At the usual speed, that is, at the same time as the end-of-year exhibition, voting began for Steam Award nominees, and the result was not long ago.Present it proudlyBecause the labeling system is very unusual (practically only products we own can be called) and the categories themselves are private, so we usually get very strange results – and that’s exactly what happened right now. For example, Best Game of 2020, according to Steam users Who broke records in a row, it was Red Dead Redemption 2 – precisely because it debuted in November 2019, so for some reason it didn’t match last year’s lineup. So the strange gloom of fate is that users of the largest digital store for personal computers, and if All in all, the social platform software found last year’s software a product that debuted in 2018 – although it was only available to consoles at the time.
Incidentally, Rockstar’s Wild West craze can only double, as Red Dead Redemption 2 earned recognition in the “Outstandingly Rich Game” category as well as GOTY. After voting on Valve’s platform, it probably wouldn’t surprise anyone that the studio won two awards: one for “Made with Love” – that became Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – and the other for this VR title given to Half-Life: Alyx And we do not say that the latter does not deserve it. Although the “winners” actually got nothing but recognition, there were losers, even if we could talk about it: Death Stranding, for example, slipped out of a Game of the Year award, although many were They would judge her (but they would have felt comfortable in the most innovative category). And for publishers, EA can be considered completely neglected: Star Wars Squadrons, Battlefield V and NFS Heat couldn’t exchange their nominations for prizes.
Well let’s take a look at the categories and the winners!
- Game of the Year: Red Dead Redemption 2
- VR Game of the Year: Half-Life Alyx
- Made with Love: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
- Best With Friends: Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
- The most innovative game: Death Stranding
- Fantastic story-packed game: Red Dead Redemption 2
- The best game I’ve been lamesting: Apex Legends
- Great Visual Style: Ori and The Will Of The Wisps
- Best Musical Instrument: Doom Eternal
- Sit back and relax: The Sims 4