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Valve employee accidentally leaks Left 4 Dead 3

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Is this the game developer equivalent of having a dodgy tab open when your family wants to use your computer? I think it is. Tristan Reidford, conceptual artist at Valve created a tutorial for Valve’s new Destinations Workshop Tools. The tutorial shows a picture of Reidford’s desktop with a Windows 7 menu that clearly shows a folder that reads ‘left4dead3’.

Now before any of you get too excited, Valve could simply be having a little fun. The file that was found in the ‘left4dead3’ folder was named ‘08_directory_fun.png’. As in, we’re having fun look at the directory which is named after game we may be making. To add fuel to the fire, the image showing off the ‘left4dead3’ folder has been poorly edited (once people found it) to remove any traces of it. However, this is the internet, so you know that’s not going to last.

Cast of Left 4 Dead invades Rebellion's Zombie Army Trilogy

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As we thought might happen earlier this week, Rebellion has confirmed a crossover with Valve for its co-op zombie shooter Zombie Army Trilogy.

The cast of Left 4 Dead and L4D2 have been added as playable characters. You can find out exactly how that happened in a free tie-in comic, available here.

Japanese Left 4 Dead arcade game character designs revealed

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Valve and Japanese publisher Taito have revealed the character designs for their arcade remake of the co-op zombie-splatting title Left 4 Dead.

They're not all that interesting, if I'm honest.

Counter-Strike creator 'has seen Half-Life 3 artwork', also 'new Left 4 Dead'

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Le Minh, former Valve developer and creator of Counter-Strike, has said he's seen concept artwork for the long-sought-after Half-Life 3, admitting it's "kind of public knowledge" Valve is working on it in secret.

He "did see something" belonging to the Half-Life universe, and will "go out on a limb" to say it's Half-Life 3. Minh also saw the "new Left 4 Dead" which "looks great" .

Turtle Rock discusses Evolve's co-op, lessons learned from Left 4 Dead

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Developer Turtle Rock set the zombie genre ablaze when they introduced Left 4 Dead, a game that is unforgiving at its co-operative core. With their new sci-fi co-op Evolve they want to take it a step further.

Going off on your own in L4D meant certain doom, but there wasn't any real 'role' for the characters, explains Turtle. With Evolve they've made sure they're unique and not totally helpless.

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