The changing face of death in video games

Video games are growing evermore sophisticated, so why is the approach to digital death so antiquated? John Robertson looks at how some developers are ushering in new beginnings for the ultimate end.

1 Publish date Mar 15

The Games Of The Generation: Steve's Choice

The team is bullied into choosing just 3 games from hundreds as their games of the generation. Today, Review and Features editor Steve Burns' choices...

7 Publish date Dec 2

Left 4 Dead 3 and Source 2 allegedly spotted during Valve tour

Unannounced products spotted by during community Dota 2 tour.

3 Publish date Aug 6 2013

Valve counts to 3: Left 4 Dead 3 coming 'some time down the road'

"A 3? You know, some time down the road. Like anything, I would say that to all of our games," says Faliszek.

Publish date Oct 1 2012

Left 4 Dead 2's Cold Stream DLC given Xbox 360 release date

The delayed Left 4 Dead 2 'Cold Stream' DLC will be released this Friday for Xbox 360.

Publish date Aug 1 2012

Valve outlines Steam for Linux goals

Wants steam client up and running with full functionality, plus ports of existing Valve titles.

Publish date Jul 17 2012

Left 4 Dead 2 DLC Cold Stream to get Xbox 360 release on July 24

Includes Blood Harvest, Crash Course, Cold Stream, Dead Air and Death Toll.

2 Publish date Jul 2 2012

Payday: The Heist No Mercy map is not a Left 4 Dead prequel

Blame the marketing guys, says Chet Faliszek.

Publish date Jun 18 2012

Overkill is not developing a Left 4 Dead prequel

No L4D prequel in the works, Valve confirms, but Overkill/Valve project could involve series cross-overs.

Publish date Jun 11 2012

Blizzard: Uniting online console services 'ideal'

Frank Pearce and Gabe Newell, the founders of Blizzard Entertainment and Valve respectively, have stated their wishes for the barricade between online services on consoles to break down.

1 Publish date Sep 6 2011

Valve to release Dead Air DLC for Left 4 Dead 2 early

One of the most popular Left 4 Dead 1 maps will now be released early, thanks to the community's help with testing a new campaign.

Publish date Jul 12 2011

Game Stats

Release Date: 20/11/2009
Developer: Valve
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Genre: First Person Shooter
No. Players: 1-8
Rating: BBFC 18
Site Rank: 622 23
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