Valve Software


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)


Super Bomberman R(2018)
Tennis World Tour(2018)
PixelJunk Monsters 2(2018)
Egypt: Old Kingdom(2018)
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon(2018)
Judge Dredd(2018)
Unforeseen Incidents(2018)
Super Sportmatchen(2018)
Dark Souls: Remastered(2018)
I Hate Running Backwards(2018)
Space Hulk: Deathwing - Enhanced Edition(2018)
Ancestors Legacy(2018)
Super Hyperactive Ninja(2018)
X-Plane 11: Daytona Beach International XP(2018)
CCCP Calls!(2018)
The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset(2018)
Epic Roller Coasters: Wyvern Siege(2018)
Mercury Man, The(2018)
Pinball 2018(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Samurai Anti Diagonal Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Samurai Advanced Pack(2018)
Elixir of Immortality: The League of Immortality(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Samurai Expert Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Flower Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Gattai-3 Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Gattai-3 Diagonal Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Basic Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Butterfly Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Samurai Beginner Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Samurai Diagonal Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Samurai Median Pack(2018)
Fresh Body: Judgement(2018)
Super GTR Racing(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Samurai Jigsaw Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Cross Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Sohei Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Gattai-3 Anti Diagonal Pack(2018)
Ultimate Sudoku Collection: Samurai Mixed Pack(2018)
Entropy 2120(2018)
Masters of Puzzle: The Arcadian or Pastoral State(2018)
Masters of Puzzle: The Consummation of Empire(2018)
Clue/Cluedo: Season Pass(2018)
One Day in London: Chapter 5(2018)
Masters of Puzzle(2018)
Train Simulator: LMS Stanier Class 5 'Black Five' Steam Loco(2018)

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

Related Web Sites

  • Valve Software (official website)
  • NZMac Review: Steam (A (largely) unscored review of the Macintosh version of Steam by NZMac, a New Zealand Apple site (May 17, 2010).)
  • Steam Community (Valve's fledgling social network built around the Steam and its Friends & Groups functionality. Also includes Steam and game statistics.)
  • Valve Developer Community (A wiki for people developing games or mods using Valve's Source engine.)
  • Welcome to Steam (Official Steam website, Valve's online content delivery system)
  • Wikipedia: Valve Corporation (article in the open encyclopedia about the company)