NFG Summary:“Left 4 Dead offers a thrilling and intense co-op experience where you must work together with fellow Survivors to battle hordes of grotesquely infected enemies. With its advanced AI technology and immersive gameplay, this multiplayer action game, created by the makers of Counter-Strike, delivers an adrenaline-fueled fight for survival like no other.”

Categories: FPS
Meta Score: 89
Store: Left 4 Dead (Price: Is Free)
User Score: 78.0
Platform: PC, Xbox 360
Publisher Names: Electronic Arts
Support Language: English*, French*, German*, Spanish – Spain*, Russian*, Danish…
Publish Date: 2008-11-17


PC Requirements:


  • 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


Fight together…or die alone. A new and highly virulent strain of the rabies virus emerges and spreads through the human population with frightening speed. The pandemic’s victims become grotesquely disfigured, wildly violent psychopaths, attacking the uninfected on sight. One of the "lucky" few apparently immune to the sickness, you, unfortunately, are also trapped in a city crawling with thousands of the bloodthirsty Infacted. Together with a handful of fellow Survivors, you must fight your way to safety or die alone. A co-operative multiplayer action game from the makers of "Counter-Strike," Left 4 Dead is built atop the most advanced version of the Source Engine and introduces version 2 of Turtle Rock’s artificial intelligence (A.I.) technology. [Turtle Rock Studios]

Positive Comment(s)

Unless you’re genuinely lacking anyone to play it with though, Left 4 Dead is easily one of this year’s must-have games.91Game Over Online
Looks like a straight run and gun horror shooter, but it’s filled with ideas which will be copied for years. [Feb 2009, p.68]91Xbox World 360 Magazine UK
Valve has taken something unscripted and dynamic, and seeded it with the right amount of narrative flavour, pacing and spectacle. [Christmas 2008, p.82]90Edge Magazine
All in all, I can’t recommend Left 4 Dead highly enough.90GamePro
Overall this is a fantastic game to play with friends. If you can get a good group of guys together playing this you will have a blast.90Totally360
All in all, Left 4 Dead is an amazing game, and I highly recommend it, but only if you are able to play online.90Worth Playing
Left 4 Dead is a game which keeps things simple, but this to its benefit. It mixes all the right ingredients of tension, gore and rewards to make it thoroughly enjoyable.90NTSC-uk
If you are even remotely a zombie movie fan, this title deserves a chance as many zombies will be killed in the playing of his game; and that is always a good thing.89XboxAddict
Left 4 Dead is one of those games like Madden NFL or Rock Band that is a lot more exciting and fun to play when played with friends.88Gamers’ Temple
It comes down to this: Left 4 Dead is a hell of a lot of fun to play.86Gamer 2.0

Negative Comment(s)

This game is boring at first, but then awesome. Pros -Nice graphics -scary -interesting story Cons -Horrible controls This game is worth checking out.70youlouz
a really boring and repetitive game this game simply takes 10 minutes then it is the same even in any level you play in the co op was good but still gets boring after a while60Basem101
This game is extremely not as good as the second one witch i gave a 6 to. It basically needs work on everything. I needs to drop in price 10.00 to even make the price good.0RomecoolR

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