Left 4 Dead short film rivals Hollywood production values (video)

As the gaming culture matures, a handful of impressive fan films paying homage to popular titles have continued to emerge. First, the “Escape from City 17″ Half-Life shorts from two years ago set a new standard with their Hollywood-lite production values, then earlier this year Modern Warfare and Portal received similar treatments. Now another Valve-published game, Left 4 Dead, has been reimagined in this live-action eight-minute film.

42 horrible, hilarious, and humiliating ways to die in Saints Row: The Third (video)

Last month’s Saints Row: The Third is over-the-top, completely insane, and probably the most fun you’ll have while dressed up in a purple gimp suit committing drive-bys from a parking enforcement vehicle. Naturally, Nerd Cubed has collected the very worst ways to take a dirt nap in the virtual city of Steelport and rolled them all up into one nice video for your amusement. And you will be amused!

Trailer: Resident Evil heroes fight back in new Operation Raccoon City multiplayer mode

Capcom has revealed a new multiplayer mode for its upcoming non-canonical spin-off to the Resident Evil series, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City. In the four-versus-four online “Heroes Mode,” players will take control of classic good guys (and gals) such as Leon S. Kennedy, Claire Redfield, and Jill Valentine to fight against the other team, consisting of villains such as Hunk and Ada Wong. Sadly, there has been no mention of Tofu, or which side he will take if and when he is included in the game.