Game of the Year 2018 Roundup

Posted on Friday, May 3rd 2019 at 6:52 p.m.

The critics have spoken as have the readers and here is, yet again, your TRUE Game of the Year.

Results from 2011 - Winner(s): The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim & The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (7 votes each)

Results from 2012 - Winner(s): The Walking Dead & Borderlands 2 (5 votes each)

Results from 2013 - Winner: The Last of Us (13 votes)

Results from 2014 - Winner: Dragon Age: Inquisition (11 votes)

Results from 2015 - Winner: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (13 votes)

Results from 2016 - Winner: Overwatch (9 votes)

Results from 2017 - Winner: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (31 votes)

Critics’ Game of the Year:

  • Ars Technica - Celeste
  • British Academy Games Awards - God of War
  • Destructoid -  God of War
  • D.I.C.E. Awards - God of War
  • Easy Allies - God of War
  • Edge - Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly - Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Empire - God of War
  • Entertainment Weekly - God of War
  • Eurogamer - Tetris Effect
  • The Game Awards - God of War
  • Game Developers Choice Awards - God of War
  • Game Informer - God of War
  • GamesBeat - Celeste
  • GameSpot - Red Dead Redemption 2
  • GamesRadar - God of War
  • Giant Bomb - Tetris Effect
  • Golden Joystick Awards - Fortnite Battle Royale
  • Hardcore Gamer - God of War
  • IGN - God of War
  • Japan Game Awards - Monster Hunter: World
  • NAVGTR Awards - God of War
  • Polygon - God of War
  • SXSW Gaming Awards - God of War
  • Time - God of War
  • USgamer - Red Dead Redemption 2

Readers’ Game of the Year:

  • Famitsu Awards - Monster Hunter: World and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Game Revolution - God of War
  • Global Game Awards - Red Dead Redemption 2

Total awards for each game:

  1. God of War - 17 total votes (16 critics, 1 reader)
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2 - 5 total votes (4 critics, 1 reader)
  3. Celeste - 2 total votes (2 critics)
  4. Tetris Effect - 2 total votes (2 critics)
  5. Monster Hunter: World - 2 total votes (1 critic, 1 reader)
  6. Fortnite Battle Royale - 1 total vote (1 critic)
  7. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - 1 total vote (1 reader)

Source: Wikipedia

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