The first ever Steam Awards Winners are out! Take a look at the list to see if 2016 favorites are included in the list.
Steam is an entertainment platform that gives players access to thousands of games. They offer exclusive deals and game updates among others to its thousands of community members.
Portal 2 – Villain Most in Need of a Hug
Portal 2 is a puzzle-platform game by Valve Corporation. Moreover, it is connected to the Half-Life series, when Aperture Science conducted experiments to find out if human subjects could safely pass through test chambers. GLADOS (Genetic Lifeform And Disk Operating System) governs the test chambers, where he killed hundreds of employees.
Moreover, Portal 2 is a single-person game. Gamers are tasked to play the role of Chell, the protagonist in the game who is tasked to stop GLADOS from doing any harm.
Portal 2 is on sale at Steam for $99.99.
Euro Truck Simulator 2 – I Thought This Game Was Cool Before It Won an Award | Sit Back and Relax Award
Euro Truck Simulator 2 won two awards this year. The “I Thought This Game Was Cool Before It Won An Award” and “Sit Back And Relax Award” was given to the game by Steam.
Euro Truck Simulator 2 is a simulation game featuring high-powered vehicles. Gamers are taken to a city that resembles Europe. In addition, they are tasked to pick up packages and deliver them to various locations. Endurance, skill and speed is pushed to its limits in this vehicle-simulation game.
Players can hire drivers to work, and buy more vehicles as the game progresses. Euro Truck Simulator 2 sold 3.2 million copies in Steam last December 2016.
The game is on sale at Steam for $3.17.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Test of Time Award
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is developed by Bethesda Game Studios. While Alduin the World-Eater tries to destroy the world, the protagonist pulls all efforts to stop the dragon.
Best for gamers who are looking for high-powered action-adventure simulation. In addition, they can choose from a multitude of weapons, spells and abilities.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is on sale in Steam for $10.53.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – Just 5 More Minutes Award
Looking for team-based action gameplay? Counter-Strike: Global Offensive should be in the player’s list. Moreover, the game is one of the Steam Awards Winners bagging the Just 5 More Minutes award.
Counter Strike: Global Offensive features a ton of new gameplay modes, leader boards, matchmaking and more. Furthermore, Valve Studios updated the classic content with new characters and weapons.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is on sale in Steam for $5.66.
Grand Theft Auto V – Whoooaaaaaaa, dude! | Game Within a Game Award
One of the classics, Grand Theft Auto V continues to wow its gamers with new content. Now with 4K resolution and beyond, players can configure texture, tessellation, and more.
Meanwhile, players who are looking into racing and multiplayer gaming will have a field day with this game. Grand Theft Auto V is available on Steam for $20.10.
The Walking Dead – I’m Not Crying, There’s Something in My Eye
Based on the blockbuster tv series and comics, The Walking Dead game by Telltale Series looks into the comic universe by Robert Kirkman.
Rick Grimes and the rest of the group are not the main characters in the game. Instead, it centers around university professor and criminal Lee Everett. Furthermore, he attempts to rescue a young girl named Clementine.
The Walking Dead is available on Steam for $3.17.
Goat Simulator – Best Use of a Farm Animal
Goat Simulator, is yup, about a goat. It started as a joke at Coffee Stain Studios which later on became a game. Luckily, it was included as one of the Steam Awards Winners this year. Winning the award Best Use of a Farm Animal, players can run, jump, bash things and lick objects in this animal simulation title.
That is pretty much the entire premise of the game. Looking for a silly, non-sensical title on a Sunday? Goat Simulator can help kill time on a boring day.
Goat Simulator is available on Steam for $1.53.
Doom – Boom Boom Award
Doom is a multi-player shooter game. Meanwhile, players are tasked to combat demon hordes and compete against friends.
Explore a massive research facility on Mars that is infested by unworldly creatures. Furthermore, gamers are tasked to kill them all using a variety of weapons.
Doom is available on Steam for $17.72.
Dark Souls III- Love/Hate Relationship Award
Embark in a universe filled with great gameplay and breathtaking graphics. Even more, Dark Souls III is filled with combat intensity and speedy gameplay.
Grab Dark Souls III on Steam for $21.11.
Left 4 Dead 2 – Better With Friends Award
Looking for a game to play with friends? Steam picked this one out of a ton of titles. Left 4 Dead 2 centers on focused gameplay and Valve’s proprietary source engine.
The game is enhanced with new weapons and items composed of an axe, chainsaw, frying pan among others. In addition, there’s also new survivors and a completely different story fused in an immersive gameplay.
Left for Dead 2 is on sale on Steam for $2.