Gabe Newell News


Valve's Gabe Newell skeptical of cloud gaming potential

By John Keefer, Feb 07, 2013 1:30pm PST

If anyone was holding out hope for a cloud gaming initiative within Steam, don't bet on it. Valve managing director Gabe Newell is not a fan of the service, saying during his DICE 2013 keynote today that it is "more of a feature for demos and spectation. and not as a core ar...


"Most people believe this is an aspect of technology that will be improved. Because most people ..."

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J.J. Abrams joining Newell to keynote DICE

By Steve Watts, Jan 28, 2013 9:00am PST

Gabe Newell will be joined on-stage by Hollywood producer J.J. Abrams, as the two talk about storytelling. Newell will also have his own keynote on the 'next steps' for the industry and Valve.


"JJ wouldn't be able to appreciate it unless every knife gleams with a strong lens flare effect."

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Gabe Newell joining AIAS Hall of Fame, giving DICE keynote

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2012 11:30am PST

Valve president and co-founder Gabe Newell is joining the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame. He'll be inducted at the DICE conference in February, and is set to give the keynote address.


"So is Steam going to undermine Windows and Mac with this whole Linux push? I hope so."

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'Windows 8 is kind of a catastrophe,' Valve boss says

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 25, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Valve head Gabe Newell is not a fan of Windows 8. "I think that Windows 8 is kind of a catastrophe for everybody in the PC space."


"You should try Linux Mint. It's Ubuntu with an interface designed to be as similar to Windows as ..."

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Gabe Newell laments move from open platforms

By Steve Watts, Oct 12, 2011 4:30pm PDT

Valve's Gabe Newell says the video game industry is moving away from open platforms, and thinks Apple could shake up the industry with a living room console device.


""He doesn't support an "open" platform, he supports whatever he can do to put Steam on more ..."

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