Valve’s Gabe Newell AMA RECAP – Source 2, Left 4 Dead, VR, and More
It was confirmed earlier this week that there would be a Gabe Newell AMA on Reddit, leaving many people excited and hanging around the subreddit waiting to hear from our lord and savior. Well the time has come and gone, sadly with not as many questions as people had hoped for being answered. Some of the answers were more than satisfactory, some not so much. The Valve company president discussed many things, including the Source 2 engine, Left 4 Dead, VR, movies, and more. Below is a recap of all the big questions and the answers given.
When asked about Valve’s own engine, Source 2:
Are their plans to continue working on the Left 4 Dead series?
On the topic of Valve’s communication with the community:
And when it comes to VR and the Vive:
When asked about New IP for the Half-Life/Portal universe?
This was followed up by the confirmation of upcoming movies:
What is something Gabe Newell regrets?
This topic was expanded on in more detail:
The future direction of Valve was also discussed:
Food was also an important topic:
And the biggest topic was of course Half-Life 3, he answer sent the Half-Life community reeling:
At the end of the day, we have all been left with a little extra insight into both Gabe Newell himself, and Valve as a whole. What do you think of all this? Did you receive the answers you were looking for? Were you left disappointed? What do you think will be done with the movies that have now been confirmed?Sound off in the comment section below and tell us your thoughts!
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