Gabe Newell

Type: Person
Name: Gabe Newell
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Virtual reality helps terminally ill woman go outside one last time

Ever since Facebook scooped up Oculus Rift , the virtual reality headset designed for gamers which raised R26m on Kickstarter, there’s been some concern over where the company’s ethical heart will lie. Many have promised to boycott the headset because ... [Published Htxt.Africa - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

These 10 College Dropouts Are a Billion Times More Successful Than You

A college education is important. But there have been cases where a handful of people have made it without a degree. That said, college isn't for everyone. While graduates are more likely to get hired compared to someone without higher education, many ... [Published Fooyoh - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Finally, A Video Game That Lets You Worship Gabe Newell

The wonderful folks at Giant Bomb got their hands on a copy of Crawl, which lets you explore a dungeon where your friends are the monsters. It looks like the game's sense of humor is already living up to its excellent trailer . Read more... ... [Published Kotaku - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Half Life 3 News Half Life 3 rumours: Trailer, news, release date and screenshots

Games Reviews Ninja Gaiden 3 review Yakuza Dead Souls review Kid Icarus Uprising review Twisted Metal review Mists Of Pandaria preview Half Life has a fanbase and level of consistent critical acclaim that would have most games companies can only dream ... [Published T3 - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Half-Life 3 confirmed as EA purchases rights to franchise

THE much-anticipated release of Half-Life 3 has been confirmed as EA Interactive scoops up the rights to the franchise.EA's $200 million purchase of the game comes amid speculation that Valve, the original developer, had lost interest in taking it to ... [Published Daily Mercury News - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Half Life 3: Watch Amazing Fan-Made Trailer

It is common knowledge that Valve won't speak about, let alone announce, Half Life 3 anytime soon.However, desperate for a sequel to Half Life 2, fans of the franchise have tried all kinds of things. The most recent example of their desperation is an ... [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Gaming head Michael Abrash leaves Valve for Oculus VR

If you thought you’d seen the strangest bits and pieces of the Oculus VR saga this week, you’d be wrong. Just this morning it was announced by none other than game programmer, optimization specialist, and technical writer - and gaming hero - Michael Abrash ... [Published SlashGear - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 2 reports

Oculus poaches another Valve employee, hires Michael Abrash as chief scientist

Oculus VR, the virtual reality headset technology company that was just acquired by Facebook for $2 billion, has hired another Valve employee — this time, it’s developer Michael Abrash.Less than a month after recruiting former Valve engineer Atman Binstock, ... [Published King5.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

VIDEO: Valve’s VR Guru Jumps Ship To Become Oculus’ Head Scientist

As it turns out, not everyone is bummed that Oculus VR will soon fall into Facebook’s gaping maw . Valve’s Michael Abrash — one of the most notable names in the company’s ambitious VR group — just announced that he’s joined Oculus as its new Chief Scientist. ... [Published Telemanagement - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Gaming Spotlight: Waiting half a lifetime for Half-Life 3

The folks over at Valve are a sadistic bunch.It's been 10 years, a flippin' decade, since Gordon Freeman last graced our screens in Half Life 2. Gabe Newell reckons he can stall us with Steam Boxes and OSs and weird, new-fangled gamepads, but if he thinks ... [Published TechRadar.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jeri Ellsworth talks castAR's accidental beginnings and its augmented reality future (video)

By now, followers of castAR already know that Jeri Ellsworth created the projected augmented reality glasses back when she worked for Valve Software. But not everybody knows that its invention was, well, an accident. "I was trying to figure out why people ... [Published Engadget - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Planet Fitness To Honor Make-A-Wish Kid Lucas on March 27 at 6 PM

Join Lakewood Planet Fitness on March 27 at 6:00 p.m. as they donate $6,010 to Make-A-Wish® Colorado to help make the wish of local child Lucas come true. The check presentation will take place at the club location at 98 Wadsworth Blvd in the Fairfield ... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Mar 26 2014]

Quotes

Speaking to assembled questioners from 4chan.org, who had gathered to wish him a happy 50th birthday, Newell said: "we've been working on new engine stuff for a while" before adding: "We're just waiting for a game to roll it out with"
"we just didn't see valve's vision of a gritty, post-apocalyptic action game with a heavy focus on narrative and character development succeeding in today's market" said Valve founder Gabe Newell

