Red Dead Redemption 2 is your Steam Awards game of the year – Rock Paper Shotgun

Unsurprisingly, Half-Life: Alyx got the votes for “VR video game of the year”. I’ve not played it myself, but it sure appears like it would have been an upset for Valve’s own video game not to take that one house, right? Graham called it “the Half-Life video game you’ve been awaiting” in his Half-Life: Alyx evaluation so it certainly seems well-earned.

When it comes to the other awards, Fall Guys is “better with buddies” while The Sims 4 takes house “kick back and relax”– lots of EA video games arrived on Steamonly last year, remember. Ori And The Will Of The Wisps won leading marks for visual design and Doom Eternal snags the soundtrack award. You can spot the winners in the staying categories over on Steam.

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RDR2 took the leading area for video game of the year, which I can’t personally argue with. I might have even voted for it, but I’ve slept ever since. I definitely played a heck of a great deal of the online portion of the game in 2020. Despite a rocky launch on numerous stores when it arrived on PC at the tail end of 2019, it appears everybody else needs to have happened on it also.

It also snagged the win for “exceptional story-rich game”, which I can’t speak to since I’ve been completely absorbed by RDO and never ever touched the singleplayer bit. A criminal activity, I understand. Here’s Matthew Castle in this here video evaluation to inform you about that part instead.

RDR2 took the leading area for game of the year, which I can’t personally argue with. It also snagged the win for “exceptional story-rich video game”, which I can’t speak to due to the fact that I’ve been entirely soaked up by RDO and never touched the singleplayer bit. Unsurprisingly, Half-Life: Alyx got the votes for “VR game of the year”. I’ve not played it myself, but it sure seems like it would have been an upset for Valve’s own game not to take that one house?

Gather round the fire, possemates, the elect the yearly Steam Awards remain in and you lot have chosen that Rockstar’s cowboy adventure Red Dead Redemption 2 was the game of the year in 2020. Come have a look-see to find out if anything you voted for throughout the awards end up lassoing itself a win.

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