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Valve's Gabe Newell inducted into AIAS Hall Of Fame
Valve's Gabe Newell inducted into AIAS Hall Of Fame
November 15, 2012 | By Mike Rose

November 15, 2012 | By Mike Rose
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Gabe Newell, co-founder of Half Life and Steam house Valve, has been announced as the seventeenth inductee into the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame.

The AIAS Hall of Fame celebrates those game creators who have been instrumental in moving a particular genre, platform or business forward. Previous inductees have included Epic's Tim Sweeney and BioWare co-founders Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk.

Newell's part in paving the way for independent PC developers via the Steam digital distribution service played a huge role in his Hall of Fame selection. He will keynote the upcoming 2013 DICE Summit next year.


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