cites "well placed sources" saying Google is going to be buying
Valve "any second now." This is speculation from a site that specializes in
has picked up the story from them, so this will spread. According to
INQ's well placed source the crux of such a deal would be Google's lust for
as a mature content delivery service. It was just last month
that Gabe Newell said Valve said Valve is approached "a couple of times a week"
by potential acquirers or investors but they are "super-happy" as an independent
). We've contacted Valve for comment, but it's still before
dawn on the west coast. Update:
The story has also been picked up by
who also report
Google refuses to rule out Valve takeover
, though actually they simply
refused to comment on the rumor.