Valve Corporation is an American video game development and digital distribution company based in Bellevue, Washington, U.S. that was founded in 1996, and made famous by its first product, Half-Life, which was released in November 1998, and by its distribution software, Steam. They are known for their first-person shooters, and long development cycles.Valve was founded as an L.L.C. based in Kirkland, Washington. After incorporation in April 2003, it moved from its original location to Bellevue, Washington, the same city in which their original publisher, Sierra On-Line, Inc., was based.After the success of Half-Life, the team worked on mods, spin-offs, and sequels, including Half-Life 2.
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Steam, the world’s largest online gaming platform, has extended its relationship with Highwinds Network Group to include Highwind’s content delivery network. Steam’s parent company Valve Corp. has been a customer of Highwinds’ network services for several years. Mike Dunkle, who handles source licensing and business development.
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