The 2023 Game Awards Winners

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Hannah - Editor/Instagram Manager
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The Game Awards

The 2023 Game Awards has concluded, recognizing the best in gaming for the tenth year. The most coveted award of the evening, Game of the Year, unsurprisingly went to Baldur’s Gate 3, which took an additional five awards home to studio Larian Studios across the award show’s categories.

Game of the Year
Baldur’s Gate 3 (Larian Studios)

Best Game Direction
Alan Wake 2 (Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games Publishing)

Best Narrative
Alan Wake 2 (Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games Publishing)

Best Art Direction
Alan Wake 2 (Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games Publishing)

Best Score and Music
Final Fantasy XVI, Composer Masayoshi Soken (Square Enix)

Best Audio DesignJ
Hi-Fi Rush (Tango Gameworks/Bethesda Softworks)

Best Performance
Neil Newbon, Baldur’s Gate 3

Innovation in Accessibility
Forza Motorsport (Turn 10 Studios/Xbox Game Studios)

Games for Impact
Tchia (Awaceb/Kepler Interactive)

Best Ongoing Game
Cyberpunk 2077 (CD Projekt Red)

Best Community Support
Baldur’s Gate 3 (Larian Studios)

Best Independent Game
Sea of Stars (Sabotage Studio)

Best Debut Indie Game
Cocoon (Geometric Interactive/Annapurna Interactive)

Best Mobile Game
Honkai: Star Rail (HoYoverse)

Best VR/AR Game
Resident Evil Village VR Mode (Capcom)

Best Action Game
Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)

Best Action/Adventure Game
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)

Best RPG
Baldur’s Gate 3 (Larian Studios)

Best Fighting Game
Street Fighter 6 (Capcom)

Best Family Game
Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)

Best Sim/Strategy Game
Pikmin 4 (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)

Best Sports/Racing
Forza Motorsport (Turn 10 Studios/Xbox Game Studios)

Best Multiplayer
Baldur’s Gate 3 (Larian Studios)

Player’s Voice Award
Baldur’s Gate 3

Most Anticipated Game
Final Fantasy VII Rebirth (Square Enix)

Content Creator of the Year
IronMouse

Best Esports Game
Valorant (Riot Games)

Best Esports Athlete
Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok (League of Legends)

Best Esports Team
JD Gaming (League of Legends)

Best Esports Coach
Christine “potter” Chi (Evil Geniuses – Valorant)

Best Esports Event
2023 League of Legends World Championship

For more coverage on the 2023 Game Awards including trailers and announcements, check back here.

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By Hannah Editor/Instagram Manager
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Hannah’s a lifelong nerd, but has been with the team since May 2021. Her life is easily classified by two abbreviations - BBG3 and ABG3 (before Baldur’s Gate 3 and after Baldur’s Gate 3). Especially nerdy about: video games, folklore, Star Wars, D&D, Spider-Man, and horror (all of it). Based in Denver, CO.
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