Winners for First Steam Awards Revealed

"The Whoooaaaaaaa, dude! Award" went to GTA V.


The winners of Valve's first-ever Steam Awards have been revealed.

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This isn't your normal, everyday awards show, however. The categories included things like "Villain Most In Need Of A Hug" and "'The Whoooaaaaaaa, dude!' Award," among other wonderful ones.

Below you can see a full rundown of categories and winners, as rounded up by Kotaku. Go to Steam's website to get more details on the selections, including runner-ups and category descriptions.

The games were voted on by Steam users, who received a Steam Awards Trading Card for taking part. The winners were announced today, December 31, at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET.

Steam Awards 2016 Winners:

  • Villain Most In Need Of A Hug -- Portal 2
  • I Thought This Game Was Cool Before It Won An Award -- Euro Truck Simulator 2
  • Test Of Time -- Skyrim
  • Just Five More Minutes -- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • "Whoooaaaaaaa, dude!" -- Grand Theft Auto V
  • Game Within A Game -- Grand Theft Auto V
  • I'm Not Crying, There's Something In My Eye -- Telltale's The Walking Dead
  • Best Use Of A Farm Animal -- Goat Simulator
  • Boom Boom - Doom
  • Love/Hate Relationship -- Dark Souls III
  • Sit Back And Relax -- Euro Truck Simulator 2
  • Better With Friends -- Left 4 Dead 2

What do you make of these results? Let us know in the comments below!

GameSpot's own Game of the Year for 2016 was Blizzard's hero shooter Overwatch--read more here.

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