The Alpha Beta Gamer Game of the Year Awards 2018

It’s that time of the year again! Time to look back at some of the very best games we’ve covered over the year! It’s been another great year with games packed full of creativity, innovation and beautiful artwork. We couldn’t pack all of our favorite games into the awards, but as ever you can check out our Spotlight section to see all of them. We’d love to hear your thoughts on the games we’ve covered and any of your personal favorites.  Have a great new year!


Winner: PodA beautiful exploration adventure with a lot of heart, a meaningful message and a cute little goat!

Runner Ups: CuriosityEn Garde!

Winner: It’s Paper Guy! – A charming papercraft world that you can chop up piece by piece.

Runner Ups: Foxhunt, Flipping Filip


Winner: Super Mario Flashback – The Mushroom Kingdom has never looked so good!

Runner Ups: Crash N. Tense AdventureT-Rex BreakoutJelly Mario


Winner: Toodee and TopdeeSwitch between 2D top-down and 2D side-on gameplay within the same levels.

Runner Ups: WritespaceIO interloper


Winner: Kairos A powerful narrative about friendship, growing up and feelings of guilt.

Runner Ups: In Loving MemoryThe Long Way HomePod


Winner: T(rip) – An innovative point and click adventure where your descent into insanity is relayed beautifully via the artwork.

Runner Ups: noitanigamiYOU LEFT ME


Winner: DocumentiaA narrative adventure where playing the game damages it.

Runner Ups: DeleveledToodee and Topdee


Winner: Isotopium: ChernobylControl real remote controlled vehicles and drive them around a scale model of Chernobyl.

Runner Ups: DocumentiaLetters


Winner: Occupy White WallsBuild and curate your very own art gallery.

Runner Up: Hytale (not released yet but it looks epic)

Winner: Dream Dasher – A fast paced platforming adventure with multi-route levels, beautiful artwork and lots of replayability.

Runner Ups: NjorbsSkyward


Winner: Ghost DanceA bizarre trip into David Lynch’s dream world.

Runner Ups: Tae.exeCalico


Winner: PodA beautiful exploration adventure with a lot of heart, a meaningful message and a cute little goat!

Runner Ups: Isotopium: ChernobylFoxhunt

 

Congratulations to all the winners. We’d love to hear your thoughts on the games we’ve covered and any of your personal favorites.  Have a great new year!

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