Valve president Gabe Newell giving the welcome address at the 2015 International Dota 2 Championships. Image: Valve Today marks the beginning of the 2015 International Dota 2 Championships, which will have the biggest cash prize in eSports...Show More Summary
Former Valve economist Yanis Varoufakis has quit as Greek finance minister just six months after taking the job. Varoufakis, an economics professor based in Athens, joined Valve in March 2012 as a consultant after Gabe Newell emailed...Show More Summary
Last month, Valve’s Gabe Newell participated in a Reddit question and answer session after the company announced it would to allow user mods for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to be sold through Steam Workshop. A user called DoesYourCatMeow argued that in light of the near instant proliferation of exploitive [...]
Gabe Newell is now available as in-game boss “Gaben” in indie rogue-lite dungeon-crawler Crawl. Gaben is a listed as rare statue in the game, so you may or may not come across him, depending on how your play session goes. Other additions include the Mini Beam Eye Bat monster as part of the Flying Eye […]
Last week Valve launched a new feature on Steam that allowed modders to sell their creations. This led to some controversy as some believed that mods should remain as it is which is largely donation-based. Valve’s Gabe Newell then took to Reddit to state that the company would pull the feature if they deemed it was bad for the community. Show More Summary
To say that some people are “upset” about Steam’s recent decision to allow users to charge for mods would be like saying that the ocean is “wet” or that Konami is “clueless.” So when Gabe Newell went on Reddit to talk about it, things got a little... heated. Read more...
Valve CEO thinks charging for mods encourages "higher quality content."
When Valve Corp announced that it would be allowing content creators to sell mods for games like Skyrim through Steam Workshop, it probably did not expect the extremely negative response it got from its users. Fearing that monetization could ruin the open … Continue reading ?
Valve boss Gabe Newell has addressed concerns over the company's move to allow paid-for mods on Steam. Responding to the initial glut of negative feedback in a Reddit AMA, Newell firstly explained why the company had acted now. "Our view of Steam is that it's a collection of useful tools for customers and content developers," he wrote. Show More Summary
Addressing the ongoing furor surrounding the monetization of mods on Steam, Valve boss Gabe Newell took to Reddit earlier today to defend his company’s controversial new initiative. Read more...
News revealed on April Fools is always difficult to know how to treat. Do you waste time verifying it? Do you assume everything's a hoax regardless of proof? Do you just wait it out and see if the news still has updates in the coming...Show More Summary
A retro-styled indie game called "Crawl" has a big surprise for gamers: Gabe Newell. The co-founder and acting president of Valve appears in Crawl as a fast-acting, no-holds-barred boss. And he's pretty badass.Click To Continue Read...
The Valve boss brandishes some wicked knives in an upcoming update for the game Crawl.
Gabe Newell has been added as an in-game boss in indie rogue-lite dungeon-crawler Crawl. Crawl, an indie dungeon-crawler is adding Gabe Newell as a secret boss character. Here’s an early result: And here it is in gif format: link. “I’ve been wanting to animate this for soooo long,” said developer Barney Cumming. “I’ve got a […]
Early access game Crawl posts GIF, teases his appearance as rare "boss" character.
Asymmetrical dungeon-crawler Crawl - a game in which up to five players take turns being the hero while everyone else controls monsters trying to kill them - is adding Gabe Newell as a secret boss monster. "I've been wanting to animate this for soooo long," said developer Powerhoof's Barney Cumming in a recent blog post. Show More Summary
You think you can take on Gabe Newell? Good luck! Read more...
Valve boss Gabe Newell recently shared his thoughts on the future of the Half-Life franchise, and how the company he co-founded many years ago has evolved into a service platform as it shifts away from game development.
Virtual reality goggles could spark a revolution in gaming — and computing in general — one day soon, but only if they don’t make wearers want to throw up after a few minutes […]...
My first experience with the original Oculus Rift Development Kit: extreme joy followed by nausea. I know I’m not alone in that feeling. Now that Valve and HTC have announce the Vive, one question is, ‘will this one make me want to barf? If you ask Gabe Newell the answer to that question is a resounding no. More »