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Valve Denies Nexon Rumor

There's a Valve interview on VG247 talking with Valve's Chet Faliszek about life at Valve, and what they are up to, including a discussion of VR tech. On a related note, GamesIndustry International has a response from Chet to yesterday's rumor that Nexon was bidding to acquire Valve, to which he responds: "There's no thoughts about that - everyone likes working there, we like working together we like the culture we have and the way it works because of all the parts of it. We're not changing any of that, we're pretty happy. We're doing OK." When asked if he could explicitly deny the rumor, he responded: "Yeah!"

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12. Re: Valve Denies Nexon Rumor Sep 29, 2012, 10:23 NewMaxx
 
Jivaro wrote on Sep 28, 2012, 22:42:
I don't think Valve is "above" selling...I just think it is going to have to wait until Gabe and the other core people are bored with what they are doing and decide to go do something else.

Ah, like the co-founders of Bioware, for example? I don't place Gabe and crew in the same boat, specifically because they didn't sell out to an entity like EA. In fact, I'd say his quote about not selling out more or less directly says that is what he would avoid at all cost, boredom or not. Chances are he would liquidate the company after making sure his employees had replacement jobs. I do agree about everything else, though.
 
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