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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Seal Guardian(2017)
BattleRush: German Anti-Tank Infantry(2017)
X-Plane 11: Airport Toronto Pearson International(2017)
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DC Universe Online: Starter Pack(2017)
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BattleRush: US Anti-Tank Infantry(2017)
Tokyo Xanadu eX+(2017)
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Train Simulator Marketplace: Baltimore and Ohio GP30 Liveries(2017)
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Adelantado Trilogy: Book Three(2017)
Viking Saga: Epic Adventure(2017)
Dirty Bomb: Nuclear Winter - Advanced Winter Pack(2017)
Autobahn Police Simulator 2(2017)
Two Worlds II: Echoes of the Dark Past(2017)
T-Rex Time Machine(2017)
Stellaris: Humanoids(2017)
Demons Age(2017)
FSW: Flight Sim World - P-40F Warhawk(2017)
Train Simulator: Canadian National Peace River Route(2017)
911 Operator: Every Life Matters(2017)
SpellForce 3(2017)
Marble Land(2017)
Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy(2017)
Reigns: Her Majesty(2017)
Riot: Civil Unrest(2017)
Awesomenauts: Starter Pack(2017)
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition - Toposim South Asia(2017)
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12 is Better Than 6: The Apostles(2017)
Train Simulator: Corris Railway Expansion Pack(2017)
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OMSI 2: Add-On Luzern - Linie 24(2017)
Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition - Toposim Japan, Korea & Taiwan Add-On(2017)
Field of Glory II: Immortal Fire(2017)
Euro Truck Simulator 2: Italia(2017)
Nine Parchments(2017)
Cities: Skylines - All That Jazz(2017)

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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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