Back 4 Blood preview: Is this the new Left 4 Dead?

It’s easy to forget that when Valve followed up the hit shooter Left 4 Dead with a sequel after just a year, many people were fuming that the first game hadn’t been supported and given enough post-release content to justify another full entry in the series.

Well, that was back in 2009 and we’ve had absolutely nothing from Valve on it since, apart from small updates and cosmetic packs that dried up long ago. Since then the demand for a sequel has amped up over time, and while they might not boast about it too loudly, Turtle Rock Studio is effectively aiming to fill that gap with a spiritual successor, Back 4 Blood.

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