Game of the Year Awards 2018

Hello once again denizens of the internet! For some reason, we decided to once again record the lengthy process of determining our numerous and various award winning games of the year. Even more bizarrely, we are choosing to share those recordings with you. Sorry.

Warning: We most definitely discuss spoilers for numerous games in these recordings.

Part 1 – Best Surprise, Most Disappointing, Best Co-op/Multiplayer, Best Style, Best Visuals, and Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight presents Best Music.
Part 2 – Best Character, Best Moment, and Best Story
Part 3 – Top 10 Games of the Year

We have also once again put together our own, personal lists for our favourite games of the year. These will be rolling out shortly, right about… here:

  • David’s Top 10 Games of 2019
  • Jack’s List-o’-Game – Coming Soon
  • Josh’s List-o’-Game – Coming Soon
  • Trystan’s List-o’-Game – Coming Soon

For your convenience, expedition or curiosity, I have also included a summary below that contains our winners and runners up for each category. Naturally, this may impact upon the thrill of discovery one may encounter when listening to us prattle on for a total of 7.5 hours. Or it may not.



Spoiler Barrier



Most Disappointing

The Crew 2

Runner-up: Where The Water Tastes Like Wine

Best Surprise

Donut County

Runner-up: God of War

Best Co-op/Multiplayer

Forza Horizon 4

Runner-up: A Way Out

Best Visuals

God of War

Runner-up: Red Dead Redemption 2 & Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

Best Style

Desert Child

Runner-up: GRIS

Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight presents… Best Music

Donut County

Runner-up: Desert Child

Best Character

Arthur Morgan (Red Dead Redemption 2)

Runner-up: Mimir (God of War)

Best Moment

The Stranger Fight (God of War)

Runner-up: A Quiet Time (Red Dead Redemption 2)

Best Story

Red Dead Redemption 2

Runner-up: The Banner Saga 3

Top 10 Games of the Year

10  –  Return of the Obra Dinn

9  –  The Banner Saga 3

8  –  Donut County

7  –  Dead Cells

6  –  Into The Breach

5  –  Red Dead Redemption 2

4  –  GRIS

3  –  Marvel’s Spider-Man

2  – Hitman 2

1  – God of War

See you!

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