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Valve gives the nod for Gabe Newell boss fight in indie title Crawl

Developer Powerhoof has been given the nod to introduce Valve co-founder Gabe Newell into its new dungeon crawler Crawl. As reported by Polygon, artist Barny Cumming said that the addition of Newell as one of the game’s bosses has been at the top of my list since the very start". …

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Is VR going to change the world? Find out in this week’s MCV

Now that consumer virtual reality headsets are finally on the horizon, are they really going to change the world as firms like Oculus would have us believe? We speak to HTC’s connected products marketing boss Jeff Gattis to see what it is doing to ensure the sucess of its Vive …

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Newell: SteamVR headset has 0% motion sickness rate

Valve reckons it has cracked the motion sickness problem that virtual reality headsets cause with a number of players. Boss Gabe Newell admitted to The New York Times that he’d reacted badly to previous demonstrations of VR tech, describing them as the world’s best motion sickness inducers”. However, the company’s …

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Hatred returns to Steam, allegedly with the help of Gabe Newell

Just a day after being yanked from the service, Hatred is back on Steam Greenlight. Perhaps more surprising however is that the developer of the controversial shooter says that it was Valve boss Gabe Newell himself who sought to overturn its removal. Yesterday I heard that we were taking Hatred …

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