Left 4 Dead 2 is a single-player and multiplayer co-operative survival horror FPS game developed by Valve Corporation. It is the sequel to Left 4 Dead, it was first announced June 1st 2009 by Valve Corporation at Microsoft’s E3 2009 press conference.
As of January 24, 2010, Metacritic gave Left 4 Dead 2 a metascore of 89 out of 100.
The Left 4 Dead 2 multiplayer demo was released on October 28th, for those who pre-ordered. It was then made available to the public on November 3rd.
The sequel picks up one week after the events of the first game (four weeks after the first infection) where The Infection has spread to the southern United States. Left 4 Dead 2 introduces three new Special Infected, new weapons,melee weapons, new items, upgraded Infected, theUncommon Common Infected, five new campaigns, and two new game modes: Scavenge Mode and Realism Mode.Realism Versus and Mutations were later released with theThe Passing DLC, a new campaign which chronologically fits in as the second campaign out of six.
The eight Survivors the players control are Nick, Ellis,Rochelle,Coach,francis,bill,zoey and louis.