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/v/ Goes To Valve

On November 3rd, a group of gamers from the /v/ideogame board of 4chan.org visited Valve Software in their Seattle more…

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Valve In No Danger of Being Sold, Faliszek Says

Last week, a major South Korean newspaper, JoongAng, reported that the Seoul based developers Nexon – responsible for titles more…

Features, News
First Batch of Titles Get the Green Light from Steam Users

That was quick! Valve hasn’t been resting on their laurels with the continued success of Steam. As we mentioned yesterday, more…

Features, Industry-News, News, PC, Steam
Valve To Sell Non-Game Software Through Steam

In a sudden, unexpected move, Valve has announced that Steam will now be a distribution platform for software beyond games. more…

Misc, News
Gabe Newell’s Freshman High School Yearbook Photo Unearthed

Davis Senior High School, in Davis, California, has got quite an impressive list of noteable graduates. Among the Blue more…

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DOTA 2 Beta Invites Available for Purchase

If you’ve been as unfortunate as I have and been deemed unworthy to participate in the DOTA 2 beta, you can now bypass more…

First Person Shooter, News
Development Issues To Blame For Half-Life 3 Delays, Valve Hints

Fans of the Half-Life series have been in the lurch since the release of Half-Life 2: Episode Two in 2007, with demand for a more…

News, PC, Steam
Valve Set to Introduce New Free-to-Play Model with DotA 2

  As if Valve wasn’t in the good graces of the gaming community as it stands, the company’s plans for its upcoming more…

Apple, Features, Industry-News, News, Steam
Apple’s Visit to Valve Rumor Debunked by Newell

Earlier this week the internet was ablaze with a rumor of Apple CEO, Tim Cook visiting Valve. As of now, we can totally more…

News, Steam
Valve’s Gabe Newell Valued at Over $1.5 Billion

According to a recent report by Forbes, Gabe Newell, Valve’s co-founder and managing director, has an estimated worth of more…

Industry-News, Steam
Gabe Newell Isn’t Afraid to Think Big

Managing Editor’s note: The piece below was written in response to Ben Kuchera’s interview with Gabe Newell of Valve for the more…

Art, Features
Five O’Clock Fan Art: Half-Life 3

I’ll take it! Valve, I will take Half-Life 3 in any way, shape, or form. Even if it’s just about Gabe Newell struggling to more…

Features, Industry-News, Mac, News, PC, Steam
Update on Steam Hack: Encrypted Credit Card Details at Risk

Gabe Newell has issued an update on last year’s security breach of Steam, saying that encrypted credit card details were more…

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Got Name? Real Life Gordan Freeman Gets Valve Swag Pack in the Mail

What’s in a name? Well, if your name is Gordon Freeman, it’s a mailbox full of Half-Life swag. Mr. Gordon Freeman, currently more…

Features, Misc, Video
Stuff That Never Gets Old: Gabe Newell’s Watching Me

Do you ever feel like, Gabe Newell’s watching you? No? Well, maybe it’s just on Steam… (oh oh oh) I remember the first more…