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Steam Award Nominations 2016: Valve Ignores Half-Life 3, See Full List of Nominees Here

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Fans are hyped for the Steam Awards Nominations since Valve announced it on November. There are several exciting categories. These include the ?The ?Boom Boom? Award,? ?The ?Love/Hate Relationship? Award,? ?The ?Sit Back and Relax? Award,? and ?The ?Better With Friends? Award,? among others.

Fans might be disappointed to know that the Game That Deserves a Sequel Award for Half-Life 2: Episode 2 is reportedly not mentioned. Many wanted it to be part of Steam Awards nominations. Now it seems Valve is doing a great job in pretending that Half-Life never existed.

Several Half-Life fans were just too surprised that the game was nowhere to be found. It was supported by fans across social media and gaming forums. The majority of participants were confident that Half-Life is the most widely chosen selection only to end up seriously disappointed.

Steam Award Nominations 2016

The official Steam website has posted the 2016 Steam Award nominees. Over 15 million votes from gamers were in. The final list of nominees includes all types of games from various categories.

Gamers thought that this is the opportunity to nominate the best deserved game to win an award. While Half-Life fans are disappointed, many are happy to see their favorite games included in the Steam Award Nominations list. Check the full list below.

The “Villain Most In Need Of A Hug” Award

December 22nd 10 AM PST

-Borderlands 2

-Dead by Daylight

-Far Cry 3

-Far Cry 4

-Portal 2

The “I Thought This Game Was Cool Before It Won An Award” Award

December 23rd 10 AM PST

-Euro Truck Simulator 2



-Stardew Valley


The “Test of Time” Award

December 24th 10 AM PST

-Age of Empires II HD

-The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

-Sid Meier’s Civilization V

-Team Fortress 2


The “Just 5 More Minutes” Award

December 25th 10 AM PST

-Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

-Rocket League

-Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

-Fallout 4


The “Whoooaaaaaaa, dude!” Award

December 26th 10 AM PST

-Bioshock Infinite


-Grand Theft Auto V

-Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

-The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The “Game Within A Game Award” Award

December 27th 10 AM PST

-Garry’s Mod

-Grand Theft Auto V

-The Stanley Parable

-Tabletop Simulator

-The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The “I’m Not Crying, There’s Something In My Eye” Award

December 28th 10 AM PST

-Life Is Strange

-To the Moon

-This War of Mine


-The Walking Dead

The “Best Use Of A Farm Animal” Award

December 29th 10 AM PST

-ARK: Survival Evolved

-Blood and Bacon

-Farming Simulator 17

-Goat Simulator

-Stardew Valley

The “Boom Boom” Award

December 30th 10 AM PST



-Just Cause 3

-Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

-Kerbal Space Program

The “Love/Hate Relationship” Award

December 30th 10 AM PST

-Dark Souls III

-Darkest Dungeon

-Dota 2

-Geometry Dash

-Super Meat Boy

The “Sit Back and Relax” Award

December 30th 10 AM PST


-Cities Skylines

-Euro Truck Simulator 2

-Mini Metro


The “Better With Friends” Award

December 30th 10 AM PST

-Don’t Starve Together

-Gang Beasts

-Golf With Your Friends

-Left 4 Dead 2


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