King Toko Game of the Year 2018 (GOTY) Awards

The greatest games that I played in 2018.

Welcome to 2019! It turns out that 2018 was another good year for games, from big exclusive blockbusters like God of War, and Spider-Man to independent games like Kenshi, and RimWorld finally leaving Early Access and getting full 1.0 releases. I played fewer games this year as I tend to only play games that are good (which is debatable), and I try not to waste my time with rubbish. This also means that there is plenty of good games that I just didn’t have the time to play, or old games that I have currently shelved for the time being.

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Good Game: God of War (PS2)

A Good Game a day for the rest of time perhaps?

Today it’s God of War a 2005 hack and slash action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2 (PS2). It is the first instalment in the series of the same name and the third chronologically. Loosely based on Greek mythology, it is set in ancient Greece with vengeance as its central motif. The player controls the protagonist Kratos, a Spartan warrior who serves the Olympian Gods.

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Good Game: Total War Warhammer (PC)

A Good Game a day for the rest of time perhaps?

Today it’s Total War: Warhammer a 2016 turn-based strategy and real-time tactics game developed by Creative Assembly and published by Sega for Microsoft Windows (PC). The game features the gameplay of the Total War series with factions of Games Workshop’s Warhammer Fantasy series; it is the first Total War game not to portray a historical setting. It is the 10th title in the Total War series and the first title to be released in the Total War: Warhammer trilogy.

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Good Game: Final Fantasy III/VI (SNES)

A Good Game a day for the rest of time perhaps?

Today it’s Final Fantasy III/VI a 1994 role-playing game developed by Square, and published by Square for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). It is the sixth title in the mainline Final Fantasy series. Set in a fantasy Industrial Revolution inspired world, the game’s story focuses on a group of rebels as they seek to overthrow an imperial dictatorship. The game features fourteen permanent playable characters, the most of any game in the main series.

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