Left 4 Dead Summary
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.
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" .
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.
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'.
Turtle Rock's multiplayer co-op shooter Evolve has been revealed in the latest issue of Game Informer. It follows a similar theme as Left 4 Dead where four players band together against a common foe.
Except this time there are no infected but a rather imposing alien that evolves overtime becoming stronger and stronger. This alien is in fact a fifth player, so it's four vs. one.