Tag Archives: gabe newell
Mon, Sep 23, 2013 | 18:00 BST
Valve has announced that today it will be “talking about the steps” it’s taking to make Steam more accessible on televisions and in the living room.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 | 17:52 BST
Steam continues to show growth despite steady “year-over-year unit declines in PC sales,” says Newell
Steam as a platform continues to grow despite a steady “year-over-year unit declines in PC sales,” according to Valve boss Gabe Newell.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 | 09:41 BST
Dota 2 is so popular that every time Valve pushes out a new update for the game, it accounts for 3% of the world’s total internet use. Bloody hell.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 | 10:11 BST
Steambox news is coming next week, Valve boss Gabe Newell told an audience at Linuxcon 2013.
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 | 09:42 BST
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 21:37 GMT
Valve’s dominance of the PC scene shows no signs of slowing down, with founder Gabe Newell revealing tremendous growth in the last year.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 00:19 GMT
Valve’s living-room friendly hardware could be in tester’s hands in just a few months.
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 | 09:31 GMT
Valve founder Gabe Newell is to receive a BAFTA fellowship at its British Academy Games Awards ceremony on March 5th.
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | 13:22 GMT
Gabe Newell & J.J. Abrams gave a keynote discussion at DICE Summit 2013 called “Storytelling Across Platforms: Who Benefits Most, The Audience or the Player?” The entire video has now been released online, discussing the art of spinning a good yarn.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 20:11 GMT
Valve boss Gabe Newell gave a talk at DICE 2013 this week, and he said all sorts of lovely things like: the Steambox price point will be a much lower cost than many living-room devices; he talked about how he is skeptical of cloud gaming; how his vision for video games is a bit on the PC-fans side; and how the console transition is bad for gaming as a whole. That’s the take away, at any rate. You can watch his speech below.
Wed, Feb 06, 2013 | 22:32 GMT
Gabe Newell and JJ Abrams weren’t just idly shooting the breeze; initial steps have been taken to produce Portal and Half-life films.
Fri, Feb 01, 2013 | 12:39 GMT
Valve founder Gabe Newell recently gave an hour-long lecture at the University of Texas. You can watch it all here – and I recommend that you do as it’s very interesting. At the 42-minute mark Newell discusses his vision for a Steam marketplace free from the bottleneck of publisher requests, and why he would like to take Valve out of that equation altogether, allowing content creators to publish freely in an open market. Think of a big open-invite market stall with no middleman.
Fri, Feb 01, 2013 | 11:40 GMT
Valve founder Gabe Newell has given an hour-long lecture about his company’s creation, the state of the games industry and insight into its various games and tools. Newell discussed all of this and more at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas yesterday, and it’s a very interesting chat that touches on the issue of productivity in the PC market and the shipping of the original Half-Life.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 05:09 GMT
Mon, Jan 28, 2013 | 08:36 GMT
Star Wars VII director J.J. Abrams will deliver this year’s DICE – Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain – Summit keynote alongside Valve founder Gabe Newell. The lecture, titled “Storytelling Across Platforms: Who Benefits Most, the Audience or the Player?” will take place on February 6th.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 | 19:19 GMT
Gabe Newell feels the “rate of change” in games development is making older business models irrelevant
Valve’s Gabe Newell feels traditional production models used by larger game makers will not be a viable business plan for much longer.
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 | 09:54 GMT
Valve founder Gabe Newell officially announced that the company’s PC console – dubbed internally at the studio as ‘Bigfoot’, and its handheld counterpart ‘Littlefoot’ – at CES. However, speculation that it will be formally announced at GDC is wide of the mark, a Valve engineer has confirmed.
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 | 20:24 GMT
Gabe Newell has confirmed Bigfoot, a Valve-made, Linux-based, console-like Steam box. Pay attention, says Patrick Garratt: the TV games market is about to be shaken to its “core”.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 01:55 GMT
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 | 16:36 GMT
DotA 2 maybe heading to PC and Mac, but developer Valve is also toying with the idea of a tablet version. Gabe Newell has revealed that his team is looking into it, but that so far tests haven’t been all that successful. Get his quotes below.