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The Game Awards 2023 recap: Baldur’s Gate 3 wins GOTY, award recipients and gala announcements

The Game Awards

And that's a wrap!

The Game Awards 2023 has come to an end, cementing itself once again as an incredible collection of announcements and recognitions for some of the best games in the industry, as well as those that are soon to come to our hands.

Thank you for staying with us as the show went on, and stick around for all of the coverage you could ever want about everything that's been announced, as well as those that didn't get their moment at the stage today.
Baldur's Gate 3 GOTY

Baldur's Gate 3 wins GAME OF THE YEAR 2023!!!!!

A well deserved win by an incredible team of developers!

Flute man

Flute guy is back...

It's finally time,

The Game of the Year award will be presented right now
Monster Hunter Wilds

Monster Hunter Wilds is coming 2025!

The Finals is releasing its Season 1... right now!

Best Game Direction

Alan Wake 2 wins Best Game Direction

Final Fantasy XVI is getting even more story content!

GG Strive

Elphelt Valentine enters the Arena!

The next character is here, as well as a new 3v3 game mode!

Even more winners!

Best RPG - Baldur's Gate 3

Best Sim/Strategy Game - Pikmin 4

Best Sports/Racing Game - Forza Motorsport

Best Multiplayer - Baldur's Gate 3

Players Voice Award - Baldur's Gate 3
Eiji Aonuma award

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom wins Best Action/Adventure Game

The Old Gods of Asgard performance at TGA 2023

Den of Wolves, a new heist game from 10 Chambers

Light No Fire, a new massive indie game

From the creators of No Man's Sky

Light No Fire
Hello Games

Sean Murray from HEllo Games reveals they're working on a new game

Even more ambitious than No Man's Sky
TLOU Adaptation

The Last of Us wins Best Adaptation

What a ghoulish look at the upcoming Fallout afaptation
Asgard's Wrath 2

Asgard's Wrath II is coming out on December 15, 2023

Exoborne, a sci-fi tactical multiplayer shooter, is coming soon
Den of Wolves

10 Chambers is back on that Heist S&#t
GTFO Final Battle

GTFO has one Final Battle left before the end
Herald of Darkness

Ladies and Gentlemen: The Old Gods of Asgard!

And Alan Wake's dark ballet troupe

Mechabreak is coming soon

Zenless Zone Zero finally gets a release window

Coming 2024





The First Descendant gets a new look

Last Descendant
last descendant 2

Lightspeed LA presents a new AAA game

Last Sentinel, a AAA futuristic action game

Last Sentinel1
Last Sentinel 2
Cyberpunk 2077 Ongoing

Cyberpunk 2077 wins Best Ongoing Game

Arkane is working on a Blade game!

Blade 1
Blade 2
Blade 3

Warframe: Whispers on the Walls

Coming December 13, 2023

5 more categories have been awarded:

Best Score & Music - Final Fantasy XVI

Best Indie Game - Sea of Stars

Best Community Support - Baldur's Gate 3

Best Fighting Game - Street Fighter 6

Most Anticipated Game - Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
Apex Fantasy

Apex Legends and Final Fantasy are getting a crossover
FFVII Rebirth

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth debuted its theme song with the TGA Orchestra

And it was accompanied by a trailer full of spoilers!
The First Berzerker

The First Berzeker: Khazan

The First Berserker: Khazan is a new action game, coming soon
Lost Records

From the creators of Life is Strange
Tales of Kenzera: Zau

A new game, the first by Surgent Studios

Tales of Kenzera: Zau, a new metroidvania drenched in African mythology and folklore comes as the first title by Surge Studios and EA Originals
Tchia wins Games for Impact

Tchia wins Games for Impact

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League got a new trailer, coming February 2024

Black Myth: Wukong finally gets a release date
Black Myth

Black Myth: Wukong gets a release date

Journey to the west on August 20, 2024
Hi-Fi Rush wins Best Audio

Hi-Fi Rush wins Best Audio Design

A new Jurassic Park adventure

Jurassic Park Survival is a new adventure set right after the original movie.

Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park 2

Hideo Kojima's OD

Apparently, "The Avengers" of talent have joined Kojima to collaborate on this game. Mark us down as "extremely excited"
Jordan Peele OD

With Jordan Peele!

Jordan Peele joined the stage, to announce that he's working with Hideo Kojima on OD!

Hideo Kojima presents, a Hideo Kojima Game

Hideo Kojima is on the stage presenting his next project: "OD", starring Sophia Lillis

OD, A Hideo Kojima Game
OD, Sophia Lillis
Hideo Kojima

Oh boy, here we go...

A new Budokai Tenkaichi is here

Dragon Ball Z: Sparking! Zero World is the full title of the next game in the Budokai Tenkaichi series

Another wave of awards have been presented:

Best Action Game - Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon

Best Art Direction - Alan Wake 2

Best VR/AR - Resident Evil Village VR Mode

Best Mobile Game - Honkai: Star Rail
Rise of the Ronin

Rise of the Ronin

Rise of the Ronin gets a release date: March 22, 2024
Visions of Mana

The adventure of Mana continues

Visions of Mana, a new game in the Mana series by Square Enix, is coming soon
The Casting of Frank Stone

A new game from the world of Dead by Daylight

BeHaviour Interactive and Supermassive Games get together for "The Casting of Frank Stone", a cinematic Dead By Daylight experience

SEGA was not kidding around!

