Best Video Games of 2018

The Top Ten Best Video Games of 2018

1 Red Dead Redemption 2

words can't explain how much I love this game, the graphics are amazing, a really good story line and there's a lot of secrets hiding around the map.

Arthur morgan, he was outlaws for life. But also he was someone's friend, husband, boyfriend for life.

I like this game because it has better graphics and effects that just really move me.

This game is INCREDIBLE. The huge (and I mean HUGE) open world is amazingly detailed, the random character encounters you can run into are interesting and almost never repeat, the stupendously amazing story, great character arcs, beautiful graphic, emotional moments, groundbreaking AI... I could go on forever. Not to mention the fact that you can choose how to play the game; you can be the evil outlaw, or the heroic outlaw. I cannot even begin to say how incredible this game is, you have to play it for yourself. Definitely game of the year material, and definitely one of the most influential games I've ever played.

2 God of War

Screw Fortnite, this is the real deal.

Screw all the games here, This and Spiderman are some of the best games

I just finished playing it, and it has the potential to make my #1 game of the year on my remix. This is a monstrous and action-packed game with and fantastic story and some of the most incredible combat sequences I've witnessed.

Screw Red Dead Redemption 2 (Snow walking survival simulator 2018)

This game is the best!

The snow is only in the first part of the game. Everything after the first chapter has no snow

This game is by far one of the greatest I have ever seen. I am not voting for this because I am a PlayStation fanboy, but this really is the best of 2018. Games like Monster Hunter World, Spider-Man, Red Dead Redemption 2 all are great, but this one deserves the top spot.

3 Marvel's Spider-Man

I had a really fun time playing this game and I'm so glad it made top 5 with the likes of greats like red dead 2 and God of war. I loved everything about the game the boss battles were spectacular including the surprise villain ( which I'm not gonna spoil ). I loved the suits (especially the spider punk and vintage comic suit) I also really loved the story and DLC content. only problem I had was raging during Taskmasters challenges but that's really the only complaint, can't wait for the sequel and the other console games marvel has in store

This is my favorite game off all time! I unlocked all suits and got all trophies!

Should be number one. I love all suits, ecspecially Spider Armour MK 2 and Velocity Spider-Man. Amazing storyline and bosses. MJ is great. So is Miles. Makes me have feelings for the characters. When they are sad, I am sad. When they are happy, I am happy.

This is an awesome game. Come on, who doesn't want to swing around in New York fighting criminals. There are better games, but this deserves top 3.

4 Super Smash Bros for Switch

Solid Snake, Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man, Pac Man, Ryu and Ken, Cloud Strife, Bayonetta, Simon and Richter Belmont, Joker, 4 Dragon Quest Heroes, Banjo Kazooie and two mysterious characters walk into a bar...

This guy that made this list obviously deleted this game off the list and changed the name of this game to something else to make it so only PlayStation games are in the top of the list

The person who makes the list can't delete items if it's a community-based list.

Where did the super smash bros ultimate at number 2 go?

This game is so god dam beautiful. This is being posted before all the DLC has been announced, but so far this is the only game you can play as Mario and fight Link, Sonic the Hedgehog, Solid Snake, Ryu and Ken, Pac man, Mega Man, The Belmonts, Pikachu and now Joker from Persona 5! This is so epic!

5 Far Cry 5

Everybody complains about the story but really? Isn't gameplay mote important

This game is way better than Fortnite, everyone should know that. YOU CAN TAME ANIMALS.

Hey. Whoever said, YOU CAN TAME ANIMALS. By the way you can do that in Minecraft. MINECRAFT!

Great story mode game. Awesome graphics and characters. Always been a unique franchise like none other.

