Is ‘Back 4 Blood’ Haunted By its Prestigious Past? [Safe Room Podcast]

Legacy is a double-edged sword when it comes to sequels and spiritual successors. Legacy can provide a day one fanbase, but often at the cost of raised expectations. This has proven insurmountable for some games, having made the fatal error of resting too heavily upon the laurels of past successes. Nostalgia and reverence can cloud […]

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[Review] ‘Back 4 Blood’ is an Uneven Zombie Co-Op Shooter Experience, But it’s Still Dead Entertaining

Turtle Rock studios heads back to the co-op zombie shooter well with Back 4 Blood, and while it sometimes struggles to bottle that Left 4 Dead lightning, there’s enough here to enjoy now, and offers hope for its future. Back 4 Blood’s story follows a bunch of battling survivors (Cleaners) who have been living in […]

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[Trailer] Launch Trailer For ‘Back 4 Blood’ Kicks it Into High Gear

It won’t be too long before Back 4 Blood launches on October 12. Turtle Rock Studios aims to keep the hype going with the new launch trailer celebrating the upcoming release of the spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead. As you might expect, the new video follows the crew of Cleaners (led by “Mom”, voiced […]

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[Interview] Actor Barbara Crampton and Lead Writer Simon Mackenzie Discuss Their Roles in Zombie Shooter ‘Back 4 Blood’

There’s been a Left 4 Dead-shaped hole in gaming for too long, and while there have been some attempts to fill it (World War Z and Aliens: Fireteam Elite for example), nothing has really come close to capturing that spirit. So who better to take a shot than a developer that had a hand in […]

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[Video] New ‘Back 4 Blood’ Trailer Highlights the Game’s Campaign

On the heels of last month’s beta, Warner and Turtle Rock Studios have released a new trailer for Back 4 Blood. The trailer focuses on the game’s campaign, providing a glimpse into the narrative elements. Motivated by their fearless leader known as “Mom” (voiced by horror legend Barbara Crampton), the Cleaners are a beacon of […]

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[Watch] Turtle Rock Prepares For ‘Back 4 Blood’ Open Beta With New Trailer

With the Open Beta coming up quick, Warner Bros. Games and Turtle Rock Studios have released a new Back 4 Blood trailer showing off the cooperative and PvP action you can expect when the Open Beta kicks off on August 5. The Open Beta will feature an all-new “Swarm” PvP mode, where two squads of […]

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[Watch] New Trailer Touts PC Perks For ‘Back 4 Blood’

WB Games and Turtle Rock Studios have dropped a new trailer for the upcoming Back 4 Blood, detailing the kinds of goodies that PC gamers will enjoy when the game drops this October. The trailer highlights the game’s 4K resolution, uncapped framerate, NVIDIA DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling), ultrawide and multi-monitor support, cross-play, and “various […]

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