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What a year 2023 has been for gaming! From indies to AAA, I cannot thank all the people who put their blood, sweat, and tears into the games we play today. So why not celebrate the holidays and give out the best games Fanatical has to offer from the releases of this year?
Tags - RPG, Shooter, Character Action Game, Puzzle, Fighting, Survival Horror, Action Roguelike
Street Fighter 6
Learn from the greatest fighters from all over the world and find your reason for fighting in one of the best fighting games of this year. For the competitive types who’ll grow with each match, win or lose.
Resident Evil 4 Remake
Everyone needs to play a version of Resident Evil 4, so why not give them the remake of this timeless classic?
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective
Nothing is what it seems in this ghostly detective game. Play as Sissel, a ghost who must solve their own murder before the next sunrise.
From the mind of the lead gameplay designer of Limbo and Inside, Cocoon is a puzzle adventure that will take you across worlds, rearranging, combining and manipulating them to your own ends.
Fight to the beat of the music with a soundtrack featuring songs from The Black Keys and Nine Inch Nails. Combining character action and rhythm games, if you know someone who hasn’t played this, why not start now?
Travel across the galaxy and create your own story, yet another open-world RPG by Bethesda Games Studio.
Return, return, and return again in this existential sci-fi roguelike. Fight through the hostile world of Atropos and do everything in your power to get back to Earth…or return again.
Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection
Start a Guild and experience the first three dungeon-crawler RPGs made by Atlus. With customisable party members and a tough-as-nails difficulty, have fun with these absolute classics.
Collect a variety of cute, ugly, and powerful monsters, transform into them, and fuse together for battle in this open-world turn-based RPG. Oh, did I mention this also has couch co-op?
This flashy action-platformer calls back to the console classics of old in 12 stages created to test your platforming and combat ability.
Okay, I have to admit something: I cheated…because Fanatical already has the best games of the year listed in this handy link! There are tons of games I haven’t mentioned because there are just too many to be restricted to 10 entries, so why not explore yourself and find your Game of the Year here!