EDGE’s Favorite Games 2018

EDGE’s Favorite Games 2018

UK’s EDGE magazine published their favourite games of 2018. There are categories for each platform as well as best hardware and best publisher etc.

EDGE’s 2018 favorites

The game which captured EDGE’s heart this year was Red Dead Redemption 2 by Rockstar Games. 

PlayStation GOTY

  1. Tetris Effect
  2. Astro Bot
  3. God of War


  1. Forza Horizon 4
  2. Sea of Thieves
  3. Game Pass

Nintendo GOTY

  1. Super Smash Bros Ultimate
  2. Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion
  3. Octopath Traveller


  1. Return of the Obra Dinn
  2. Pillars of Eternity II
  3. Subnautica


  1. Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  2. Tetris Effect
  3. Persistence

Best Visual Design

  1. Red Dead Redemption 2
  2. Return of the Obra Dinn
  3. Chuchel

Best Audio Design

  1. Tetris Effect
  2. Return of the Obra Dinn
  3. Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Storytelling

  1. Return of the Obra Dinn
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2
  3. The Banner Saga 3

Best Hardware

  1. PSVR
  2. Xbox Adaptive Controller
  3. Nintendo Labo

Best Living Game

  1. Fortnite
  2. Destiny 2
  3. Overwatch

Best Publisher

  1. Sony Interactive Entertainment
  2. Nintendo
  3. Enhance Games

Best Studio

  1. Epic Games
  2. Rockstar Games
  3. Sony Japan Studio

Overall GOTY

  1. Red Dead Redemption 2
  2. Tetris Effect
  3. Return of the Obra Dinn
  4. Into The Breach
  5. Astro Bot
  6. Hollow Knight
  7. Monster Hunter World
  8. Smash Bros Ultimate
  9. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadline
  10. The Banner Saga 3

What might be most interesting though, God of War, which seems to have won quite a few Game of the Year awards, is noticeably absent from the top ten of Overall GOTY.  I love seeing Hollow Knight in that mix as it was our runner up to Super Smash Bros Ultimate in the votes.