Baldur’s Gate 3 Dominates The Game Awards 2023, Securing Six Wins Including Game of the Year

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Baldur’s Gate 3 took centre stage at The Game Awards 2023, emerging as the standout victor by securing six prestigious awards, including the coveted title of Game of the Year. This annual ceremony, a beacon in the gaming world, honours exceptional titles across various categories.

Among its accolades, Baldur’s Gate 3 clinched recognition for Best Community Support, Best RPG, Best Multiplayer, Players’ Voice, and Best Performance, with Neil Newbon winning the latter for his role as Asterion.

Alan Wake 2 and Baldur’s Gate 3 Lead Nominations, Bag Multiple Awards:

Before the awards ceremony, Alan Wake 2 and Baldur’s Gate 3 led the nominations, each receiving eight nods. Alan Wake 2 also garnered significant recognition at the event, claiming three awards for Best Narrative, Best Art Direction, and Best Game Direction.

On December 7th, a live stream from the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles was streamed over more than 30 platforms, including major networks such as YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, TikTok Live, and X. The presentation, as is customary, was a treasure mine of surprises, revealing interesting announcements such as EA Originals’ next title, Tales of Kenzera: ZAU, and Sega’s ambitions to revive legendary brands such as Crazy Taxi, Streets of Rage, Golden Axe, Jet Set Radio, and Shinobi.

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The award winners showcased a diverse array of outstanding titles across various categories, here is the comprehensive list:

Game of the Year 2023:

  • Alan Wake 2 (Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games Publishing)
  • Baldur’s Gate 3 (Larian Studios)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (Insomniac Games/SIE)
  • Resident Evil 4 (Capcom)
  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom by Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • Best Game Direction:
  • Alan Wake 2 (Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games Publishing)
  • Baldur’s Gate 3 (Larian Studios)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2(Insomniac Games/SIE)
  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • Best Adaptation:
  • Castlevania: Nocturne (Powerhouse Animation/Netflix)
  • Gran Turismo (PlayStation Productions/Sony Pictures)
  • The Last of Us (PlayStation Productions/HBO)
  • The Super Mario Bros. Movie (Illumination/Nintendo/Universal Pictures)
  • Twisted Metal (PlayStation Productions/Peacock)

On the night, we recognized excellence in a variety of categories, including Best Narrative, Best Art Direction, Best Score and Music, Best Audio Design, Best Performance, Innovation in Accessibility, Games for Impact, Best Community Support, Best Independent Game, Best Ongoing Game,   Best Mobile Game, Best VR/AR Game, Best Action Game, Best Debut Indie Game, Best Action/Adventure Game,  Best Fighting Game, Best RPG, Best Family Game, Best Sim/Strategy Game, Best Sports/Ra

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This year’s Game Awards not only celebrated the best in gaming but also set the stage for exciting developments in the gaming landscape, leaving enthusiasts eager for what lies ahead in the gaming universe.

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