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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    • VGX successor The Game Awards announced

      New show backed by Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, and Valve. There won’t be a Video Game Awards or VGX this year. Instead, host Geoff Keighley has announced The Game Awards, a new video games industry awards show backed by major industry players like Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, and Valve that will air on December 5 across PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, Steam (which will also hos ...

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    • The VGA’s Are Now Called The Game Awards And It Airs On December 5th

      On December 5, videogame creators, press, and fans around the world will come together to celebrate all things videogames with The Game Awards 2014. Built to honor every aspect of the world’s most dynamic form of entertainment, The Game Awards 2014 will highlight the cultural significance of the $100B a year gaming industry with awards, world premieres, musical performances, an ...

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    • 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 here. ...

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  • Developer who threatened Gabe Newell returns to studio following resignation

    …, resignation, Video Game News Peter Grimm A writer, journalist, and aspiring storyteller, Peter Grimm has been gaming since the days of the Nintendo 64, and reporting on the goings-on in the World of Gaming since late 2011. His base of writing operations is located within the void between Here and There, or so he would have you think. The views… -
  • Tomb Fortress: Ethics When Lara Croft Meets TF2

    … on earth would you want to help Valve and Square promote a game for free? Let’s take a look at the rules. As per the official TF2 post: “Rather than working with the developers to have them produce some promotional content for the upcoming Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris that we hope you’ll like, we’re involving all of you guys directly — you who…

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  • Break out the party hats, it's Gabe Newell's birthday!

    … Or put on your horsie head3 minutes ago - 5:00 PM on 11.03.20140 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. Tags:#Gabe Newell Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser…

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  • YouTube is coming to PS4 today- Irony in the air

    …Youtube is finally making its debut on the PS4 console today. But you already knew that. You saw the blue clickable headline, and it gave you everything you needed to know. Either you’ve got too much free time on your hands, or you want to know why this is one of the most baffling events I’ve seen in the gaming industry since the Gabe Newell siege…

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  • Paranautical Activity Developer Apologises for Death Threat

    … Mike Maulbeck, co-owner (now former) of Code Avarice made some angry statements on Twitter this week after their game Paranautical Activity was officially released on Steam as a full release but was mistagged as being Early Access. The statements, which included a death threat towards Valve boss Gabe Newell prompted the game’s removal from…

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