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The Game Awards 2023 brought a feast of accolades and ground-breaking announcements to the world of gaming. Baldur’s Gate 3 emerged as the ultimate victor, snatching the coveted “Game of the Year” award among a number of other awards on the night. Alan Wake 2, a haunting sequel to the beloved franchise, managed to nab both the “Best Game Direction” and “Best Narrative” award. Other notable recipients included Cocoon, Sea of Stars, Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and more.

Beyond the awards, the event unveiled a slate of exciting new game projects. Hideo Kojima’s new enigmatic OD, Marvel’s Blade from Arkane Studios, Light No Fire from the No Man Sky creators, and Windblown from the Dead Cells team captured the attention of the captive audience, both in the Peacock Theatre and online.

Below is a recap of the most noteworthy announcements from The Game Awards 2023:

Pony Island 2 Panda Circus – 2025

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons — PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Steam (coming February 28, 2024)

The Rise of The Golden Idol — Netflix, Steam, PS5/PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch

Usual June (coming in 2025)

Harmonium The Musical — Netflix, Game Pass

Windblown — PC Early Access 2024

Thrasher – 2024

World of Goo 2 — 2024

Metaphor: ReFantazio — Xbox Series X|S, Windows – 2024

Dave the Diver | Dredge — Steam, Switch – December 15th

Exodus — PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC

God of War Ragnarok Valhalla — PS5 – December 12th

Big Walk

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade – Xbox Series X/S -2024

Kemuri

No Rest For The Wicked — PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Steam

Dragon Ball Z: Sparking! — PS5, Xbox, Steam

The Casting of Frank Stone – 2024

Visions of Mana – 2024

Rise of Ronin — PlayStation 5 – March 22nd, 2024

OD — Xbox Series X/S

Black Myth Wukong — PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC – August 20th, 2024

Jurassic Park: Survival — PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Rocket Racing in Fortnite – December 8th

Suicide Squad — PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC – February 2nd 2024

Tales of Kenzara: ZAU — PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, Nintendo Switch – April 23rd, 2024

The First Berserker: Khazan World — PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC

Marvel’s Blade — Xbox Series X/S

Last Sentinel

The First Descendant — Steam, PS5/PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth — PS5 – February 29th

GTFO: The Final Chapter

Den of Wolves — PC

Exoborne — PlayStation, Xbox, PC

Asgard Wrath 2 – Quest 2, Quest 3 and Quest Pro – December 15th

Light No Fire

Stormgate – Steam Early Access Sumer 2024

Monster Hunter Wilds PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Steam – 2025

John Reilly

John is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheEffect.Net. His favourite gaming series is Uncharted and his favourite film is Interstellar. He is also known to quote 'Father Ted' and Keith Lemon more than is normal. John@theeffect.net