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The Game Awards 2023 Results

The Game Awards 2023 Results

How do The Game Awards work?

The Game Awards is an annual award ceremony which was founded in 2014, that celebrates the achievements from the video game industry from the past year. Winners are decided by different categories like game of the year awards, best performance, and best adaption. A voting jury of the news media and input from players choose who win. This year, the Game Awards was held on December 7th, 2023, hosted by Geoff Keighley, the creator and producer of The Game Awards. It was held with a live audience at the Peacock Theater in LA, California with millions of viewers watching over livestream.

In this blog, we take a look at the winners of the game awards 2023, plus any other exciting announcements that were revealed at the ceremony, to ensure you don’t miss a single thing! So, what games actually won in The Game Awards 2023? 

 Related blog: Everything Revealed At The Gaming Awards 2022


What won Game of the Year 2023?

Game of the year – Baldurs Gate 3


Who won the Game awards?

  • Best Performance – Baldurs Gate 3
  • Best Community Support – Baldurs Gate 3
  • Best Multiplayer – Baldurs Gate 3
  • Best RPG – Baldurs Gate 3
  • Best Game Direction – Alan Wake 2
  • Best Adaption – The Last Of Us (PlayStation Production HBO)
  • Best Narrative – Alan Wake 2
  • Best Score And Music – Final Fantasy XVI
  • Best Audio Design – Hi-Fi Rush
  • Best Ongoing Game – Cyberpunk 2077
  • Best Independent Game – Sea of Stars
  • Best Mobile Game – Honkai: Star Rail
  • Best VR Game – Resident Evil Village VR Mode
  • Best Action Adventure Game – The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
  • Best Fighter Game – Street Fighter 6
  • Best Family Game – Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  • Best Strategy Game – Pikmin 4
  • Best Racing Game – Forza Motorsport



By looking at the results, it is very clear that Baldur’s Gate 3 had a very successful year taking home over 5 awards. Due to this success, suddenly Larian Studios surprise launched Baldur’s Gate 3 on Xbox immediately after the show. Besides Baldur’s Gate 3, other successful games included Alan Wake 2 and Forza Motorsport. Marvels Spider-Man 2 was expected to have a successful outcome at the awards, however despite being nominated for 7 awards the game actually won 0.

As well as the awards, many new games were announced along with their expected release dates, we have the confirmed/expected dates listed below…



What has been announced at The Game Awards 2023?

  • The Casting Of Frank Stone – Confirmed 2024
  • Tales Of Kenzera: Zau – Confirmed April 2024
  • Final Fantasy XVI DLC – Confirmed Spring 2024
  • Windblown – Early access in 2024 (PC)
  • Hellblade 2: Senua’s Saga – Expected 2024
  • Visions Of Mana – Expected 2024
  • Lost Records: Bloom And Rage – Expected 2024
  • Thrasher – Expected 2024
  • Pony Island 2: Panda Circus – Expected 2025
  • Usual June – Expected 2025
  • Big Walk – Expected 2025
  • Monster Hunter Wilds – Expected 2025

Related blog: What We Know About GTA 6 So Far 



So what are your thoughts on the Game Awards 2023 winners? Was it what you were expecting? Who did you think would win Game Of The Year? We can’t wait to find out more information on the new game releases that were announced also, so make sure to check out our upcoming blogs where we dive deeper into each new video game announced.

We want to hear your thoughts so make sure to comment them down below!

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