The interpretation of the spoken word doesn't take much skill, but it does take attention and observation. The interpretation of the written word is that much more difficult, simply because we don't have the benefit of things like tone, facial expression, volume, and pronunciation. …now that the linguistics lesson is over, let's get to the subject at hand.

As most of you know, it has been rumored that Left 4 Dead will come to the PlayStation 3. There has been evidence that the excellent Xbox 360 exclusive will make the leap to Sony's console; we've seen supposed pictures of the PS3 box (some claimed you could even pre-order it at Best Buy), and a UK retailer website actually listed the PS3 version for a June 5, 2009 release. However, neither Valve or EA will make any sort of confirmation or announcement. The only reply is recent, and…well, it's easy to spot the sarcasm, if you don't wish to take the words at face-value. In response to the suggestion that a PS3 port was making its way to store shelves on June 5, a Valve representative replied to CVG:

"Fantastic. I can't wait to see it."

Er…well, that certainly sounds sarcastic, especially because the implication is that the rep has never heard of a L4D PS3 project. Then again, it's not exactly a specific denial, so the optimist in us hopes for the best. There's really no knowing what will happen at this point, but Valve's icy relationship with the PlayStation brand may override EA's drive to make everything multiplatform. Who knows?

Related Game(s): Left 4 Dead

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killzone100
killzone100
11 years ago

He's clearly being sarcastic. It's like saying "Fantastic. I can't wait to see it." about Killzone 2 on the 360. Oh and this has been on PS3FANBOY for quite along time where do you get your info?

Jonnyrage
Jonnyrage
11 years ago

Be nice.

Jed
Jed
11 years ago

It's like saying "ya, I can't wait to see who makes that game"

Mornelithe
Mornelithe
11 years ago

To be honest, Valve shouldn't even bother. Most of the PS3 community wouldn't cross the street to spit in Gabe Newell's face. And well, let's be frank, is anyone really waiting to see the next pile of garbage Valve can make on an ever aging engine? Sorry, Valve is on permanent boycott, they obviously don't care about proper optimization on multiple core processors. It's a bit beyond their abilities, I think.

And furthermore, I only purchase exclusives for my PS3. The rest I get for PC, because they're optimized better for the PC (GTAIV, for example). Valve, however, gets no such benefit from me. At the very most, I download it.

Morne


Last edited by Mornelithe on 2/4/2009 11:07:23 AM

killzone100
killzone100
11 years ago

So you crossed from the HAZE boards.

killzone100
killzone100
11 years ago

So you crossed from the HAZE boards.

ShooPooMagoo
ShooPooMagoo
11 years ago

Well, Gabe N has pretty much snubbed the PS3. Maybe it's becuase Valve have neither the skill or ability to code for it.

Still, there's plenty of quality games on my PS3 I haven't played yet. I'm not bothered about this.

MirrorSoul
MirrorSoul
11 years ago

Dude GTA4 from what I heard is down right HORRENDOUS for the PC though

Wage SLAVES
Wage SLAVES
11 years ago

I heard Left 4 Dead was the shiz though…

LegioN
LegioN
11 years ago

They put themselves in a position where they can kick ps3 fans where it hurts with a little sarcasm, but they can still deny it and say they were serious. They're not burrying the hatchet which would be a stupid thing to do.

Anonymous
Anonymous
11 years ago

It's sad that there are companies such as Valve who stubbornly want to be Microsoft exclusive (Games For Windows and Xbox 360) forever and won't support the growing userbase of the PS3. I'd really love to play Left 4 Dead, everybody says it's an amazing game. However, I don't have a powerful PC or an Xbox 360 with Live.

Gabe Newell is a joke. Maybe most of the PS3 community ignore his ravings but I don't. He's just another lightening rod for Console Wars. He represents one of the negative aspects of the video game industry.

coldbore
coldbore
11 years ago

well it looks like they are trying to avoid saying its not coming to the ps3… they are prob gonna do this to bring our spirits up and then tear out any self-essteam we have 🙁

englishgolfer
englishgolfer
11 years ago

Fantastic! I can't wait to see it!

(see what exlamtion marks can do to the written word!) but i reckon it won't come – maybe the sequel though….

rell
rell
11 years ago

Its developers like this some gamers don't waste they time anymore, I did like l4d it got real boring after while.

vatossan
vatossan
11 years ago

I DONT WANT IT.IM HAPPY WITH THE PS3 GAMES THAT IT ALREDY HAS.

Wage SLAVES
Wage SLAVES
11 years ago

*sniff*
…but more wouldn't hurt…

BeezleDrop
BeezleDrop
11 years ago

EA has already stated they bought the rights and want to build it from the ground up, I have faith they can deliver a superior version because they know how to work with the ps3.

Naga
Naga
11 years ago

Are you serious the game doesn't even last long? I'd rather play Haze than this travesty

DragonSphere
DragonSphere
11 years ago

Seriously? Haze over L4D? You really not must be playing the game right, if at all. L4D is a multiplayer co-op game through and through, and it's meant to be replayed multiple times.The dynamic AI makes it a different experience everytime.

Knock Valve all you want – the lack of PS3 support is truly bothering – but it's ignorant to dismiss a game like L4D based on something like length alone.


Last edited by DragonSphere on 2/4/2009 1:54:49 PM

fundando
fundando
11 years ago

Yeah I've been playing this game on pc, It should come to ps3, I mean why not.

NoSmokingBandit
NoSmokingBandit
11 years ago

I have it for pc too, and i cant stand it. Valve wasted their time making this steaming load when they could have made more Half Life.
L4D has terrible gameplay, its just hordes of zombies flooding onto the street every time you round a corner. It got dull very quickly.

