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Steam Awards 2018 nominations announced

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The Nominations for the Steam Awards have been announced by Valve and the community voting is all set to begin from December 20, 2018. The voters will be able to cast their ballots in eight categories and those who want to catch up with the nominations they will come along with the Steam Winter Sale.

Nominations for the Game of The Year include Kingdom Come : Deliverance, Player’s Unknown Battlegrounds, Monster Hunter World, Hitman 2 and the Assasins Creed Odyssey. There is also a separate VR GOTY category which includes Beat Saber, VRChat, Skyrim VR, Fallout 4 VR and Superhot VR.

The nominations for the awards had opened last month and the voting will continue till January 3, 2019 and the winners will be announced in February 2019. The Best Developer Category is the most competent category and there are a lot of close calls among the top nominees due to which the set of nominations have been increased to ten. Here are the nominations for the 2018 Steam Awards.

VR Game of the Year:
• The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
• VRChat
• Beat Saber
• Fallout 4 VR

Game of the Year:
• PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
• Monster Hunter: World
• Kingdom Come: Deliverance
• Hitman 2
• Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Labor of Love:
• Dota 2
• Grand Theft Auto V
• No Man’s Sky
• Path of Exile
• Stardew Valley

Better with Friends:
• Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
• Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
• Payday 2
• Dead by Daylight
• Overcooked! 2

Best Environment:
• The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
• Subnautica
• Shadow of the Tomb Raider
• Far Cry 5
• Dark Souls III

Best Alternate History:
• Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
• Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
• Hearts of Iron IV
• Sid Meier’s Civilization VI
• Fallout 4

Most Fun with a Machine:
• Euro Truck Simulator 2
• Rocket League
• NieR: Automata
• Factorio
• Space Engineers

Best Developer:
• Ubisoft
• Bethesda
• Rockstar Games
• Digital Extremes Ltd.
• Square Enix
• Capcom
• Paradox Interactive
• BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment
• Klei

Photo Credits: Steam Community

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