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Community Game Of The Year 2018 Voting Results

That axe-throwing animation really is cool.


Hey everyone, it's that time of the year again! A good 5,735 of you decided to submit your top ten lists for Community GOTY voting this year, for a total of 44,640 votes (not everyone put in ten games, and that's ok!) on 1171 different games.

God of War seems to be the big winner here, edging out Red Dead Redemption II on both of our community lists. (The two lists are separated by weighted voting, in which a #1 spot would be weighted more heavily than a #2 vote, and a list of pure votes without any weighting!)

Most of the games below should be pretty self-explanatory; games that were released in earlier years in other countries but hit the U.S. in 2018 were valid. We don't always separate out expansions or new ports in our wiki so if you see stuff like Hollow Knight or Destiny 2 you can assume that it's referring to a recent release. (Hollow Knight on Switch is really good!)

What a year for games! Thanks to everyone who voted this year!

Weighted list! (1st place votes count more than 2nd place, and so on)

GameNumber of Votes
1.God of War2031
2.Red Dead Redemption II1350
3.Marvel's Spider-Man997
4.Monster Hunter: World772
5.Hitman 2723
6.Dead Cells668
8.Into the Breach569
9.Super Smash Bros. Ultimate510
10.Return of the Obra Dinn387
11.Tetris Effect338
12.Forza Horizon 4291
13.Assassin's Creed Odyssey281
14.Dragon Ball FighterZ224
15.Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age204
16.Donut County159
17.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4155
19.Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!/Eevee!141
20.Yakuza 6: The Song of Life137
21.Astro Bot Rescue Mission129
22.Octopath Traveler129
24.Hollow Knight114
25.Yoku's Island Express81
26.Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom81
27.Yakuza Kiwami 279
28.Destiny 274
29.Far Cry 574
30.Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire69
31.Detroit: Become Human66
32.Slay the Spire63
33.Battlefield V61
34.The Messenger60
36.Valkyria Chronicles 455
37.Kingdom Come: Deliverance55
39.Spyro Reignited Trilogy53
40.Shadow of the Tomb Raider51
41.Warhammer: Vermintide 249
42.The Missing: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories48
44.Soulcalibur VI46
45.Beat Saber46
46.Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden43
47.Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon40
49.Sea of Thieves39
50.Super Mario Party39

Pure votes!

GameNumber of Votes
1.God of War3363
2.Red Dead Redemption II2809
3.Marvel's Spider-Man2724
4.Hitman 21986
5.Dead Cells1956
6.Monster Hunter: World1807
7.Super Smash Bros. Ultimate1673
8.Into the Breach1641
10.Tetris Effect1071
11.Return of the Obra Dinn1001
12.Forza Horizon 4984
13.Dragon Ball FighterZ890
14.Assassin's Creed Odyssey889
15.Donut County755
16.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4618
17.Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!/Eevee!588
18.Octopath Traveler563
19.Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age551
20.Astro Bot Rescue Mission444
21.Yakuza 6: The Song of Life425
23.Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom376
24.Far Cry 5372
25.Yoku's Island Express349
27.Detroit: Become Human304
28.Hollow Knight301
29.Yakuza Kiwami 2280
30.Battlefield V271
31.The Messenger268
32.Shadow of the Tomb Raider254
33.Soulcalibur VI254
35.Destiny 2243
36.Spyro Reignited Trilogy234
37.Valkyria Chronicles 4228
38.Warhammer: Vermintide 2227
39.Super Mario Party216
40.Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire207
41.Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden195
43.Overcooked! 2186
44.Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon180
45.Kingdom Come: Deliverance176
46.State of Decay 2174
49.Beat Saber163
50.Mega Man 11159