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)


Shrouded Tales: The Spellbound Land (Collector's Edition)(2018)
R-Type Dimensions(2018)
Stronghold: A Hero’s Fate(2018)
Sunset Overdrive(2018)
Mars: Chaos Menace(2018)
Marble It Up!(2018)
The Occluder(2018)
Bad North(2018)
Surviving Mars: Space Race(2018)
Train Simulator: Rhine Valley: Freiburg - Basel(2018)
Smite: Battleground of the Gods - Publisher's Weekend(2018)
Underworld Ascendant(2018)
Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr: City of Suffering(2018)
Endless Space 2: Harmonic Memories(2018)
Surviving Mars: Marsvision Song Contest(2018)
Surviving Mars: Colony Design Set(2018)
Realm Royale: Close Encounters Bundle(2018)
Paladins: Champions of the Realm - Paladins Starter Pack(2018)
Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus(2018)
Burnging Engine: Refight - Black Bat(2018)
Endless Space 2: Celestial Worlds(2018)
Capsa: Starter Pack(2018)
Bus Simulator 18: DLC Mercedes-Benz Interior Pack 1(2018)
This War of Mine: Stories - The Last Broadcast(2018)
Crusaders of the Lost Idols: Aqua the Dragon Taskmaster Pack(2018)
LoveKami: Healing Harem(2018)
Capsa: Character Flags Patterns Pack(2018)
Pixel Puzzles Ultimate: Variety Pack 4(2018)
Don't Starve Together: Forge Weapons Chest(2018)
Don't Starve Together: Forge Armor Chest(2018)
My Hero One's Justice: Yoarashi(2018)
Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms: Minsc's Giant Boo Costume(2018)
Don't Starve Together: All Survivors Gladiator Chest(2018)
My Hero One's Justice: Yoarashi Mission DLC(2018)
Hitman 2(2018)
Rocksmith 2014 Edition: Remastered - White Zombie: More Human Than Human(2018)
Order of Battle: Endsieg(2018)
Hitman 2 (Silver Edition)(2018)
Rocksmith 2014 Edition: Remastered - Bob Marley & The Wailers: Stir It Up(2018)
Rocksmith 2014 Edition: Remastered - The Meters: Cissy Strut(2018)
Sword Art Online: Lost Song(2018)
Rocksmith 2014 Edition: Remastered - Big Country: In A Big Country(2018)
Geneshift: Complete Edition(2018)
Switchblade: Epic Pack(2018)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider: The Forge(2018)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Spectre Gear(2018)
Fishing: Barents Sea - King Crab DLC(2018)
Crusader Kings II: Holy Fury(2018)
Hitman 2: Expansion Pass(2018)

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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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