Left 4 Dead Alternatives and Similar Games

Left 4 Dead set a precedent for cooperative online first person shooters, with many of the multiplayer alternatives available taking a few queues from it. For many, this is what comes to mind first when they think about co-op games.

Those looking for more atmospheric or involved story-based survival horror games may find what they are looking for in Left 4 Dead's single-player alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 1/19/2020 5:05:00 PM

Alternatives to Left 4 Dead for all platforms with any license

  • Metro Game Series

    Metro 2033 is a survival horror first-person shooter video game, based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. Metro 2033 was developed by 4A Games in Ukraine, and was released on Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 in March 2010.

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  • Fortnite: Save The World

    For the free-to-play battle royale mode, see Fortnite Battle Royale. Fortnite is a team-based game of survival where you group up, craft weapons and build a base to protect yourself from the undead horde. FEATURES Drop-in/drop-out co-op gameplay. Procedurally generated maps for endless fun. Unlock schematics for weapon upgrades as you move up the skill tree.

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  • Resident Evil

    Resident Evil, known as Biohazard in Japan, is a survival horror video game-based media franchise created by Shinji Mikami and Tokuro Fujiwara and owned by the video game company Capcom. The franchise focuses around a series of survival horror video games, but has since branched out into comic books, novels, novelizations, sound dramas, live-action films, animated sequels to the games, and a variety of associated merchandise, such as action figures.

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  • Silent Hill

    Silent Hill is a survival horror video game series consisting of eight installments published by Konami and its subsidiary Konami Digital Entertainment. The first four games in the series, Silent Hill, Silent Hill 2, 3 and 4, have been developed by an internal factor, Team Silent (a development staff within former Konami subsidiary Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo).

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  • Wasteland

    Wasteland was originally developed by Interplay, and spawned the creation of the Fallout series. The game was published by Electronic Arts. inXile Entertainment, is planning on remastering the original version that was created by Interplay. Which will be sold with their 30th Anniversary Bundle. Wasteland's game mechanics are based on those used in the tabletop role-playing games, such as Tunnels and Trolls and Mercenaries, Spies and Private Eyes created by Wasteland designers Ken St.

    • Discontinued
      Game is abandoned, but is still downloadable from Abandonia.com

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  • Dying Light

    Dying Light is an open world first person action-adventure survival horror video game developed by Polish video game developer Techland and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Announced in May 2013, it was released in January 2015 for Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game was once planned to be released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, but was later cancelled due to hardware limitations.

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  • Killing Floor

    Killing Floor is a co-op survival horror FPS game. Remake of the UT2004 modification and available on Steam platform.

    • It's coop against zombies, and its structure is not too different. Guest • Mar 2019 Disagree   Agree

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  • Cry of Fear

    Cry of Fear is a psychological single-player and co-op horror game set in a deserted town filled with horrific creatures and nightmarish delusions. You play as a young man desperately searching for answers in the cold Scandinavian night, finding his way through the city as he slowly descends into madness. With a strong emphasis on cinematic experience, immersion and lateral thinking, players will be taken on a nightmare rollercoaster-ride through the grim streets of Fäversholm and beyond.

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  • Dead Island

    Dead Island features an apparent open world roaming, divided by relatively large areas, and played from a first-person perspective. Most of the gameplay is built around combat and completing quests. Dead Island is an action role-playing game and uses experience-based gameplay and character customization. The player earns XP by completing tasks and killing enemies. Upon leveling up, the player gains health and stamina, and can invest one skill point into a skill tree.

    • Similar atmosphere. Online mode. Large selection of weapons. shelehovchaninMar 2019 Disagree   Agree

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  • 7 Days to Die

    In the year 2034 nuclear attacks have decimated the Earth and the remaining population is infected by an unknown virus. The infected die within 7 days and soon reanimate becoming blood-thirsty zombies. No one believed it; nobody expected it and nothing can stop it! You are a survivor in Navezgane County Arizona, a rare Eden in a world of devastation.

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