Does a murder rate increase if we're takin' down zombies?


The trailer for Left 4 Dead 2 premiered at this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), and it looks like the first time New Orleans gets a star turn in the gaming world (apart from a weak, cartoonish turn in the Tony Hawk series, and uh, this thing), and wouldn't you know, the goal is to shoot, maim, chainsaw and hack away zombie after zombie. The game moves from Savannah, Ga. to New Orleans, where characters roam the streets and graveyards to reach "a bridge" for a helicopter rescue, but not before hittin' the town at "the Jazz Club" during the "Louisiana Fall Festival":




In other E3 news, the rest of the the blogosphere is in a blogacalypse over the debut of Microsoft's Natal system for the XBOX at E.