The folks at Valve have introduced a sequel to their first installment of Left 4 Dead, which is currently on sale at Amazon. If you have ever played Half-Life, Portal, Team Fortress or Counter-Strike,  you are already familiar with the quality these games offer.

The game is described by Valve as:

Just as with the original Left 4 Dead, Left 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 help, as well as weapons at your disposal, and Left 4 Dead 2 has players covered on both accounts. The game features several multiplayer options including 2-8 player online and offline support in several modes seen in the first game, including Campaign, Versus, and Survival, as well as the new Scavenge Mode. This new multiplayer option tasks players, in the role of survivors to find a limited number of fuel canisters hidden in a level in order to keep their individual generators going, while other players in the role of the infected try to stop them. In addition the game features very strong co-op play support, with 2-player support locally and 2-4 player support online.

The game features a wealth of melee weapons and additional items handy for battling enemies up-close and personal. Along with melee weapons seen in the first game, players can look forward to wielding new weapons like axes, chainsaws, frying pans, etc. Firearms are also available, but seeing as zombie fighting usually requires a little elbow grease, melee weapons are the mainstay. In addition, players can carry other useful items, including a variety of throwing weapons and several different kinds of support items, like flashlights to startle enemies and light the way in dark environments and healing items like first aid kit and defibrillator kits.

I’m not a gamer so I haven’t a clue about how good these games are. But I have ordered Left 4 Dead 2 for my husband who does enjoy the games from Valve on his gaming PC.

But hurry, this deal is for a limited time only.

Left 4 Dead 2 For The Xbox 360 $34.99

Left 4 Dead 2 For The PC $27.99