Has dreamed of turning Valve's hit franchise into a film.
Gameplay and the emotional connection to the characters is what's important, says the Star Trek director.
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.
There are a lot of things going on besides Left 4 Dead 2 says Chet Faliszek.
Our predictions for what 2009 has in store for PC fanboys.
Valve will be showing a playable version of zombie survival game, Left 4 Dead.
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!