The Game Awards 2023 Winners: The Full List

The Game Awards 2023 Winners: The Full List

The Game Awards 2023 has come and gone, leaving a trail of excitement for the future of gaming and celebrating the incredible achievements of the past year. While the ceremony was filled with thrilling reveals and news about upcoming titles, the night’s main focus was to honor the exceptional games and developers who have shaped the industry.

Among all the winners, Baldur’s Gate 3 emerged as the shining star, taking home the coveted Game of the Year award. This victory was particularly impressive considering the competition, which included heavyweights like Alan Wake 2, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

But Baldur’s Gate 3’s success wasn’t limited to Game of the Year. The game went on to win in four other categories: Best Community Support, Best RPG, Best Multiplayer, and the fan-voted Players’ Voice award. This sweep is a testament to the game’s exceptional quality and its passionate community.

While Baldur’s Gate 3 dominated the headlines, other deserving games also received recognition. Alan Wake 2 earned accolades for its outstanding narrative, art direction, and game direction. Hi-Fi Rush won Best Audio Design, and Final Fantasy 16 secured the award for Best Score/Music.

The ceremony also highlighted the growing importance of accessibility in gaming. Forza Motorsport took home the Innovation in Accessibility award for its groundbreaking features that make the game more inclusive for players with disabilities.

Beyond individual awards, The Game Awards 2023 offered a glimpse into the future of gaming. With exciting announcements like Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth and Tekken 8, the coming years promise to be filled with innovative experiences and immersive worlds.

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Overall, The Game Awards 2023 was a resounding success, celebrating the achievements of the past year and igniting excitement for the future of gaming. With Baldur’s Gate 3 emerging as the night’s biggest winner, it’s clear that high-quality, engaging RPGs are still capturing the hearts and minds of players around the world.

Game Awards 2023 Winners Recap

  • Game of the Year: Baldur’s Gate 3

Other major winners:

  • Alan Wake 2: 3 wins (Best Game Direction, Best Narrative, Best Art Direction)
  • Hi-Fi Rush: 2 wins (Best Audio Design, Innovation in Accessibility)
  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder: 2 wins (Best Family Game, Best Multiplayer Game)
  • Final Fantasy 16: 2 wins (Best Score/Music, Best Performance)


Full list of winners:

  • Game of the Year: Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Best Game Direction: Alan Wake 2
  • Best Narrative: Alan Wake 2
  • Best Art Direction: Alan Wake 2
  • Best Score/Music: Final Fantasy 16
  • Best Audio Design: Hi-Fi Rush
  • Best Performance: Neil Newbon (Baldur’s Gate 3)
  • Games for Impact: Tchia
  • Best Ongoing Game: Cyberpunk 2077
  • Best Indie Game: Sea of Stars
  • Best Debut Indie Game: Cocoon
  • Best Mobile Game: Honkai: Star Rail
  • Best Community Support: Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Best VR/AR Game: Resident Evil Village
  • Innovation in Accessibility: Forza Motorsport
  • Best Action Game: Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon
  • Best Action/Adventure Game: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  • Best RPG: Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Best Fighting Game: Street Fighter 6
  • Best Family Game: Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  • Best Sports/Racing Game: Forza Motorsport
  • Best SIM/Strategy Game: Pikmin 4
  • Best Multiplayer Game: Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Content Creator of the Year: IronMouse
  • Best Esports Athlete: Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok
  • Best Esports Coach: Christine “potter” Chi
  • Best Esports Event: 2023 League of Legends World Championship
  • Best Esports Game: Valorant
  • Best Esports Team: JD Gaming
  • Most Anticipated Game: Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth
  • Best Adaptation: The Last of Us
  • Players’ Voice: Baldur’s Gate 3
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Additional notes:

Baldur’s Gate 3 won five awards, including the coveted Game of the Year award.
Alan Wake 2 and Hi-Fi Rush were also strong contenders, winning several awards each.
There were many other notable winners, including Final Fantasy 16, Forza Motorsport, and Super Mario Bros. Wonder.


The Players’ Voice award went to Baldur’s Gate 3, demonstrating its popularity among fans.
Overall, the 2023 Game Awards were a celebration of the best games and developers of the year. There were a wide variety of winners, showcasing the diversity and creativity of the gaming industry.