My wife & I loved playing Left 4 Dead. Sure it only had 4 campaigns and became repetitive after a while (but we still logged 30+ hours on it), but there was just no other game like it. Not only was it the best co-op experience I’d ever had, defly encouraging real co-operative play (rather than just feeling like you happen to be in the same game at the same time) without it ever feeling forced, but it was also without doubt the best zombie apocalypse simulator ever.
I’m not sure if this is the intro or just a trailer, since the first game had an intro which led directly to the starting point of the first chapter, which worked well, which this one clearly doesn’t (unless they start you in absolute mahem which would not make sense). If this is the intro, then I have to say I preferred the intro from the first game, which was a bit more suspense and atmosphere and less chainsaws & explosions, but I suspect it’s just a marketing trailer and hence appealing to the attention-span-challenged is paramount.
Oh hell yes. My favourite co-op zombie apocalypse sim is getting a sequel! " Video Games | Left 4 Dead 2 | E3 09: Debut Teaser <div style="padding-top: 3px;"> <a style="color:#FFFFFF;" title="XBox 360" href="http://www.gametrailers.com/platformlist/xb360/index.html">XBox 360</a> | <a style="color:#FFFFFF;" title="PS3" href="http://www.gametrailers.com/platformlist/ps3/index.html">Playstation 3</a> | <a style="color:#FFFFFF;" title="Wii" href="http://www.gametrailers.com/platformlist/wii/index.html">Nintendo Wii</a> </div> <div style="padding-top: 3px;"> I'll </div> <p> I'll miss playing Francis though, with his vans/hospitals/small towns hates. </p> <p> Inevitably some people are whining that Valve should have done some new campaigns as DLC for the original instead, but given the choice between new DLC levels, and a sequel with new levels plus new special infected, new features (dynamic weather & level structure, comedy melee weapons) and other refinements, I'll take the sequel any day of the week.