6 Detroit: Become Human

Finishing the game I can truly say that this is among one of my most favorite games of all time. It's unique, charming, emotional, and diverse. The characters each have a certain tone to their storylines and playing with them will get you to grow with at least one character. If you finish with one bad ending it can hit you in the feels pretty hard (as I did with Kara) and finishing the game leaves you wanting more. The most interesting thing about the game is that each choice you make leads you to a different path and gives the game a significant amount of replay value for a single player game. It may have its minor plotholes, but it dosen't stop it from being the masterpiece it is. Very good game from Quantic Dream. The effort wasn't wasted and those years of development were worth it.

One of a kind. Even with the painful exposition, the world building is great, the graphics are phenomenal, the choice feature is so impressive I nearly gained epilepsy after seeing the flowchart of a single scene, and the characters are so good. 11/10 would recommend.

I finished the game and it was one of the most unique gaming experiences I've ever had. The characters, the story, the emotions, the choices, flowcharts and everything else in it dragged me into the game. I grew with the characters a lot and boy, just one bad ending from one character can hit you hard.

Every single choice you made leads to a different path. Even the smallest details will be affected. Powerful message, great story and such loveable characters. 11/10 would recommend

7 Forza Horizon 4

It's a bit similar to its previous game as far as gameplay but somehow I still got hooked to it. Maybe it's the new setting which is full of life and beauty and, in my opinion, looks even more gorgeous than FH3, especially considering the seasonal change. Also with its vast amount of cars to choose from and their customization options, this game definitely is a shoo-in for my top 10 games of the year. A must-play for any racing gamer.

Haven't seen anything aside from the trailer and the demo, but this is already shaping up to be the greatest open-world racing game of all time

Great on on Xbox One X but the steering wheel controls suck.
Better in windows 10 as the steering wheel controls kick A**.

This games is the best driving game of time this to be 1 it is absolutely amazing

8 Dragon Ball FighterZ

For one who loves the Dragon Ball series and has played nearly every of its games, this one stands out as exceptional. Screw God of War and (especially) screw Fortnite, this game is the game of the year. A beautiful art style, fast-paced gameplay, a balanced roster, simple yet strategic gameplay and a actually great story mode. This is everything you could wish for in a fighting game, plus its Dragon Ball! Is there anything bad that's come out of the series (apart from the Golden Frieza saga and Gotenks.)

The year has just begun so I'll vote for something that actually has come out. This game is marvelous, one of the best dragon ball games and actually one of the fighting game I've ever played. The story is something new with correct tone coming from the anime. Gameplay is fantastic and battles seem exactly lile the anime. The art design and graphics are marvelous and you get invested. Gameplay is easy to learn and also the process is very fast. There are many of options or playable modes to get invested. Every single character is fantastic (yes, even yamcha) and everything is balanced. My only problem with that is that the character rosted is very disappointing (in my opinion). Another problem is that other characters and music will be paid dlc! That's abussive actually and it makes me think that in the future for 60 bucks we will only have the right to acess to a game but that the menu, the music, the dialogues and practically everything will have to paid separately. Nevertheless ...more

2D mixed with 3D. And the characters of Dragon Ball. Stunning Visuals. And a great game.

It's Dragon ball, there's not much to say...the mechanics are excellent, gameplay is easy for newcomers, graphics were perfectly molded to the game, it's like watching an episode.
Finally a Dragon Ball fighting game that worth every penny.

9 Celeste

Such an amazing game. The gameplay is challenging, but still very fun and exiting. The story is incredibly well-written and beautiful. The pixel art is gorgeous and the soundtrack might be one of the best indie game soundtracks I've ever heard.

Awesome platformer. If it wasn't for the other Incredible games released this year, it probably would have been the Game Of The Year

One of the greatest games I've ever played. Beautiful soundtrack, precise controls, crystal clear graphics, and a touching story.

It should be number 1 it's the best game of 2018, the story is such a masterpiece, plus it has the best soundtrack I've heard in years

10 Kirby Star Allies

I finally got a Kirby game and this was my first one! I was absolutely blown away by the graphics compared to other Kirby games I've seen people play. They brought back the helper system, which I liked. So yeah I haven't finished it yet but I already love it!

