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#1 kosmos13x

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:30 PM

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that Valve's next game, Alien Swarm: Infected is COMPLETELY FREE on steam at release on Monday July 19th. This game has full single player, 4 player co-op, steam achievements, progression unlockables, etc etc etc!

Here is the steam page for the game:

http://store.steampowered.com/app/630/

Enjoy and happy gaming


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#2 kynetarse

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:33 PM

Looks interesting. Thanks for the heads up.

#3 bigwightdog

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:37 PM

Thanks OP, the game looks really cool. I'm in!

#4 Crazyhowie

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:42 PM

That is quite a pleasant surprise!

#5 petersa1d

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:44 PM

Thanks for the heads up

#6 kosmos13x

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:45 PM

That is quite a pleasant surprise!


Yah think everyone who knows about it is in shock that they are giving a premium game away for free. This is the same dev team of l4d and portal (and this is basically a revamped newest source engine version of their 2004 ut2k4 alien swarm mod before they were hired by valve).

#7 Solid Kilvas

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:48 PM

Thanks OP

#8 Curufinwe

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:50 PM

Bet the Alien Breed guys don't feel too great right now.

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#9 Jugglenaut

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:53 PM

I love how Valve will hire out of the mod community. This looks great.

#10 Fire_Thief

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:54 PM

When will it go up in price?

#11 kosmos13x

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:55 PM

When will it go up in price?


Unless Valve suddenly changes their minds, free forever.

But I'm sure everyone is gonna wait till the big steam Dec sale to get this :rofl:

#12 kataztrophik

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:57 PM

This game looks like a ton of fun. Wow go Valve!

#13 BingoBrown

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:59 PM

+1 to Valve. Free content is always a nice gift to the fans.

#14 DM7000

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 08:59 PM

It looks like a rather fun game.

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:06 PM

yeah, this is cool.

#16 lllGurulll

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:10 PM

Looks like I know what I will be doing Monday.
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#17 JohnDM

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:15 PM

I guess this is suppose to be a way to fully test work they are doing on their engine. This seems like some crazy beta-test, but the result is a free, multiplayer game.

I'm totally in for this, and likely that moon base game NASA just put out for free to. (Too bad that game seems to be rooted more in science fiction given NASA's current state.)

#18 callmewoof

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:17 PM

Awesome! In 4 Free :) can't wait for monday
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#19 Brownjohn

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:22 PM

Can't go wrong with free! Thanks OP!
To each his own.

#20 akushin

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:23 PM

Kinda surprised/disappointed it's not for Mac too, but restarting in Windows is a small price to pay. Thanks for the heads up!

#21 VaRIABLE SoUL

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:29 PM

Sweet! this game looks fun and you can't argue with FREE.
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#22 Sychophantom

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:34 PM

I'm in for one.

#23 BrolyB593

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:36 PM

I love Valve, no other developer can ever match their awesomeness. Thank you for the heads up OP.

#24 ryushe

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:40 PM

Wow, this actually looks really cool.

#25 Chuplayer

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:45 PM

Um, Half-Life 3: Episode 3?
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#26 lllGurulll

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 09:53 PM

Um, Half-Life 3: Episode 3?


No kidding!!!! I thought the whole purpose of episodic content was to get things out faster. They should have just made Halflife 3.
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#27 Crazyhowie

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 10:18 PM

People still don't get that there are different teams in Valve. These people are clearly not responsible for HL2: Episode 3 and even if they were put onto that project, more people doesn't necessarily get a game done faster.

#28 Maromi

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 10:38 PM

Yet another example of why Valve is one of the best, if not the best, gaming companies. All TF2 updates for free, free Alien swarm, free TF2 weekends, L4D mutations, crazy Steam sales, etc. etc.. I wish more companies were as good to gamers. *glares at EA*

#29 vietx2k

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 11:13 PM

Yah think everyone who knows about it is in shock that they are giving a premium game away for free. This is the same dev team of l4d and portal (and this is basically a revamped newest source engine version of their 2004 ut2k4 alien swarm mod before they were hired by valve).

actully valve at one point release a free portal to the public for a period of time and joking "yep its free! don't say we never gave you anything" haha and yea thanks for the heads up!

#30 twiceborn

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 11:36 PM

Nice!. Real nice. Have been waiting on this game for some time now. It's even more awesome now that it's free.

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