According to employee tweets and other reports, Valve has fired a whole bunch of people at the company. These are some pretty big changes too. Valve, the company behind Half Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Steam and more, has supposedly let go of about 25 people, although this number is not confirmed. Furthermore, Jason Holtman, Director of Business at Valve, has reportedly resigned from the company. … [ Read More... ]
Co-Founder and President of Valve, Gabe Newell, gave the keynote speech for D.I.C.E. 2013. He goes over how the PC will be a part of gaming in your living room. He also goes over user created content and its value to the gaming industry. Furthermore, he discusses cloud gaming. The keynote is entitled “A View on Next Steps” and was recorded today.
D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, … [ Read More... ]
FixedChair, a reader on Kotaku, watched the Gabe Newell speech at University of Texas just like the rest of us. But unlike the rest of us, he cracked Valve Corp founder, Gabe Newell’s secret announcement of Half Life 3… the sequel to Half Life 2.
He breaks it down like this:
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For those of us who never went to “uni” and probably never will, we miss out on some stuff. Like lectures from geniuses and visionaries. One such event that recently went down was Gabe Newell, founder of Valve Corp, speaking for LBJ School at the University of Texas. It was entitled “Productivity, Economics, Political Institutions & The Future of Corporations: Reflections of a Video Game Maker.” … [ Read More... ]