Gabe Newell News


Valve's Gabe Newell Says They're Back To Making Games

By Blake Morse , Mar 09, 2018 11:00am PST

No. Half Life 3 was not confirmed. Just let it go. 


"I have no doubt it'll be an excellent card game, but there's no place in my game library for ..."

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Gabe Newell Opens Up (a Little) on Valve's VR Plans

By John Keefer, Feb 10, 2017 8:30am PST

He also talked about the future of virtual reality and what the company is doing to push it forward.


"Wracking my brain, but I don't believe Valve has done that on too many things on the hardware ..."

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Gabe Newell says Valve is 'designing our own VR games' internally

By David Craddock, Jan 17, 2017 4:37pm PST

Newell wants to broaden 'the range of options' at Valve's disposal for creating different types of experiences.


"right, I get what you mean, but they have focused on those 2 properties to their own identity ..."

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Valve's Gabe Newell on the possibility of more Half-Life and/or Portal content: 'Yep'

By David Craddock, Jan 17, 2017 4:19pm PST

While not a confirmation, Newell teasing a chance of more content is the first morsel of possibility that fans have tasted in years. 


"Pretty sure this is a complete nonstory and the hype surrounding an extremely vague answer to a ..."

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Valve's Gabe Newell is Worth More Than Donald Trump

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 17, 2017 2:27pm PST

Valve boss Gabe Newell is worth more than both Donald Trump and Oprah. 


"fucking lol, post this to r/politics or /r/gaming to get shack click traffic I guess. great ..."

- ]pm[chem see all 9 comments

Reddit Hosts Gabe Newell AMA Tomorrow

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 16, 2017 1:05pm PST

The Gabe giveth and the Gabe taketh away.


"Valve doesn't make games anymore. They just buy other developers and their IP and print money or ..."

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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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