Aside from The Game Awards, gamers were in for a treat when Steam also joined in on the year-end festivities by announcing the Steam Awards Winners for 2022. Voting began in November and it was only this week that the major storefront for video games released the list of titles that were able to bag a win. Stay with us to learn all about the winners for the Steam Awards 2022 as well as new titles you can check out on the storefront!
Steam Awards 2022 Winners List
With the Steam Winter Sale coming to an end, the winners for the Steam Awards 2022 have also been announced. Players were able to vote for their favorite titles in whatever category they were nominated in. Before 2022, there were only 10 categories where players can vote. However, the Steam Awards 2022 introduced an eleventh category: Best Game on the Go.
Here are the categories for the digital storefront’s Steam Awards 2022 as well as the winners:
|Game of the Year||
|VR Game of the Year||
|Labor of Love||
|Better with Friends||
|Outstanding Visual Style||
|Most Innovative Gameplay||
|Best Game You Suck At||
|Outstanding Story-Rich Game||
|Sit Back and Relax||
|Best Game on the Go||
What’s new on Steam?
Since it’s a new year, you may be itching for something new to play, right? Thankfully, Steam has 16 new games that are slowly becoming popular on the platform. These new games offer a lot to all types of players. It doesn’t matter if you’re a casual or hardcore player, we’re sure you’ll find something that tickles your fancy among Steam’s new selections!
Free To Play titles
Almost half of the new selections on Steam are free to play or entirely free. If you’re looking for a new game to play with your friends or you just want to chill on your own, you’ve come to the right place. Below are the new games free on Steam right now:
- SCP: Labrat
- Horror, VR, Singleplayer, Multiplayer
- Antimatter Dimensions
- Strategy, Idler, Clicker, Casual, Free to Play
- Outpath: First Journey
- Base Building, Resource Management, Crafting
- Chicken Invaders Universe
- Shooter, Shoot ‘Em Up, Top-Down Shooter, Action
- Buriedbornes – Dungeon RPG
- Turn-Based Strategy, RPG, Roguelike
- Unsolved Case
- Online Co-Op, Escape Room, Point & Click, Puzzle
- Mad Adventures
- Free to Play, Multiplayer, 3D Platformer
Nine new games are available for purchase on Steam now. It’s a mix of games from major to independent publishers. Check out the titles below!
- Indie, Rhythm, Hand-drawn, Action, Colorful, Cute
- Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator
- Singleplayer, Crafting, Simulation, Relaxing
- CRISIS CORE -FINAL FANTASY VII- REUNION
- Action, RPG, Adventure, JRPG, Action RPG
- High On Life
- FPS, Comedy, Singleplayer, Adventure
- Choo-Choo Charles
- Survival Horror, Open World, Horror, First-Person
- Chained Echoes
- RPG, Indie, Pixel Graphics, Turn-Based
- Dwarf Fortress
- Colony Sim, Indie, Pixel Graphics, Simulation
- Marvel’s Midnight Suns
- Superhero, Turn-Based Tactics, Tactical RPG
- Evil West
- Action-Adventure, Western, Third-Person Shooter
What are your thoughts on the winners for the Steam Awards 2022? Do you think Elden Ring deserved to be crowned as Steam’s Game of the Year? Let us know in the comments below! Until then, stay with us here at Spiel Times for more content.
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