Voted on by the Steam community.
By Alex Osborn
The winners of the 2016 Steam Awards have been announced.
Grand Theft Auto V, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Portal 2 were among the winning titles of the first ever Steam Awards. Valve’s portal-focused puzzle game won “Villain Most in Need of a Hug,” while Rockstar’s open-world hit received both the “Whoooaaaaaaa, dude!” award and the “Game Within a Game” award.
See the full list of winners below:
- 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 – The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- Just 5 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 – 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
The winning titles were selected by the Steam community during this year’s Winter Sale, which kicked off on December 22 and runs until January 2.
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For more end-of-year celebration, check out the nominees for IGN’s Best of 2016 Awards.
Alex Osborn is a freelance writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter.