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Left 4 Dead

Left 4 Dead is a co-operative, survival horror, first-person shooter that was developed by Turtle Rock Studios, which was purchased by Valve part-way into development. Like Half Life 2, the game uses the Source engine, however, the visual in L4D are far superior to anything seen in the Half Life universe to date. The game pits four Survivors of an apocalyptic pandemic against hordes of aggressive zombies. We tested the game at resolutions of 1,920 x 1,200 and 2,560 x 1,600 with 4x anti-aliasing and 16x anisotropic filtering enabled and all in game graphical options set to their maximum values.

The GeForce GTS 250 slipped past the Radeon HD 4850 by a couple of frames per second in our custom Left 4 Dead benchmark, besting ATI's mainstream offering by a slight margin at both resolutions.  Once again though, the Radeon HD 4870 and the GeForce GTX 260, specifically, offer much more performance for the extra $60 to $70 investment.

Remember to push Boomers back before shooting them.  And don't hog all of the medkits! :)


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