Play Legit’s Best of 2018 Nominees

Select Play Legit members would assemble.  They debated, yelled, high-fived, and gamed heavily.  Final picks were chosen by Staff who thoroughly played each title to the utmost.  The following list is composed of our absolute favorites in 2018.  Here we go:

Best Action / Adventure

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  • God of War (PS4)
  • Hitman 2 (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4, XO)
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Spider-Man (PS4)

 

Best Fighter

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  • BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (PC, PS4, XO, Switch)
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ (PC, PS4, XO, Switch)
  • Fighting EX Layer (PC, PS4)
  • Soul Calibur VI (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

 

Best RPG

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  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Monster Hunter World (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (PC, PS4)
  • Octopath Traveler (Switch)
  • Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales (PC, PS4)

 

Best Shooter

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  • Battlefield V (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (PC, PS4, XO)
  • DUSK (PC)
  • Far Cry 5 (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Firewall Zero Hour (PS VR)

 

Best Sports

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  • Forza Horizon 4 (PC, XO)
  • Mario Tennis Aces (Switch)
  • NBA 2K19 (PS4, XO, Switch)
  • NHL 19 (PS4, XO)
  • WWE 2K19 (PC, PS4, XO)

 

Best Platformer

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  • Astro Bot Rescue Mission (PSVR)
  • Celeste (PC, PS4, Switch, XO)
  • Guacamelee! 2 (PC, PS4, Switch)
  • The Messenger (PC, Switch)
  • Monster Boy and The Cursed Kingdom (PC, PS4, Switch, XO)

Best Puzzle Game

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  • Donut County (iOS, PC, PS4, Switch, XO)
  • Moss (PS4)
  • Return of the Obra Dinn (PC)
  • Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido (3DS, Switch)
  • Tetris Effect (PS4, PC)

 

Best Strategy Game

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  • The Banner Saga 3 (iOS, PC, PS4, Switch, XO)
  • BattleTech (PC)
  • Frostpunk (PC)
  • Into The Breach (PC, Switch)
  • Valkyria Chronicles 4 (PC, PS4, Switch, XO)

 

Best Mobile Exclusive

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  • Dragon Ball Legends (iOS, Android)
  • Dragalia Lost (iOS, Android)
  • ELOH (iOS, Android)
  • Florence (iOS, Android)
  • Shadowgun Legends (iOS, Android)

 

Best Actor

  • Arthur Morgan – Roger Clark – Red Dead Redemption II
  • Connor – Bryan Dechart – Detroit: Become Human
  • Dutch van der Linde – Benjamin Byron Davis – Red Dead Redemption II
  • Kratos – Christopher Judge – God of War
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man – Yuri Lowenthal

 

Best Actress

  • Abigail Roberts – Cali Elizabeth Moore – Red Dead Redemption II
  • Freya – Danielle Bisutti – God of War
  • Kassandra – Melissanthi Mahut – Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Lara Croft – Camilla Luddington – Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Sadie Adler – Alex McKenna – Red Dead Redemption II

Best PlayStation 

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Monster Hunter World
  • God of War
  • Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Switch

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  • Hollow Knight
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu & Let’s Go, Eevee!
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Kirby Star Allies

 

Best Xbox Game

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Far Cry 5
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • Monster Hunter World
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

 

Best PC Game

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • DUSK
  • Into the Breach
  • Monster Hunter World
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

 

Best VR

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  • Astro Bot Rescue Mission (PS4)
  • Creed: Rise to Glory (PC, PS4)
  • Déraciné (PS4)
  • Moss (PS4)
  • Tetris Effect (PS4)

 

Best Art Direction

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  • Dead Cells (PC, PS4, Switch, XO)
  • God of War (PS4)
  • Gris (PC, Switch)
  • Octopath Traveler (Switch)
  • Return of the Obra Dinn (PC)

 

Best Box Art

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  • God of War (PS4)
  • MegaMan 11 (PC, PS4, XO, Switch)
  • Sea of Thieves (PC, XO)
  • Shadow of The Tomb Raider (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

 

Best Graphics

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  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (PC, PS4, XO)
  • God of War (PS4)
  • Monster Hunter World (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4, XO)
  • Spider-Man (PS4)

Best Score / Soundtrack

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  • God of War (PS4)
  • The Messenger (PC, Switch)
  • Octopath Traveler (Switch)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4, XO)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

 

Best Story

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  • Celeste (PC, PS4, XO, Switch)
  • Detroit: Become Human (PS4)
  • God of War (PS4)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4, XO)
  • Spider-Man (PS4)

Funniest Game

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  • Donut County (iOS, PC, PS4, Switch, XO)
  • Guacamelee! 2 (PC, PS4, Switch)
  • LEGO The Incredibles (PC, PS4, Switch, XO)
  • LEGO DC Super-Villains (PC, PS4, Switch, XO)
  • West of Loathing (Switch)

 

Best Indie Game

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  • Celeste (PC, PS4, XO, Switch)
  • Dead Cells (PC, PS4, XO, Switch)
  • Gris (PC, PS4)
  • Into the Breach (PC, Switch)
  • The Messenger (PC, Switch)

 

Best Coop Game

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  • A Way Out (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Far Cry 5 (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Kirby Star Allies (Switch)
  • Monster Hunter World (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Super Mario Party (Switch)

 

Best Online Multiplayer

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  • Battlefield V (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Far Cry 5 (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Monster Hunter World (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

 

Best Reload

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  • Dark Souls: Remastered (PC, PS4, XO, Switch)
  • Katamari Damacy Reroll (PC, Switch)
  • Okami HD (Switch)
  • Shadow of the Colossus (PS4)
  • Spyro Reignited Trilogy (PS4, XO)

 

The Wild Card Pick

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  • Bloodstained: Curse of The Moon (PC, PS4, PS Vita, XO, Switch, 3DS)
  • Blade Strangers (PS4, Switch)
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas (Switch Version)
  • Strange Brigade (PC, PS4, XO)
  • Yoku’s Island Express (PC, PS4, Switch, XO)

 

Biggest Disappointment

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  • Dynasty Warriors 9
  • Metal Gear Survive
  • Fallout 76
  • PlayStation Classic
  • Telltale Games Shuts its Doors

 

Game of The Year

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  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Celeste
  • Into The Breach
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • God of War
  • Monster Hunter World
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Spider-Man
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
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