On Thursday, FromSoftware’s Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon won Best Action Game at The Game Awards 2023.
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Other notable winning games from Japan or based on Japanese franchises include:
Best family game: Super Mario Bros. Best Wonder VR/AR: Resident Evil Village VR Mode Best Sound Design: Hi-Fi Rush Best Sim/Strategy: Pikmin 4 Best Score and Music: Final Fantasy XVI Most Anticipated Game : Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Best action/adventure: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Best fighting: Street Fighter 6
Baldur’s Gate 3 secured the coveted title of Game of the Year.
In the previous year, Elden Ring triumphed in several categories, winning Game of the Year, Best Art Direction, Best Role-playing Game, and Best Direction.
Kirby and the Forgotten Land wins Best Family Game, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope wins Best Simulation/Strategy Game, Final Fantasy XIV walks away with Ongoing Game honors Best and Best Community Support, Splatoon 3 was recognized as the Best Multiplayer Game.
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The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom was recognized as the Most Anticipated Game and Bayonetta 3 took home the award for Best Action Game.
Source | The Game Awards 2023 live stream