 3 packs dated/priced.

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Left 4 Dead DLC will be free

Night of the giving dead.

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Left 4 Dead DLC confirmed for spring

New multiplayer mode, versus campaigns.

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Valve patches Left 4 Dead PC

Fixing Xbox 360 version "in coming weeks".

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Left 4 Dead patch coming later this week

It'll fix a "whole class of bugs", says Valve.

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Left 4 Dead 360 update beats cheaters

No more witches in the safe room.

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Left 4 Dead DLC announcement soon

Coming to PC and 360 simultaneously.

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Gears 2 tops US chart for November

COD and Wii titles also doing well.

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Valve stops L4D Xbox 360 cheaters

Servers protected against mods.

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Valve sees "groundswell to abandon" DRM

Newell reportedly says publishers get it.

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Valve publishes Left 4 Dead stats

Achievements, percentages, nerd heaven.

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UK charts: World at War sees off Lara

Newcomers struggle. Full top 40 inside.

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Left 4 Dead live interview

Valve's Chet Faliszek answered your questions.

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Live Left 4 Dead interview at 5pm

Valve's Chet Faliszek talks zombies.

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Left 4 Dead

It's braining men.

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Valve bundles 22 games for USD 99

Includes Left 4 Dead. Bargain!

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Left 4 demo arrives on PC and Xbox 360

Try out two maps from new zombie shooter.

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PC split-screen removed from L4D demo

It will be in the full game, though.

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Play as the zombies with L4D demo hack

Plus: split-screen, user map workarounds.

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Left 4 Dead demo arriving early next week

Pre-order and you can play from Thursday.

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Steam Cloud to launch this week

Centralise game data starting with L4D.

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Get Left 4 Dead early on Steam

Plus: Valve narrows down demo date.

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Valve talks Left 4 Dead demo plans

Playable sampler due out before launch.

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Left 4 Dead held back a fortnight

Due out on Half-Life 1 anniversary.

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Left 4 Dead gets Euro date

Valve zombie shooter in November.

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QuakeCon 2008 registration soon

We wonder if Rage will be playable.

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Left 4 Dead

Impressions of the latest level and an interview with Valve's Doug Lombardi.

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Left 4 Dead not for PS3

Valve favouring PC, 360.

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Valve gobbles up Turtle Rock Studios

Left 4 Dead team now in-house.

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Valve to continue with EA

Left 4 Dead retail deal likely.

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FeatureLeft 4 Dead

Are we dead yet?

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Left 4 Dead slips to 2008

Now really call off Christmas.

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Left 4 Dead

The best thing since sliced dead.

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FeatureLeft 4 Dead

"The thing that finally beats Counter-Strike."

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Left 4 Dead

No brainer.

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Left 4 Dead

Multiplayer zombie murder in November.