Kirby is one of my favorite video game characters of all time. This game is very fun and not so competitive like Fortnite

Nintendo fans need not hate Fortnite. And they should love this one.

This game is so excellent. Excellent story, excellent visuals, game play was good. Why is this game so underrated? It's really good and way better than a stupid game called Fortnite.

The Newcomers

? Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle

The Contenders

11 Spyro Reignited Trilogy

Looking forward to this

I love Spyro and his comeback will be amazing! This game has so much atmosphere and pure fun combined with smooth and stunning graphics, this time. It's not boring with all these tecnical aspects that ruin modern games, in my opinion. As a Spyro fan, this is a love letter for all the platformers fans and all the gamers in general. Enjoy if you can!

Muh childhood, Great that a younger generation can play this gem of a gem collector dragon.

Another month to go!

12 Monster Hunter: World

NEEDS TO BE VOTED MORE! This game has the best graphics, the monsters itself just create the entire excitement of the game. So many weapons and armor to choose from ( I prefer light b. gun). It has a realistic feel that just makes you feel as if you were in the game. This game had so much work and effort put in it.

Whoever said best graphics you should wait until you play every game

Wait only at 13 under fortnite witch isn't even a good game this is way better than anything fortnite has to offer

PubG is better

13 A Way Out

The whole idea of a two player game where you can see the other person's screen was amazing in itself. The game's storyline far surpassed most game's I've seen this year. The ending messed with me more than most other games, only surpassed by The Last Of Us. I was fully in crying two different times during the ending.

Spoilers Ahead: When Vincent still grabbed Leo's hand when he was dying, though they were fighting just moments earlier, I was tearing up. But when Alex screamed "Mom", the tears came.
If you choose to kill Vincent, when Vincent hands Leo the letter, I almost cried. But when Leo rings the doorbell and drops off the letter and Carol reads it, I started crying.

This is by far the best game of 2018, the story is so touching, I love the idea of bringing a 2 player campaign which makes this game very iconic, and "Spoiler alert" when Leo dies if you choose leo dying, the part where Alex confused about what's happening and screaming "Mom" makes my cry a lot, in my opinion 9.5/10

From what I've played so far, I find it a fun, good game in general that is further improved by the stupid stuff tat you can do throughout.

WHAT? Lower than that overrated and crappy fortnite? NO WAY
A way out is a God damn masterpiece put it on number 2 instead

14 Assassin's Creed Odyssey

You don't know what an RPG game is like until you play this well structured game.

I'm getting this one too. It's going to be my first Assassin's Creed game.

A GOTY contender from the renowned franchise Assassin's Creed, 'enough said.

I love the new "setup" this game has rather than the past games.

15 Mega Man 11

All I know about Mega Man is that the second one for the NES sucked.

Haven't played much games that came out this year. However, this game was great. Would recommend. The Blue Bomber somehow remains good.

Coincidentally it's rank 11 on this list!

(When I first stumbled upon this)

This is the first game in the classic series with 2.5D graphics. I was hoping for ultra realistic blood and guts, and for mega man to pull out dr wilys intestines and play jump rope with them before murdering him, but unfortunately we didn't get that. Step up your game, capcom!
P.s. that ball guy is stupid

16 Shadow of the Colossus

Awesome visuals and a great story. I liked it.
P.S. I know you might be thinking that my opinion doesn't affect anything but anyways, I should say this one was great game.

17 Super Mario Party

So we are October 5 today and this game just came out, I didn't buy it but I know it brings back the same formula as the original Mario Party games, no cars, just real boards. Plus you can play mini-games online with other people!
Surely it's great and it should be in the top 15.

This series is more like a "lose your friends" simulator nowadays

I'm way more hyped for this than Smash

Super Mario Party is awesome!

