Entries in 'newell' (12)

Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Xbox One has already sold 3m machines. But Valve founder Gabe Newell isn’t worried.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 11:24AM in News
Steambox will face stiffest competition from Apple, not next-gen consoles

Steambox will face stiffest competition from Apple, not next-gen consoles

If Gabe Newell is to believed, the biggest threat facing the living room PC is Apple.

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 31st 2013 at 12:35PM in News
Piston is 'a' Steam Box, not 'the' Steam Box

Piston is 'a' Steam Box, not 'the' Steam Box

Yesterday’s reveal of the long-awaited Steam Box wasn’t quite what it seemed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Gabe Newell confirms Steam Living Room PC plans

Gabe Newell confirms Steam Living Room PC plans

A Steam-centric PC designed to live under consumers’ TVs will likely be launched in 2013, according to Valve boss Gabe Newell.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2012 at 2:09PM in News

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Newell issues damning assessment of EA's Origin

Newell issues damning assessment of EA's Origin

Valve and Steam boss Gabe Newell has slammed EA’s rival Origin download service, saying that he "doesn't think EA are doing anything super-well yet”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2012 at 9:53AM in News
Newell seemingly admits to Half-Life 3 dev issues

Newell seemingly admits to Half-Life 3 dev issues

Valve has remained silent about the Half-Life 3 project due to significant unexpected occurrences during the game’s development, the company’s managing director Gabe Newell has explained.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Apr 23rd 2012 at 10:22AM in News
Valve would consider own-brand hardware

Valve would consider own-brand hardware

Steam owner and digital PC giant Valve has said that it would consider entering the games hardware race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2012 at 12:21PM in News
Valve: Piracy is not a pricing issue

Valve: Piracy is not a pricing issue

The common consensus is that pirated games are popular because they’re free. But not so, according to Valve co-founder Gabe Newell.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2011 at 10:55AM in News

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Valve attacks aggressive DRM

Valve attacks aggressive DRM

Valve's Gabe Newell has criticised publishers that implement the likes of 'always-on' digital rights management to monetise their games and tackle piracy, claiming they are making a backwards step.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Sep 1st 2011 at 9:56AM in News
Valve calls for easing of XBL restrictions

Valve calls for easing of XBL restrictions

Game developers can deliver a better service to Xbox 360 customers if Microsoft eased its data restrictions, the president of Valve has said.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Aug 25th 2011 at 1:53PM in News
Gabe Newell wants EA back on Steam

Gabe Newell wants EA back on Steam

GAMESCOM: Valve has a responsibility to show Electronic Arts why it's smarter business to add its games on Steam instead of remove them, studio president Gabe Newell has said.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Aug 18th 2011 at 1:16PM in News
Newell: DRM damages value of games

Newell: DRM damages value of games

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell has made known his objections to digital rights management in games, claiming that copy-protection systems diminish the value of a product.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2010 at 1:47PM in News