Valve has returned with yet another Steam sale. Prepare to be flipped upside down and have any spare coins you still possess shaken from your person. Yes, the holiday sale just happened. No, Gabe Newell doesn't care. The man has an Olympic-size...Show More Summary
Combining the huggable head of Valve and the perpetual time sink that is Dota 2 in a single Steam Workshop submission -- it seems so obvious now, bringing these two internet loves together. Shopkeeper Gabe Newell deserves a thumbs up...Show More Summary
One Dota 2 player has created the ultimate in-game tribute to Gabe Newell. This weekend he unveiled a custom shopkeeper skin for the PC MOBA game based on Valve's founder.Click To Continue Reading
An intrepid Dota 2 tinkerer has reimagined the game's shopkeeper as Valve boss Gabe Newell himself. "The past year has brought with it a huge leap in the development of eSports and in particular Dota 2," writes Down Limit, creator of the Gabe Newell shopkeeper skin (thanks, PCGamesN). "In gratitude to the development team, I created this model of the shopkeeper." Read more…
Valve's founder funds a cooking company focused on the long term.
Before discussing the new Hypermind NGDP futures market, let me mention that the donations to iPredict are now coming in. As I mentioned in earlier, there was a glitch in the process for a few weeks due to the fact that (for tax reasons) donations in the US must go through several layers of bureaucracy. […]
Before beginning, I’d like to announce that Gabe Newell (CEO of Valve) has generously funded the next year of Hypermind’s NGDP futures market, and I hope to announce some new contracts (including the exciting 2014:4 to 2015:4 contract) in the next week or so. I also plan to start posting daily NGDP futures prices, as […]
Last month Paranautical Activity developer Mike Maulbeck found himself in hot water when in a fit of rage he threatened to kill Valve founder Gabe Newell following an ad error on Steam erroneously listing his game as still being in Early Access. Show More Summary
Back in the dark days, when Australia had no R18+ classification, we had to endure a terribly borked version of Left 4 Dead 2 after the game was initially refused classification. This annoyed David Lawrence Doe and Chris Prior so much...Show More Summary
How does a man that has the universal respect of the Internet celebrate his birthday? Does he announce Half-Life 3? Does he throw a spectacular Steam sale? No, he probably just keeps watching you.
Don't send people death threats. More specifically, if you're a developer, most certainly don't threaten to kill Gabe Newell. What's everyone playing?...
Paranautical Activity dev was irate over mistaken listing, Steam's monopoly.
The developer who saw his game pulled from Steam after threatening Valve boss Gabe Newell has resigned. Yesterday we brought you the news that Valve had pulled FPS roguelike Paranautical Activity from Steam after its developer Mike Maulbeck tweeted a death threat to Gabe Newell. Show More Summary
Gabe Newell and the rest of the Valve team have been so good to us with Steam. Not only have they used it to push out some of the best PC games in history, but it’s now the library shelf that every gamer uses to organize their collection. Show More Summary
Is he? IS HE? This jaunty tune wonders the same thing. Gabe Newell
Windows 8: despised at launch by gamers, written off by Valve's Gabe Newell as a catastrophe for PC gaming. It was the upgrade nobody wanted, or seemingly needed - a misbegotten attempt to meld tablet and desktop interfaces into one OS. Show More Summary
On the third day of Summer Sale, Gabe Newell gave to meeeeeee / three FPSs / two RPGs / and a whole bunch of indies for cheap!
I doubt that this Gabe Newell shield gives any statistical benefit, but seeing Gabe's face protecting you in-game must give you some sort of confidence/performance boost in Dark Souls II, right? Read more...
The wonderful folks at Giant Bomb got their hands on a copy of Crawl, which lets you explore a dungeon where your friends are the monsters. It looks like the game's sense of humor is already living up to its excellent trailer. Read more...