Valve Co-founder Gabe Newell recently responded to the infamous June 14th dated “Freeman” branded Valve promotional sheet soaring across the web like Tinkerbell through the midnight sky. And his response to the lucky fan who reached out to him successfully was …

“Fake.”

So there you have it. The glorious rag that seemed to display an imprint of Freeman’s face upon it gave us hope, however Valve’s big boss man has taken that hope away with one lash of his tongue.