There have been a substantial variety of four-player, horde shooter video games introduced this 12 months; The Anacrusis, Back 4 Blood, Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, Rainbow Six: Extraction, Aliens: Fireteam, and the one simply introduced by Remedy are all coming quickly.

Left 4 Dead and its sequel are each greater than a decade previous, so why deliver again this recreation sort now? We’ve had different video games, starting from Deep Rock Galactic to Warhammer: Vermintide 2, fill the void since, however what makes any of those newer titles particular? Do folks actually miss Bill from the unique Left 4 Dead that a lot? Don’t get me fallacious, I really like Bill, too. He’ll all the time reside in our hearts — or be became a raptor by way of a mod.

In this video, I’ll attempt to unpack why so many builders have chosen Left 4 Dead’s four-player cooperative construction as their gaming vibe for the present technology. I’ll additionally reply what makes a good Left 4 Dead-style recreation.

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