2018 Game of the Year Awards!

2018 was another truly excellent year in gaming and now it is time for us at The Hub World to acknowledge the best games, moments and more that this past year had to offer. We apologize in advance if your favourite games are not included in our awards, we only considered games that we have beaten or spent a lot of time as nominees. So without further delay here are the The Hub World’s 2018 Game of the Year Awards!

 

Best Ongoing Game

Overwatch

Splatoon 2

Destiny 2

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Pokemon Go

Path of Exile

 

 

Winner

Path of Exile

Runner Up

Overwatch

 

 

Best DLC

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion 

 Destiny 2: Forsaken 

 Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle – Donkey Kong Adventure

 Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna – The Golden Country

 

Winner

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle – Donkey Kong Adventure

Runner Up

 Destiny 2: Forsaken

 

Best Port/Remake

Shadow of the Colossus

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!/Let’s Go, Eevee!

Spyro: Reignited Trilogy

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition

Dark Souls: Remastered

The World Ends With You: Final Remix

 

 

Winner

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!/Let’s Go, Eevee!

Runner Up

Dark Souls: Remastered

 

Best RPG

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!/Let’s Go, Eevee!

Octopath Traveler

Monster Hunter: World

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna – The Golden Country

The World Ends With You: Final Remix

 

 

Winner

Octopath Traveler

Runner Up

 Monster Hunter: World

 

 

Best Action/Adventure Game

Darksiders 3

God of War

Marvel’s Spider-Man

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Red Dead Redemption 2

 

 

Winner

God of War

Runner Up

Marvel’s Spider-Man

 

 

Best Fighting Game

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Soulcalibur VI

Dragonball FighterZ

Dissidia NT

Blade Strangers

 

 

Winner

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Runner Up

Soulcalibur VI

 

 

Best Sports/Racing Game

Mario Tennis Aces

Forza Horizon 4

NHL 19

The Crew 2

NBA 2K19

 

 

Winner

Mario Tennis Aces

Runner Up

Forza Horizon 4

 

 

Best Party Game

Mario Tennis Aces

Super Mario Party

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Overcooked! 2

Jackbox Party Pack 5

 

 

Winner

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Runner Up

Super Mario Party

 

 

Best Platformer

Celeste

Kirby Star Allies

Mega Man 11

Dead Cells

Spyro: Reignited Trilogy

Guacamelee! 2

 

 

Winner

Celeste

Runner Up

Mega Man 11

 

 

Best Indie Game

Guacamelee! 2

Pit People

Celeste

Dead Cells

Deltarune

 

 

Winner

Celeste

Runner Up

Deltarune

 

 

Best Multiplayer

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Mario Party

Monster Hunter: World

Sea of Thieves

Overcooked! 2

Destiny 2: Forsaken

 

 

Winner

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Runner Up

Sea of Thieves

 

 

Best Story

God of War

Marvel’s Spider-Man

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Octopath Traveler

Celeste

 

 

Winner

Marvel’s Spider-Man

Runner Up

God of War

 

 

Best Art Direction

Octopath Traveler

Marvel’s Spider-Man

Dragon Ball FighterZ

Shadow of the Colossus

God of War

The World Ends With You: Final Remix

 

 

Winner

Octopath Traveler

Runner Up

Dragonball FighterZ

 

 

Best Soundtrack

Octopath Traveler

God of War

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle – Donkey Kong Adventure

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Celeste

 

 

Winner

Octopath Traveller

Runner Up

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

 

 

Best Performance

Yuri Lowenthal (Peter Parker/Spider-Man)

Christopher Judge (Kratos)

Melissanthi Mahut (Kassandra – AC: Odyssey)

Cindy Robinson (H’aanit – Octopath Traveler)

Tom Kenny (Spyro)

 

 

Winner

Yuri Lowenthal (Peter Parker/Spider-Man)

Runner Up

Christopher Judge (Kratos)

 

 

Best Announcement

“Everyone Is Here” – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Halo Infinite Reveal

Elder Scrolls VI Teaser

Battletoads Teaser

Cyberpunk 2077 Reveal

Diablo Immortal Reveal

 

 

Winner

“Everyone Is Here” – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Runner Up

Halo Infinite Reveal

 

Most Anticipated 2019 Game

Kingdom Hearts III

Animal Crossing (Nintendo Switch)

2019 “Core Pokemon RPG”

Luigi’s Mansion 3

Gears 5

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

 

 

Winner

Kingdom Hearts III

Runner Up

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

 

 

Game of the Year

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Marvel’s Spider-Man

God of War

Octopath Traveler

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

 

 

Winner

God of War

Runner Up

Marvel’s Spider-Man

 

And there you have it folks, this was the first Hub World Game of the Year Awards! 2018 had dozens of excellent games and 2019 is shaping up to be another epic year in terms of high profile releases. Feel free to comment below with your picks and tell us what games we should have played or added.

 

The Hub World Team