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Ok , so I have a question for everyone. So Valve won't get bought out. But what is going to happen when Gabe Newell dies? Has anyone seriously considered that the man is 49 years old and is extremely obese? I love Valve as much as the next person but when Gabe passes away what is going to happen to the company. Surely someone is curious about that more than these B.S. rumors that EA or NCsoft or Nexon is going to buy them out.
Im almost certain someone would step up. Theres always someone below be it an executive of some sort. As for Valve being bought out after he dies I doubt it. They are racking in boatloads of money every year, though those figures dont get released Im almost certain its profitable enough to turn down EA's billion dollar buyout deal.
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It will be a cold day in hell before Valve lets themselves be bought. You would need to seriously overpay just to get a consideration.
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Oh I understand but you seem to forget a simple little thing. Its called State Comptrollers and Governments that are taxing entities. In the eyes of the government Valve is a proprietary business and therefor when the proprietor dies a new one must be named in a WILL or else ANYTHING not named in a persons certified WILL (Which I am sure Gabe has one) will go to the state.
A CEO is for a corporation as far as I am understanding VALVE Is not a true corporation under the legal definition.
After some quick fact checking it is actually a corporation. The question is.. Is this a Russian line of succession crisis waiting to happen? Since Valve has no titles who is the next man in line to run the company?
I think Ginger already answered it before you even asked it lol. However, no one knows for sure how long will the spirit of the company lives on. Five years? Or it can be that Valve turns into another Activision-like company, just keep recycling that same brand over and over again (highly unlikely though).
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No...NO!..... HELL NO! NAW.... NOPE! ........MAN NO!
    
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Good lord, please no. I've not had great experience with either of those companies...
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valve is doing far too well on their own, they have absolutely no reason to let someone else take the reigns from them.....
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[GT] Korean Games Company Wants Valve For $893 Million

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Nexon largely specializes in free-to-play games, such as Maple Story and Warface, and MMOs, such as the soon-to-be-closed City of Heroes.
But apparently they want to get into a far different area of PC gaming if recent rumors are to be believed.
According to rumor, Nexon and NCSoft, which are closely intertwined as companies, met with Valve leadership yesterday in Hawaii, and made a buyout gesture for $893 million.
Neither party has commented on the rumor, but while we've little doubt Nexon would very much like to own Valve, we're skeptical Valve wants to be owned.


http://www.gametrailers.com/side-mission/30659/rumor-korean-games-company-wants-valve-for-893-million
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Lolno

Surprising everyone wants to buy valve at the moment, EA Tried to buy it for a billion recently, Gabe said no fairly quickly.
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NCSoft has publicly denied this rumor.
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And to end the thread. No.

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