Steam Award Nominees Announced, Vote For Your Favs Here

steam awards 2017

The Game Awards may be over, but that doesn't mean the celebrations are over yet. Valve has their own awards ceremony planned, and it's not too late to cast your vote for which games deserve the spotlight. The Steam Awards 2017 nominees have officially been revealed and voting begins now. This fan-centric awards show is one all on its own to celebrate games with less flash, but just as much love. So let's break down the 13 categories for this year's festivities:

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!