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

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

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

Commercial licence

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

GoldSource

GoldSource

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...

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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...

Counter-Strike

Counter-Strike

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...

Team Fortress Classic

Team Fortress Classic

First Person Shooter

Originally a remake of the Team Fortress modification for Quake. Team Fortress Classic features over nine character classes - from Medic to Spy to Demolition...

The Lab

The Lab

Adventure

Set in a pocket universe of Aperture Science, The Lab offers a wide range of ways to enjoy VR, all in one application.

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...

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...

Portal 2

Portal 2

Puzzle

It’s been a long time. How have you been? I’ve been really busy being dead. You know... after you murdered me?

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...

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.

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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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EDOC32
EDOC32

oh my God, valve !!!!. ok. games that are made very very good. I was looking for something to communicate with you and I found it. I wanted you to know that if we could take the first Half-Life of the 1997 me and my brother are fans of you know that are 2 and valve makers who worked in a job MICROSOFT 2 years and another 3 years. also wanted to know if you can give me what is necessary to make a mod of Half-Life. We have not found any program to create mod. the valve hammer editor does not know very well use it. do not know how these things get darker screens, etc.. You are professionals and we want to know how to make a mod for HL. ah and by the way, the Source SDK is not ******* with it for any evil, I tell them where. I say "steam" that I have not found anything, or on the internet. ah and is said to google Buy Steam not even know why but I read in a web forum, this is not in another.
valve greetings!

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norton2
norton2

Have you been SPEAKING KLINGON THE WHOLE TIME ???

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Speakerofthedark
Speakerofthedark

Valve is the best i love their games L4D,Half-Life,Half-life 2 and all the other games they are doing!!!!!!!

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Fallen Angel
Fallen Angel

I wonder what Valve is doing now.

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NinjaDuck
NinjaDuck

Valve has the best games! (My opinion)

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redisforever
redisforever

Everyone's Opinion

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Killer_man_1996
Killer_man_1996

Valve is great!!!

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ImNoobA1
ImNoobA1

Half-life 1 is my first game!
Valve Rocks!!
^.^

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Zombanana
Zombanana

Valve = Best ever!!! I almost only play Valve games. I hardly ever play anything not made by Valve or something not made on Goldsource/Source engine. Unless it is something EXTREMELY awesome.(But nothing can ever compare to Valve.)

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olliehamilton
olliehamilton

Valve is the BEST! keep up the good work, any chance i could get an invite?? :>

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uberjager
uberjager

Valve is awesome!

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momo1tm
momo1tm

yes they are

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uberjager
uberjager

Sorry for the triple post! I wasn't aware of it until it was too late.

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uberjager
uberjager

Valve is awesome!

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uberjager
uberjager

Valve is awesome!

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