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.

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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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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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saladfingers
saladfingers

whats fat and fury and doesn't realese games that have the number 3 in it,gabe,oh no halflife is going to be delays for 2 weeks :O

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SkullBusta77
SkullBusta77

but he did release a game with the number 4 in it :D

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ZZ_Plural
ZZ_Plural

Gaben, 123 123 12? 123

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grumpy_robbot
grumpy_robbot

Every time you crack a fat joke towards Gabe he delays half life 3 develoment by 2 weeks not 3...not yet

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WizardJeremy
WizardJeremy

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
4matty

Better idea
They are COMPLETELY out of franchises to prolong.
So... Orange Box 2.
Only call them "New Half Life" "New L4D" etc.
EVERY GAME CAN GO TO 4.
3 NEVER USED.

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GuywithPie
GuywithPie

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
grumpy_robbot

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

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Quakekill
Quakekill

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
GuywithPie

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
WonkyChair

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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