18 Sonic Mania Plus

Thank GOD this game was rereleased, so I can gush all over this game. It looks beautiful, even though it uses sprites, it's fast paced, takes the best parts of previous games and throws out the negatives, bosses are actually quite good, plenty of replay, and unlike a certain BR game that came out in 2017, stuff actually happens!

Any Sonic game is automatically the best game of the year. And I don't care what people say about Sonic Forces, that was the first Sonic game I actually played and its AWESOME! Sonic Mania is the second Sonic game I played and I absolutely LOVED IT SO MUCH!

"Any Sonic game" my ass. Not saying that I hate Sonic. I actually love him but this series has had a myriad of bad releases. You seriously can't tell me that Sonic 06 was good

This would've been the game I voted for, but it is more of a 2017 game to me. All the zones are fun, encore mode plays nicely, Ray and Mighty fit in well and are fun to play as, and the 1.04 patch has zone transitions that were missing in the original game! This game is perfect to me, I don't care what anyone else says.

Uhh, Sonic is dead at this point, they just made this just to make more money for 10 dollar dlc, and to make a physical copy, why is there a physical copy? , I mean I guess some people don't like using gift cards and having a digital game that they can't sell, but this game looks good, it's just that sonic died in 2006, then came back with good games in 2010, then died again in 2014, wouldn't be surprised if Sega dies and turns into dust like THQ and other game developers no one remembers did, Sega, I don't feel so good...

19 Jurassic World Evolution

Great but has a poor tutorial

Best game ever

20 Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon
21 Warioware Gold

This game is lower than Fortnite, Kirby Star Allies, Baldi, Lego games, and Mario Tennis?
Come on! This game is better than all of them!

Played the demo and it's good! I want to play the full thing.

DCfnaf, you there?

This is by far the most underrated games of this year and one of this year and I will bet in several years time this will be considered one of the most underrated games ever. All the minigames are exciting, the coin system adds to the gameplay and you can still play the game tons of times after finishing the main story. It’s very good. If you’ve never played a game from this series, I reccomend starting with this one.

22 Just Cause 4

This game is really underrated. I have never played Just Cause 1 but I can say that Just Cause 2 is one of my favourite games of all time. Jc3 was great as well but it has a much worse map and less missions and stuff to explore. Just Cause 4 seems really good and it should have twice as big map as Jc2 & 3 which is amazing. I hope it's detailed too. The physics in this game are really fun and the story is not so important because this game is fun and never gets boring. Just cause 4 is going to be awesome and I'm sure about that. December 4, can't wait!

Hopefully it's more like Just Cause 2 than Just Cause 3. Just Cause 4 has different biomes like Just Cause 2, and hopefully they'll get rid of the boring challenges required for equipment upgrades, and the ridiculous load times that were in Just Cause 3.

Not out yet, but the hype is real.


23 Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Should be higher, 'cause it isn't the old Tomb Raider with weird bodily proportions. I am not judging the game on that though. It is an awesome game, story is superior to the predecessors and the graphics are great. Liked it and you should play this one.

Beautifully designed, with an intrincate, tense atmosphere and fun and enthralling gameplay mechanics, this game will expand Lara Croft's story on a much more bigger, mature scale
Lara will be so badass after this game ends

This should be much higher.

24 Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

This is a really cute, fun game.

25 Hitman 2

Come on, guys. This needs to go way higher then #49. It needs to go at least #47.

Great game

Come on, guys. This needs to go way higher then #49. It needs to go at least #47.

26 Soulcalibur VI

This one looks good as well.

Is that Geralt?

27 Sea of Thieves

I disagree. This game is kind of a joke. All of the missions are repetitive and boring, and all of the unlocks and things you can buy are only for cosmetics. Aside from that, there's really nothing to do in this game aside from sailing around and picking fights with other randoms. And good luck trying to join a crew of randoms without immediately being sent to the brig. I used to call this game No Man's Sea, at least before No Man's Sky got its big update.

Most underrated game of all time. I'll remember this as one of the best games I've ever played.

