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L4D2 boycott group hopes to be “largely successful” June 19, 2009

Posted by Chris McKenna in Action, Copy+Paste Original, PC, Valve.
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Imagine this, but with zombies.

Imagine this, but with zombies

Last week, we reported on the Left 4 Dead 2 Boycott group which sprung out of Valve’s latest announcement.

This week, I conducted an exclusive interview with Mr. Pancakes (not his real name, obviously), the PR representative for the boycott group which has now grown to over 30,000 members.

See what has thousands of gamers angry after the break.

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Left 4 Dead 2 Boycott Group 18,000 strong June 9, 2009

Posted by Chris McKenna in Action, FPS, Valve, Xbox 360.
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A picture of said protesters (But not really)

A picture of said protesters (But not really)

Many were pleased with last week’s announcement that Valve’s popular zombie holocaust simulator Left 4 Dead would be getting a sequel on November 17th of this year.

Some people: not so much.

A Steam group has been assembled, with membership over 18,000 (at the time of publication), to boycott the release. Calling Left 4 Dead 2 “Valve’s new money grab,” the protest group has outlined a series of complaints, and nailed them, Martin-Luther style, on Valve’s figurative (and virtual) church doors.

Check out the full story for the complete list of complaints.

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