Darkstation's Game of the Year 2018 - Part 1

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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