Best video games of 2023 according to The Game Awards: Baldur's Gate 3 became game of year

December 8, 2023  16:15

On December 8, The Game Awards 2023 took place in Los Angeles, where Baldur's Gate 3 from the Belgian studio Larian was recognized as the best game of the year. According to DTF, the classic RPG also won in five other categories: Best Community Support, Best RPG, Best Multiplayer, Best Acting and Player Voice.

In the main category, Baldur's Gate 3 competed with the projects Alan Wake, Marvel's Spider-Man 2, Resident Evil 4 Remake, Super Mario Bros. Wonder and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of The Kingdom.

As for other categories, the list is as follows:

  • Best Game Support - Cyberpunk 2077,
  • Best Art - Alan Wake 2,
  • Best Score and Music - Final Fantasy XVI,
  • Best Indie Game - Sea of Stars,
  • Best Debut Indie Game - Cocoon,
  • Best Action Adventure - The Legend of Zelda: Tears of The Kingdom,
  • Best Action - Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon,
  • Best Game Director's Work - Alan Wake 2,
  • Best Fighting Game - Street Fighter 6,
  • Best Family Game - Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  • Best Simulator or Strategy - Pikmin 4,
  • Best Sports or Racing Game - Forza Motorsport
  • Best Narrative - Alan Wake 2,
  • Best Sound Design - Hi-Fi RUSH,
  • Best Mobile Game - Honkai: Star Rail,
  • Best VR/AR game – Resident Evil Village VR Mode,
  • Most Anticipated Game - Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.

The Game Awards also included eSports-themed categories, with Valorant being named Best Esports Game, Faker being named Best Esports Player, JD Gaming being named Best Esports Team, Potter being named Best Coach, and the 2023 League of Legends World Championship being named Best Esports Player. "The best eSports event."

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