Top games of 2018: Twelfth Coint & Plick RESULTS

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Additional disappointment of 2018 votes, all one point each:
- Destiny 2
- Marvel Puzzle Quest
- Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom
- Secret of Mana remake
- "not enough hours in the day"

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boot Edge Edge" (Will M.), Wednesday, 17 April 2019 21:24 (six months ago) link

re: PS4 i think it's just that it's a lot of people here's main platform for gaming and nintendo had a lower key year

ciderpress, Wednesday, 17 April 2019 21:25 (six months ago) link

xp (in addition to one vote each for God of War, Donut County, Far Cry 5, NES Switch Online, and five votes for Red Dead Redemption 2)

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boot Edge Edge" (Will M.), Wednesday, 17 April 2019 21:26 (six months ago) link

So I should play Celeste (and FTL), huh?

Audrey Tautoulogy (Leee), Wednesday, 17 April 2019 21:26 (six months ago) link

I tried to talk myself out of voting for Celeste #1 but it's definitely the one I enjoyed the most.

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Wednesday, 17 April 2019 21:26 (six months ago) link

yeah celeste was just one of those self-evidently great and memorable games, couldn't really not vote it #1 though i gave it the tie with ys 8 which was a more emblematic favorite of what i was playing in 2018

ciderpress, Wednesday, 17 April 2019 21:29 (six months ago) link

celeste is undeniable

Mordy, Wednesday, 17 April 2019 21:30 (six months ago) link

hollow knight was robbed!*

*I've not played celeste because it didn't go on sale yet

... and the crowd said DESELECT THEM (||||||||), Wednesday, 17 April 2019 21:43 (six months ago) link

it's been on sale occasionally

ciderpress, Wednesday, 17 April 2019 22:02 (six months ago) link

No need for a separate ballot thread, yeah?

30 /// Celeste
12 /// Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
12 /// Lumines Remastered
12 /// Octopath Traveler
12 /// Into the Breach
12 /// Yoku's Island Express
5 /// Bad North
5 /// Holedown

don't mock my smock or i'll clean your clock (silby), Wednesday, 17 April 2019 22:10 (six months ago) link

nah post em here!

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boot Edge Edge" (Will M.), Wednesday, 17 April 2019 22:27 (six months ago) link

Not sure what games I've played I'd say are definitely better than Celeste

don't mock my smock or i'll clean your clock (silby), Wednesday, 17 April 2019 22:28 (six months ago) link

hollow knight was robbed!*

*I've not played celeste because it didn't go on sale yet

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30 /// Hollow Knight
25 /// Gravity Rush 2
2 /// Return of the Obra Dinn
3 /// Dead Cells
1 /// God of War

Definitely would've voted Yakuza 0 if nor for RULEZ.

Audrey Tautoulogy (Leee), Wednesday, 17 April 2019 23:47 (six months ago) link

here's mine

15 /// Subnautica
14 /// Celeste
13 /// Red Dead Redemption 2
12 /// Northgard
11 /// Slay the Spire
9 /// Two Point Hospital
8 /// Dead Cells
7 /// Into the Breach
6 /// Hollow Knight
5 /// Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Mordy, Thursday, 18 April 2019 00:07 (six months ago) link

I never play enough games to vote in these polls (1-2 a year) but Hollow Knight was such a wonderful experience, glad to see it do so well

Vinnie, Thursday, 18 April 2019 00:12 (six months ago) link

Best
Spider-Man (PS4)
Dragon Quest 11 (PS4)
Celeste (PS4)
Hollow Knight (Switch)
NES Switch Online (Switch)
Captain Toad Treasure Tracker (Switch)
Florence (iOS)
Donut Country (iOS)
Yoku’s Island Express (PS4)
Dead Cells (PS4)

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Thursday, 18 April 2019 02:45 (six months ago) link

30 Celeste
20 Hollow Knight
20 Dead Cells
10 Return of the Obra Dinn
5 Red Dead Redemption 2
5 Into the Breach
5 God of War
5 Cuphead

top 3 are all-timers for me, the rest of the year felt a little boring but i didn't really play that many different games. more like a handful of games a LOT

these are not all of the possible side effects (Karl Malone), Thursday, 18 April 2019 03:26 (six months ago) link

solid results! Thanks Will for running this. Here's my ballot

5 /// Monster Hunter World
5 /// Dead Cells
30 /// God of War
30 /// Hollow Knight
30 /// Into the Breach

Neil S, Thursday, 18 April 2019 12:32 (six months ago) link

Can't remember which order they were in but I basically voted for the top 4 + iconoclasts

thomasintrouble, Thursday, 18 April 2019 14:22 (six months ago) link

Can't remember which order they were in but I basically voted for the top 4 + iconoclasts

thomasintrouble, Thursday, 18 April 2019 14:22 (six months ago) link

27 /// Yakuza 0
22 /// Celeste
13 /// Minit
10 /// Genital Jousting
10 /// Swarmlake
10 /// Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle
4 /// Subnautica
4 /// Donut County

I'm PC only these days so my Yakuza 0 vote was legitimate. Thanks for running the poll, Will.

methanietanner, Thursday, 18 April 2019 14:30 (six months ago) link

25 /// Hollow Knight
15 /// Minit
10 /// System Syzygy
10 /// Yoku's Island Express
10 /// Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle
10 /// Celeste
5 /// NGU Idle
5 /// Pro Office Calculator
5 /// The Guides Axiom
5 /// The Room: Old Sins

adam the (abanana), Friday, 19 April 2019 07:57 (six months ago) link

I haven't played Dead Cells, Obra Dinn or Into the Breath yet, but I look forward to playing them.

adam the (abanana), Friday, 19 April 2019 07:58 (six months ago) link

30 /// Warhammer 40,000 Kill Team
22 /// Katamari Damacy Reroll
18 /// Tetris Effect
15 /// Fortnite Battle Royale
10 /// Yoku's Island Express
5 /// Super Smash Bros Ultimate

JimD, Friday, 19 April 2019 12:07 (six months ago) link

If I'd played more games last year I might've added to the Obra Dinn votes - I had a few minor reservations but overall loved that game.

emil.y, Friday, 19 April 2019 13:36 (six months ago) link

Yeah, my enthusiasm for Obra Dinn was only slightly dampened by some interface/navigation annoyances, but it’s one that I’ll be recommending for a long time.

And as good as Dead Cells is, there’s probably going to be another 20 games like it over the next few years. Obra Dinn, unless something very unexpected happens, is unlikely to be replicated anytime soon.

these are not all of the possible side effects (Karl Malone), Friday, 19 April 2019 13:41 (six months ago) link

Is this for the first C+P where indies swept the top 5?

Audrey Tautoulogy (Leee), Friday, 19 April 2019 16:52 (six months ago) link

we're all getting old.

Nhex, Friday, 19 April 2019 16:53 (six months ago) link

they're the only realm where everyone's on the same page

ciderpress, Friday, 19 April 2019 17:16 (six months ago) link

fuck, hollow knight finished... 6th last year? how did i let that one slide? i hope the voters were all new voters. if not i tsk at you. TSK TSK TSK
2 years ago was a near-sweep of the top for indies. inside, dark souls 3, witness, stardew, salt & sanctuary. indies always do very well here, if not for borderlands, marvel puzzle quest, dark souls, and a couple of other cult classics over here it'd almost always be all indies!

also i forgot to post my own ballot.

YAKUZA 6: The Song of Life - 26
YAKUZA KIWAMI 2 - 25
Tetris Effect - 15
Spider-Man - 10
Hole.io - 4
Far Cry 5 - 4
Valkyria Chronicles 4 - 4
Red Dead Redemption 2 - 4
Into the Breach - 4
Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee - 2
Octopath Traveler - 2

ty 4 playing everyone! see you next year! (or sooner if i run a summer/fall generations poll!)

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boot Edge Edge" (Will M.), Friday, 19 April 2019 18:36 (six months ago) link

i did think something was off about Hollow Knight, it makes sense since it didn't come to consoles until 2018

Nhex, Friday, 19 April 2019 18:46 (six months ago) link

yeah it had a bigger hype cycle when it came out on switch than when the original pc version came out the previous year

ciderpress, Friday, 19 April 2019 18:48 (six months ago) link

also PCs are for powerpoint

... and the crowd said DESELECT THEM (||||||||), Friday, 19 April 2019 18:53 (six months ago) link

dark souls 3 is indie?

Last year, I played the intro section of Hollow Knight on PC and I may have given it some points. I played the rest of the game on PS4 this year.

adam the (abanana), Saturday, 20 April 2019 00:41 (six months ago) link

2 years ago was a near-sweep of the top for indies. inside, dark souls 3, witness, stardew, salt & sanctuary.

Audrey Tautoulogy (Leee), Saturday, 20 April 2019 00:45 (six months ago) link

got it

adam the (abanana), Saturday, 20 April 2019 00:47 (six months ago) link


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