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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Valve Index

Valve Index

Valve Headset

Experience high fidelity virtual reality with the Valve Index VR Kit. Visual, audio, and ergonomic technologies were pushed in order to create the best-in-class...

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

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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...

GoldSrc

GoldSrc

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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...

Source²

Source²

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The announced next gen Source engine in the making. A set of Source 2 tools for building new environments will ship with Half-Life: Alyx, enabling any...

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Half-Life: Alyx

Half-Life: Alyx

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Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s VR return to the Half-Life series. It’s the story of an impossible fight against a vicious alien race known as the Combine...

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...

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...

Garry's Mod

Garry's Mod

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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...

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?

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...

Counter-Strike: Source

Counter-Strike: Source

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...

Counter-Strike: Condition Zero

Counter-Strike: Condition Zero

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...

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...

Half-Life 2: Episode One

Half-Life 2: Episode One

First Person Shooter

Episode One follows scientist Gordon Freeman and his companion Alyx Vance as they fight in humanity's continuing struggle against the transhuman race...

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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...

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...

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RealApprentice
RealApprentice

Originally meant to be a comment here but now a featured mini-article about Valve, Half-Life and its non-existent future: Moddb.com

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vladmirleinn
vladmirleinn

we need half life 3

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heady123
heady123

Valve Thanks you good!

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heady123
heady123

Day of Defeat 2001-2003 ?

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heady123
heady123

Valve Corporation and Gearbox Sotware What????

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heady123
heady123

HAHAH

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TheRealApaul27
TheRealApaul27

I not sure that when what both Artifact: The Dota Card Game and Half-Life 3 is going to look like?

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iNameTrollTube
iNameTrollTube

Hello Valve Software

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Blue199
Blue199

Happy (unofficial) Valve day, everyone! :D

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_revenant.4K
_revenant.4K

I bought Valve Complete pack just to ease the pain in my heart GabeN has left for me. VALVe release Half-Life 3 now please :'(

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