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Virtual reality helps terminally ill woman go o... [Published Htxt.Africa - Apr 22 2014]
These 10 College Dropouts Are a Billion Times M... [Published Fooyoh - Apr 21 2014]
Q&A: Technical Illusions’ Rick Johnson on worki... [Published King5.com - Apr 19 2014]
Improve Decision-Making With Help From the Crowd [Published Harvard Business Review - Apr 08 2014]
Improve Decision-Making With Help From the Crowd [Published HBR Blog Network - Apr 08 2014]
Why you need to learn to code or, doom your tec... [Published Anthill Magazine - Apr 07 2014]
Finally, A Video Game That Lets You Worship Gab... [Published Kotaku - Apr 04 2014]
Half Life 3 News Half Life 3 rumours: Trailer, ... [Published T3 - Apr 04 2014]
Linux Mint programs for Windows XP users [Published ZDNet - Apr 04 2014]
Half-Life 3: Latest April Fool's Attempts Fall ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 02 2014]
Half-Life 3 confirmed as EA purchases rights to... [Published Daily Mercury News - Mar 31 2014]
Half-Life 3 confirmed as EA purchases rights to... [Published Surat Basin Online - Mar 31 2014]
Half Life 3: Watch Amazing Fan-Made Trailer [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 31 2014]
VR expert of Valve leaves to join Oculus [Published Neowin.net - Mar 30 2014]
VIDEO: Valve’s VR Guru Jumps Ship To Become Ocu... [Published Telemanagement - Mar 28 2014]
Oculus hires Valve VR expert Michael Abrash as ... [Published TechSpot - Mar 28 2014]
Valve’s VR Guru Jumps Ship To Become Oculus’ He... [Published American Banking News - Mar 28 2014]
Valve Veteran Michael Abrash Jumps to Oculus VR... [Published Hot Hardware - Mar 28 2014]
Gaming Spotlight: Waiting half a lifetime for H... [Published TechRadar.com - Mar 28 2014]
Oculus poaches another Valve employee, hires Mi... [Published King5.com - Mar 28 2014]
Valve's VR guru jumps ship to become Oculus' he... [Published Engadget - Mar 28 2014]
Oculus poaches head VR researcher Michael Abras... [Published Electronista - Mar 28 2014]
Gaming head Michael Abrash leaves Valve for Ocu... [Published SlashGear - Mar 28 2014]
Jeri Ellsworth talks castAR's accidental beginn... [Published Engadget - Mar 28 2014]
10 College Dropouts More Successful Than You [Published India Everyday - Mar 27 2014]
Planet Fitness To Honor Make-A-Wish Kid Lucas o... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Mar 26 2014]
12 Videos That Linux Fans Should Watch! [Published EFYTimes.com - Mar 25 2014]
Half Life 3: Cinematic Mod for Half Life 2 Trie... [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 24 2014]
First look: SteamOS [Published Asiaone - Mar 21 2014]
Sony's Project Morpheus: Will 2014 be the year ... [Published NDTV - Mar 19 2014]
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Improve Decision-Making With Help From the Crowd [Published HBR Blog Network - Apr 08 2014]
Most decisions in organizations are made by escalating them up the management hierarchy — and it’s usually the highest paid person in the room’s opinion (“HIPPO”) that prevails. The HIPPO model of decision-making will likely always be with us. But with ...
Finally, A Video Game That Lets You Worship Gab... [Published Kotaku - Apr 04 2014]
The wonderful folks at Giant Bomb got their hands on a copy of Crawl, which lets you explore a dungeon where your friends are the monsters. It looks like the game's sense of humor is already living up to its excellent trailer . Read more... ...
Crytek Adding Linux Support for CryEngine Bodes... [Published TIME.com - Mar 12 2014]
Say what you will of Crytek’s first-person shooter Crysis series (a diminishing star), or its gladiatorial hack-and-slash Ryse for Xbox One (much better than you’ve heard), the Frankfurt-based studio certainly knows its way around a dynamic volumetric ...
Pro Wrestling Is So Much Better With Sonic and ... [Published Kotaku - Mar 12 2014]
We've already seen great characters created using WWE 2k14's deep character creation toolkit, but why stick to superheroes when the possibilities are endless? So Jerma on YouTube went completely crazy and created an entire tournament with characters ...
David S. Gallant on his long, long journey to g... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Mar 07 2014]
Last year, David S. Gallant was fired for creating the game I Get This Call Everyday while working at the Canadian Revenue Agency (you can read about that entire ordeal here .) He also made an attempt to get his game greenlit, which you can listen ...
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