Phoelix
Phoelix
11 years ago

I saw "A Clockwork Orange" the other day, and it flat freaked me out, just so you know.

As much as we want to knee Mr. Newell in the balls, that still won't give us L4D PS3, which is sad.

karneli lll
karneli lll
11 years ago

Ps3 owners want valve's works??!!! What is this world coming to

Affliction17
Affliction17
11 years ago

I think what the rep. is saying is that valve prob. isn't going to make it EA will so they can't wait to see how it will turn out.

HOODGE
HOODGE
11 years ago

Don't be disappointed guys. I've got a 360 and played the game and it was so boring killing the same zombies time and time again over just 5 levels and with a total of only 4 weapons. Yawn.Glad I rented it. Let's put it this way. Just another garbage 360 exclusive. Nothing to brag about here to the likes of what PS3 has.

photo K
photo K
11 years ago

I like L4D, It's fun playing coOp. there are some things that are missing, like better guns and more weapons but it was the first edition. I Do wish it could port on the ps3, its still fun to play with friends and the online feature is nice if you want to play as the zombies themselves. I'm sure we'd all rave about it if it was a ps3 exclusive. I'd like it either way.

Mornelithe
Mornelithe
11 years ago

@ Killzone100 – Yeah I was following Haze's production for a very very long time, actually ahd the game preordered for a year. Sad how it turned out, but I'd still rather play Haze than any Valve IP. Any. Funny thing is, FRD's made quite a bit from me….Valve has never, gotten 1 cent of my money, however. (Nor will they)

Morne

photo K
photo K
11 years ago

but of course I can't "enjoy" L4D because my 360 is currently staring at me with 3 red lights 🙁 lol

LCF
LCF
11 years ago

Fnck valve, I'm not wasting anymore brain power on this subject. Let 'em die.

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

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LCF
LCF
11 years ago

Why don't you get your head out of your ass and pay attention. If you knew anything about the history of Valve you would agree with me. But having your head up your ass makes you blind to the fact. For someone to tell me not to hate, you sure do alot of hating yourself. So again, get your head out of your ass and pay attention.


Last edited by LCF on 2/4/2009 11:46:19 PM

ps92117
ps92117
11 years ago

valve is game developer versios of bobby fischer. gabe literally said "I hate ps3 and sony"


Last edited by ps92117 on 2/5/2009 2:04:19 AM

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

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LCF
LCF
11 years ago

Damn I'm the man, I did not realize you are Gabe's love child. Relax. BTW It's no ones fault but your own being a blind microsoft lacky. So instead of TRYING to insult me, why don't you take your e-penis and use it to pry your head out of your ass and pay ATTENTION!. Or is your e-penis that small?

Why we have X360 trolls roaming around on a PS3 site or even Gabe's love children, is beyond me.

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

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photo K
photo K
11 years ago

why do ppl hate valve?

Jed
Jed
11 years ago

They constantly disrespect the ps3 and ps3 owners. They could make games for it, but they just don't.

When EA made the Orange Box for ps3 Valve would not release any of the updates for Team Fortress 2 that 360 and PC got.

They just ignore the ps3 market, which is stupid and demeaning.

LCF
LCF
11 years ago

Not only that Gabe and Valve hate consoles in general.

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

This is a great game

Xanavi23
Xanavi23
11 years ago

AND HES BACK ! Shhh…its our secret.

Im The Man
Im The Man
11 years ago

NO IM NOT JOSH PEOPLE

SHADOW
SHADOW
11 years ago

No not josh it's our other trolling fried. Who's been banned on 4 seperate occasions now.

PS3_Wizard
PS3_Wizard
11 years ago

Lol shadow. I bet your finger is waiting for a slip-up so you can press that "ban" button!

Evil Incarnate
Evil Incarnate
11 years ago

I thought L4D was great, but does get old pretty quick.

@photo K have you seen Gabe Newell? Would you let that nasty dude be the face of your company. If he's the face I would hate to see what the company is all about. Nasty Valve!

photo K
photo K
11 years ago

LOL no I dont know Gabe, but if he's nasty then I trust your opinion. I just think that L4D is a fun game and a L4D 2 would actually be a great game for the ps3, not only cuz it should be improved from the first one but also because we all need more zombie games. But unfortunately, the dude sounds sarcastic.

Evil Incarnate
Evil Incarnate
11 years ago

If they do make L4D 2 I really hope they make a longer single player campaign mode to. I also believe the more zombies/mutants/creatures, the better off the world is, and if Valve gets ride of that jerk Gabe Newell the better off they are.

yzzlthtz
yzzlthtz
11 years ago

This statement actually implies that another studio or branch of EA might be working on the port.

Anonymous
Anonymous
11 years ago

It's kind of hard to fire your co-founder and managing director. Gabe Newell is the Valve Corporation. He's not nasty looking. He's just morbidly obese.

kprambo
kprambo
11 years ago

Ohhh well I cant say that if it came out today I would even buy this game less sells for them. I cant see that doing that will be good for there stocks, I am going to be too busy today as it were I am going to be playing my killzone 2 demo I got two pre-orders from gamestop today I got one for me and one for my friend, Cuz friends dont let friends drink and drive or go with out some killzone in there ps3's.


Last edited by kprambo on 2/4/2009 5:19:18 PM

AceTatsujin
AceTatsujin
11 years ago

Left 4 Dead is … uh, it's alright. The gameplay is superb, the graphics is UTTER GARBAGE.