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  • Nov 17, 2009
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 My roommates and I have been playing since Rolsie and Cecily got back from Gamestop with their pre-ordered copy of Left4Dead 2.  The game is different, it packs much more puzzling boards, with strategies involving bringing characters back to life with defibrillators, beefing up ammo with incendiary rounds, explosive rounds, laser sights & a slew of new weaponry. First off, we've got new weapons:
  1. Fire Axe
  2. crow bar
  3. Katana Sword
  4. Chainsaw
  5. Baseball Bat
  6. Cricket Bat
  7. Electric Guitar
  8. Frying Pan
  9. Machete
  10. Nightstick
There are also new rifle weapons:
  1. Silenced Sub-machine gun (SMG)
  2. AK47
  3. combat rifle
  4. sniper rifle
  5. combat shotgun
  6. Grenade Launcher
The handguns have become more diverse as well: 
  1. SIG Sauer P220 Pistol (Can be dual-wielded by picking up a Glock)
  2. Glock
  3. Magnum
  1. Bile Bomb
  2. Pipe Bomb
  3. Malotov cocktail
First Aid:
  1. Defibrillator
  2. First-Aid Kit
  3. Pain Pills
  4. Adrenaline
Fixed weapons: 
  1. Mini-Gun
  2. Heavy Machine Gun
New Infected Include:
  1. Spitter
  2. Jockey
  3. Charger

As far as I'm concerned this game is very successful at replicating the first Left 4 Dead, while adding new and interesting ways to keep us killing zombies, and running for our lives.  This game has my whole household up @ 2 in the morning on the morning of the 17th running down alleys, climbing up stairs, trying to get out of the fire.  It's intense, and it takes a little getting used to - but it is exhilarating!

Buy it.  Buy it NOW!  (We're going to get a second copy tomorrow).

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November 26, 2009
left 4 dead 2 rocks...thanks for the info!
November 17, 2009
Glad to hear that this gets kudos from a gamer like you! So when you say you pre ordered, does that mean that your buds still have to wait in line? Well, even if they did, looks like it was worth it. Thanks for sharing! :)
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Quick Tip by . November 17, 2009
This game has longer, more puzzling boards than the last one. More infected, more weapons: (incl: Melee weapons!). watch out 4 the spitter
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Left 4 Dead 2 is the sequel to the best-selling and critically-acclaimed co-op multiplayer smash from Valve, creators of the Half-LifePortalTeam Fortress and Counter-Strike game properties. With multiple multiplayer options both on and offline, extensive AI custom functionality, four character options, new melee weapons and more, Left 4 Dead 2 promises to become one of 2009's best games on the Xbox 360 platform and set a new benchmark for co-op centric action games.


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Zombies coming for you in Left 4 Dead 2
Battle the infected again in the sequel to Valve's original hit.
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Co-op gameplay in Left 4 Dead 2
Superior multiplayer and co-op gameplay.
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Survivors using a mix of melee and firearms against zombies in Left 4 Dead 2
Utilize a mix of available weaponry.
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Left 4 Dead 2 is set at roughly the same time as the original – just after the outbreak that turned most of the population into various zombie mutants. Players assume the role of four new "Survivors," each with their own personality and new dialog. The game leads these "Survivors" through the southeastern region of the US - from Savannah, Georgia through the bayou country, and climaxing in New Orleans’ French Quarter.


Just as with the original Left 4 DeadLeft 4 Dead 2 is a first-person shooter which pits players against hordes of zombie-like enemies. As you would expect in a scenario where you are regularly surrounded by masses of the undead, it is very good thing to have plenty of ...

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Number of Players: Single player, Multi-player
Publisher: EA - Electronic Arts
Developer: Valve Corporation, Electronic Arts
Console: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Mac OS X
Genre: First-Person Shooter
Release Date: October 5, 2010
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