Gabe Newell to be honored with BAFTA Fellowship
He helped build one of the most legendary video game development organizations in the world, Valve. Under his leadership, Steam was born; one of the most widely-used digital distribution platforms in the world. Every PC gamer worth their salt knows his face and name.
Now, Gabe Newell, or "Gaben" as he's affectionately called, is being honored with a Fellowship by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. "Awarded annually by BAFTA, the Fellowship is the highest accolade bestowed upon an individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to games." (BAFTA).
The ceremony takes place on March 5 at the London Hilton in Park Lane.
A gamer at heart, Nick started writing when he was a child. He holds a BA in English, works as a freelancer, and loves every minute of it. One day, he hopes to net himself a career in game design - but that's something for the future.
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