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Watch Gabe Newell's DICE keynote here

What is Valve president Gabe Newell's "View on Next Steps?" Find out along with us, when he delivers his DICE 2013 keynote, livestreamed right here....

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Newell: Valve looking to make Portal or Half-Life movie with J.J. Abrams

During today's DICE keynote conversation between movie director J.J. Abrams and Valve co-founder Gabe Newell, the latter noted a collaboration he's looking forward to making a reality if possible. "We're going to try and figure out if we can make a Half-Life movie or a Portal movie together," said...

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J.J. Abrams and Gabe Newell to duel in DICE 2013 opening keynote

J.J. Abrams, prolific film director and dual-wielder of beloved franchises, will headline the opening keynote of the 2013 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit alongside Valve co-founder Gabe Newell. The Star Wars/Star Trek director will bring his cinematic perspective and...

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Newell on the future of Steam as a user-generated paradise

Valve's top bossman Gabe Newell hasn't forgotten about the software side of his empire, even though he just dropped confirmation of a living room, Linux-powered Steam Box. Steam will continue to evolve, he tells The Verge at CES, and in the future it may resemble a user-generated profile hub, where...

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Gabe Newell 'lore' video is just adorable

The Lore In a Minute YouTube series is devoted to detailing the back-stories of video games, but it recently side-stepped to talk about the head of Valve, Gabe Newell. This cute, animated video covers Newell's rise to stardom in the gaming industry from his days at Microsoft. With it being only...

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Valve tried Dota 2 on tablets, they ended up being 'a disappointment'

Valve tested the Dota 2 experience on current-gen tablets and came away with a bad taste in its mouth, studio founder Gabe Newell told Kotaku. Today's tablets just weren't fast enough, apparently: "We were working on getting Dota 2 running on some tablets," Newell said. "That ended up being kind of...

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Valve's Gabe Newell talks 'turnkey' living room hardware

With the recent launch of Steam Big Picture, it hasn't taken long for the words "Steam Box" to enter the collective gaming community's brain space. Valve boss Gabe Newell reignited that discussion when speaking on the red carpet at last night's Video Game Awards ceremony about the company's plans...

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Valve's Gabe Newell inducted into AIAS Hall of Fame

Gabe Newell, co-founder and president of Valve, is the 17th inductee into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame, earning the title for 2013. Newell joins Shigeru Miyamoto, Sid Meier, John Carmack, Michael Morhaime, Drs. Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuck, and Tim Sweeney, among...

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Valve had a space pirate game called 'Stars of Blood'

Valve at one point had an internal project called "Stars of Blood," and it was all about buckaneering on the galactic sea, co-founder Gabe Newell said. Newell was speaking to a group from 4chan.org's /v/ board, who paid him a visit on his birthday to drop off a Mann Co. crate and pick his brains...

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Valve partners with Nexon to bring Dota 2 to Japan and Korea

Online game publisher Nexon has announced that it's teaming up with Valve to bring the free-to-play Dota 2 to the Japanese and Korean markets. Dota 2 is of course based on a Warcraft 3 mod named Defense of the Ancients, and the multiplayer online battle arena style of gameplay, inspired by...

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