It’s that time of year again, where we as a website come together to pick our favorite games of 2018. Unlike previous years we’ve limited ourselves to a dozen categories. Today we’ll be looking at the first half-dozen which includes Best Sports, RPG, Shooter, Action, Strategy, Platformer, and Racing game of the year. So without further ado lets get to the winners!
Best Sports Game of 2018 - NBA 2K19
Runner Up’s: Mario Tennis Aces & Madden NFL 19
Best RPG of 2018 - Monster Hunter World
Runner Up’s: Octopath Traveler & Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
Best Shooter - Far Cry 5
Runner Up: Call of Duty Black Ops IV
Best Action Game - Marvel’s Spider-Man
Runner Up’s: God of War & Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
Best Strategy Game - Valkyria Chronicles 4
Runner Up’s: Into the Breach, Battletech & The Banner Saga 3
Best Platformer - Celeste
Runner Up’s: Yoku’s Island Express
Best Racing Game - Forza Horizon 4
Runner Up: The Crew 2
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