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.



Updated 2 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...



Updated 1 month 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...



Updated 1 year ago TBD with a commercial licence

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

Alien Swarm

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Updated 3 weeks 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...

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Updated 1 year 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

Updated 1 month 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

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Updated 3 months 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

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Updated 2 months 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

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Updated 5 months 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

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Updated 7 months 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

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Updated 1 month 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 3 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

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Updated 2 years 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...



Updated 1 week 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

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Updated 1 month 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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WizardJeremy Jan 26 2013, 2:49pm says:

Gabe, prove us wrong and give us a smack across the head with these games released at the same date:
Half-Life 3
Portal 3 (maybe combine half life and portal since they are in the same universe)
Left 4 dead 3 and
Team Fortress 3

maybe give them for free for people who bought the complete valve pack?

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4matty Feb 25 2013, 9:44pm replied:

Better idea
They are COMPLETELY out of franchises to prolong.
So... Orange Box 2.
Only call them "New Half Life" "New L4D" etc.

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GuywithPie Feb 13 2013, 12:22am replied:

but you know, if they somehow do, theyll probably realease it as the orange box 2 or the bluebox, the even oranger box. something like that.
Just imagine it. The orange box 2nd edition (comes with cs:go, hl3, p3, l4d3, and tf3)
id probably give my computer a virus from extreme awsomeness

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grumpy_robbot Feb 6 2013, 4:59pm replied:

Gabe gabe gabe, you know when i download them at the same time they will destroy my computer :C

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Quakekill Feb 5 2013, 7:11am replied:

The problem now is that when Valve made Half-Life 2, it was a massive step-up from Half-Life 1, with entirely new and intuitive gameplay and one of the best video game engines to-date. That was 2004, it's hard to believe that in a matter of six years, Valve completely changed the face of the video game industry. Which means that there's immense pressure on them for the release of Half-Life 3. If Valve want to make as big an impression on us all as they did with Half-Life 2, it may take a long time for the game to come out. I'm happy waiting for the game, 'cause if it's half as impressive as Half-Life 2, then I'll be more than happy.

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GuywithPie Feb 4 2013, 9:02pm replied:

despit wanting all of those games to come out, the only one that we really need at this point is half-life 3 (or ep. 3). left 4 dead 2 and team fortress 2 are still being updated, along with portal 2 which only came out less than 2 years ago. and nobody really cares about dod

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WonkyChair Jan 24 2013, 1:28pm says:

They have never created a game that has continued until the third game. EC:portal, portal 2, half life ep 1, half life ep 2, half life 2 ep 1, half life 2 ep 2,left 4 dead, left for dead 2,still no game created by Valve that continues to 3... Valve learn to count to 3!!!

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wowrabinovich Jan 14 2013, 7:11am says:

In Soviet Russia we had our own HL3, with headbears and our Gordon Mihailovich Freeman.

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grumpy_robbot Feb 6 2013, 5:07pm replied:

What was Gabe called?

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wowrabinovich Feb 7 2013, 4:49am replied:

Tovarisch Gabe'achev.

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Baker142 Feb 2 2013, 8:33pm replied:

No, im sorry that was a win.

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skyrimnoob98 Jan 13 2013, 7:36pm says:

"gabe count to 3" gabe "1 2 episode 1 episode 2 source film maker count......"
"I SAID COUNT TO ******* THREE!!!!!"

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killday25 Jan 4 2013, 5:37pm says:

you idiot, valve half-life - left 4 dead - portal - Team fortress - counter stirke 1.6.

half-life uplink - half-life - half-life blue shift - half-life opposing force half-life decay then counter-strike

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