Tag Archives: gabe newell
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 | 01:51 BST
Valve was the target of an EA acquisition bid to the tune of $1 billion, according to anonymous sources.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 | 09:42 BST
Valve head and co-founder Gabe Newell has discussed the company’s inner workings and desire to remain independent rather than go under the wing of a large parent company in a new interview. He’s also still not happy about Windows 8.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 21:37 BST
Tonight’s latest episode of GTTV with Geoff Keighley features the host at Valve headquarters speaking with Gabe Newell regarding new updates coming to Steam, Project Greenlight, Big Picture Mode as well as an exclusive trailer from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Catch a preview of the episode here. It’s also being rumored the episode may discuss with Valve the possibility of it creating a “movie” due to the firm’s recent domain registrations for “gamerlifemovie.com” and “gamerlifethemovie.com.” Today, added a new set of features to Steam which can be previewed. The update focuses on organizing and showing off gamer collected screenshots, videos, and Workshop items.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 14:00 BST
Gabe Newell recently expressed his concern over Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system, referring to it as “kind of a catastrophe.” In a recent GI.Biz article, other PC developers have shared similar concern, including DayZ developer Dean “Rocket” Hall.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 | 15:15 BST
Gabe Newell has said the reason the Valve plans to provide a full Steam client for Linux users is because the lack of games available is holding Linux back.
Wed, Jul 04, 2012 | 20:31 BST
Steam is coming to Linux. Gabe Newell is very happy about that. You should be too.
Fri, Jun 15, 2012 | 17:45 BST
Valve has hired an economics expert, professor Yanis Varoufakis, to help the firm with the virtual economies centered its games. Varoufakis was asked to come aboard the Valve ship after Gabe Newell read the professor’s blog regarding economic imbalance between Germany and Greece. Newell, according to Varoufakis, said the firm was “running into a bunch of problems,” as it scaled up its virtual economies. A Valve Economics blog has now been started where the professor will be “committing weekly reports on our projects, experiences and ideas regarding Valve’s various social ‘economies’.” Thanks, GI International, via BBC.
Thu, May 03, 2012 | 08:39 BST
Valve has confirmed it has no plans to make product announcements at E3, effectively killing off speculation that Half-Life 3 will finally make its bow.
Tue, May 01, 2012 | 10:24 BST
Valve boss Gabe Newell has said individual or group contributions inside the company are better suited than a corporate hierarchy typically found at most places.
Tue, Apr 24, 2012 | 20:35 BST
In a much quoted interview with Seven Day Cooldown, Valve’s Gabe Newell said the firm is at an “open hardware platforms” to bring to both the mobile gaming space and living rooms. “We’re looking hard at both the living-room space and the mobile space to try to see if we can create open hardware platforms that the industry can use so we can get out of proprietary traps that we’re headed in both of those,” he said, which would involve “barely out-there hardware design.” While the developer has yet to make a final decision on the design of the hardware he feels the firm will “hopefully” have “something to add there.” Thanks, Develop.
Mon, Apr 23, 2012 | 13:22 BST
Valve boss Gabe Newell has said a mixture of both “positive” and “negative” surprises has held up development on Ricochet 2. Except anyone with half a brain would know he doesn’t actually mean Ricochet.
Sat, Apr 21, 2012 | 18:35 BST
Gabe Newell thinks EA has it’s work cut out with Origin in order to catch up with other digital services such as Steam.
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 | 21:22 BST
Valve has said the SDK for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be released within three months of the game’s initial release.
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 | 21:22 BST
Gabe Newell has said Valve plans to provide rewards to Dota 2 players for contributing to the community when serving as “coaches.”
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 | 02:04 BST
Tue, Apr 03, 2012 | 08:02 BST
Wed, Mar 07, 2012 | 21:39 GMT
Gabe Newell, co-founder and managing director of Valve, has been added to the billionaires’ club.
Sat, Mar 03, 2012 | 22:38 GMT
Wed, Feb 22, 2012 | 01:15 GMT
Asked about a high-profile Steam ban, Valve boss Gabe Newell said the company is still looking into the case, and constantly re-evaluating its policies.
Mon, Feb 20, 2012 | 12:18 GMT
Valve boss Gabe Newell has said he’d have no reluctance in heading towards the hardware market, but it’d be best kept to those with more experience.