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Minecraft creator tells Microsoft to 'stop trying to ruin the PC'

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The creator of the popular game Minecraft, Markus Persson, took to Twitter on Thursday to slam Microsoft over Windows 8. Persson's critique is the latest to emerge from the gaming world, which is bad news for Microsoft, as the company seeks the support of software developers to ensure Windows...
Minecraft creator tells Microsoft to 'stop trying to ruin the PC'

We're live at SXSW's Virtual Reality: The Holy Grail of Gaming panel with Valve, Oculus and more

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What? You didn't think we'd make it out of the first day of SXSW without some gaming coverage, did you? We're here at the show's Gaming Expo, a room full of the latest and greatest offerings from companies big and small. We couldn't help but do a doubletake when...
We're live at SXSW's Virtual Reality: The Holy Grail of Gaming panel with Valve, Oculus and more

Now you too can watch Valve's Gabe Newell and Bad Robots' J.J. Abrams talk about storytelling

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For some reason or another, Valve head Gabe Newell and Bad Robot head J.J. Abrams' DICE 2013 keynote wasn't available via livestream or on Variety's YouTube channel last week. We're guessing it's because they're both such nice gents that they wanted to give everyone else some time in the...
Now you too can watch Valve's Gabe Newell and Bad Robots' J.J. Abrams talk about storytelling

Hate Windows 8 already? The Pro OEM edition will let you downgrade as far back as Vista

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Relax, Gabe Newell. If you buy a new Windows 8 Pro PC and discover that you really do detest the OS that much, you may be able to switch back to an older version -- either Windows 7 or Vista, but not near-death XP -- under the same OEM...
Hate Windows 8 already? The Pro OEM edition will let you downgrade as far back as Vista

Gabe Newell: Steam Box's biggest threat isn't consoles, it's Apple

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The biggest danger facing the success of Steam Box or any other PC ecosystem hoping to find space in the living room is Apple, according to a lecture given by Valve co-founder Gabe Newell to a class at the University of Texas' LBJ School of Public Affairs. "The threat...
Gabe Newell: Steam Box's biggest threat isn't consoles, it's Apple

Newell: Valve planning Steam-based living room PC for 2013

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While rumors about a planned Valve-powered PC/console hybrid "Steam Box" have been swirling for months, the company has been pretty coy about confirming anything. In the past, Valve has said it might release gaming hardware "some day," and the company was hiring hardware engineers and industrial designers to fill a "void...
Newell: Valve planning Steam-based living room PC for 2013
Will Asian online game publishers Nexon and NCSoft buy blockbuster publisher Valve?

Valve sees big spike in traffic during Steam Summer Sale

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Valve, the Bellevue-based company behind the Steam gaming platform, saw a big jump in usage during July — demonstrating the extent of the company’s reach and the enduring appeal of deep discounts on video games. Numbers released by comScore Networks today show that unique visitors to Valve’s online properties rose...
Valve sees big spike in traffic during Steam Summer Sale

Apple CEO’s visit to Valve? Turns out it didn’t happen

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A report that Apple CEO Tim Cook visited the Bellevue headquarters of video game company Valve last week stirred up all sorts of speculation, as we reported at the time. But the report was incorrect, says Valve boss Gabe Newell in an excerpt from an interview made public today. Game site...
Apple CEO’s visit to Valve? Turns out it didn’t happen

Valve's Newell explains company silence on the next Half-Life

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The last time we heard anything even remotely concrete about the next release in the Half-Life series was a 2008 statement that hinted at a possible 2010 release. The company's silence about the series has been deafening since then. But in a recent interview, Valve co-founder and Managing Director...
Valve's Newell explains company silence on the next Half-Life
Code.org video featuring Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and other coding geeks goes viral

About that Starfox Cosplay Blog...

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To paraphrase Valve co-founder Gabe Newell: Giving control of the network to its users is the only logical choice. -From Jalopnik editor Matt Hardigree on the relaunch of the site using Kinja 1.0, which gives users the ability to create their own Kinja blogs...
About that Starfox Cosplay Blog...

