In fairness, if I randomly got a free Vive out of nowhere I’d probably lose my shit a little too. More »
Video: Gabe Newell is a nice guy. We already know that from reading Portal 2: The Final Hours, a story in which described Newell’s response to a chronically sick employee offering to resign: “Your job is to get better. That is your job...Show More Summary
Valve CEO Gabe Newell announced via a pre-recorded video at Vision Summit 2016 Unity will gain native support for SteamVR, thus allowing developers to signficnatly expand what they’re capable of. “Valve and Unity are both dedicated to creating the highest quality VR experiences possible,” said John Riccitiello, CEO Unity Technologies. Show More Summary
For almost a year, Valve chief executive Gabe Newell and other company representatives have been saying that the HTC Vive won’t make you seasick from motion-sickness, as happens with other virtual reality headsets. I have confirmed that is not true, since I got mild motion sickness while playing a preview demo of the Elite: Dangerous […]
Last summer Bertie spoke to a young man named Richard Seabrook who sent his game to Valve head honcho Gabe Newell in a nifty briefcase. The fate of the briefcase remains unknown, but the game within - Prospekt, a sequel to the Gearbox-made Half-Life expansion Opposing Force - is now available for pre-order on Steam with an 11th February launch. Show More Summary
Mike Maulbeck courted a fair amount of controversy in late 2014 after going on a Twitter tirade that resulted in the unwise posting that he was going to “kill Gabe Newell” after the game his studio worked on, Paranautical Activity, was...Show More Summary
Steam’s Winter sales — or Christmas sales, really — are finally coming to a close. One day. That’s all you have left to throw your money at Gabe Newell and the gargantuan corporation that is Valve. Many people have decried the lack of flash sales (which can’t return thanks to Steam refunds) and the lack of decent discounts overall. Show More Summary
From blasting aliens to wearing charming wireframe glasses, Gabe Newell Simulator looks like the most realistic GabeN experience yet.
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You can now wear Gabe Newell’s face as headgear in Team Fortress 2. The Steam workshop is full of very delightful and sometimes wacky mods that alter the appearance of in-game assets. Team Fortress 2, being one of the early games to adopt the feature, has more than a few Workshop items to its name. […]
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Valve Corp co-founder Gabe Newell recently talked about […]
Gabe Newell has invested in a new cookery company. Newell was wowed by the Joule kitchen peripheral when its creators offered to come to his house and cook for the Valve boss and his 11-year-old son. So wowed, in fact, that he is now personally helping to fund the venture (Valve is not involved) and has recorded a cameo appearance in its new advert. Read more…
This is the story of how a video game mogul, an airplane engineer, a scientist, a designer, and a bunch of chefs developed a new immersion circulator designed for sous vide cooking. They named it Joule. Kitchen tech is getting more gonzo. Show More Summary
JJ Abrams is making a video game with Chair, the studio behind Shadow Complex. It’s called “Spyjinx”—lol—and we don’t know anything about it, but here’s the website. Presumably that Abrams/Gabe Newell crossover is never gonna happen. Read more...
Newell says he wants customers to have more choice; Steam Machines days away from release.
The modern console industry is under siege from two fronts. On one, we have the under-powered: mobile and microconsole platforms, making the bet that they can suck more casual players away from the major console platforms by offering perfectly fun, smaller games for a fraction of the price. Then we [...]
Gabe Newell believes that Steam Machines are better than modern consoles.
There's a Gabe Newell Simulator on Steam Early Access and it costs seven American dollars. The entirety of that sentence should be enough for you to make a purchasing decision, right? For what it's worth, I think a Gabe Newell simulator could absolutely be funny. Show More Summary