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Post by KostaAndreadis @ 01:05pm 11/02/19 | 2 Comments
With 2018's Game of the Year Award going to, drum roll please, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Voted by community members the Steam Awards 2018 cover a range of non conventional categories with nominations presumably based on the most games played and enjoyed the Steam community for any given year.

So then, what 2018 release made the cut to win? That would be Assassin's Creed Odyssey taking the Best Alternate History crown over Wolfenstein II, Hearts of Iron 4, Civilization 6, and Fallout 4. Full winners and runner up below.

    Game of the Year: Playerunknown's Battlegrounds
      Runner-ups: Monster Hunter: World, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Hitman 2, and Assassin's Creed: Odyssey

    VR Game of the Year: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
      Runner-ups: VR Chat, Beat Saber, Fallout 4 VR, and Superhot VR

    Labor of Love: Grand Theft Auto V
      Runner-ups: No Man's Sky, Path of Exile, Dota 2, and Stardew Valley

    Best Developer: CD Projekt RED
      Runner-ups: Ubisoft, Bethesda, Rockstar, Digital Extremes, Square Enix, Capcom, Paradox Interactive, Bandai Namco, and Klei

    Best Environment: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
      Runner-ups: Subnautica, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Far Cry 5, and Dark Souls 3

    Better With Friends: Rainbow Six Siege
      Runner-ups: Payday 2, Dead By Daylight, CS:GO, and Overcooked! 2

    Best Alternate History: Assassin's Creed Odyssey
      Runner-ups: Wolfenstein 2, Hearts of Iron 4, Civilization 6, and Fallout 4

    Most Fun With a Machine: Rocket League
      Runner-ups: Euro Truck Simulator 2, Nier: Automata, Factorio, and Space Engineers

This year also saw the award winner get announced live via stream - with the broadcast featuring video messages from the winning developers and teams. To watch the broadcast head here.


Latest Comments
Posted 03:53pm 11/2/19
Tinfoil hat time: The GOTY award was rigged because Valve needs to remind people there's a battle royale game on Steam. I feel like nobody talks about PUBG anymore but Fortnite is still in the news constantly. Is there a huge but silent player base for PUBG I just don't know about?
Posted 04:32pm 11/2/19
There's still 310,000 people playing PUBG right now, 2nd to dota2 with 400,000.
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