2023 has had quite a few video game releases. Some of these video games may have fallen short of players’ expectations, while some ended up being extremely high-rated. From Zelda to Metroid Prime, here are the five highest-rated games of 2023.
The Highest Rated Games Released in 2023
While multiple games have been released in 2023, there were only a few that can take the title of being the best of 2023. Different factors played into what put these games at the top, including some being vast open-worlds to explore.
Here are the five highest-rated video games released in 2023.
5. The Case of the Golden Idol
While a bit less of a traditional game to find in your highest-rated games of the year, The Case of the Golden Idol is a great adventure and puzzle game that was released in 2023. The game is playable on all platforms and is a fun game for everyone to explore.
4. Resident Evil 4
The Resident Evil series, which first premiered in 2005, officially released a remake of its fourth title in 2023. Not only has the Resident Evil 4 remake been universally loved by fans of the series, but also pulled in quite a few new players to the series. The horror game has always been critically acclaimed, and the fourth is no different.
3. Metroid Prime Remastered
The second remake on our list is Metroid Prime Remastered. The title was released in 2023 for the Nintendo Switch and is a remake of the original GameCube title. Metroid, which has had few titles released since its GameCube release, is still a massive series. Fans were ecstatic to have their favorite title re-released, and it has only hyped people up the fanbase for a future brand-new game.
One of the biggest RPG releases of the year was Balduer’s Gate 3. While this game is not open-world, it still has a massive world for players to explore. Sit down and prepare to explore this huge fantasy world, as many have compared the game to the 2023 version of Elden Ring.
1. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom had a lot to live up to following its predecessor, Breath of the Wild. While BOTW won game of the year back in 2017, many think Tears of the Kingdom is set to also take home the same title for 2023. This massive open-world fantasy games pits the famous Link as he sets out to find the missing Zelda in Hyrule.