Metacritic portal has published a list of the most highly rated games released in the first half of 2023. Only projects with at least seven ratings from the profile press were taken into account.

Top 20 games:

▪️The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (96/100);
▪️Metroid Prime Remastered (94/100);
▪️Resident Evil 4 Remake (93/100);
▪️Street Fighter 6 (92/100);
▪️Dead Space (89/100);
▪️Final Fantasy XVI (88/100);
▪️Theatrhythm Final Bar Line (87/100);
▪️Hi-Fi RUSH (87/100);
▪️Diablo IV (87/100);
▪️Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (85/100);
▪️Paranormasight: The Seven Mysteries of Honjo (85/100);
▪️Humanity (85/100);
▪️A Space For The Unbound (85/100);
▪️Octopath Traveler II (84/100);
▪️The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog (84/100);
▪️Hogwarts Legacy (84/100);
▪️Cassette Beasts (84/100);
▪️Labyrinth of Galleria: The Moon Society (83/100);
▪️Age of Wonders 4 (83/100);
▪️DOOMBLADE (83/100).