Valve is an entertainment software and technology company founded in 1996 and based in Bellevue, Washington. The company’s debut title, Half-Life®, has won over 50 Game of the Year Awards and was named "Best PC Game Ever" in the November 1999, October 2001, and April 2005 issues of PC Gamer, the world's best-selling PC games magazine.

Valve's portfolio of entertainment titles also includes Half-Life® 2, Counter-Strike®, Day of Defeat®, Team Fortress®, and Portal™. This portfolio of titles accounts for over 20 million retail units sold worldwide, and Valve games account for over 80% of the PC online action market.

In addition to producing best selling entertainment titles, Valve is a developer of leading-edge technologies including the Source® game engine and Steam®, a leading platform for digital content with over 10 million registered users.

Today, Valve is composed of just over 120 of the industry's best artists, programmers, and writers. In the company's 10-year history, it has risen from "unlikely new entry" to industry leader, producing a string of best selling and critically acclaimed PC products and technologies.

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Steam controller

Valve Controller

Experience a new level of precise control for your favorite games. The Steam Controller lets you play your entire collection of Steam games on your TV—even...

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Source

Source

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The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. Its unique features include a large degree of modularity and flexibility, an artist-driven...

Source²

Source²

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The announced next gen source engine. Currently in the making for HL³, and Left 4 Dead 3.

GoldSource

GoldSource

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This QuakeWorld-based engine powered some of the most critically acclaimed engine's of it's day, like Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Day of Defeat, and many...

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Garry’s Mod 10

Garry’s Mod 10

First Person Shooter

Garry’s Mod is a sandbox mod for the Source Engine. Unlike normal games there aren't any predefined aims or goals. Players are given tools and are left...

Half-Life 2

Half-Life 2

First Person Shooter

Pick up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, who finds himself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted...

Half-Life

Half-Life

First Person Shooter

Named Game of the Year by over 50 publications, Valve's début title blends action and adventure with award-winning technology to create a frighteningly...

Team Fortress 2

Team Fortress 2

First Person Shooter

Team Fortress 2 is the sequel to the game that put class-based, multiplayer team warfare on the map. It delivers new gametypes, a signature art style...

Half-Life: Source

Half-Life: Source

First Person Shooter

Winner of over 50 Game of the Year awards, Half-Life set new standards for action games when it was released in 1998. Half-Life: Source is a digitally...

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

First Person Shooter

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) will expand upon the team-based action gameplay that it pioneered when it was launched 12 years ago.

Half-Life 2: Episode Two

Half-Life 2: Episode Two

First Person Shooter

As Dr. Gordon Freeman, you were last seen exiting City 17 with Alyx Vance as the Citadel erupted amidst a storm of unknown proportions. In Episode Two...

Half-Life 2: Episode One

Half-Life 2: Episode One

First Person Shooter

Episode One follows scientist Gordon Freeman and his companion Alyx Vance as they fight in humanity's continuing struggle against the transhuman race...

Portal

Portal

Puzzle

Portal is a first-person puzzle game. Players must solve physical challenges by opening portals to maneuver objects, and themselves, through the enigmatic...

Deathmatch Classic

Deathmatch Classic

First Person Shooter

Enjoy fast-paced multi-player gaming with DeathMatch Classic (aka DMC). Valve's tribute to the work of id software, DMC invites players to grab their...

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Team Fortress Classic

Team Fortress Classic

First Person Shooter

Team Fortress is an online action game that features a wide variety of character classes -- from Medic to Spy to Demolition Man -- enlisted in a unique...

Counter-Strike

Counter-Strike

First Person Shooter

Counter-Strike is a modification (MOD) to the excellent game, Half-Life. It modifies the multiplayer aspects of Half-Life to bring to it a more team-oriented...

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PeterHat
PeterHat

0 Members ?! 0_o

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Stanegor
Stanegor

Killing Floor?
I thought that Tripwire created it!

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Tri182
Tri182

Valve publishes it.

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Lacedaemonius
Lacedaemonius

HERE GRAB THIS CAT

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pfannkuchen_gesicht
pfannkuchen_gesicht

it shouldn't be here then

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Ichiman94
Ichiman94

Valve is the best, the game series that i liked much more than some EA game ex: SimCity4, but after the SimCity Societies, EA sucks!
Cant wait for EP3, but Valve still the best, anyone know.

edit: i wish we can rate the companies as the games...

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h455566hh
h455566hh

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Valve sold it's soul tot he devil. 666

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fadi.naoum.
fadi.naoum.

lol that is lol lol lol
why would you say that

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Epic_Duck
Epic_Duck

VALVE uses BanHammer on EA
does infinite damage
EA dies VALVE wins
hope the HL series will never be sold to EA

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r

Amen brother, I do hope Gabe knows what he's doing, he can't just hand it out to EA, he has got the most epic weapon ever!
The Level 9001 Ban hammer, so, what have we learned?
Valve always WINs!

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