Like every year, The Game Awards is always the most important event for gamers when this will be the time to find out which game will surpass other projects and become the best blockbuster of the year. Up to this point, The Game Awards 2023 has also announced a series of candidates for this most noble category. These are Alan Wake 2, Baldur’s Gate 3, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Resident Evil 4, Super Mario Bros: Wonder and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
All are of excellent quality and are names that deserve to appear on this list. But right now, many people have assumed that the race for the highest title will be limited to just two names, Baldur’s Gate 3 and Alan Wake 2, with each game receiving up to 8 nominations, the most. compared to the remaining candidates. However, remember that this position will be awarded based on consensus and voting from an international jury consisting of more than 100 media agencies as well as famous people in the field, instead of voting by the general public. player. In other words, the result will be a combination of the votes of the experts (90%) deciding and the fans (10% deciding). With such a format, almost 99% of Baldur’s Gate 3 will be the final winner.
This game itself also has too many advantages. Baldur’s Gate 3 was released in August, a time when there were almost no blockbusters, thereby dominating the world gaming industry for a long time and avoiding competition with Starfield. In contrast, Alan Wake 2 came out a week after Super Mario Bros. Wonder and Spider-Man 2 and is also the reason why currently, many gamers have not even had the opportunity to experience this game because of lack of time despite receiving countless positive reviews. In addition, in terms of sales, Baldur’s Gate 3 is also completely superior.
In addition, Baldur’s Gate 3 also has very high replayability. Some people may only take a few weeks to complete the story, but certainly, most people often return to the game for other purposes and challenges. Therefore, the echoes of Baldur’s Gate 3 will linger in gamers’ minds for a long time. As for Alan Wake 2, this is definitely an excellent game, but for players, completing the story is almost the end. And with all of the above reasons, it wouldn’t be strange if Baldur’s Gate 3 became the best game of 2023.