Critics didn't like it,(according to what I have seen), but deserves to be an Xbox One exclusive,(which usually aren't that great, except Cuphead).

It is AWESOME you go around on your pirate boat and dig up treasure a

28 WWE 2K19

Same thing as last year but slightly updated graphics and more characters.

And GOODBYE to ANYONE standing in John Cena's way!

The 2k showcase mode is finally coming back!

Really good graphics

29 Kingdom Come: Deliverance
30 LEGO DC Super-Villains

GOD GAME it was amazing defeating darksied and the only thing bad is that when you want to be a villian at the end you have to do a super hero story #reverse Flash is lit

What's that below it?

31 Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Copy of Castlevania: Symohony of the Night but 3D

32 Subnautica

Why is everyone is these comments talking bout fortnite this game is amazing 10/10 would come again

Footnote is better than call of duty

It's EPIC! (Fortnite sucks! )

This needs to go up to the top 5 places this is one of best games I've ever played the graphics the gameplay it's just so good and what's even better It's an a survival game too so don't be an idot who's playing fortinite go to steam and buy this master piece fortinite just SUCKS don't waste your time on fortinite

33 Metro: Exodus

The trailer looked amazing, hope the game is even better.

34 Lego the Incredibles

I love The Incredibles too bad it took 14 years to get a sequel

Not good.

35 Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze

I don't think this was released in 2018, unless you're talking about the Switch version.

But seriously, I suggest someone puts this on "Best Video Games of 2014"

Great, it was great.

NEw fUnkY m0DE

36 Mario Tennis Aces

Admittedly a fun game, but only warrants your time for so long, as it gets boring with time pretty quickly, unless you're into grinding the story mode and playing online matches. It's a fun game, but I don't think it was worth the $60 price at launch; more like 40-50.

Good, but not necessarily something I think will warrant plenty of playtime. 6/10

This game is actually really good! Even though it is dedicated for multiplayer, it has a bunch of single player modes, the best being Adventure Mode. Move this game to number 2 because Fortnite is too stupid and overrated.

This actually looks like a real Mario sports game. Unlike Ultra Smash

It's amazing, not the best mario switch game, but certainly close

37 Metroid Prime 4

No way this comes out in 2018.

It keeps getting delayed so no it's not a 2018 game.

Pretty sure its coming out 2020

It's not coming in 2018.

38 Baldi's Basics in Education and Learning

It's just your run of the mill horror game that gets really popular for some reason.

Needs to be in 10 worst games of 2018 because this game is poorly made and only made in a really short time. It even has 2 sequels, Baldi's Field Trip and Baldi's Birthday.

School with meth

This game should have been better if its made for older audiences

39 NHL 19

I am Canadian! Does any other choice make sense? It is a high pace game...Can you keep up?

Hockey rules!

40 Dark Souls: Remastered
41 FIFA 19

Messi look great in this game

Messi looks beautiful

Best game ever after playing for the first time it got to addicting

Messi looks AMAZING

42 SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy
43 Gal*gun 2
44 Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered

Same one, just the so-called "Remastered".

Remastered game for PS4 and Xbox One that originally came out on PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2014 around the same time as Assassin's Creed Unity for the former two.


45 State of Decay 2

This should be #1

Good game

46 Nickelodeon Kart Racers

Truly inspiring game

47 NBA Live 19

Best game ever and anyone who says its bad should go play Nba Live and be sucked in to a infinite abyss of poor graphics and cheap EA entertainment.

GO 2K 19

Go A.I

Go rubbish Nicknames!

48 Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee

First pokemon game I ever played

49 Scribblenauts Showdown

Plasma Gun to OP
Activision Please Nerf


50 Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption

An underrated masterpiece! Gameplay is amazing, the story about a thief that comes to a university of heroes and he must be a hero, a must play! Too bad it's not that well-known

It's made by the creators of Quest For Glory, need I say more?

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