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Set in the zombie apocalypse, Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2) is the highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning Left 4 Dead, the #1 co-op game of 2008.

This co-operative action horror FPS takes you and your friends through the cities, swamps and cemeteries of the Deep South, from Savannah to New Orleans across five expansive campaigns.

You'll play as one of four new survivors armed with a wide and devastating array of classic and upgraded weapons. In addition to firearms, you'll also get a chance to take out some aggression on infected with a variety of carnage-creating melee weapons, from chainsaws to axes and even the deadly frying pan.

You'll be putting these weapons to the test against (or playing as in Versus) three horrific and formidable new Special Infected. You'll also encounter five new “uncommon” common infected, including the terrifying Mudmen.

Helping to take L4D's frantic, action-packed gameplay to the next level is AI Director 2.0. This improved Director has the ability to procedurally change the weather you'll fight through and the pathways you'll take, in addition to tailoring the enemy population, effects, and sounds to match your performance. L4D2 promises a satisfying and uniquely challenging experience every time the game is played, custom-fitted to your style of play.

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Left 4 Dead 2's plantation map updated in Valve's Source 2.0 engine shown in leaked image

Needs more zombies and also me killing the zombies

Jan 27, 2014, by Rory Young | 8 comments
Left 4 Dead 3 referenced multiple times in Valve changelog for Source 2 engine

No references to Half Life 3 to be found

Aug 05, 2013, by Rory Young | 16 comments
Best mod ever unites everything on the Internet and puts them into Left 4 Dead 2

Every kind of nerd in a single mod, from Slender Man to Stormtroopers

Jul 26, 2013, by Lydia Sung | 16 comments
Left 4 Dead 2 Workshop leaves beta status behind, goes live for all

Sweet, sweet modding goodness

Jan 17, 2013, by Troy Crumley | 4 comments
Left 4 Dead 2 Back to School mod launches, three years in the making

Featuring new maps, modes, and more

Oct 29, 2012, by Sean Ridgeley | 4 comments
Left 4 Dead 2 free weekend on now

For the few uninitiated

Oct 26, 2012, by Sean Ridgeley | 1 comment

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Jun 16, 15 5:19pm
added Left 4 Dead 2 Infected FAQ v1.00
Jan 22, 14 2:49pm
added 4 new screenshots
Jul 22, 12 8:49pm
an upgraded version of left 4 dead! more guns, more hilarious characters, and melee weapons! Left4Dead2
Sep 09, 11 11:08pm
added 4 new screenshots
Apr 20, 11 6:49pm
Another great step up from the original, but retracted from the darkness and seriousness that made L4D a classic. Left4Dead2
Jan 06, 11 10:38pm
so many achievements to unlock T_T Left4Dead2
Jan 05, 11 12:22am
If you've never played L4D and you get L4D2 you don't need to get L4D as it has all the maps from the first. Left4Dead2
Jan 04, 11 5:53am
added 9 new concept art
Nov 07, 10 10:21pm
hey man, add me, always looking for buds to kill zombies with! and my two other buddies are really good Left4Dead2
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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Oct 5, 2010 (Mac)
    • Nov 19, 2009 (PC)
    • Nov 16, 2009 (Linux)
  • Japan: Nov 29, 2009
  • Europe:
    • July 2013 (Linux)
    • Nov 17, 2009 (PC)
  • Australia:
    • Nov 19, 2009 (XBOX360)
    • November 2009 (PC)
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