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Meet the man Gabe Newell called an ass on Reddit

Five months ago, Gabe Newell, perhaps the most beloved video game developer on the planet, called James "2GD" Harding an ass on Reddit. That was that, you thought of Harding's career in the video game industry. Not so. Harding has just launched a successful Kickstarter for a game of his own. Show More Summary

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell says exclusivity 'isn't a good idea' for VR

VR HMDs (head-mounted displays) like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are platforms. That means the topic of exclusivity is bound to come up, as is the case with the forthcoming Rift port of Superhot. Valve is backing the Vive, but co-founder...Show More Summary

Valve offers VR developers funding to avoid platform-exclusive deals

Valve wants to help new developers avoid platform-exclusive VR deals in order to acquire financing. Valve offers VR developers funding to avoid platform-exclusive deals According to co-founder Gabe Newell, Valve is in a “much better place” to absorb the financial risk of creating a VR title; therefore, it is offering studios backing through “pre-paid Steam […]

Ten Years Of Gabe Newell Talking About Half-Life 3 Is Depressing To Watch

Whether it’s called Half-Life: Episode 3 or just Half-Life 3, here’s a video put together by CrowbCat which collects interviews dating back as far as 2006 in which Valve boss Gabe Newell talks about a game that’s never actually coming out. Read more...

This Gabe Newell Half-Life 3 supercut makes me think the game is dead

YouTuber CrowbCat collected tons of clips in chronological order of Valve Co-founder Gabe Newell discussing Half-Life 2: Episode 3 and eventually Half-Life 3. Watch as Gaben joyously talks about how mindblowing his next game will beShow More Summary

John Carmack to get this year's BAFTA Fellowship award

Legendary and maybe part-machine programmer John Carmack will receive this year's BAFTA Fellowship award, joining the likes of Gabe Newell, Shigeru Miyamoto, Will Wright and many others. He'll receive the award at the BAFTA Games Awards 7th April in London - an event happening alongside EGX Rezzed. Show More Summary

J.J. Abrams Says ‘Half-Life’ and ‘Portal’ Movies Still In Development

5 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Over three years ago, it was revealed that filmmaker/producer J.J. Abrams and game-master Gabe Newell of Valve Software were working to collaborate to make games and movies, which included adaptations of popular Valve games Portal and Half-Life. Show More Summary

Valve's Shanghai DOTA 2 Tournament Continues To Be A Disaster

Late last week, Gabe Newell very publicly fired a controversial commentator from the $3 million DOTA 2 Shanghai Major, calling him an “ass.” He also fired the production team. That, however, was apparently not enough to right a sinking ship. Read more...

Valve's US$3 Million Dota 2 Event Is A Disaster

After you’ve fired your one of your hosts, Gabe Newell himself came out to give the production staff the flick and your flashy US$3 million tournament has been a shambles throughout, what more could go wrong? More »      

A 3D Sketch Of Gabe Newell, Made In VR

The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive aren’t just here for video games. They’re also here for fancy 3D sketches that look like cartoons come to life. Read more...

Valve has fired its 'Dota 2' Shanghai Major tournament host

Gabe Newell, head honcho at Valve, has abruptly (and very publicly) fired 'Dota 2' Shanghai Major tournament host James "2GD" Harding. Newell made the announcement via Reddit on Friday, stating "We've had issues with James at previous events. Show More Summary

Fired Dota 2 Commentator On Why Valve Dropped Him

James “2GD” Harding, an esports personality who was fired from his role as host of the Dota 2 Shanghai Major and renounced by Gabe Newell, has posted his explanation of the events that led to his removal from the event. Read more...

Valve fires Dota2 commentator, Gabe Newell calls him "an ass"

Valve has fired the host of its Dota2 tournament Shanghai Major after only a day and a half. Valve head honcho Gabe Newell did not mince words about his disdain for the host in question, James "2GD" Harding, who Newell publicly called "an ass" in a Reddit thread. Show More Summary

Gabe Newell fires Dota 2 host and production company during live tournament

Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve and patron saint of Steam, has taken to reddit to address the Dota 2 subreddit's complaints about the Shanghai Major tournament currently taking place in China. "Two things: 1) James. We've had issues with James at previous events. Show More Summary

'James Is An Ass': Gabe Newell Explains Why Valve Fired Dota 2 Commentator [Update]

This week’s DOTA 2 Shanghai major has been a bit of a disaster. Streams dropping, cameras getting stuck, awkward or non-existent commentary, dead air—it’s been a comedy of errors. On the back of it all, Valve let go of one commentator, James Harding, to a storm of backlash. Read more...

Valve chief Gabe Newell fires host of Dota 2 esports tournament: ‘James is an ass’

6 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

Esports is having some pretty glaring growing pains to end this week. Valve has fired James “2GD” Harding, who was hosting the English-language stream for the Shanghai Master event for the publisher’s multiplayer online arena battler Dota 2. On Thursday, Harding noted that he was dismissed by Valve from the position. Today, Valve founder Gabe […]

Gabe Newell Fires Dota 2 Commentator

The problematic Dota 2 Shanghai Major is getting uprooted with huge changes.

Gabe Newell Just Gave A Bunch Of Developers A Free HTC Vive And They Went Nuts

In fairness, if I randomly got a free Vive out of nowhere I’d probably lose my shit a little too. More »      

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