Is 2023 the best year in video game history?

Let's inverse examines some of the most accessible games of 2023, highlighting exactly what made them great.

However, like Baldur’s Gate 3, Wonder’s accessibility  is primarily through its design. Stages are no longer timed, giving  physically disabled players the ability to rest indefinitely.

10. Super Mario Bros. Wonder

While there are a multitude of features like control customization,  mouse-only movement on PC, and the capability to adjust text size, Baldur’s Gate 3 shines with its overall mechanics.

9. Baldur’s Gate 3

Capcom’s Resident Evil 4 adds numerous accessibility features  and designs to ensure disabled players can enjoy this reimagining of a  cult horror classic.

8. Resident Evil 4

Insomniac Games’ focus on accessibility is well-established, and Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 continues the studio’s commitment to quality accessibility features for an array of disabilities.

7. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Respawn’s Jedi: Survivor reintroduces key features from 2019’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order including varying difficulty settings, customizable controls, and  auto-targeting, while adding additional tools to assist disabled  players.

6. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Diablo IV is Blizzard Entertainment’s most successful attempt  at making the dungeon-crawling genre accessible with features like  complete control remapping skills.

5. Diablo IV

10 years later, Mortal Kombat 1 is the culmination of years of  accessibility efforts. For blind and low-vision players, accessibility  offerings like full-screen reader support, Audio Described Fatalities, —  a first for the series.

4. Mortal Kombat 1

For individuals with physical disabilities, Street Fighter 6  adds two new control schemes – Modern and Dynamic – which greatly reduce  the number of inputs needed to perform punches, kicks, and specials.

3. Street Fighter 6

Motive Studio’s retelling of the iconic 2008 horror shooter is rife with  excellent accessibility tools for disabled players. Customizable  controls, toggles for actions like aiming and sprinting.

2. Dead Space

Forza Motorsport is one of the most accessible racing games ever. Inverse even scored it a 10/10 with its accessibility review. Games are rarely, if ever, barrier-free, but Forza Motorsport has the distinct privilege of being one of those few.

1. Forza Motorsport