Taking a look back at the best video games of 2018 isn’t easy, there has been so many new releases and so many which have become cult games to play. Here’s ten of our favourites…
God Of War IV is a sequel to God Of War III as well as a continuation of the canon God Of War Chronology. It is the eighth instalment in the franchise and unlike previous instalments the game focuses on Norse mythology and follows an older and more seasoned Kratos and his new son Atreus in the years since God Of War III.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is a Western-themed action-adventure game set in an open world environment. It is played from either a third or first-person perspective and the player controls Arthur Morgan, an outlaw and a member of the Van der Linde gang. Red Dead Redemption 2 focuses heavily on player choice for the story and missions.
Fortnite is a survival game where 100 players fight against each other in player versus player combat to be the last one standing. It is a fast-paced, action-packed game, where strategic thinking is a must in order to survive. Fortnite has taken the gaming world by storm in the last year.
Far Cry 5 is an action-adventure first-person shooter video game which features many elements found in role-playing games, such as branching storylines and side quests. Far Cry 5 is set in the fictional Hope County, Montana where a preacher has risen to prominence to protect the people from ‘The Collapse’, a global catastrophe that will see the fall of society.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate brings back every fighter in the history of the series, with the return of characters like Ice Climbers and Solid Snake along with newcomers such as long-awaited favourite Ridley. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a fighting game in which players engage in brawls with characters from various Nintendo franchises.
A Way Out is based upon gangster Leo who was raised in an orphanage and a life of crime with a wife and son and is currently in jail. Vincent is a new arrival and ex-banker with a pregnant wife who is serving 14 years for murder and fraud. Leo plans to escape to get revenge on his boss Harvey for setting him up and Vincent wants to help as he wants to get revenge for the murder of his brother. They work together to get out of prison and kill Harvey once and for all.
Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 is the first entry in the first-person shooter series to contain only a multiplayer mode, and a new battle royale mode called Blackout. The game focuses on the backstories of the game’s multiplayer characters known as ‘Specialists’ and missions take place between Black Ops II and III chronologically.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is set in 431 BC during the Pelopenesian War. The player can take the role of either a male or female mercenary as they embark upon their own epic odyssey to become a legendary Spartan hero in a world where every choice matters.
Sonic Mania Plus is the definitive version of 2017’s Sonic Mania which adds new characters Mighty and Ray, a 4-player competition mode, a new bonus stage and a new mode, Encore Mode which features remixed level design, a character swap mechanic and a new story. Sonic returns to his dimension after the events of Sonic Forces, in the search for Eggman who has the Phantom Ruby, which must be destroyed.
Dragon Ball FighterZ takes place somewhere between the Universe 6 and Future Trunks of Dragon Ball Super. Goku and his friends must fight a new battle against a revived Android 16 and an army of super androids designed to resemble and fight just like them. It is Android 21 who repairs Android 16 and uses the Dragon Balls to resurrect Frieza, Cell, Nappa and the Ginyu Force, sealing away the powers and souls of all of Earth’s strongest warriors.