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Left 4 Dead Announced

Valve and Turtle Rock Studios announce development of Left 4 Dead, a cooperative multiplayer action game using the Source engine that's slated for release next year:

November 20, 2006 - Turtle Rock Studios and Valve today announce Left 4 Dead, a co-operative multiplayer action game from the makers of Counter-Strike.

"By leveraging its industry-leading AI technology and years of Counter-Strike development experience, Turtle Rock is building upon the elements that make Counter-Strike successful and applying them to Left 4 Dead," said Gabe Newell, co-founder and president of Valve. "What Counter-Strike did for multiplayer action games, Left 4 Dead will do for co-op games."

Left 4 Dead is built atop the most advanced version of the Source Engine and introduces version 2 of Turtle Rock's artificial intelligence (A.I.) technology.

Left 4 Dead will debut on the PC in 2007.

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15. Re: Co-op Nov 20, 2006, 22:54 Lev Arris
 
Bandwagon? huh? Quake2 came out in '97, dont remember when Sven Co-op came out. At any rate that wagon must have going in circles for a long time for Half-Life 2 to be jumping on board now. Although maybe im mistaken and there is some kind of progam i need to be on to be hip with the newfangle.

It's nice to see someone other than a MOD team add co-op to a game!
Although most 'games' using Source kinda feel like a Half-Life 2 mod anyway. But I like Half-Life 2, so yeah...

 
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