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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.

Turtle Rock had "first-person wizard combat" project, "was a little geeky"

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Evolve and Left 4 Dead creator Turtle Rock has given a new interview with Game Informer where they talk about the studio's past, and how their greatest known hit Left 4 Dead came to be.

The team was also floating the idea of a "first-person wizard combat" title but it turned out "geeky in that it was kind of complicated." Left 4 Dead was originally 'Terror'.

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