Tim Schafer will receive this year's prestigious BAFTA Fellowship prize, following in the footsteps of John Carmack, Gabe Newell and Shigeru Miyamoto. The Monkey Island co-creator and Double Fine founder will pick up his gong at 2018's British Academy Games Awards, held this year on Thursday, 12th April. Show More Summary
Gray Newell is the eldest son of Valve founder and CEO Gabe Newell. He's also apparently the inspiration for the final boss in Half-Life. More »
Wild rumors have been floating around that Microsoft was looking into purchasing companies such as EA or Valve. They’re almost certainly false, with no concrete plans to actually acquire either company, but that hasn’t stopped some people from speculating and worrying. Show More Summary
Well here's a really juicy tidbit about Nintendo history for you. Gabe Newell is the head honcho over at Valve, and apparently he had a meeting with higher-ups over at Nintendo years ago. This information comes from Gabe Newell's son, Grey, who went along with Gabe for the trip to Japan. Show More Summary
In 2013, Valve CEO Gabe Newell offered some sage advice to businesses on how to handle feedback from online communities. He explained that it's impossible to win against the internet, so it's best not to fight it. These days, almost every company you can think of has an online presence. Show More Summary
A lot of people have a lot of love for Gabe Newell, the active president of Valve. However, gamers probably didn't know that he's one of the richest people in America. In fact, he might even be a lot richer than you may have thought...
Gabe Newell and Mike Harrington set out to prove their worth as creators. They ended up forming Valve and creating Half Life, one of the most acclaimed games of all time. [Video Game Story Time] The post Half Life: The Story of Gabe Newell and Valve appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
I’d like to thank Gabe Newell (President of Valve Software) for very generously agreeing to directly contribute $10,000 to the Hypermind NGDP prediction market. You may recall that Mr. Newell made a similar contribution a few years ago, in our previous effort. Note that some of the recently donated money is still working its way […]
FEATURE: I hadn’t even considered the possibility that Gabe Newell would be joining us. When Valve invited me to its office last week for a series of roundtable interviews, the company made it clear that I wasn’t going to learn about Half-Life 3. “No new announcements,” Valve communications boss Doug Lombardi explained to me in a […]
The future of virtual reality may not be the HTC Vive, according to maker Gabe Newell. Video game developer Valve, in partnership with HTC, last year launched the Vive: an impressive but expensive […] The post Valve Boss: Vive VR Headset Does ‘Marginally Adequate’ Job appeared first on Geek.com.
During a recent media event, Valve revealed that only 30 VR apps have made over $250,000 (£200,750) so far on Steam. Now focusing his company heavily on VR development, Valve president Gabe Newell remains bullish on the future of VR, but isn’t shying away from sharing frank assessments of the still young industry. Sorting content […]
Hearing Gabe Newell describe virtual reality (VR) as a possible "failure" is like hearing Henry Ford suggest that the car could be completely useless against the longer-lived slower pace of horses. Yet Newell has a point here, and it's...Show More Summary
A lot of different kinds of people work at Valve, but one group may have difficulty fitting in at first. People who shift from working in Hollywood to working at Valve are in for some serious culture shock, according to company founder Gabe Newell. Valve, the publisher of games like Portal and the operator of […]
Rare interview tempers long-term optimism with tech/content/price realism.
Valve CEO Gabe Newell wants to sell you VR games, but he's under no illusions about the challenges his products are facing.
Valve CEO Gabe Newell has high hopes for the future of VR, but is also comfortable with the idea that it might not work out.
When you're worth over $4 billion like Valve CEO Gabe Newell, you can do whatever you want. We're not just talking about flights of fancy, but business decisions as well. Take Newell's company by way of example: Valve is notorious for...Show More Summary
Coming from Gabe Newell... "Personally, I thought the DS was kinda stupid. I thought Sony was going to crush Nintendo in that generation of handheld devices. I was totally wrong. I hadn’t worked on it. I hadn’t tried to design any games for it. Show More Summary
Half-Life 3 is a mythological beast. Most people know it’s not real, but you’ll never convince a handful of dedicated investigators who pour over every blurry photo and alleged Gabe Newell footprints found in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. Now, Valve is confirming that some of its employees enjoy perpetuating the occasional Half-Life 3 […]