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==About Valve==
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== About Valve ==
 
[[Image:Valve head home.gif|left]] '''Valve''' is an entertainment software and technology company founded in {{wiki|1996}} and based in {{wiki|Bellevue, Washington}}. The companys debut title, [[Half-Life]], has won over 50 {{wiki|Game of the Year}} Awards and was named "Best PC Game Ever" in the November {{wiki|1999}}, {{wiki|October 2001}}, and {{wiki|April 2005}} issues of {{wiki|PC Gamer}}, the world's best-selling PC games magazine.
 
[[Image:Valve head home.gif|left]] '''Valve''' is an entertainment software and technology company founded in {{wiki|1996}} and based in {{wiki|Bellevue, Washington}}. The companys debut title, [[Half-Life]], has won over 50 {{wiki|Game of the Year}} Awards and was named "Best PC Game Ever" in the November {{wiki|1999}}, {{wiki|October 2001}}, and {{wiki|April 2005}} issues of {{wiki|PC Gamer}}, the world's best-selling PC games magazine.
  
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In addition to producing best selling entertainment titles, Valve is a developer of leading-edge technologies, such as the [[Source]]™ game engine and [[Steam]], a broadband platform for the delivery and management of digital content.  
 
In addition to producing best selling entertainment titles, Valve is a developer of leading-edge technologies, such as the [[Source]]™ game engine and [[Steam]], a broadband platform for the delivery and management of digital content.  
  
Today, Valve is composed of over 70 of the industry's leading artists, programmers, and writers. In the company's nine-year history, it has risen from "unlikely new entry" to industry leader, producing a string of best selling and critically acclaimed PC entertainment products and technologies.{{clr}}
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Today, Valve is composed of over 70 of the industry's leading artists, programmers, and writers. In the company's twenty-year history, it has risen from "unlikely new entry" to industry leader, producing a string of best selling and critically acclaimed PC entertainment products and technologies.{{clr}}
  
==Products==
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== Products ==
 
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===[[Source]] Games===
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=== [[Goldsource]] games===
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* [[Half-Life]]
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* [[Opposing Force]]
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* [[Blue Shift]]
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* [[Counter-Strike]]
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* [[Counter-Strike: Condition Zero]]
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* [[Condition Zero Deleted Scenes]]
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* [[Day of Defeat]]
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* [[Team Fortress Classic]]
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* [[Deathmatch Classic]]
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* [[Ricochet]]
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*[[Half-Life 2]]
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=== [[Source]] games ===
*[[Half-Life 2: Episode One]]
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* [[Half-Life 2]]
*[[Half-Life 2: Episode Two]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Episode One]]
*[[Half-Life 2: Deathmatch]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Episode Two]]
*[[Counter-Strike: Source]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Episode Three]]
*[[Day of Defeat: Source]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Lost Coast]]
*[[Half-Life: Source]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Deathmatch]]
*[[Half-Life 1 Deathmatch: Source]]
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* [[Counter-Strike: Source]]
*[[Team Fortress 2]]
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* [[Counter-Strike: Global Offensive]]
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* [[Day of Defeat: Source]]
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* [[Half-Life: Source]]
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* [[Half-Life Deathmatch: Source]]
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* [[Team Fortress 2]]
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* [[Portal]]
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* [[Left 4 Dead]]
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* [[Portal 2]]
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* [[Left 4 Dead 2]]
 
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===[[Goldsource]] Games===
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=== [[Source 2]] games ===
 
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* [[Half-Life: Alyx]]
*[[Half-Life]]
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* Robot Repair - included in [[The Lab]]
*[[Deathmatch Classic]]
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* [[SteamVR Home]]
*[[Blue Shift]]
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* [[Dota 2]]
*[[Opposing Force]]
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* [[Artifact]]
*[[Counter-Strike]]
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* [[Dota Underlords]]
*[[Counter-Strike: Condition Zero]]
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*[[Condition Zero Deleted Scenes]]
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[[Image:Valve head2.gif|right]]
*[[Day of Defeat]]
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*[[Team Fortress Classic]]
 
*[[Ricochet]]
 
 
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===Console Games===
 
  
*[[Half-Life (PS2)]]
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=== Console games ===
*[[Counter-Strike (Xbox)]]
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* [[Half-Life (PS2)]]
*[[Half-Life 2 (Xbox)]]
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* [[Counter-Strike (Xbox)]]
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* [[Half-Life 2 (Xbox)]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Survivor (Arcade)]]
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* [[Half-Life 2 (Xbox 360)]]
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* [[Half-Life 2 (PS3)]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Episode One (Xbox 360)]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Episode One (PS3)]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Episode Two (Xbox 360)]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Episode Two (PS3)]]
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* [[Portal (Xbox 360)]]
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* [[Portal (PS3)]]
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* [[Team Fortress 2 (Xbox 360)]]
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* [[Team Fortress 2 (PS3)]]
 
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===Media===
 
  
*[[Zombie Movie]]
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=== Media ===
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* [[Zombie movie]]
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* [[Day of Defeat: Prelude to Victory]]
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* [[Half-Life 2 Trailer]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Episode One Trailer]]
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* [[HL2:EP1 - Launch Teaser 1]]
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* [[HL2:EP1 - Launch Teaser 2]]
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* [[HL2:EP1 - Launch Teaser 3]]
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* [[HL2:EP1 - Launch Teaser 4]]
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* [[Half-Life 2: Episode Two Trailer]]
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* [[DoD Jagd Trailer]]
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* [[DoD Colmar Trailer]]
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* [[Portal Trailer]]
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* [[Team Fortress 2 trailer]]
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* [[Introducing Artifact]]
 
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== See Also ==
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== Business ==
* [[Wikipedia:Valve Corporation]]
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* [http://www.valvesoftware.com Official Website]
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*[http://source.valvesoftware.com/ Source Engine]
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*[mailto:jasonh@valvesoftware.com Steam Publishing]
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*[http://www.steampowered.com/steamworks/ Steamworks]
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*[https://cafe.steampowered.com/ Cyber Cafe Program] (website doesn't seem to load)
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== See also ==
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* [[Valve in the press]]
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* [[:Category:Valve]]
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== External links ==
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* [http://www.valvesoftware.com Valve] - the official website.
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* [[Wikipedia:Valve Corporation|Valve Corporation]] - a Wikipedia entry on the company.
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* [http://www.youtube.com/user/Valve Official YouTube Channel]
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[[Category:Developer Corporations]]
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[[Category:Valve]]

Latest revision as of 22:15, 15 May 2020

About Valve

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Valve is an entertainment software and technology company founded in 1996 and based in Bellevue, Washington. The companys debut title, Half-Life, has won over 50 Game of the Year Awards and was named "Best PC Game Ever" in the November 1999, October 2001, and April 2005 issues of PC Gamer, the world's best-selling PC games magazine.

The company's portfolio of entertainment properties includes Half-Life®, Counter-Strike™, Day of Defeat®, and Team Fortress®. Valve's catalog of products accounts for over 20 million retail units sold worldwide, and over 80% of the PC online action market.

In addition to producing best selling entertainment titles, Valve is a developer of leading-edge technologies, such as the Source™ game engine and Steam, a broadband platform for the delivery and management of digital content.

Today, Valve is composed of over 70 of the industry's leading artists, programmers, and writers. In the company's twenty-year history, it has risen from "unlikely new entry" to industry leader, producing a string of best selling and critically acclaimed PC entertainment products and technologies.

Products

Goldsource games

Source games

Source 2 games

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Console games

Media

Business

See also

External links