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...
We've already seen great characters created using WWE 2k14's deep character creation toolkit, but why stick to superheroes when the possibilities are endless? So Jerma on YouTube went completely crazy and created an entire tournament with characters that are just out of this world. Read more...
Da Vinci's iconic The Last Supper, turned into a Team Fortress 2 parody, with—who else—Gabe Newell sitting in the center. If the creator, Nefnoj, used the Golden ratio to define the proportions, it is indeed an authentic replica of the original. Read more...
In his @reddit_AMA, Gabe Newell said his favorite non-Valve game is Super Mario 64. What’s your fave Nintendo game? http://t.co/fOZgCHLw8M — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March 5, 2014
After a false start, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell took to reddit for an Ask Me Anything alongside several other Valve employees. While nothing too revelatory was said, Newell did comment on the upcoming Source 2 engine and its focus on user-generated content, saying: "The biggest improvements will be in increasing productivity of content creation. Show More Summary