Steam Award: Valve encourages gamers to pick the best PC games of 2019

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice became “The Game of the Year” according to The Game Awards, ahead of Resident Evil 2. Still, Capcom’s creation has a second

chance to get the main prize.

What is known

Valve launched its own vote for the best2019 games as part of the Steam Award. Starting December 19, platform users can vote on their favorite projects from eight categories. Already on December 31, Valve will name the winners who will receive "a wonderful trophy and eternal glory of the winner of the Steam Award."

Nominees and nominations:

Game of the Year:

  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice;
  • Resident Evil 2;
  • Devil May Cry 5;
  • Destiny 2;
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

Game of the year in virtual reality:

  • Beat Saber;
  • Blade and Sorcery;
  • Gorn;
  • Borderlands 2 VR;
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: Help Wanted.

Favorite child:

  • Warframe
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege;
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive;
  • Grand Theft Auto 5;
  • Dota 2.

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A friend is known in the game:

  • Risk of Rain 2;
  • Dota Underlords
  • Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition;
  • Ring of Elysium;
  • Dayz.

The most innovative gameplay:

  • Baba Is You;
  • Slay the Spire;
  • My Friend Pedro;
  • Oxygen Not Included;
  • Planet Zoo.

The best game with an outstanding plot:

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence;
  • Disco Elysium;
  • Far Cry: New Dawn;
  • Gears 5;
  • GreedFall.

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The best game that you are not given:

  • Mordhau;
  • Code Vein;
  • Hunt: Showdown;
  • Remnant: From the Ashes;
  • Mortal Kombat 11.

Outstanding visual style:

  • Gris;
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms;
  • Astroneer
  • Katana Zero;
  • Subnautica: Below Zero.

At the same time, players who will participate inchoosing the best projects will receive a Steam award card for the vote of each category. Having collected a complete set of such cards, you can create a Steam award badge. This icon and each of its next level brings you the Steam profile experience.

Cards can also be obtained for:

  • Steam Store Shopping
  • Creating Game Icons
  • Steam Award Voting
  • View a list of recommendations
  • Sharing with friends

How to choose the best games of the year at The Game Awards:

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