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The best game soundtracks of 2023: ZELDA: TOTK, BALDUR'S GATE 3 & more

Meena Shamaly joins us for another year of incredible scores from some of the biggest and smaller games released this year.

December 15, 2023 6:30 AM

We listen back through this incredible year of games with our friend Meena Shamaly, musician, composer and host of ABC Classic's The Game Show. It's Shamaly Selects 2023 and boy are there some incredible pieces to listen to. Here is what delighted and made the top eight this year.

  • STRAY GODS: THE ROLEPLAYING MUSICAL - Adrift & Challenging a Queen (Red Edition)
  • TCHIA - Main Theme
  • BALDUR'S GATE 3 - Down by the River
  • MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN 2 - Greater Together
  • ASSASSIN'S CREED MIRAGE - Mirage Theme
  • MORTAL KOMBAT 1 - A New Era (Main Theme)
  • VENBA - Raasa
  • THE LEGEND OF ZELDA TEARS OF THE KINGDOM - Main Theme

What made your soundtrack list? Leave us a review with your favourite soundtrack.

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Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical

PC
PlayStation 5
XBOX SERIES X|S
SWITCH
Developer:
Summerfall Studios
Publisher:
Humble Games
Release Date:
August 10, 2023

Baldur's Gate 3

PC
PlayStation 5
Developer:
Larian Studios
Publisher:
Larian Studios
Release Date:

Marvel's Spider-Man 2

PlayStation 5
Developer:
Insomniac
Publisher:
Sony Interactive Entertainment
Release Date:
October 20, 2023

Assassin's Creed Mirage

XBOX SERIES X|S
PlayStation 5
PC
Developer:
Ubisoft
Publisher:
Ubisoft
Release Date:
October 5, 2023

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

SWITCH
Developer:
Nintendo
Publisher:
Nintendo
Release Date:
May 12, 2023
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