Valve’s Gabe Newell AMA RECAP – Source 2, Left 4 Dead, VR, and More

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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:

Gabe Newell Source 2

Are their plans to continue working on the Left 4 Dead series?

Gabe Newell Left 4 Dead

On the topic of Valve’s communication with the community:

Gabe Newell Communication

And when it comes to VR and the Vive:

Gabe Newell VR

When asked about New IP for the Half-Life/Portal universe?

Gabe Newell New IP

This was followed up by the confirmation of upcoming movies:

Gabe Newell Movies

What is something Gabe Newell regrets?

Gabe Newell Support Regrets

This topic was expanded on in more detail:

Gabe Newell Support Changes

The future direction of Valve was also discussed:

Gabe Newell Future Direction

Food was also an important topic:

Gabe Newell Steak

And the biggest topic was of course Half-Life 3, he answer sent the Half-Life community reeling:

Gabe Newell Half-Life 3

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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Scott (AKA Ace) is an Australian gamer, who enjoys nothing more than taming dinosaurs, piloting 'mechs, building things, and shooting people who deserve it online. A very typical nerdy geek who is currently looking to spread that love with others.


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