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The Best Video Games Of 2018, Ranked

Updated March 5, 2019 2.7k votes 396 voters 3.0k views20 items

List RulesOnly 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 II1
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    Red Dead Redemption II

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    DeveloperRockstar Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Red Dead Redemption 2 (stylized as Red Dead Redemption II) is a Western-themed...  more
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  • God of War2
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    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
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  • Spider-Man3
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    67

    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
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  • Bayonetta 24
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    Bayonetta 2

    Wii U, Nintendo Switch

    DeveloperPlatinumGames

    Genres (Video game)Action, hack and slash

    Bayonetta 2 is an action-adventure hack 'n' slash video game developed by PlatinumGames and...  more
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  • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom5
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    Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

    DeveloperLevel-5

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

    Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is a role-playing video game developed by Level-5 and...  more
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  • Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire6
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    Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire

    Microsoft Windows, Linux

    DeveloperObsidian Entertainment

    Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is a role-playing video game developed by Obsidian...  more
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  • Hollow Knight7
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    Hollow Knight

    Microsoft Windows, macOS

    DeveloperTeam Cherry

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, Metroidvania

    Hollow Knight is a Metroidvania video game developed and published by Australian studio Team...  more
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  • Monster Hunter: World8
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    Monster Hunter: World

    Playstation 4, XBox One

    DeveloperCapcom

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

    Monster Hunter: World is an action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom. A part...  more
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  • Shadow of the Colossus9
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    DeveloperBluepoint Games

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Shadow of the Colossus is a 2018 action-adventure video game developed by Bluepoint Games and...  more
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  • Subnautica10
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    Subnautica

    Microsoft Windows, MacOS

    DeveloperUnknown Worlds Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, survival

    Subnautica is an open world survival adventure game developed and published by Unknown Worlds...  more
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  • NieR: Automata11
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    NieR: Automata

    PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

    DeveloperPlatinum Games

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

    Nier: Automata is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by PlatinumGames and...  more
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  • Frostpunk12
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    Frostpunk

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

    Developer11 bit studios

    Genres (Video game)City-building, Survival

    Frostpunk is a city-building survival game developed and published by 11 bit studios for...  more
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  • Injustice 213
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    Injustice 2

    Android, iOS

    DeveloperNetherRealm Studios

    Genres (Video game)Fighting

    Injustice 2 is a 2017 fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by...  more
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  • Dragon Ball FighterZ14
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    Dragon Ball FighterZ

    Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

    DeveloperArc System Works

    Genres (Video game)Fighting

    Dragon Ball FighterZ is a 2018 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works and published...  more
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  • Celeste15
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    Celeste

    Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

    DeveloperMatt Makes games

    Genres (Video game)Platform

    Celeste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel...  more
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  • Fortnite: Battle Royale16
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    DeveloperEpic Games

    Genres (Video game)Survival, battle royale, sandbox

    Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the...  more
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  • Into the Breach17
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    Into the Breach

    Microsoft Windows, MacOS

    DeveloperSubset Games

    Into the Breach is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Subset Games,...  more
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  • Owlboy18
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    Owlboy

    Microsoft Windows, macOS

    DeveloperD-Pad Studio

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, Platform

    Owlboy is a platform-adventure video game created by independent developer D-Pad Studio. The...  more
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  • DJ Max Respect19
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    DJ Max Respect

    PlayStation 4

    DeveloperNeowiz Games, Neowiz MUCA

    Genres (Video game)Music

    DJMax Respect is a rhythm game developed by Rocky Studio and Neowiz MUCA for the PlayStation 4...  more
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  • Full Metal Furies20
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    Full Metal Furies

    Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

    DeveloperCellar Door Games

    Full Metal Furies is an action adventure video game developed and published by Cellar Door...  more
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