Has dreamed of turning Valve's hit franchise into a film.
Projects are as 'real as anything in Hollywood ever gets,' says Abrams.
The Half-Life 2 "Call for Communication" group saw 10,000 players boot up their copies of Valve's seminal FPS this weekend as part of an organised request for information.
The restrictions imposed by DRM systems may be encouraging people to play pirate games, according to Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve.
Portal 2 E3 event replaced by something more secretive.
The female game characters who waggled our joysticks.
The virtual destinations everyone needs to visit.
Admits to being a huge fan of Valve's Half-Life 2.
EA has no word on selling Portal, Team Fortress 2 and Half-Life: Episode 2 individually in UK shops.
A recount of some early multiplayer gaming in and around Half-Life's bunker. Damn that alarm!
Valve's Source Engine is now available for the Xbox 360 and is perhaps the first real rival to Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3.