Left 4 Dead

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Left 4 Dead
Developer(s) Turtle Rock Studios / Valve South[1]
Valve Corporation (2008[2])
Certain Affinity[3] (Xbox 360 assistance)
Publisher(s) Valve Corporation
Distributor(s) Electronic Arts (retail)
Steam (online)
Designer(s) Mike Booth
Writer(s) Chet Faliszek
Composer(s) Mike Morasky
Series Left 4 Dead
Engine Source
Version 1.0.2.7
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Xbox 360
Mac OS X
Release date(s)
Genre(s) First-person shooter, survival horror
Mode(s) Multiplayer, single-player
Rating(s) BBFC: 18[4]
CERO: Z
ESRB: M
OFLC: MA15+ (cut)
PEGI: 18
USK: 18 (cut)
Media Optical disc, download
System requirements

Minimum requirements

  • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, or 7
  • Intel Pentium 4 3.0GHz
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6600 128 MB or ATi Radeon 9600 128 MB
  • 7.5 GB of free hard disk space

Recommended requirements

  • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, or 7
  • Intel Core 2 Duo E4600
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 7600 128 MB or ATi Radeon X1600 128 MB
  • 7.5 GB of free hard disk space

Mac requirements

  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.4
  • Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT, ATi Radeon HD 2400, or Intel HD Graphics 3000
  • 7.5 GB of free hard disk space

Left 4 Dead is a first-person shooter video game made by Valve Corporation for the Mac OS X, Windows and the Xbox 360. It was released in North America and Australasia on October 18, 2008 and on October 21, 2008 in Japan and Europe. There are four game modes that are playable: a single-player mode; a four-player, co-op campaign mode; an eight-player online versus mode; and a four-player survival mode. Left 4 Dead was named the Best Multiplayer Game of 2008 by IGN[5], GameSpy[6], BAFTA[7], Spike TV[8], and NoFrag[9]. The sequel, Left 4 Dead 2 was released on November 17, 2009.

Characters[change | edit source]

There are four playable characters to choose from:

  • Francis (voiced by Vince Valenzuela), a tattoo-covered biker.
  • Bill (voiced by Jim French), a former Green Beret and a Vietnam veteran.
  • Zoey (voiced by Jen Taylor), a college student and horror movie enthusiast.
  • Louis (voiced by Earl Alexander), a manager.

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