‘Baldur’s Gate 3’ Dominates at the 2023 Golden Joystick Awards

Hannah  - Editor/Instagram Manager
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For the first time in-person since 2019, the Golden Joystick Awards took place on Friday, November 10 in London as well as being live-streamed. The Golden Joystick Awards have been celebrating the best in gaming since 1983, and this year (to no one’s surprise) Baldur’s Gate 3 and Larian Studios secured wins in seven categories, including Ultimate Game of the Year.

The full list of categories and winners is below.

  • Best Storytelling – Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Best Visual Design – Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Best Game Expansion – Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty
  • Best Indie Game – Sea of Stars
  • Best VR Game Horizon Call of the Mountain
  • Best Multiplayer Game Mortal Kombat 1
  • Best Audio – Final Fantasy XVI
  • Best Game Trailer – Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty
  • Best Streaming Game Valorant
  • Best Game Community – Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Best Gaming Hardware – PSVR 2
  • Best Lead Performer – Ben Starr as Clive, Final Fantasy XVI
  • Best Supporting Performer – Neil Newborn as Astarion, Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Still Playing – No Man’s Sky
  • Studio of the Year – Larian Studios
  • Breakthrough Award – Coccoon / Geometric Interactive
  • Critics’ Choice Award – Alan Wake II
  • Nintendo Game of the Year – The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  • PC Game of the Year – Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Xbox Game of the Year Starfield
  • PlayStation Game of the Year – Resident Evil 4
  • Most Wanted Game – Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
  • Ultimate Game of the Year Baldur’s Gate 3

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By Hannah Editor/Instagram Manager
Hannah joined the team in May 2021. If she's not typing away on her keyboard about 'Star Wars', Spider-Man, or horror you can probably find her with a PlayStation controller in her hand. Hasn't stopped crying about Arthur Morgan since 2018 with no plans to stop anytime soon and is convinced she could survive more than five nights at Freddy's. At her core, she's really just an aspiring vampire juice box. Based in Denver, CO.
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