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  • Paranautical Activity Pulled From Steam For Death Threats

    Published at Rock, Paper, Shotgun - 6 readers

    By Graham Smith on October 21st, 2014 at 2:00 pm. First-person shooter Paranautical Activity has been pulled from Steam after its creator tweeted a death threat about Valve founder Gabe Newell. Mike Maulbeck’s tweet – since deleted – followed an all-caps rant in response to the game being incorrectly labelled as being in Early Access. Because I guess this is the world we live in now.

  • Paranautical Activity taken off Steam after dev threatens to kill Gabe Newell

    Published at The Gamer Headlines - 11 readers

    Paranautical Activity is a successfully Kickstarted/Steam Early Access game described by its creators as a title that “combines the classic FPS action of games like Doom and Quake, with the randomness and difficulty of modern roguelikes like Binding of Isaac and Spelunky.” The game was just released from Early Access/Beta today.

  • Ad Agency's Half-Life 3 Campaign Is A Terrible Idea

    Kotaku - - 6 readers - Everybody wants Half-Life 3, but this elaborate crowdfunding plot dreamed up by interns at marketing agency McKee Wallwork & Co is not how we're going to get it. Marketing duo Chris Salem and Kyle Mazzei have launched an Indiegogo page entitled "We Want Half-Life 3," allegedly with the full support of their firm behind them.
  • Indie Dev Resigns After Saying He'd Kill Gabe Newell

    Kotaku - - 5 readers - Yesterday, Valve took the indie game Paranautical Activity off Steam following a tweet in which the game's developer Mike Maulbeck said he would "kill Gabe Newell." Today, Maulbeck has resigned. The tweet, which Maulbeck said was written in jest, followed a string of complaints about the game being incorrectly labeled as "Early Access" on Steam.
  • Indie dev apologizes for Gabe Newell death threat, resigns

    CVG - - 2 readers - Indie developer Mike Maulbeck has apologized and resigned from his studio Code Avarice after posting a death threat on Twitter aimed at Valve's Gabe Newell. Code Avarice's game, Paranautical Activity, was removed from Steam on Monday after Maulbeck threatened the Valve boss with a now deleted Twitter post which read, "I am going to kill Gabe Newell. He is going to die.
  • Paranautical Activity Developer Apologises for Death Threat

    The Gamer Headlines - - 2 readers - 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 their digital distribution service.

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    …-media button literally built into the controller itself. So go download y0utube, I guess. Or don’t. Stay frosty, readers, and keep your eyes glued to gamerheadlines.com, your one-stop site for tech buzz, gaming news, and reviews for the releases that matter to YOU. The post YouTube is coming to PS4 today- Irony in the air appeared first on The Gamer Headlines. …

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  • Developer who threatened Gabe Newell steps down from indie studio

    … Developer who threatened Gabe Newell steps down from indie studio NEWS | ? Comments | Author: Peter Grimm If you tuned in to GameDynamo yesterday, then chances are you read up on the fiasco that occurred this week regarding indie developer Mike Maulbeck, who lost his temper over a labeling error on Steam and made a heat-of-the-moment death…

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  • Indie dev apologizes for Gabe Newell death threat, resigns

    … Indie developer Mike Maulbeck has apologized and resigned from his studio Code Avarice after posting a death threat on Twitter aimed at Valve's Gabe Newell. Code Avarice's game, Paranautical Activity, was removed from Steam on Monday after Maulbeck threatened the Valve boss with a now deleted Twitter post which read, "I am going to kill Gabe…

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  • Code Avarice Dev Who Threatened Gabe Leaves The Company

    … Mike Maulbeck, the developer who threatened to kill Gabe Newell on Twitter over problems with publishing Paranautical Activity on Steam, has left the company behind the game, Code Avarice. Mike has also given a proper apology on the official Code Avarice blog. He states that his temper and habit of venting online have been issues since he…

    2 readers - Ryan Parreno - Gaming Enthusiast - To Leave -
  • Indie Dev Resigns After Saying He'd Kill Gabe Newell

    … Yesterday, Valve took the indie game Paranautical Activity off Steam following a tweet in which the game's developer Mike Maulbeck said he would "kill Gabe Newell." Today, Maulbeck has resigned. The tweet, which Maulbeck said was written in jest, followed a string of complaints about the game being incorrectly labeled as "Early Access…

    5 readers - Jason Schreier - Kotaku -


  • How to get your game removed from Steam, fast

    … ” I am going to kill Gabe Newell. He is going to die,” the developer of Paranautical Activity wrote on Twitter after running into problems launching his indie title on Steam. As would be expected, Valve has since removed the game from its storefront, and cut ties with the developer. The problem that prompted Mike Maulbeck, the developer…

    2 readers - Bill Hess - Attack of the Fanboy -

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