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Deadrising 2 or Left for Dead 2 ?????

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i'm wanting one of these games but i don''t know which one. Newegg has them the same price. Anybody played one or both of these that could give an opinion? Also, could you play these with a standard mouse( 2 button + scroll wheel)? it's all i have right now.
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LEft 4 dead 2

Dead Rising 2 was fun, but its VERY repetitive, I think I only got half way through and forgot about the game, my bro cant seem to stop playing left 4 dead 2 though lol

I have the same option mouse, and you can use it with them
    
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Read reviews and decide which type of game you would rather play? How would anyone know what you like? They are both good games and they both have zombies, the word dead and the number 2 in them..

One is first person co-op shooter, and the other is a sand box style third person hack and slash adventure type game. You can't go wrong with either, but reading a few reviews and watching some videos should make the decision easy.
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I'd go Dead Space 2. I enjoyed it. If you played the first one it's a good sequel.

I have a standard mouse and controls were fine. I also didn't have the same AA issues I had in the first one!

All around good game.
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I'd go left 4 dead 2 all the way. It's funny and it has almost infinite replay value with the online modes. Versus mode is my favourite, the 4 survivors versus 4 people playing special infected zombies trying to stop them. Also there are lots of add on maps made by people. And there are lots of mods like 10 versus 10 servers that are crazy and alot of fun. I highly recommend getting a cheap mic headset if you don't have one at like walmart for as low as $15.
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I'd go Dead Space 2. I enjoyed it. If you played the first one it's a good sequel.

I have a standard mouse and controls were fine. I also didn't have the same AA issues I had in the first one!

All around good game.
Wasnt an option? misread maybe? lol
    
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After L4D1 I wasn't overly impressed with L4D2 but if I had to compare it with DR2 I would choose the Valve game. Don't get me wrong, DR2 is a fun game but the in-game time limit of 72 hours just kills all the fun for me. I've expected it to be more of a free-roam game and you definitely could neglect all the side objectives but still, it tampers with my enjoyment of the game. Nevetheless, the different weapons are a lot of fun.

L4D2 seems for me to be a more well rounded experience. It isn't groundbreaking (comparing it to the first one) but you will get a lot of entertainment out of it especially with some friends. Throw in the fan made campaigns and you should be set for a while.
Sure, there might be some mods for DR2 but as I have the Steam version I can't comment on that part.

EDIT:

DR2 also has multiplayer but it is almost non-existent if compared to L4D2. Some stranger might join your game once in a while but it adds pretty much nothing to your gameplay. And the "Terror of something" online mode is a hassle: you must be lucky to find a game and not get thrown out of it and the fun is over way too soon.
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Not to mention (for myself) I had a hell of a time just getting the game to install and run, took about 4 hours >.> DR2 that is
    
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L4D2- Online Play
DR2- Single player

Really comes down to what you want.
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Wait & save for Dead Island?
    
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