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Steam Awards 2020: Red Dead Redemption 2 takes Game of the Year, Hades the best-reviewed

This is the fifth iteration of the annual event to recognize the best games available. Let’s check the complete list of winners for “The Steam Awards” 2020 including the Game of the Year here.

Valve Software has just shared the result for its annual Steam Awards show. The video game distribution service shared the list of winners on the dedicated Steam Awards landing page. This award show kick-started about two weeks back when the distribution service asked the community to vote on several awards. As part of the announcement, the company also shared an 11 minute and 46-second-long video of the formal award show. This list came just weeks after the company shared its "Best of 2020". The Steam Awards 2020 is the fifth iteration of the annual event to recognize the best games available. Let’s check the complete list of winners for “The Steam Awards” 2020 including the Game of the Year here.

Steam Awards 2020 results out, details

The list of results outlines winners across ten distinct categories in the video game space. Some of these categories include the highly coveted Game of the year 2020 award, most innovative gameplay, and more. The highlight of the winners is Red Dead Redemption 2, the Game of the Year award. Half-Life: Alyx got the VR Game of the year award, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive got the Labor of Love award. Fall Guys got the Better with Friends award, while Death Stranding got the Most Innovative Gameplay award. The list continues with Red Dead Redemption 2 as the winner of the Outstanding Story-Reach award and Apex Legends at the “Best Game you suck at” award.

Moving ahead, Ori and the Will of the Wisps got the Outstanding Visual style award. The Steam community also selected Doom Eternal as the best soundtrack award and The SIMS 4 got the Sit Back and Relax award. The list also includes a small description of why the winners were selected. One can head to the official announcement page to check the descriptions regarding all the winners.

Hades is the top reviewed Steam game

Beyond the list of winners, we also got some additional information regarding the Steam games that launched in 2020. According to a report from Rebit, Hades is the top-reviewed game on Steam for 2020. The report outlined the ranking from Steam250, a website that uses Steam data to rank the top 250 games. Factoria came on the second stop followed by Phasmophobia, and Helltaker.