Articles with the tag Gabe Newell

J.J. Abrams Making Portal/Half-Life Movies? Yes, Please

As if he doesn’t have enough on his plate, J.J. Abrams continues his bid to become the king of pop (geek) culture by teaming up with Valve for possible big-screen versions of the software giant’s two most-loved franchises: Half-Life and Portal.

10 Things Learned from Valve’s Employee Handbook

Valve Software‘s Handbook for New Employees has been posted to the web, and it’s one of the most fascinating things I’ve ever read, revealing Valve to be a place with no managers, where power is shared equally by every employee. Valve is truly a one-of-a-kind working environment. You’ve never seen anything like this…

Valve Responds to Fan Petitions

A few weeks ago, a group of Valve fans got together to sign a petition for a “peaceful protest.” Their complaint was Valve’s refusal to comment on the future of the Half-Life franchise, since it’s been five long years since the release of HL: Episode Two.