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Game of the Year Awards 2023 - Best RPG

by Frank "HiddenX" Wecke, 2024-01-07

Here are the winners of the Game of The Year 2023 as voted by our members and editors:

Best RPG - Gamers' and Editor's Choice: Baldur's Gate 3

RPGWatch GoldRPGWatch Gold

Larian delivered a masterpiece with Baldur's Gate 3 and not surprisingly the members and editors of RPGWatch selected it as the best RPG of 2023 - Congratulations!



Gamers' Runner Up: Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader

RPGWatch Silver

Like most Owlcat Games Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader still needs a bit of polishing in the following months, nevertheless our members see a lot of potential in the game. Well Done!



Gamers' Third Place: Colony Ship - A Post-Earth Role Playing Game

RPGWatch Bronze

Iron Tower Studio makes games for RPG gourmets and Colony Ship - A Post-Earth Role Playing Game is no exception - Two Thumbs up!

The Numbers

The following table shows the results of the voting by our members:

Gamers' Choice
Rank Game
1 Baldur's Gate 3
2 Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader
3 Colony Ship - A Post-Earth Role Playing Game
4 Wartales
5 Starfield
6 Jagged Alliance 3
7 Hogwarts Legacy
8 Sea of Stars
9 Diablo 4
10 System Shock (Remake)
11 SpellForce: Conquest of Eo
12 Octopath Traveler II
13 Legends of Amberland II: The Song of Trees
13 Lords of the Fallen (2023)
14 The Iron Oath
14 The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure
15 Caves of Lore
16 Legendary Journeys
17 Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew
17 Islands of the Caliph
17 A Bavarian Tale - Totgeschwiegen
17 Fate/Samurai Remnant
17 Gjallarhorn
18 Dredge
18 Darkest Dungeon 2
18 Lies of P
18 Miasma Chronicles
19 Star Ocean: The Second Story R
19 Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name
19 The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie
19 Wandering Sword
19 Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical
19 Dark Envoy
19 Boiling Point: Road to Hell
19 The Lamplighters League
19 Showgunners
19 Atomic Heart
19 Arcadian Atlas
19 Age of Wonders 4
19 Achilles: Legends Untold
20 A Quest That Became Legend
20 Wizardry: The Five Ordeals
20 The Invincible
20 Svarog's Dream
20 Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin
20 Space Wreck
20 Remnant 2
20 Labyrinth of Zangetsu
20 Of Blades and Tails
20 Moonring
20 Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
20 Dead Island 2

The votes of the editors were conclusive on the first spot and started to vary quite a bit for the other spots, which is why only the first spot could be marked as editors' choice.

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