Valve Corporation

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Valve Corporation is an American video game developer, publisher, and digital distribution company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.wikipedia
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Half-Life (series)

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It is the developer of the software distribution platform Steam and the Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, and Dota series.
Half-Life is a series of first-person shooter games developed and published by Valve.

Portal (series)

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It is the developer of the software distribution platform Steam and the Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, and Dota series.
Portal is a series of first-person puzzle-platform video games developed by Valve Corporation.

Bellevue, Washington

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Valve Corporation is an American video game developer, publisher, and digital distribution company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.
Current companies with headquarters in Bellevue include PACCAR Inc, T-Mobile, and Valve Corporation.

Left 4 Dead (series)

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It is the developer of the software distribution platform Steam and the Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, and Dota series.
Left 4 Dead is a series of cooperative first-person shooter survival horror video games developed by Valve.

Steam Machine (hardware platform)

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In 2015, Valve entered the gaming hardware market with the Steam Machine, a line of third-party built gaming PCs running Valve's SteamOS operating system.
Steam Machine is a line of prebuilt gaming computers designed to operate Valve's SteamOS through the Steam client.

SteamOS

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In 2015, Valve entered the gaming hardware market with the Steam Machine, a line of third-party built gaming PCs running Valve's SteamOS operating system.
SteamOS is the primary operating system for the Steam Machine gaming platform by Valve.

Gabe Newell

Valve was founded in 1996 by former Microsoft employees Gabe Newell and Mike Harrington.
Gabe Logan Newell (born November 3, 1962), commonly known by his nickname Gaben, is an American computer programmer and businessman best known as the co-founder of the video game development and digital distribution company Valve Corporation.

Day of Defeat

It is the developer of the software distribution platform Steam and the Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, and Dota series.
Originally a modification of the 1998 game Half-Life, the rights of the modification were purchased by Valve and released as a full retail title in 2003.

Half-Life (video game)

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Valve's first product was Half-Life, a first-person shooter (FPS) with elements of the horror genre.
Half-Life is a first-person shooter game developed by Valve and published by Sierra Studios for Windows in 1998.

GoldSrc

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Valve modified this engine into their GoldSrc engine.
GoldSrc ("gold source") is a game engine developed by Valve, first showcased in the 1998 first-person shooter game Half-Life.

Counter-Strike

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It is the developer of the software distribution platform Steam and the Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, and Dota series.
It was initially released as a modification ("mod") for Half-Life and designed by Minh "Gooseman" Le and Jess "Cliffe" Cliffe before the rights to the game's intellectual property were acquired by Valve, the developers of Half-Life.

Gearbox Software

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Valve enlisted Gearbox Software to develop three expansions for Half-Life.
Gearbox initially created expansions for the Valve Corporation game Half-Life, then ported that game and others to console platforms.

Team Fortress Classic

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It is the developer of the software distribution platform Steam and the Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, and Dota series.
Team Fortress Classic (also known as Team Fortress 1.5) is a 1999 first-person shooter video game developed and released by Valve.

Team Fortress 2

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Team Fortress 2 was a reworked version of Team Fortress Classic developed in the Source engine.
Team Fortress 2 (TF2) is a multiplayer first-person shooter game developed and published by Valve.

The Orange Box

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With the second episode, Valve also packaged the game for consoles in The Orange Box, which included Half-Life 2 and both episodes, Team Fortress 2, and Portal, an experimental game developed by a student team hired into Valve from their work on Narbacular Drop.
The Orange Box is a video game compilation containing five games developed by Valve.

Portal (video game)

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With the second episode, Valve also packaged the game for consoles in The Orange Box, which included Half-Life 2 and both episodes, Team Fortress 2, and Portal, an experimental game developed by a student team hired into Valve from their work on Narbacular Drop.
Portal is a puzzle-platform video game developed and published by Valve.

Portal 2

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Of the Orange Box games, Portal proved a critical success, and later, Valve developed Portal 2, hiring in another student team from the game Tag: The Power of Paint to incorporate those mechanics.
Portal 2 is a puzzle-platform game developed by Valve.

Steam (service)

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It is the developer of the software distribution platform Steam and the Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, and Dota series.
Steam is a video game digital distribution service developed by Valve.

Mike Harrington

Valve was founded in 1996 by former Microsoft employees Gabe Newell and Mike Harrington.
He is the co-founder of the video game development and digital distribution company Valve.

Turtle Rock Studios

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In January 2008, they announced the acquisition of Turtle Rock Studios, which would be renamed Valve South.
It was acquired by Valve Corporation in 2008, but was re-founded in 2011 as an independent company by Phil Robb and Chris Ashton.

Left 4 Dead 2

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Turtle Rock developed Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2 while associated with Valve.
Left 4 Dead 2 is a cooperative first-person shooter survival horror video game developed and published by Valve.

Left 4 Dead

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Turtle Rock developed Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2 while associated with Valve.
Left 4 Dead is an asymmetrical cooperative first-person shooter survival horror video game, developed by Valve South and published by Valve.

Dota 2

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IceFrog led the development of a sequel not associated with the Warcraft elements, Dota 2.
Dota 2 is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game developed and published by Valve.

Artifact (video game)

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Between 2014 and 2019, Valve has only developed one game, Artifact.
Artifact is a digital collectible card game developed and published by Valve.

Source (game engine)

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After the success of Half-Life, the team worked on mods, spin-offs, and sequels, including Half-Life 2, using its new Source engine, improving upon its GoldSrc engine.
Source is a 3D game engine developed by Valve.