The Best Anime Video Games Of 2018, Ranked

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With its ever-increasing popularity, some awesome anime video games were released in 2018. So if you can't get enough of your favorite characters and stories, whether it be from anime series or manga, you just might be able to find it in a video game as well. From takes on classic anime to newer series, there's certainly something for the anime gamers out there. 

Some of the best video games based on anime in 2018 include big titles like Dragon Ball FighterZ, Attack on Titan 2, and The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia, among others. Dragon Ball FighterZ, however, may be one of the more anticipated games of the year. A Marvel-vs-Capcom-inspired game, players get to duke it out with a team of their favorite characters—complete with assist moves and more. Of course, there are plenty of other games to choose from this year—but which is the best?

Take a look at the 2018 anime games list below and cast your votes for the best game. 

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  • Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth- Hacker's Memory is a role-playing video game developed by Media.Vision and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game was released for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in 2018, and for Nintendo Switch and PC in 2019. It is set during the events of 2015's Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth, and the game shares elements and locations from its predecessor, while featuring a new story and an expanded amount of Digimon creatures the player can collect.
  • Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker is a multiplayer online game, developed by Soleil and published by Bandai Namco, released for PC, Xbox One, and Playstation 4 in 2018. The game is set in the universe of Naruto. Players have the pleasure of fighting with their favorite characters and discovering a new gameplay style set in thrilling 3D environments with a completely new graphic style.
  • Doki Doki Literature Club! is a visual novel developed by Team Salvato. It was released on September 22, 2017 for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux, and later on October 6 for Steam. The story follows a male high school student who joins the school's Literature Club and interacts with its four female members. The game features a mostly linear story, with some alternate scenes and endings depending on the choices the player makes. While it appears at first glance to be a lighthearted dating simulator, it is in fact a psychological horror game that involves heavy use of breaking the fourth wall.
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ is a 2018 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows, based on the Dragon Ball franchise. The gameplay borrows concepts from several other fighting games, primarily the Marvel vs. Capcom series' control scheme and team mechanics. Players each select three characters to form a team. One character is controlled, and can be switched with one of the other characters at any time. Players can also call one of their other characters to perform an "Assist" move, allowing simultaneous attacks and combos with the entire team. All three of the opponent's characters must be defeated to win the game.
  • The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia is a 2018 action-adventure fighting game developed by Natsume Atari and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for PlayStation 4.
  • My Hero One's Justice is a 2018 action fighting game developed by Byking and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch. The popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga series comes to life, as players experience the abilities of fan favorite characters such as Izuku Midoriya, Katsuki Bakugo, Tomura Shigaraki, and many more in this arena brawler, where you’ll get to choose between hero and villain in your path to justice.