Gabe Newell

Gabe Logan Newell (born November 3, 1962) is the co-founder and managing director of video game development and online distribution company Valve Corporation.
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  • This Week In The Business: A Slap In The Face

    …." - Valve head Gabe Newell, responding to the news that Steam Greenlight had removed the game Hatred. STAT | $18.5 billion – Total gaming revenues in China this year, according to the Xinhua News Agency; this is up 37.7% over last year, with mobile games up 145%, and the country now has 517 million gamers. QUOTE | "If I look at Europe I think…

    Kotaku- 3 readers -
  • Steam 2014 Holiday Sale Begins - Deep Discounts On Thousands of Games

    … It's that time of the year again. No I'm not talking about Christmas... but the Steam Holiday sales... it has begun. Gabe Newell the PC gaming Santa Claus has begun discounting thousands of games on Steam. There's no new interesting meta game or mechanic introduced here... just a good old store wide discount with daily deals, flash deals…

    Malaysian Gamer- 2 readers -

  • Hatred Back on Steam Greenlight, Gabe Newell Apologizes - News

    …" and that the game's removal from Greenlight yesterday was "not a good decision". Hatred sees players take control of a mass murderer, and has provoked mixed reactions, with some in the industry criticizing the fetishization of murder without purpose. This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - Hatred Back on Steam Greenlight, Gabe Newell Apologizes - News…

    Patrick Day Childs/ gamrReview- 2 readers -
    Earlier about the same topic:
  • Hatred Gets Back on Steam Greenlight

    … On Monday, we reported about the controversial game from Destructive Creations, Hatred, was put in Steam Greenlight for a while, before it was removed from the platform. Now, the game has reappeared on Steam, allowing for everyone to vote on whether or not the game should be published and distributed in the platform. Without much explanation…

    John Heatz/ Gamers Sphere- 2 readers -
  • Hatred Returns To Steam Greenlight After Massive Outcry

    … called Hatred filling up the net-waves on every major (and minor) gaming site the world-wide-web around. Yesterday the game was pulled from Steam’s Greenlight shortly after it was added. Why was it pulled? Well, the games media spilled their collective spittle on the floor racing to call Hatred everything wrong with violent games today. Shortly after…

    One Angry Gamer- 2 readers -
  • The Counter-Strike Player Who's Giving Up A $7,500 Gun Collection

    … of attention." For a while he even offered rentals of his more prized possessions and accepted donations to help make his collection as comprehensive as possible. It's not hard to see why. A quick perusal of Dahn's gallery reveals a stockpile of rare knives that'd make Gabe Newell envious, a bunch of limited edition event weapons, discontinued skins…

    Nathan Grayson/ Kotaku- 2 readers -
  • Pro ‘StarCraft 2′ & ‘CS:GO’ Players Get Bans; Embarrass eSports

    … would “rape” his upcoming opponent, referring to competitor Madeleine Leander. Following the recent instance of Paranautical Activity developer Mike Maulbeck stating over Twitterthat he would “kill Gabe Newell,” this represents yet another case study in the necessity to carefully police oneself on social media. A single statement can undo one’s…

    Ryan Blanchard/ Game Rant- 3 readers -

  • Developer who threatened Gabe Newell returns to studio following resignation

    … Developer who threatened Gabe Newell returns to studio following resignation NEWS | ? Comments | Author: Peter Grimm When last we reported the odd saga of Mike Maulbeck, the indie developer who threatened Valve bossman Gabe Newell last month, the guy announced that he was resigning from his studio, Code Avarice. That stance didn’t last long… -
  • Valve Honors Aussies With In-Game Cameo

    … Gamers 4 Croydon were a political party that helped Australians turn the tide against archaic ratings laws. In appreciation for their efforts, Valve will be honouring them with a little shout-out in Left 4 Dead 2. The zombie shooter was one of the more high profile victims of Australia's old ratings system, and had to be toned down for release…

    Luke Plunkett/ Kotaku- 2 readers -
  • The VGA’s Are Now Called The Game Awards And It Airs On December 5th

    … and we’re excited to celebrate the industry’s achievements at The Game Awards alongside friends, colleagues and fans around the world,” said Martin Tremblay, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Valve is excited to share The Game Awards with over 100 million users on Steam around the world,” said Gabe Newell, Co-Founder and Managing…

    My Nintendo News- 3 readers -
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