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This year's BAFTA Fellowship award goes to...

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

Half-Life's Final Boss Was Based On Gabe Newell's Son (Being Born)

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 »      

Valve’s Gabe Newell responds to Microsoft acquisition rumors

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

Gabe Newell's son says Valve met with Nintendo during the Wii era for a joint project that never panned out

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

Gabe Newell's sage advice to businesses in 2013 still rings true today: 'Nobody is smarter than the internet'

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

Valve's Gabe Newell Is One Of The Richest People In America

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...

Half Life: The Story of Gabe Newell and Valve

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.

Gabe Newell contributes to Hypermind

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 […]

Valve cares about PC gamers, but sucks at showing it

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 […]

Valve Boss: Vive VR Headset Does ‘Marginally Adequate’ Job

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

Till now, only 30 SteamVR apps have made $250,000+ (£200,750+)

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 […]

Even Gabe Newell Thinks VR Might Be a Failure

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

Gabe Newell shares how Hollywood types have trouble adjusting to Valve

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 […]

Valve boss trashes his own 'marginally adequate' VR headset - CNET

Valve CEO Gabe Newell wants to sell you VR games, but he's under no illusions about the challenges his products are facing.

Valve boss "comfortable" with the idea that VR might fail - CNET

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.

Valve CEO: 'We're comfortable with the idea that VR will turn out to be a complete failure'

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

Gabe Newell originally thought the DS was "kinda stupid", believed PSP would crush it

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

Gabe Newell admits ‘childish’ Valve employees egg on Half-Life 3 rumors

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 […]

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