How many references are there in the L4D-series?

Posted by HellBrendy (992 posts) -

So, playing The Passing is my favourite past time these days. Uncharted 2 is now a big "meh" on my to-do list, and i won't start a new single player before I have completed it.  
 
One thing I have come to understand is that the L4D-series is heavy on the reference-side. While I'm uncertain about things in Left 4 Dead 1, I know the Zombie Genocidest achievement is a nod to Dead Rising, that has a similar achievement but falls short with 1 zombie (great idea Valve, this is my kind of humour). L4D2 on the other hand is rather heavy on the references, while I'm not sure how many there really is, i know for one thing - The Passing has 3 of them in one room. Plants vs Zombies (Crazy Dave) The end is extremely [fucking] nigh (28 days later, one of my favorite movies) and Dead Rising once again, this time by actually naming Frank West and the lack of a helicopter. 
 
Anyone else know of any other references?  

#1 Edited by HellBrendy (992 posts) -

So, playing The Passing is my favourite past time these days. Uncharted 2 is now a big "meh" on my to-do list, and i won't start a new single player before I have completed it.  
 
One thing I have come to understand is that the L4D-series is heavy on the reference-side. While I'm uncertain about things in Left 4 Dead 1, I know the Zombie Genocidest achievement is a nod to Dead Rising, that has a similar achievement but falls short with 1 zombie (great idea Valve, this is my kind of humour). L4D2 on the other hand is rather heavy on the references, while I'm not sure how many there really is, i know for one thing - The Passing has 3 of them in one room. Plants vs Zombies (Crazy Dave) The end is extremely [fucking] nigh (28 days later, one of my favorite movies) and Dead Rising once again, this time by actually naming Frank West and the lack of a helicopter. 
 
Anyone else know of any other references?  

#2 Posted by TheMasterDS (2017 posts) -

Ed is the king of Zombies I think one of them goes, refers to Shaun of the Dead.

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