Phoenix, Arizona hosts Phoenix Comicon, a yearly pop culture convention. It brings together some of the South West’s greatest cosplayers, fans, and gamers together for a great experience. With many panels, special guests, and more, there was plenty to do… but we were there for the gaming cosplay! Here are a few video game cosplay photographs as well as some other pop culture photographs we took at the event … [ Read More... ]
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... ]
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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1 + 0 + 2 + 5 + 3 = 11… [ Read More... ]
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... ]