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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GoldSource

GoldSource

Updated 3 weeks ago Released Nov 17, 1998 with a commercial licence

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...

Source

Source

Updated 11 hours ago Released Oct 31, 2004 with a commercial licence

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

Updated 6 months ago TBD with a commercial licence

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

Games
Alien Swarm

Alien Swarm Alien Swarm

Updated 5 months ago Released Jul 18, 2010 Single & Multiplayer Arcade

An epic bug hunt featuring a unique blend of co-op play and squad-level tactics. With your friends, form a squad of four distinct IAF Marine classes...

Codename: Gordon

Codename: Gordon Codename: Gordon Indie

Updated 11 months ago Released May 15, 2004 Single Player Arcade

Codename: Gordon is a wacky Jump 'n Run Game inspired by Half-Life 2 and created using Flash for the game-engine and Photoshop for the graphics. It features...

Counter-Strike

Counter-Strike Counter-Strike

Updated 5 days ago Released Nov 11, 2000 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Play the world's number 1 online action game. Engage in an incredibly realistic brand of terrorist warfare in this wildly popular team-based game. Ally...

Counter-Strike: Condition Zero

Counter-Strike: Condition Zero Counter-Strike: Condition Zero

Updated 5 days ago Released Mar 1, 2004 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Counter-Strike: Condition Zero advances the #1 online action game series by introducing objective based single-player action, the official CS bot, and...

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Updated 1 week ago Released Aug 20, 2012 Single & Multiplayer 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.

Counter-Strike: Source

Counter-Strike: Source Counter-Strike: Source

Updated 1 month ago Released Oct 30, 2004 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Counter-Strike: Source blends Counter-Strike's award-winning teamplay action with the advanced technology of Source technology. Featuring state of the...

Day of Defeat

Day of Defeat Day of Defeat

Updated 1 month ago Released Apr 29, 2003 Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Enlist in an intense brand of Axis vs. Allied teamplay set in the WWII European Theatre of Operations. Players assume the role of light/assault/heavy...

Day of Defeat: Source

Day of Defeat: Source Day of Defeat: Source

Updated 5 months ago Released Sep 25, 2005 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Day of Defeat offers intense online action gameplay set in Europe during WWII. Assume the role of infantry, sniper or machine-gunner classes, and more...

Deathmatch Classic

Deathmatch Classic Deathmatch Classic

Updated 2 years ago Released May 31, 2001 Multiplayer 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...

Defense Grid: You Monster

Defense Grid: You Monster Defense Grid: You Monster

Updated 1 year ago Released Dec 7, 2011 Single Player Tower Defense

GLaDOS, the menacing AI from Valve’s awesome Portal franchise, guest stars and shakes up the Defense Grid world. Players will battle not only alien hordes...

Mods
Counter-Strike
Half-Life

Counter-Strike

Updated 1 month ago Released Dec 9, 2005 Multiplayer 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...

Team Fortress Classic
Half-Life

Team Fortress Classic

Updated 4 months ago Released Aug 4, 2002 Multiplayer 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...

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Gandalfthegrayin3D
Gandalfthegrayin3D Jul 11 2013, 2:38am says:

Anyone else dissapointed by the fact that Valve cant count to 3?

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John316
John316 Jan 4 2014, 11:42am replied:

So if Valve made 3 then you'd say they can't count to what 4?

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lE0P0lD
lE0P0lD Jul 15 2013, 6:08pm replied:

how about Half Life 2 and a half ?

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Walkermarc
Walkermarc Jul 14 2013, 9:31am replied:

Half-Life 3 is coming out

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Gandalfthegrayin3D
Gandalfthegrayin3D Jul 14 2013, 5:48pm replied:

Oh my god you better not be joking!
Iv fallin' for this soo many times
Prove It!

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falloutboy152
falloutboy152 Jun 22 2013, 12:00am says:

Valve has made some great games such as Half Life , Left 4 Dead , Portal , and Team Fortress. Great company.

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poshgaloo
poshgaloo Jul 10 2013, 11:23pm replied:

True man. Very true. They've made my favorite game of all time Half life and yet they still can't count to 3. Shame.

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Rowmar
Rowmar Jun 12 2013, 6:49am says:

Are Team Psykskallar from Cry of Fear and Afraid of Monsters and Valve from Half-Life and Steam working together?

+3 votes     reply to comment
michael1370277429
michael1370277429 Jun 3 2013, 1:16pm says:

"Valve the company behind the games such as Half Life and Half Life 2 is located in Bellevue, Washington. They are a exciting and dynamic company well known for picking up mods as retail games and welcoming budding game designers to there head office for tours."

Some proof reading might be advisable.

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[Tox(sic)]
[Tox(sic)] May 27 2013, 4:14pm says:

When can we expect Ricochet 2?

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