Steam Award Nominees Announced, Cast Your Vote Here!

Now that we’re all settled from all of the chaotic glory that was this year’s Game Awards, it’s time to look ahead at another kind of ceremony. Rested less in flash and more in an organic love for gamers, the Steam Awards offers an entirely different experience. The nominees list is here and ready to be voted on, and you can tell by the category list names that this year is going to be a fun one! Time to celebrate and be celebrated, check out the full list of nominees below:

The “Choices Matter” Award:

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2
  • Life is Strange: Before the Storm
  • The Walking Dead: A New Frontier
  • Dishonored 2

The “Mom’s Spaghetti” Award:

  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Outlast 2
  • Resident Evil 7
  • The Evil Within 2
  • Alien: Isolation

The “Labor of Love” Award:

  • Team Fortress 2
  • Warframe
  • Titan Quest Anniversary Edition
  • Path of Exile
  • Crusader Kings 2

The “Suspension of Disbelief” Award:

  • Saints Row 4
  • Goat Simulator
  • South Park the Fractured But Whole
  • Rocket League
  • Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

The “World is Grim Enough Lets Just All Get Along” Award:

  • Stardew Valley
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Slime Rancher
  • ABZU
  • To the Moon

The “No Apologies” Award:

  • Rust
  • Mount and Blade: Warband
  • HuniePop
  • Gothic 2: Gold Edition
  • Witcher

The “Defies Description” Award:

  • Garry’s Mod
  • The Stanley Parable
  • Pony Island
  • Antichamber
  • Doki Doki Literature Club

The “Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Dogs of War” Award:

  • Just Cause 3
  • Total War Warhammer 2
  • Broforce
  • Red Faction: Guerrilla Steam Edition
  • Middle Earth: Shadow of War

The “Haunts My Dreams” Award:

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • DOTA 2
  • Dark Souls 3
  • Factorio
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization 6

The “Soul of Vitruvius” Award:

  • NieR: Automata
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
  • I Am Bread
  • Bayonetta

The “Whoooaaaaaaa, Dude! 2.0” Award:

  • Hotline Miami
  • Luna
  • Antichamber
  • CPU Invaders
  • The Evil Within 2

The “Best Soundtrack” Award:

  • NieR: Automata
  • Crypt of the Necrodancer
  • Undertale
  • Cuphead
  • Transistor

The “Even Better Than I Expected” Award:

  • Assassin’s Creed Origins
  • Cuphead
  • Call of Duty: WW2
  • Hollow Knight
  • Sonic Mania

Voting is open from now until January 2nd, with polls beginning at 10 AM PT time! What are your thoughts on the nominees list this year for the Steam Awards? Who are your top picks to take the crown? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below, and don’t forget to check out DFTG on Twitter for gaming and entertainment news live 24/7!

Matt Ruppert715 Posts

Navy Veteran with a penchant for the FPS genre, Chewy has all aspects of the gaming community covered. Don't expect to see him on a console any time soon, however - though he has experience in all platforms, the PC Master Race has a firm hold on him.

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