Portal, Half-Life 2 co-writer Erik Wolpaw has left Valve

Erik Wolpaw, co-writer on the Half-Life, Portal and Left four Dead franchises has left Valve.


Former Valve employee and fellow co-writer Marc Laidlaw revealed Wolpaw’s departure on Twitter when he noticed the person himself’s workplace update on Facebook.

It was additionally reported on the time Valve author Jay Pinkterton had additionally left, but that was not the case. He’s nonetheless there, per PC Gamer.

Wolpaw began out as a author for the Old Man Murray online game commentary website, which he co-founded with Chet Faliszek, additionally a Valve worker. Along with co-writing Portal, Left four Dead and Half-Life titles, he was additionally a co-writer on the unique Psychonauts when he labored at Double Fine and is presently writing for Psychonauts 2.

A purpose for Wolpaw’s departure hasn’t been offered.