Back 4 Blood: Does it succeed in being the Modern Left 4 Dead?

Like so many other people my age; Left 4 Dead was one of those games you can’t help but think back on with this magical fondness. And like a dragon to be chased and never caught, every time the prospect of it coming back, or something just like it filling that hole seemed like it was happening, there was this sense of longing for a game that really ended up being more than the sum of its parts.

Well, now that dragon has been caught and we can really dig into whether the Left 4 Dead legacy was everything we thought it was. Or if it really was just a time and a place kind of game that grabbed a whole lot of us at the same time.

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My Top Ten Video Game Highlights from E3 2021

I know this is incredibly, credibly late. But I’ve been busy… and lacking in motivation… I still wanted to talk about E3 in some capacity this year. Or whatever it was that passed for the “Electronic Entertainment Experience” that happened exclusively online in 2021.

I’m not as “on the pulse” with game development as I used to be, I’m hardly managing to find time/money to play the games I want to play at the moment without worrying about what’s coming out in the next 24 months. But my jaded old bones are still capable of feeling some excitement and there were some games revealed at the event.

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