The website Metacritic which publish the reviews of the press and user reviews from all over the world, summed up in 2018. The resource has published a list of games that received the highest rating and those who rated below the total.
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The title of the best games of 2018 went to the Western open world Red Dead Redemption 2 – its average score is 97 out of a possible 100. Three points behind action adventure God of War and platforming Celeste. The rating 93/100 and third place went to RPG Undertale in a version for Nintendo Switch. Fourth place with 92 points divided between fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate arcade racing Forza Horizon 4, role-playing game Divinity: Original Sin II – Definitive Edition and slasher Bayonetta 2 for Nintendo Switch.
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It is noted that ratings not lower than 90/100 won just 17 projects, only 4 of which were new releases (not a sequel and not a reissue), though they all belong to Indy.
The highest ratings from the press received the projects for the PC (an average of 72.3 / 100). Also the PC-platform has become a leader in the number of games that broke the mark of 75/100. At the same time, the number of 90 and above personal computers was worse than the platform (only 1 a turn – based strategy game Into the Breach), and the leader is Nintendo Switch (9 games).
The best games of 2018, according to critics
The main exclusives for the PlayStation 4 has the aforementioned God of War, on Xbox One it has earned the title Forza Horizon 4, among PC-projects the most successful shooter of the DUSK, and Nintendo Switch this honor was awarded to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
As for the portable systems, it is the best game for PS Vita JRPG became Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms, and for the Nintendo 3DS JRPG Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology.
The lowest priced games are The Quiet Man (29/100), Gene Rain (32/100), Fantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy (34/100), Agony (34/100) and Past Cure (34/100).
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