Vote on this year's best games in the 2023 Game of the Year event! Choose your favorites for each of the 5 categories while crowning your pick for GOTY.

Completed lists will be displayed here, you can also view anyone's GOTY via their profile during the event. At the end of the event we'll compile the winners with the most votes to determine Backloggd's GOTY picks. This event will be live November 15th - December 31st. After that you will not be able to edit / create GOTY lists, but you'll still be able to view them.

The event has ended, thank you to everyone who participated!


GOTY


Gameplay


Narrative


Art Direction


Soundtrack


Multiplayer

Octopath Traveler II

GOTY

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Gameplay

Final Fantasy XVI

Narrative

Hi-Fi Rush

Art Direction

Octopath Traveler II

Soundtrack

Overwatch 2: Season 7 - Rise of the Darkness

Multiplayer

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name

GOTY

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name

Gameplay

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name

Narrative

Limbus Company

Art Direction

Limbus Company

Soundtrack

?

Multiplayer

Super Lesbian Animal RPG

GOTY

Yeah! You Want "Those Games", Right? So Here You Go! Now, Let's See You Clear Them!

Gameplay

Alan Wake II

Narrative

In Stars and Time

Art Direction

?

Soundtrack

Friends vs. Friends

Multiplayer

Baldur's Gate 3

GOTY

Hi-Fi Rush

Gameplay

Baldur's Gate 3

Narrative

Hi-Fi Rush

Art Direction

Baldur's Gate 3

Soundtrack

Lethal Company

Multiplayer

Pizza Tower

GOTY

Pizza Tower

Gameplay

?

Narrative

Pizza Tower

Art Direction

?

Soundtrack

?

Multiplayer

Alan Wake II

GOTY

Bomb Rush Cyberfunk

Gameplay

Garten of Banban 3

Narrative

Hi-Fi Rush

Art Direction

Alan Wake II

Soundtrack

Fortnite: Chapter 4

Multiplayer

Resident Evil 4

GOTY

Resident Evil 4

Gameplay

Resident Evil 4

Narrative

Resident Evil 4

Art Direction

Resident Evil 4

Soundtrack

Resident Evil 4

Multiplayer

Resident Evil 4

GOTY

Dead Island 2

Gameplay

Resident Evil 4

Narrative

?

Art Direction

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Soundtrack

?

Multiplayer

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

GOTY

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Gameplay

Final Fantasy XVI

Narrative

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon

Art Direction

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Soundtrack

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe

Multiplayer

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

GOTY

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Gameplay

My House

Narrative

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Art Direction

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Soundtrack

Lethal Company

Multiplayer