Valve Corporation

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Valve Corporation
Type Private company
Industry
Headquarters Bellevue, Washington, United States
Number of locations 2 offices
Area served Worldwide
Key people Gabe Newell
(CEO)
Employees ~330[1]
Subsidiaries Valve S.a.r.l.
Website ValveSoftware.com

Valve Corporation is an American video game developer and digital distributor company in Bellevue, Washington. It was founded in 1996 by Gabe Newell and Mike Harrington, two Microsoft employees. The company is widely known for Steam and its critically acclaimed first-person shooter series, Half-Life, with the first being released in 1998.

Games developed by Valve[change | change source]

Name Release Year Genre Can be played on:
Windows Mac Linux / SteamOS Xbox PS2 Xbox 360 PS3 Xbox One PS4
Half-Life 1998 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Half-Life: Opposing Force 1999 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Team Fortress Classic 1999 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Ricochet 2000 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Counter-Strike 2000 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Half-Life: Blue Shift 2001 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Deathmatch Classic 2001 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Day of Defeat 2003 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Counter-Strike: Source 2004 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Half-Life 2 2004 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Half-Life 2: Deathmatch 2004 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Half-Life: Source 2004 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png
Day of Defeat: Source 2005 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Half-Life 2: Lost Coast 2005 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Half-Life Deathmatch: Source 2006 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png
Half-Life 2: Episode One 2006 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Half-Life 2: Episode Two 2007 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Portal 2007 First-person shooter / Puzzle Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Team Fortress 2 2007 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Left 4 Dead 2008 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Left 4 Dead 2 2009 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Alien Swarm 2010 Third-person shooter Green check.png
Portal 2 2011 First-person shooter / Puzzle Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 2012 First-person shooter Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png
Dota 2 2013 Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) Green check.png Green check.png Green check.png

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