Winners of the 2020 Steam Awards Announced

Steam Awards 2020

The players have spoken and Valve has announced the winner of the 2020 Steam Awards. We’ve got the full list of winners and if you want to check out what other games were nominated, you can head here to see the full list.

Without further ado, here are the 2020 winners:

Game of the Year: Red Dead Redemption II

“Maybe it was its immersive gameplay, or its gripping story… its well-crafted characters, immaculate design, or addictive multiplayer. Whatever the reason, the winner of 2020’s Game of the Year Award is an instant classic.”


VR Game of the Year: Half-Life Alyx

“The VR Game of the Year isn’t merely masquerading as regular reality. This game improves on reality, taking advantage of the medium of VR, and pushing the boundaries of the virtual realm.”

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Labor of Love: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

“This game has been out for a while. The team is well past the debut of their creative baby, but being the good parents they are, these devs continue to nurture and support their creation. This game, to this day, is still getting new content after all these years.”

Better with Friends: Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

“There are some games out there that just aren’t the same when you play by yourself. Maybe you need to have a friend to watch your back. Maybe you need to have a friend that you can stab in their back. Either way, fun is awaiting those who gather friends together play this game.”

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Most Innovative Gameplay: Death Stranding

“The designers of this game are at the front lines of creative experimentation, bringing a fresh perspective and brain-breaking surprises. This game delighted, inspired and entertained with newness never played before.”

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Outstanding Story-Rich Game: Red Dead Redemption II

“Some days, only a narrative-heavy game will hit the spot, and this one packs a wallop. It’s as gripping as any soap opera, and as well-tuned as a prestige-TV screenplay. Bravissimo — for making us feel things!”

Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Game You Suck At: Apex Legends

“This is the game that rewards persistence and is not for the faint of heart. It’s the toughest game we’ve ever loved.”

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Outstanding Visual Style: Ori & the Will of the Wisps

“Visual style doesn’t aspire to real-world graphical fidelity (though a noble goal in itself)… it describes a distinctive look and feel that suffuses an entire game.”

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Best Soundtrack: DOOM Eternal

“This unsung hero deserves to be recognized for its outstanding musical score. It’s the OST with the MOST!”

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Sit Back & Relax: The Sims 4

“This game is the antidote to a busy day. It’s smooth, it’s relaxing, it lets your worries melt away. This game is your moment of zen.”

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Suzie is an avid gamer and has been since 1995. She lives in the desert with her own personal minion while dreaming of pixel worlds beyond Earth.

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