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Newell death threat dev Maulbeck leaves Code Avarice

The developer whose game was removed from Steam after he threatened the life of Valve boss Gabe Newell has left studio Code Averice. Mike Maulbeck courted controversy yesterday when he flipped his lid after his title Paranautical Activity was accidentally listed as an Early Access game on Steam. [It was] …

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Gabe Newell’s Reddit AMA scrapped and rescheduled after T&Cs breach

Valve founder Gabe Newell was supposed to hold his long awaited Reddit AMA yesterday. It didn’t happen. That’s because Newell failed to adhere to a couple of Reddit’s terms and conditions – specifically it wasn’t submitted through the site’s approved channel and was posted too long before the event was …

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Valve denies Steam anti-cheat system reports users’ browser histories

Valve’s headman Gabe Newell has responded to accusations that Valve’s anti-cheat system is combing through and reporting the browsing history of Steam users, outright denying the claims. Posting directly to Reddit, where the allegations were originally presented, Newell discussed what Steam’s VAC system does that might appear as if it’s …

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Newell teases Linux-based Steam Box announcement coming next week

Valve plans to peel the curtain back on its first entry into the hardware market sometime next week, company head Gabe Newell has revealed. Speaking at LinuxCon, Newell preached to the choir regarding the event’s titular operating system – stating that Linux is the future of gaming, as well as …

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