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The Best Action-Adventure Games Of 2018, Ranked

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List RulesOnly games released in 2018. No ports.

Here are the best new action-adventure games of 2018, ranked by gamers everywhere. Featuring sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and open world environments, this list of 2018 games includes popular titles for the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. What are the top action-adventure games released in 2018?

Some good 2018 games include Shadow of the Colossus, God of War, Detroit: Become Human, and Spider-Man.

Vote up the best action-adventure games of 2018, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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    Spider-Man
    44
    22

    Spider-Man

    PlayStation 4

    DeveloperInsomniac Games

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Spider-Man is an action-adventure game based on the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 2
    God of War
    37
    21

    God of War

    PlayStation 4

    DeveloperSIE Santa Monica Studio

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, hack and slash

    God of War is an action-adventure hack and slash video game developed by Santa Monica Studio... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 3
    Red Dead Redemption II
    21
    5

    Red Dead Redemption II

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    DeveloperRockstar Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

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    Shadow of the Colossus
    31
    21

    DeveloperBluepoint Games

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Shadow of the Colossus is a 2018 action-adventure video game developed by Bluepoint Games and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 5
    Detroit: Become Human
    30
    21

    DeveloperQuantic Dream

    Genres (Video game)Adventure

    Detroit: Become Human is an adventure game developed by Quantic Dream and published by Sony... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise

    DeveloperSega

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing, beat 'em up

    Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise is an action-adventure video game for the PlayStation 4,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 7
    Far Cry 5
    15
    15

    Far Cry 5

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Toronto

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Far Cry 5 is an action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 8
    Fe
    19
    22

    Fe

    Microsoft Windows Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4 Xbox One

    DeveloperZoink

    Fe is an action-adventure video game developed by Zoink and published by Electronic Arts under... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 9
    Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

    DeveloperSega CS1

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Yakuza 6: The Song of Life is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Sega... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 10
    Darksiders III
    5
    8

    Darksiders III

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

    DeveloperGunfire Games

    Genres (Video game)Hack and slash, action-adventure

    Darksiders III is a hack and slash action-adventure video game developed by Gunfire Games and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 11
    A Way Out
    9
    14

    A Way Out

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

    DeveloperHazelight Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    A Way Out is an action-adventure game developed by Hazelight Studios and published by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 12
    Don't Starve
    8
    13

    Don't Starve

    Android, iOS

    DeveloperKlei Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Action

    Don't Starve is a 2013 action-adventure video game with survival and roguelike elements,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 13
    Ghost of a Tale
    8
    15

    Ghost of a Tale

    Windows, PlayStation 4

    DeveloperSeithCG

    Ghost of a Tale is an independent action role-playing video game developed primarily by game... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    Pokemon Quest
    8
    17

    Pokemon Quest

    Nintendo Switch, Android

    DeveloperGame Freak

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Pokémon Quest is a free-to-play action-adventure game in the Pokémon series developed by Game... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 15
    Sea of Thieves
    7
    17

    Sea of Thieves

    Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

    DeveloperRare

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Sea of Thieves is a shared world action-adventure video game developed by Rare and published... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 16
    Rust
    5
    15

    Rust

    Microsoft Windows, macOS

    DeveloperFacepunch Studios LTD.

    Genres (Video game)Adventure, Role-playing video game, Survival

    Rust is a survival video game developed and published by Facepunch Studios in February 2018... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 17
    Metal Gear Survive
    5
    22

    Metal Gear Survive

    Microsoft Windows PlayStation 4 Xbox One

    DeveloperKonami Digital Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, survival

    Metal Gear Survive is an action-adventure survival game developed and published by Konami. It... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 18
    Conan Exiles
    2
    17

    Conan Exiles

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

    DeveloperFuncom

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, survival

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    Lego The Incredibles
    1
    13

    Lego The Incredibles

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

    DeveloperTT Fusion

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Lego The Incredibles is a Lego-themed action-adventure video game developed by TT Fusion,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button