No Half-Life 3, but here's what we learned from Gabe Newell's AMA

Valve co-founder and managing director reveals new facts about himself on Reddit.

290 Comments
No Caption Provided

Valve co-founder and managing director Gabe Newell participated in an Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) thread on Reddit today, after his previous attempt at an AMA was unsuccessful.

We've rounded up some of the most upvoted questions and corresponding answers Gabe Newell posted in the thread.

Gabe Newell reveals his favourite non-Valve game.

No Caption Provided

His friends think his e-fame is "entertaining"

No Caption Provided

The cancelled AMA which was supposed to happen on 3/3 was not an intentional troll, he claims.

No Caption Provided

You could have played Team Fortress 2 with Gabe Newell.

No Caption Provided

Company name "Valve" was chosen over "Rhino Scar"

No Caption Provided

Dota 2 is currently Gabe's favourite game.

No Caption Provided

The Source 2 engine will be focusing on user generated content.

No Caption Provided

He's donated $1m to The American Civil Liberties Union.

No Caption Provided

He's never thought about leaving Valve.

No Caption Provided
Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos.
This video has an invalid file format.
00:00:00
Sorry, but you can't access this content!
Please enter your date of birth to view this video

By clicking 'enter', you agree to GameSpot's
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news@gamespot.com

Join the conversation
There are 290 comments about this story