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The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked  

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List Rules Only games released in 2018.

If you're tired of playing Fortnite, here are the best new videos games of 2018. Featuring some of the most popular games today, this list of 2018 games features long-awaited sequels and great indie games on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. What are the top games released in 2018?

Some good 2018 video games to play include God of War, Celeste, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and Hollow Knight.

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

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Red Dead Redemption II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
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Red Dead Redemption 2 (stylized as Red Dead Redemption II) is a Western-themed action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games. It is scheduled to be released for ...more
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God of War is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4
God of War (commonly referred to as God of War 4 or God of War PS4) is a third-person action-adventure video game developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment ...more
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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
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Spider-Man is an action-adventure game based on the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man, developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 4. It will be ...more
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Shadow of the Colossus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4
Shadow of the Colossus is a 2018 action-adventure video game developed by Bluepoint Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4. It is a remake of the original ...more
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Monster Hunter: World is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Playstation 4, XBox One, Windows
Monster Hunter: World is an action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom. A part of the Monster Hunter series, it was released worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January ...more
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Subnautica is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Xbox One
Subnautica is an open world survival adventure game developed and published by Unknown Worlds Entertainment. It allows the player to freely explore the ocean on an alien planet, known as planet ...more
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Frostpunk is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
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Frostpunk is a city-building survival game developed and published by 11 bit studios for Microsoft Windows. The player character starts out with a small group of survivors (that consist of ...more
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Dragon Ball FighterZ is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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 ...more
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NieR: Automata is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One
Nier: Automata is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix. Set in the midst of a proxy war between machines created by otherworldly invaders ...more
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Injustice 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Android, iOS, PlayStation 4
Injustice 2 is a 2017 fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The storyline centers around Batman and his insurgency's ...more
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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
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Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the former also publishing the game. The game was released as a paid early access title for Microsoft ...more
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Hollow Knight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux
Hollow Knight is a Metroidvania video game developed and published by Australian studio Team Cherry. The game was released for Microsoft Windows in February 2017, and later for macOS and Linux ...more
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Bayonetta 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Wii U, Nintendo Switch
Bayonetta 2 is an action-adventure hack 'n' slash video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Nintendo for Wii U and Nintendo Switch. It is the sequel to the 2009 game Bayonetta, and ...more
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Celeste is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Celeste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel Berry. The game was originally created as a prototype in four days during a game jam, and later ...more
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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdo... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is a role-playing video game developed by Level-5 and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game is a sequel to Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, and ...more
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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfi... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is a role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Versus Evil. It is the sequel to the 2015's Pillars of Eternity, and was ...more
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Into the Breach is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Linux
Into the Breach is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Subset Games, consisting of Justin Ma and Matthew Davis. It is the studio's second game, following FTL: Faster Than ...more
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Owlboy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Owlboy Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux
Owlboy is a platform-adventure video game created by independent developer D-Pad Studio. The game is notable for its long development cycle, which began in 2007, and was released in November ...more
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DJMax Respect is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4
DJMax Respect is a rhythm game developed by Rocky Studio and Neowiz MUCA for the PlayStation 4 and published by Neowiz Games. In Japan, the game was published by Arc System Works. It is a reboot ...more
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Full Metal Furies is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, Xbox One
Full Metal Furies is an action adventure video game developed and published by Cellar Door Games. Announced in February 2017, it was released on January 17, 2018 for Microsoft Windows and Xbox