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  • Summary: Earthfall is a 4-player cooperative shooter that challenges players to survive waves of killer alien drones and their inscrutable masters. Traverse the Pacific Northwest with friends or AI teammates in a desperate guerrilla war against an invading extraterrestrial force. Pit yourself againstEarthfall is a 4-player cooperative shooter that challenges players to survive waves of killer alien drones and their inscrutable masters. Traverse the Pacific Northwest with friends or AI teammates in a desperate guerrilla war against an invading extraterrestrial force. Pit yourself against the ever-changing horde and save what’s left of humanity, utilize futuristic weaponry, upgrade deployable barricades with fire or electricity, control mounted turrets, and battle through ten levels of story-driven co-operative play. Expand
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  2. Negative: 3 out of 5
  1. 60
    Earthfall somewhat succeeds at it’s core mission, if it’s mission is to try to kickstart the multiplayer subgenre that Turtle Rock started a decade ago. It’s biggest failure is convincing people that it is a better alternative to Left 4 Dead 2.
  2. Jul 13, 2018
    50
    Earthfall just isn’t fun. The game has a solid foundation but that structure doesn’t hold anything that’s entertaining or interesting enough to merit the effort of playing it, especially when there are already several superior games that inhabit the same subgenre.
  3. Jul 17, 2018
    40
    I’m all for taking the spirit of a beloved classic and bringing it up to date, but you have to be prepared to be judged utterly against that original game. Under the right circumstances Earthfall is capable of capturing the frantic teamwork of Left 4 Dead, but there’s too much wrong here to maintain it for long.
  4. 40
    Earthfall is a hard pill to swallow. Almost everything it does will lead to frustration. Your money is better off spent elsewhere unless of course you constantly love to scream in your friend's ears.
  5. Jul 17, 2018
    30
    There’s still a lot of potential to be realised in a Left 4 Dead-like experience, but Earthfall is a complete miss. It fails to build upon the foundations abandoned by Valve, with repetitive AI spawns and an arsenal of weaponry that does nothing to distinguish themselves from one another. And with just four hours of content to work through, you’ll be left feeling short-changed by an experience that gives you no reason to return once the credits roll.
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  1. Jul 13, 2018
    10
    if you liked left 4 dead seriously stop thinking about it and get this game. the online community will grow i cant believe how awesome thisif you liked left 4 dead seriously stop thinking about it and get this game. the online community will grow i cant believe how awesome this game is. dont listen to the critics on this one, bunch of haters. Expand
  2. Jul 17, 2018
    10
    Great game and a lot of fun if played with friends online! Yes, you will get punishingly hard hours of gameplay before you complete a level,Great game and a lot of fun if played with friends online! Yes, you will get punishingly hard hours of gameplay before you complete a level, its tough!

    Heard a lot of wining about repetitiveness and aesthetics etc, but what you need to understand is It's no Farcry 5, but then it's not trying to be either! Sure it's a Left 4 Dead clone, but who cares, considering L4D never made it to the PS4. If if you have 3 buddies then play this online coop it becomes well worth it.

    Did I mention its punishingly hard to survive and make it through the levels, which creates even more fun to the challenge in this game, I was running around with my bros for an hour before managed to nail a level.

    You have to use tactics and work together to survive, which makes completing a level that so much more rewarding. Nice mix of defence and fortifying yourself in to survive hoards of aliens. Printing guns on a 3D printer and some tough and colourful bosses to boot.

    Graphics wise, its simplistic for sure but then it doesn't have to be flashy either it's not a triple-A title. It's a PC port using the Unreal engine and if you know what your gonna get and expect that then it's all good.

    This is the sort of game that you dip in and out with friends a few times a week, you're not going to be going on lengthy Ghost recon wildlands campaigns or worrying about levelling up like the division. It's a simple run, gun and survive, FPS coop shooter and it does exactly what is said on the tin!

    Great game, hope to see some DLC and updates in due course.
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  3. Jul 13, 2018
    10
    The game is great and really enjoyful, it is very similar to left 4 dead and is the closest we will get to something like it. The game usesThe game is great and really enjoyful, it is very similar to left 4 dead and is the closest we will get to something like it. The game uses aliens instead of zombies, which is something fresh compared to all the zombie titles we've had. I recommend this game to anyone who enjoyed the left 4 dead series. Expand
  4. Jul 15, 2018
    9
    Given the poor reviews, I’ve been very pleasantly surprised with this game. If you’re a Left 4 Dead fan pining for a 3rd installation, thisGiven the poor reviews, I’ve been very pleasantly surprised with this game. If you’re a Left 4 Dead fan pining for a 3rd installation, this game is for you. I’ll admit it lacks some polish, but it also has interesting level design and neat enemy design. Get together with a few friends and enjoy! Expand
  5. Jul 16, 2018
    5
    Unfortunately this game does not live up to the memory of Left 4 Dead. Shooting mechanics are not great no real feel to the guns at all.Unfortunately this game does not live up to the memory of Left 4 Dead. Shooting mechanics are not great no real feel to the guns at all. Matchmaking is very poor. I wanted this to be good but sadly am not able to enjoy it. Expand