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Game Informer's Best Of 2023: Editors' Personal Top 10 Lists

by Game Informer Editorial on Dec 27, 2023 at 10:00 AM

We've already published our staff-wide list of the best games of 2023, but every editor had a few games they wish could have received some praise. This is where we have the opportunity to shout out some of those games. Below, you'll see each individual Game Informer editor's personal top 10 list for 2023. Check out each editor's list and let us know in the comments section which editor you most align with!

Matt Miller

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  2. Baldur’s Gate 3
  3. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  4. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
  5. Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  6. Final Fantasy XVI
  7. Dave the Diver
  8. Jusant
  9. Destiny 2: Lightfall
  10. Tchia

Kyle Hilliard

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  2. Resident Evil 4
  3. Sea of Stars
  4. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  5. Pikmin 4
  6. Dead Space
  7. Tchia
  8. Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
  9. Cocoon
  10. Jusant

Brian Shea

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  2. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  3. Alan Wake 2
  4. Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  5. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
  6. Baldur’s Gate 3
  7. Street Fighter 6
  8. Dave the Diver
  9. Mortal Kombat 1
  10. Sonic Superstars

Blake Hester

  1. Alan Wake 2
  2. Resident Evil 4
  3. Jusant
  4. Humanity
  5. Nour: Play With Your Food
  6. VR Skater
  7. Hi-Fi Rush
  8. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  9. Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon
  10. Fortnite

Marcus Stewart

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  2. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  3. Resident Evil 4
  4. Baldur’s Gate 3
  5. Jusant
  6. Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon
  7. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
  8. Sea of Stars
  9. Hi-Fi Rush
  10. Street Fighter 6

Wesley LeBlanc

  1. Alan Wake 2
  2. Lies of P
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  4. Final Fantasy XVI
  5. Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty
  6. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  7. Sea of Stars
  8. Resident Evil 4
  9. Fire Emblem Engage
  10. Fortnite

Charles Harte

  1. Baldur’s Gate 3
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  3. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
  4. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  5. Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  6. Lies of P
  7. Fire Emblem Engage
  8. Chants of Sennaar
  9. Hi-Fi Rush
  10. Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Alex Van Aken

  1. Baldur’s Gate 3
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  3. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
  4. Friends Vs. Friends
  5. Alan Wake 2
  6. Jusant
  7. The Finals
  8. Fortnite
  9. Coral Island
  10. Final Fantasy XVI

Products In This Article

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdomcover

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Platform:
Switch
Release Date:
Baldur's Gate 3cover

Baldur's Gate 3

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release Date:
August 3, 2023 (PC), 
September 6, 2023 (PlayStation 5), 
December 7, 2023 (Xbox Series X/S)
Marvel's Spider-Man 2cover

Marvel's Spider-Man 2

Platform:
PlayStation 5
Release Date:
Star Wars Jedi: Survivorcover

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date:
April 28, 2023 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC), 
TBA (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Super Mario Bros. Wondercover

Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Platform:
Switch
Release Date:
Final Fantasy XVIcover

Final Fantasy XVI

Platform:
PlayStation 5
Release Date:
Dave The Divercover

Dave The Diver

Platform:
PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Switch, PC
Release Date:
June 28, 2023 (PC), 
October 26, 2023 (Switch), 
2024 (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4)
Jusantcover

Jusant

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release Date:
Destiny 2: Lightfallcover

Destiny 2: Lightfall

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC
Release Date:
Tchiacover

Tchia

Platform:
PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC
Release Date:
Resident Evil 4 (Remake)cover

Resident Evil 4 (Remake)

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation VR2, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, iOS
Release Date:
March 24, 2023 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, PC), 
December 20, 2023 (Mac, iOS), 
December 8, 2023 (PlayStation VR2)
Sea of Starscover

Sea of Stars

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
Pikmin 4cover

Pikmin 4

Platform:
Switch
Release Date:
Dead Space (Remake)cover

Dead Space (Remake)

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release Date:
Wo Long: Fallen Dynastycover

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date:
Cocooncover

Cocoon

Platform:
Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
Alan Wake 2cover

Alan Wake 2

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release Date:
Street Fighter 6cover

Street Fighter 6

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, PC
Release Date:
Mortal Kombat 1cover

Mortal Kombat 1

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, PC
Release Date:
Sonic Superstarscover

Sonic Superstars

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
Humanitycover

Humanity

Platform:
PlayStation 5, PlayStation VR2, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, PC
Release Date:
Nour: Play With Your Foodcover

Nour: Play With Your Food

Platform:
PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac
Release Date:
Hi-Fi Rushcover

Hi-Fi Rush

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release Date:
January 25, 2023 (Xbox Series X/S, PC), 
March 19, 2024 (PlayStation 5)
Armored Core VI Fires of Rubiconcover

Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date:
Fortnitecover

Fortnite

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac, iOS, Android
Release Date:
July 25, 2017 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac), 
April 2, 2018 (iOS), 
June 12, 2018 (Switch), 
August 9, 2018 (Android), 
November 10, 2020 (Xbox Series X/S), 
November 12, 2020 (PlayStation 5)
Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demoncover

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon

Platform:
Switch
Release Date:
Lies of Pcover

Lies of P

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac
Release Date:
Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Libertycover

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release Date:
Fire Emblem Engagecover

Fire Emblem Engage

Platform:
Switch
Release Date:
Chants of Sennaarcover

Chants of Sennaar

Platform:
PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detectivecover

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Platform:
PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, DS, PC, iOS
Release Date:
January 11, 2011 (DS), 
February 2, 2012 (iOS), 
June 30, 2023 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC)
Friends vs Friendscover

Friends vs Friends

Platform:
PC
Release Date:
The Finalscover

The Finals

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release Date: