The 10 Worst Video Games of 2018 Image
These were the lowest-scoring video games (for any platform) released during 2018.
RimWorld

RimWorld

Release Date: October 17, 2018
A sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent AI storyteller. Inspired by Dwarf Fortress and Firefly. Generates stories by simulating psychology, ecology, gunplay, melee combat, climate, biomes, diplomacy, interpersonal relationships, art, medicine, trade, and more.
Metascore:
93
User Score:
8.7
Return of the Obra Dinn

Return of the Obra Dinn

Release Date: October 18, 2018
Return of the Obra Dinn is a first-person mystery adventure based on exploration and logical deduction.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.4
Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

Release Date: September 28, 2018
For the first time in the racing and driving genre, experience dynamic seasons in a shared open-world. Explore beautiful scenery, collect over 450 cars, and become a Horizon Superstar in historic Britain.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.6
Football Manager 2019

Football Manager 2019

Release Date: November 2, 2018
In Football Manager 2019 YOU are the author of your club's success: you define the tactics and style of play, and drive player recruitment to build the ultimate squad. You take an active role on the training ground, developing your squad and fine-tuning the preparations for upcoming matches. Then, when Match Day arrives, you take your place on the touchline, overseeing proceedings as your players cross that magical white line. Now, your footballing vision is put to the test! Will the perfect substitution or tactical tweak be the difference between an agonising defeat or an ecstatic victory? Features: * Test your skills in 50 of the biggest footballing countries. * Climb to the top of the table and beyond with any one of world's top 2500 clubs. * Play the transfer market and scout more than 500,000 real players and staff. * Watch your unique football vision play-out on our acclaimed 3D engine.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
6.5
CrossCode

CrossCode

Release Date: September 20, 2018
A retro-inspired 2D Action RPG set in the distant future. CrossCode combines 16-bit SNES-style graphics with butter-smooth physics, a fast-paced combat system, and engaging puzzle mechanics, served with a gripping sci-fi story.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.0
Ashen

Ashen

Release Date: December 6, 2018
Ashen is a 3rd person, action RPG about forging relationships. You are a lone wanderer in a sunless land. The only light to be had sputters from an age-old lantern at your side. There is a rumble in the distance, and then a light. Through leaking eyes you make out a peak on the horizon, choking the land in a cloud of ash. Nothing ever shone so bright. The first dawn turns to dusk and finally recedes into familiar blackness. A GAME BY AURORA44. This is the tale of a bygone world. Choose a path and hold on to those you trust. Players can choose to guide those they trust to their camp, encouraging them to rest at the fire and perhaps remain. Together, you might just stand a chance.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
6.3
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Release Date: November 9, 2018
From the creators of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt comes a brand new tale set in the brutal and twisted universe of witcher Geralt of Rivia. The world stands on the verge of chaos, as the tensions between the power-hungry Nilfgaardian Empire and proud Northern Realms grow. Facing an imminent invasion, Meve — war-veteran Queen of Lyria and Rivia — is forced to once again enter the warpath, and set out on a dark journey of destruction and revenge.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.8
Creed: Rise to Glory

Creed: Rise to Glory

Release Date: September 25, 2018
Got what it takes to become a champion? You are Adonis Creed, fighting toe-to-toe with the world’s top opponents to establish your boxing legacy. This intense cinematic experience features new Phantom Melee Technology for impactful VR melee combat so you can train, fight, and win like Creed.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Release Date: October 2, 2018
Write your own epic odyssey and become a legendary Spartan hero. Forge your destiny in a world on the brink of tearing itself apart. Influence how history unfolds in an ever-changing world shaped by your choices. Features: * LEGENDARY SPARTAN HERO - Embark on your journey from outcast to legendary Spartan hero. * ANCIENT GREECE AWAITS - Explore an entire country full of unexpected encounters in untamed environments and bustling ancient cities. * CHOOSE YOUR PATH - Your choices shape the world around you. Play in a living world that constantly reacts to your every decision. * FIGHT EPIC BATTLES - Charge into epic clashes between Sparta and Athens in battles pitting 150v150 soldiers against each other. * SAIL THE AEGEAN SEA - Recruit crewmembers and customize your ship as you explore and battle your way on the open seas.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
5.2
GRIS

GRIS

Release Date: December 13, 2018
Gris is a hopeful young girl lost in her own world, dealing with a painful experience in her life. Her journey through sorrow is manifested in her dress, which grants new abilities to better navigate her faded reality.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.8

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