• employee
  • And thanks to the fact that Valve has an odd corporate structure, with no real managers or employee direction, the result is it just hasn't happened. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • Gamedeption - The Valve employee handbook has been leaked on the internet, but there's one particular page page in this handbook that caught our attention. (n4g.com)
  • Vive
  • So, when a BBC reporter asked HTC co-founder Cher Wang to comment on the likelihood of Half-Life heading to Vive, she probably didn't know the answer. (cinemablend.com)
  • Dota
  • Valve announced the Source 2 engine in March 2015, later porting the entirety of Dota 2 to the engine in September of that year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Valve also developed and published Team Fortress, Team Fortress 2, and Dota 2. (wikipedia.org)
  • Time
  • Hey, if you got some extra time on your hands, you can always go up to Valve and protest outside their offices for a free lunch. (gameinformer.com)
  • They were like 'that's what you want to do wit your time, that's fine, but we're going to spend our time working on Half-Life 2. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • It's not too hard to remember that Valve is a very large company working on several projects at any given time. (n4g.com)
  • A long time ago I read in a swedish gaming magazine an interview with Valve where they said that EP3 should be called HL3 due to a very different environment compared to HL2 and longer than the episodes, but it will remain EP3 since there was already so much talk about. (escapistmagazine.com)
  • Unlike most of its peers at the time, Half-Life used scripted sequences, such as a Vortigaunt ramming down a door, to advance major plot points. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compared to most first-person shooters of the time, which relied on cut-scene intermissions to detail their plotlines, Half-Life's story is told mostly by means of scripted sequences, keeping the player in control of the first-person viewpoint. (wikipedia.org)
  • folks
  • Well it has happened folks, Valve has made its third and final announcements of the week and unfortunately no mention of Half-Life 3 was made. (tweaktown.com)
  • It sounds like a person who's trying to generate exctitement about a product without knowing everything that the folks at Valve are hiding behind their backs. (cinemablend.com)
  • black mesa
  • The last 3 or 4 years Valve trolled E3 announcements like the black mesa symbol hidden in th apature science symbol or the black screen when you invert it has a picture of Freeman. (n4g.com)
  • Controller
  • Valve has built haptic feedback into the controller as well, but has taken the technology past the traditional motor and counterweight. (tweaktown.com)
  • Gordon Freeman
  • Gordon Freeman, a theoretical physicist, is involved in an experiment that accidentally creates a dimensional rift to a trans-dimensional world called Xen, causing extraterrestrial life to swarm the facility and kill the staff. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Valve has been my second home, and home to a great many of my dreams and ambitions, for over 18 years. (technobuffalo.com)
  • Then 3 years later, Valve will admit that the whole thing was just one massive multi-billion dollar plan to troll the world, shut down their company, all of their employees will commit suicide and go down in history as the biggest trolls ever. (escapistmagazine.com)
  • release
  • Released in competition with Half-Life 2 and several other titles, Bloodlines sold fewer than 80,000 copies during its initial release, which was considered a poor performance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Half Life 2: Deathmatch was well-received upon its release, with reviewers praising its inclusion of the gravity gun. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originally planned for release in late 1997, Half-Life launched on November 19, 1998. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gearbox contributed much after the release of Half-Life. (wikipedia.org)
  • company
  • One claims that the reason the entry no longer exists is that Valve is trying to hide it now that it's been approved - but that seems like rather nonsense, since Valve isn't the type of company to hide things so menial in detail. (hothardware.com)
  • Valve probably forged this cross-company friendship because HTC has a much more robust manufacturing network. (cinemablend.com)
  • I read most of that handbook and Valve sounds like a great company to work for. (n4g.com)
  • In 2012, Valve acquired Star Filled Studios, a two-man gaming company, to open a San Francisco office. (wikipedia.org)
  • Quake
  • After securing a license to the Quake engine through the help of friend Michael Abrash of id Software in late 1996, Newell and Harrington began working on Half-Life. (wikipedia.org)
  • title
  • IGN paid similar compliments to the title, also speaking highly of the "fast play style that [Half-Life 2: Deathmatch] produces. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nvidia
  • Valve has created a special "mixed mode" option for Nvidia cards that substantially increases framerates for the high-end GeForce 5900 Ultra (from a score of roughly 30fps in the Half-Life 2 benchmark to a score of just under 50fps). (gamespot.com)
  • In comparison with the high-end Nvidia card, the ATI Radeon 9600 and 9800 Pro perform much better in the Half-Life 2 test's "full precision" mode. (gamespot.com)
  • play
  • I love halflife 2 but it has some 1992 play mechanics that seem so dated now, i really hope they drop some of them. (n4g.com)
  • great
  • This allows the player to launch objects or Chell over great distances, both vertically and horizontally, referred to as 'flinging' by Valve. (wikipedia.org)
  • versions
  • Just when you thought nothing in gaming could be done quietly, it seems that Valve has done away with the fanfares and the fireworks, releasing beta versions of Half-Life for both Linux and Mac OSX without actually telling anyone. (slashdot.org)
  • fact
  • Well, as it appears now, the entire thing was a hoax, despite the fact that the entry looked completely legit, complete with Valve address. (hothardware.com)
  • But the fact that Valve sent a "beta" version of Half-life 2 to Oculus Rift developers in 2013 makes me wonder if Wang was referring to some kind of virtual-reality rerelease for Half-life 2 . (cinemablend.com)
  • last
  • Jobs said the following in an interview for PBS' 'One Last Thing' documentary: When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and your job is just to live your life inside the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Valve shut down the last of its WON servers on July 31, 2004. (wikipedia.org)