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

The company's portfolio of entertainment properties includes Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Left 4 Dead, 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 Source game engine and Steam 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.

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