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TGA 2023: A Complete Winners List

By Xueyang
Dec. 8, 2023 updated 05:39

The 10th annual Game Awards, streamed live from the Peacock Theater in L.A. on December 7, celebrated the best in gaming, with "Baldur’s Gate 3" emerging as the biggest winner. The ceremony, streamed across various platforms including YouTube and Twitch, recognized outstanding achievements in the gaming industry.

Highlights of the awards include:

Baldur's Gate 3 (Astarion) & Alan Wake 2Baldur's Gate 3 (Astarion) & Alan Wake 2

  • "Baldur’s Gate 3" by Larian Studios secured six awards, including the coveted Game of the Year. The game also won Best Community Support, Best RPG, Best Multiplayer, Players’ Voice, and Best Performance by Neil Newbon as Astarion.
  • "Alan Wake 2" also had a successful night, winning three awards for Best Narrative, Best Art Direction, and Best Game Direction.

Other notable winners and announcements at the event were:

  • EA Originals’ announcement of "Tales of Kenzera: ZAU."
  • Sega revealed plans to reboot retro franchises, including "Crazy Taxi," "Streets of Rage," and "Golden Axe."
  • TikTok was predicted to become the highest-grossing app, surpassing "Candy Crush."
  • The event also highlighted new developments in gaming, including the rise of generative AI in mobile app downloads.

Here is the full list of winners:

Game of the Year:

  • "Baldur’s Gate 3" (Larian Studios)

Best Game Direction:

  • "Alan Wake 2" (Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games Publishing)

Best Adaptation:

  • "The Last of Us" (PlayStation Productions/HBO)

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:

  • "The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom" (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)

Best Audio Design:

  • "Dead Space" (Motive Studio/EA)

Best Performance:

  • Neil Newbon, "Baldur’s Gate 3"

Innovation in Accessibility:

  • "Hi-Fi Rush" (Tango Gameworks/Bethesda Softworks)

Games for Impact:

  • "Tchia" (Awaceb/Kepler Interactive)

Best Ongoing Game:

  • "Fortnite" (Epic Games)

Best Community Support:

  • "Baldur’s Gate 3" (Larian Studios)

Best Independent Game:

  • "Cocoon" (Geometric Interactive/Annapurna Interactive)

Best Debut Indie Game:

  • "Cocoon" (Geometric Interactive/Annapurna Interactive)

Best Mobile Game:

  • "Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis" (Applibot/Square Enix)

Best VR/AR Game:

  • "Horizon Call of the Mountain" (Guerrilla Games/Firesprite/SIE)

Best Action Game:

  • "Dead Island 2" (Dambuster Studios/Deep Silver)

Best Action/Adventure Game:

  • "Marvel’s Spider-Man 2" (Insomniac Games/SIE)

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:

  • "Company of Heroes 3" (Relic Entertainment/Sega)

Best Sports/Racing Game:

  • "Forza Motorsport" (Turn 10 Studios/Xbox Game Studios)

Best Multiplayer:

  • "Baldur’s Gate 3" (Larian Studios)

Players’ Voice:

  • "Baldur’s Gate 3" (Larian Studios)

Most Anticipated Game:

  • "Final Fantasy VII Rebirth" (Square Enix)

Content Creator of the Year:

  • IronMouse

Best Esports Game:

  • "Valorant" (Riot Games)

Best Esports Athlete:

  • Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk (League of Legends)

Best Esports Team:

  • JD Gaming (League of Legends)

Best Esports Coach:

  • Yoon “Homme” Sung-young (JD Gaming – League of Legends)

Best Esports Event:

  • 2023 League of Legends World Championship

Source: TGA