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The Game Awards 2023: 'Baldur's Gate 3' Wins Big, Check Out The List Of Other Winners

The Game Awards 2023 has announced the list of winners. 'Baldur's Gate 3' wins the most number of awards (6). Check out the full list below.

The Game Awards 2023

The 2023 edition of The Game Awards, the tenth in its series produced by Geoff Keighley, celebrated the best video games of the year. Held live at the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles, California, on December 7, 2023, the event had a live audience and was also livestreamed globally.

The list of nominees was announced on November 13, 2023. The criteria to be nominated was that the game should have been released on or before November 17. Out of all the nominations, 'Baldur's Gate 3' came on top with nine nominations and secured six wins, including the prestigious Game of the Year title.

Winners were chosen based on 90% jury voting and 10% public voting. Having said that, below is the list of winners who will be taking awards home. 

Game of the Year: Baldur's Gate 3 - Larian Studios

Best Game Direction: Alan Wake 2 - Remedy Entertainment / Epic Gmes Publishing

Best Narrative: Alan Wake 2 - Remedy Entertainment / Epic Gmes Publishing

Best Art Direction: Alan Wake 2 - Remedy Entertainment / Epic Gmes Publishing

Best Score and Music: Final Fantasy XVI - Masayoshi Soken

Best Audio Design: Hi-Fi Rush - Tango Gameworks / Bethesda Softworks

Best Performance: Neil Newbon as Astarion - Baldur's Gate 3

Games for Impact: Tchia - Awaceb / Kepler Interactive

Best Independent Game: Sea of Stars - Sabotage Studio

Best Debut Indie Game: Cocoon - Geometric Interactive / Annapurna Interactive

Best Ongoing Game: Cyberpunk 2077 - CD Projekt Red / CD Projekt

Best Community Support: Baldur's Gate 3 - Larian Studios

Best Mobile Game: Honkai: Star Rail - miHoYo / HoYoverse

Best VR / AR Game: Resident Evil Village - Capcom

Best Action Game: Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon - FromSoftware / Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Action / Adventure Game: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of Kingdom - Nintendo EPD / Nintendo

Best Role Playing Game: 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 Game: Forza Motorsport - Turn 10 Studios / Xbox Game Studios

Best Multiplayer Game: Baldur's Gate 3 - Larian Studios

Innovation in Accessibility: Forza Motorsport - Turn 10 Studios / Xbox Game Studios

Best Adaptation: The Last of Us (TV Series) - PlayStation Productions / HBO

Most Anticipated Game: Final Fantasy VII Rebirth - Square Enix Creative Business Unit I / Square Enix

Players' Voice: Baldur's Gate 3 - Larian Studios

Content Creator of the Year: Ironmouse

Best Esports Game: Valorant - Riot Games

Best Eports Athlete: Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok (T1, 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

Many celebrities also attended the event. Timothée Chalamet, Christopher Judge, Zedd, Simu Liu and Matthew McConaughey were among them. 

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