Valve Corporation


Valve Corporation is an entertainment software company founded in 1996 by Gabe Newell and Mike Harrington in Kirkland, Washington. They were both previously with Microsoft. Valve's debut product, Half-Life, released in November 1998, has won more than 50 Game of the Year honors worldwide.

In September 2003 the company launched the digital distribution platform Steam, which has become the market leader in the online distribution of PC titles. All the company's titles run on the in-house developed Source engine, introduced in 2004.

In November 2012 the company acquired Star Filled Studios.

Also Known As

  • Valve L.L.C. (from 1996 to 2003)


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The German online magazine 4Players named Valve as #2 Best Developer of 2007 and Best Developer of 2011.

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