Gabe Newell: Steam Box to run Linux, Windows installable

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Gabe Newell has confirmed that Valve Software will release its "Steam Box" in the future, and it will run on Linux. The Valve CEO spoke about how, in working with multiple technology partners, creating Steam-powered hardware was like herding cats, that the company's own hardware offering would be based on...
Gabe Newell: Steam Box to run Linux, Windows installable
How two Valve engineers walked away with the company's augmented reality glasses (hands-on)

Valve co-founder says Steam Box is a go

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Gabe Newell says the company will sell hardware designed to compete directly with next-gen consoles from Sony and Microsoft. [Read more]...
Valve co-founder says Steam Box is a go

Gabe Newell: Portal 2 is "The Best Game We've Ever Done"

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Gabe Newell: Portal 2 is "The Best Game We've Ever Done"
Windows 8 is 'a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space'

Makers Of Minecraft Documentary Put It On The Pirate Bay, Despite High Profile Launch With Xbox

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Last week, I got an email from 2 Player Productions, the video game documentary filmmakers who have done a documentary on Mojang (makers of Minecraft) and who are working on the documentary about Double Fine making their new adventure game, which was part of super successful Kickstarter campaign (the Minecraft...
Makers Of Minecraft Documentary Put It On The Pirate Bay, Despite High Profile Launch With Xbox

Valve working with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot on game and movie collaborations

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Filmmaker J.J. Abrams (Cloverfield, Star Trek) and game creator Gabe Newell (Half-Life, Portal) just announced they'll be working together on creating movies and games, via their respective companies, Bad Robot Productions and Valve Software. "We sort of reached the point where we decided that we needed to do more...
Valve working with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot on game and movie collaborations

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell says Apple is the biggest threat to Steam Box

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Gabe Newell, the co-founder of gaming company Valve, has revealed that he views Apple, rather than traditional gaming consoles, as the biggest competitive threat to the Steam Box and other PC-based entertainment solutions looking to enter the living room, according to Polygon. Newell made the remarks during a lecture at...
Valve co-founder Gabe Newell says Apple is the biggest threat to Steam Box
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Gabe Newell says Apple is biggest threat in future of living room gaming

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Valve cofounder and software engineer Gabe Newell, who is attempting to create a new era of open-source gaming with the Steam Box project, sees the proliferation of the Apple TV as more of a threat than console giants Sony and Microsoft....
Gabe Newell says Apple is biggest threat in future of living room gaming

Could this be the year of the Linux desktop?

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In the 21 years or so since its inception, Linux has gained some amazing enthusiast street cred, but failed time and again to enter the mainstream. This year, however, may afford it an opportunity it’s never had before: to gain the momentum necessary to join the big boys in the...
Could this be the year of the Linux desktop?

Valve acquires two-man, San Fran-based Star Filled Studios

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Bellevue-based Valve has acquired Star Filled Studios, a two-man development team founded by ex-PopCap and Blizzard employees Jeff Gates and Tod Semple. ValveTime picked up on this via Semple’s LinkedIn profile, which states that his “recent startup” was acquired by Valve and “we are opening a new office on the...
Valve acquires two-man, San Fran-based Star Filled Studios

Valve will hand out Steam Box prototypes 'in the next three to four months'

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Valve's Gabe Newell said his company wasn't canceling any projects after a recent spate of layoffs, and it certainly sounds like the company's Steam Box initiative is still on track. The co-founder told the BBC that his company plans to hand out prototype units of the TV-friendly gaming PC...
Valve will hand out Steam Box prototypes 'in the next three to four months'

Valve hardware hacker makes DIY see-through rocket engine

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Ben Krasnow, a hardware hacker employed by Valve, has built a hybrid rocket engine in his garage — out of clear acrylic, so that you can actually see the rocket’s inner workings. Either Valve’s getting into the jet pack business, Half-Life 3 will come with a DIY rocket launcher, or...
Valve hardware hacker makes DIY see-through rocket engine
Valve says Steam hacker probably has data from old transactions

Valve for sale? Asian firms reportedly in talks to purchase video game studio

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Even though Valve CEO Gabe Newell said it’s more likely that his company will “disintegrate,” rather than being bought out, reports are out that two major Asian online game companies are discussing a possible purchase of the Bellevue-based video game company. Nexon and NCsoft reportedly met in Hawaii on Wednesday to...
Valve for sale? Asian firms reportedly in talks to purchase video game studio

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell: Linux is a "get-out-of-jail free pass for our industry"

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Valve co-founder Gabe Newell just gave a 30-minute keynote at the DICE 2013 Summit in Las Vegas. He didn’t make any huge product or game announcements — sorry, Half-Life 3 fans — and rather focused on how Valve is re-thinking what games are and how you sell them. You can...
Valve co-founder Gabe Newell: Linux is a "get-out-of-jail free pass for our industry"

Valve plans to sell apps via Steam ranging from "creativity to productivity"

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Everybody wants their own app store and cloud, and Valve is no different. The source of many of the greatest games in the past few years (Portal 1 and 2, people!), Valve’s Steam game platform has become renowned for its ease of use in buying games and the Source game...
Valve plans to sell apps via Steam ranging from "creativity to productivity"
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