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

Steam controller

3 months ago TBD 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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7 months ago Released 1998 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...



1 week ago Released 2004 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...



2 months ago TBD Commercial Licence

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

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Alien Swarm

Alien Swarm

1 month ago Released 2010 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

2 years ago Released 2004 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...



1 month ago Released 2000 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

2 months ago Released 2004 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

1 week ago Released 2012 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

1 month ago Released 2004 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

1 year ago Released 2003 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

7 months ago Released 2005 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

3 years ago Released 2001 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

2 years ago Released 2011 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...

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4 months ago Released 2005 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

Team Fortress Classic

7 months ago Released 2002 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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sora_oni Sep 21 2013 says:

i love everything Valve does im such a huge fan

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Tudor2007 Oct 11 2013 replied:

im your huge fan VALVe!!!!!

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Dejected-Angel Aug 6 2013 says:

Real or fake?

Also, this:

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grishnakah Aug 11 2013 replied:

False. Valve have been known to place false teasers for games and other items inside of their games or even during visits.

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Daemon01 Jul 23 2013 says:

We're still on the cliffhanger for Episode 3 :(

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vicwarrior Jul 27 2013 replied:

They don't know how to count up to 3.

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Dragonogh Aug 3 2013 replied:

No, they're just cared of it.

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coolbroguy20 Jul 18 2013 buried:


valve why dont you make complete life it gonna be awesome
complete life 2 and 1 and give me a beta on my email for no surveys :-)

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hossthehunter Jul 15 2013 says:

valve can you please add TF2 to desura?

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fissileshelf89 Jul 25 2013 replied:

why dont you just get steam and download tf2 it is free 2 play

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Gandalfthegrayin3D Jul 15 2013 replied:

Steam dude
better than Desura <3

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