dark        
 
 

#Game of the Year


 
 
 
 photo

Chris Carter's personal picks for Game of the Year 2018

This was a weird year. I think I played the same amount of games I usually do (around 200) but I didn't necessarily have the time for as many long-form experiences as usual due to the appearance of our first kid. Still, a lot of games came ...

 
 
 
 photo

Marcel's favorite games of 2018, if they were JoJo Stands

Two years ago, I decided to gimmick up my annual Game of the Year list by comparing my choices for that year to JoJo Stands. Back then, I was a neophyte at JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and JoJo shitposting. But after two long years, I have beco...

 
 
 from  japanator
 
 photo

Peter Glagowski names the Best and Worst of 2018

For the past few years on Destructoid, I've listed my top games of every year just like everyone else. It was a way for me to try and organize my thoughts in a manner that I figured everyone wanted to read. Truth be told, I'm not so sure ho...

 
 
 photo

Mike sounds off on his top gaming moments of 2018

2018 was a busy year for me. I managed to hold on to full-time employment, moved twice, and became more fully invested in my Gundam model kit hobby. As a result, my free time, as well as my free cash, was a lot more restricted than it was i...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Destructoid's award for Overall Best Game of 2018 goes to...

Kratos won it in 2018, and he didn't even need to proc Wrath of the Gods. In case you haven't played it yet, God of War is a triumph from start to finish. Although it was both maligned and celebrated as "Dad of War" before release, Son...

 
 
 photo

Hovermale's best games of 2018 from 2017

This year was a good yet weird period of gaming for me, for many reasons. The weirdest one is that I’ve tightened my personal gaming budget so much that I’ve barely played any of this year’s brand new games, including seve...

 
 
 
 photo

Destructoid's award for Best Portable Game of 2018 goes to...

The list of nominees for 2018's Best Portable Game award is a solid one. Every title is perfect for those bed-time gaming sessions, arduous work commutes or - best of all - extended bathroom breaks. Thanks to portable gaming, we can always ...

 
 
 photo

Destructoid's award for Best Mobile Game of 2018 goes to...

Setting out by yourself to create your own game is one of the riskiest excursions a creative type can take. That takes guts. It can take years for one person to see their vision through to fruition, and in that time there are challenges tha...

 
 
 photo

Destructoid's award for Best PC Game of 2018 goes to...

Into the Breach leaves nothing to chance, nothing to luck. It tells you exactly what it's going to do, all the while daring you to stop it. And most of the time you can't. How frustrating yet fair. Into the Breach is Subset Games'...

 
 
 photo

Destructoid's award for Best Switch Game of 2018 goes to...

Celeste has managed to break free from the "indie" moniker and much like its protagonist, soar into the sky. It's become part of the collective conversation of 2018, even making a splash at the 2018 Game Awards, winning two categories ...

 
 
 
 photo

Destructoid's award for Best PS4 Game of 2018 goes to...

Insomniac Games got so much right with Spider-Man. First and foremost: the swinging. Collectively, we're conditioned to expect Spider-Man to move a certain way as he swings around town, zipping between high-rises like the concrete jungle is...

 
 
 photo

Nominees for Destructoid's Best Remaster/Remake of 2018

The first instinct of many is to balk at the very concept of remakes and remasters. Some think that they damage the impact of the original, while others just see it as a sign of creative bankruptcy. These accusations are often leveled parti...

 
 
 photo

Nominees for Destructoid's Best Mobile Game of 2018

In trying to come up with the lede for this year's nominations for Best Mobile Game, I looked to the past and what was written in years prior. A lot of great games have been up for this award before, and while the exact set-up for each...

 
 
 photo

Nominees for Destructoid's Best Portable Game of 2018

When it came time to start going through the nomination process for the Destructoid Game of the Year awards, I honestly wasn't sure if we were going to have a Best Portable category. Both the 3DS and Vita have had good runs, the latter of t...

 
 
 photo

Nominees for Destructoid's Best PC Game of 2018

Let's get it out of the way right up front: There's not a single battle royale game on this year's list of nominees for Best PC Game of 2018. That should fill some of you with a warm, fuzzy delight as if you're seeing old friends for the fi...

 
 
 photo

Nominees for Destructoid's Best Xbox One Game of 2018

I'm a bit perplexed as I look at this list of nominees for Best Xbox One Game of 2018. There's a duo of humongous open-world action games. There's another game that takes place one minute at a time. There are two fighters. There's a game wh...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy!"Oh my god he's back again"

 

World War Z"Pyramid Zed"

 

Vaporum "A tower of monsters"

 

Review in Progress: Anno 1800"Gamer East India Company"

 

Dragon Marked for Death"This is what we've been waiting for?"

 

Ghost Giant "The helpful specter "

 

Dangerous Driving"Burnout in everything but name"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

maycausecancer

#Striptoid

 
TheLimoMaker

GM and I just finished A Way Next A game called Dandelion: Wishes Brought to Its a dating VN where GM (who will voice our leading lady) must choose to bang anime cat/bunny boys (all voiced by me of Its gonna be

 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
Yrahcaz But Snowy

You know whats super not fun? Final Fantasy II Soul of Theres like 45-60 minutes worth of actual content bookended by about 6 hours of mindless

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

The creator of Shantae is doing Microwave Peep What a time to be alive!~

 
TheIntern

Id play an open-world sandbox game set in the Hunt: Showdown

 
Michformer

Just put the final touch on my latest Will be a retro look at a game nearing its I moved toward a creatively more encompassing format lately due to my artistic shift, with my upcoming subject matter having greatly inspired

 
Rasori

I was pretty excited to see Cytus Alpha heading to the Switch since I really love Voez, but I booted up Cytus on my phone to get a feel of how it plays and I brain cant seem to make sense of Is this a normal feeling for Cytus?

 
Matt I Guess

My younger brother gave me a $20 Steam gift card for my birthday today but I’m not sure what to get with Does anyone have any good FPS/open world/immersive sim/survival horror game recommendations for $20-40?

 
TheLimoMaker

Streaming A Way Out with Just so we can eventually play a Visual Dating Novel together (true

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT