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XTgamer Awards 2018 – Winners

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For the fourth consecutive time you voted diligently, these are the best games of the year.

Game of the Year 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Action Adventure 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2

Best First-Person-Shooter 2018

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 & Far Cry 5

Best Role-Playing-Game 2018

Monster Hunter: World

Best Adventure 2018

Detective Pikachu & Ken Follett: The Pillars of the Earth & Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry

Best Platformer 2018

Spyro Reignited Trilogy

Best Strategy Game 2018

Valkyria Chronicles 4

Best Best Racing and Sports Game 2018

Forza Horizon 4

Best Fighting Game 2018

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Best Game as a Service 2018

Rocket League

Best Game on-the-go 2018

Pokémon: Let’s Go! Pikachu & Eevee & Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Best Multiplayer 2018

Overcooked! 2

Best Revival of a Franchise 2018

God of War

Best Newcomer 2018

A Way Out

Most Creative Game Idea 2018

Nintendo Labo

Best Visual Design in a Game 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Story in a Game 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Soundtrack in a Game 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2

Most Immersive Game World 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2

Most Anticipated Game 2019

Kingdom Hearts III & The Last of Us: Part II


  • Red Dead Redemption 2 by Rockstar Games sets a new record by winning 6 Awards. Unsurprisingly since it was last year your Most Anticipated Game. It tops previous champion Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End by Naughty Dog which won 4 Awards back in 2016.
  • Additionally by largest margin Red Dead Redemption 2 is your Game of the Year with 62,5% of the votes.
  • The Top 3 by number of nominations are Red Dead Redemption 2 with 6 nominationsGod of War with 5 nominations and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with 4 nominations.
  • This is the first time we have multiple winners in an 4 categories. It shows how competitive this year was.

Thank you

for your ever-present overwhelming support in streams, comments and giveaways.

Have a great New Year’s Eve and a playful healthy happy 2019!