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The best entertainment of 2023

A curated guide to the most interesting games, movies, and TV shows of the year.

Right now, we are absolutely spoiled for choice when it comes to entertainment. TV shows, movies, and games all come out at such a fast and furious pace that it’s hard to keep up. Not all of them are worth your time, of course — which is where we come in.

Our team spends a lot of time immersed in the various realms of pop culture so that we can handpick our favorites for you. That could mean a hot new indie game you might’ve otherwise missed or the streaming series that will become your new obsession. Either way, if you’re finding it hard to sort through the flood, this is the place to find a curated selection of the best stuff.

And like last year, this page will be updated regularly throughout the year — so make sure to check back in whenever you need some help.

A screenshot from the video game Spider-Man 2, of Peter Parker in a black symbiote suit.
Image: Sony Interactive Entertainment

In Alan Wake 2, you will never feel safe

Killers of the Flower Moon is a devastating snapshot of America’s truth laid bare

Dave the Diver is one of the year’s best games, and it’s still great on Switch

Super Mario Bros. Wonder never stops surprising

Castlevania: Nocturne is a revolutionary epic that does the franchise’s best games justice

Spider-Man 2 on the PS5 has twice the spider-men, twice the emo fun