Five new games are now in development by SEGA, all of them returning series that fans have been clamoring for for decades!

Coccoon takes the award for Best Debut Indie Game

Kemuri, Unseen's first ever project
The Great Gonzo

The Great Gonzo is here

Like twins
No Rest for the Wicked

The creators of the Ori series present their next project: No Rest for the Wicked

Hellblade II: Senua's Saga gets an extended look and a release window of 2024
Ikumi Nakamura - Unseen

Ikumi Nakamura from Unseen takes the stage to give fans a first look at her studio's first game
Alan Wake 2 Narrative

Alan Wake 2 wins Best Narrative

Sam LAke receives the award for Best Narrative for Alan Wake 2
Heilung Game Awards

Heilung brings the viking vibes of Senua's Saga to the stage

We've all been called to Valhalla, with Heilung taking the stage for a performance seemingly linked to the upcoming Senua's Saga

Dave the Diver and Dredge join forces to hunt terrible sea creatures and make some weird sushi in this unexpected crossover

Matthew McConaughey took the stage to present Exodus, a new space-faring and time-bending adventure coming 2025
Big Walk

The creators of Untitled Goose Game have announced their next title: Big Walk
God of War Roguelike

God of War: Ragnarok - Valhalla

God of War Ragnarok is back with Valhalla, a seemingly roguelike Free DLC coming to PlayStation 5 on December 12, 2023

Metaphor: ReFantazio gets an extended look during The Game Awards 2023
Neil Newbon

Neil Newbon wins Best Performance for Astarion in Baldur's Gate 3
Kratos Voice Actor

He's back on stage!
Geoff Keighley

The man, the myth, the legend

Geoff Keighley has taken the stage! The show begins!

World of Goo is getting a sequel!

The legendary indie is back! World of Goo 2 has just been announced
Ironmouse Content Creator of the Year

Iron Mouse wins Content Creator of the Year

Pony Island 2 is coming back to mess you up with unnatural mysteries, cute ponies, live-action segments(?) and of course, demons.
Harmonium: The Musical

Harmonium: The Musical is bringing inclusivity in music to video games

Esports categories gets their winners

Faker - Best Esports Athlete

Potter - Best Esports Coach

2023 League of Legends World Championship - Best Esport Event

Valorant - Best Esports Game

JD Gaming - Best Esports Team
Forza Motorsport wins in Innovation and Accesibility

Forza Motorsport wins in Innovation and Accesibility
The Game Awards 2023

Super Mario Bros. Wonder wins Best Family Game

And here we go! The Game Awards 2023 are kicking off in less than an hour!

What kind of surprises does SEGA have up their sleeves? We won't have to wait much longer to find out!

The Gears of Fate keep turning!

Arc System Works will reveal the next character to be released for Guilty Gear Strive! do we have any FGC members in the house?

Things are going to get surreal today, as Metaphor: ReFantazio has been confirmed to be present at The Game Awards 2023.
The Game Awards 2023 directo en vivo todos los anuncios ganadores

Looking for coverage in Spanish?

Our friends at MeriStation Spain are also following the show live, completely in Spanish! You can find them through this link.

The show is about to begin!

Geoff Keighley himself has announced that the final rehearsal is already over. The show should begin any moment now!
The Game Awards

Every GOTY winner from previous Game Awards galas

Curious about what other titles have been crowned as Game of the Year for their respective release dates? Here you'll find a list of every winner, from GTA San Andreas, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and more.

When does The Game Awards 2023 begins?

The show is starting very soon!

The Game Awards 2022 will take place on the night of December 7, 2023. The show will be transmitted live from the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles, California, so you’ll have to adhere to Pacific time.

December 7, 2023, 4:30pm PT

December 7, 2023, 6:30pm CT

December 7, 2023, 7:30pm ET

December 8, 2023, 12:30am GMT

Don’t forget to find out how long the show will be, as well as all the nominees for the various award categories. And if you’re trying to find out just what to expect form the show this year (aside from the GOTY coronation), we’ve got you covered.

Follow The Game Awards 2023 live with us!

It's finally time! The Game Awards 2023 are starting soon, with host Geoff Keighley ready to present awards for many categories to some of the most outstanding video games released during this last 12 months.

Among those awards is, of course, the coveted Game of the Year! This year the competition is so fierce that many great titles had to be left behind in the voting phase. Alan Wake 2, Baldur's Gate 3, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Resident Evil 4, Super Mario Bros. Wonder, and Marvel's Spider-Man 2 are the titles in the race to get the prestigious title of GOTY 2023. Who will actually get it?

You can take a look at all of the other nominees for every category in the show right here.