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52 Games. 1 Year. 2018.

KtotheRoc

Member
Oct 27, 2017
20,775
Alright, Era, I have 65 games listed here. And I've already started a few games for 2019. That will include Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology, which I've been on and off with over the course of the year.

Here's my list.

Finished: (Games in bold are games I have never beaten before)

1: Xenoblade Chronicles 2
2: Dragon Ball FighterZ (Story mode)
3: Pokémon Ultra Sun
4: Super Mario Land
5: Super Mario Land 2
6: Super Mario Bros.
7: Super Mario Bros. 2
8: Super Mario Bros. 3
9: Pushmo
10: The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
11: Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony
12: StarTropics II
13: Kirby Star Allies
14: The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons
15: Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels
16: The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages
17: Breath of Fire
18: Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
19: Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose!
20: Donkey Kong Country
21: Dragon Quest 1
22: Super Mario World
23: Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
24: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
25: Super Castlevania IV
26: Star Fox
27: Mega Man X1
28: Breath of Fire II
29: Lufia & The Fortress of Doom
30: Dragon Quest II
31: Contra III: The Alien Wars
32: Secret of Mana
33: Star Fox 2
34: Earthbound
35: Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts
36: Super Mario Kart
37: Kirby's Dream Course
38: Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
39: Rise of the Tomb Raider
40: Dragon Quest III
41: Shadow of the Colossus
42: Chrono Trigger
43: Legend of the Mystical Ninja
44: Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon
45: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
46: Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals
47: Shin Megami Tensei Strange Journey Redux
48: Detective Pikachu
49: Super Metroid
50: Final Fantasy VI
51: Octopath Traveler
52: Marvel's Spider-Man
53: Castlevania I
54: Ninja Gaiden I
55: Mega Man 11
56: Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos
57: Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom
58: Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
59: Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble
60: Castlevania: Rondo of Blood
61: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
62: Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
63: Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country
64: Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
65: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: World of Light
 

Kyrios

Member
Oct 27, 2017
2,920
Got to 52 by the skin of my ass

* = Platinum trophy

PlayStation 4

1. Tekken 7 (1/10)
2. Monster Hunter: World (2/13)
3. Digimon Cyber Sleuth: Hacker's Memory (3/7)
4. What Remains of Edith Finch (3/9)
5. Dynasty Warriors 9 (3/19)
6. LocoRoco Remastered (4/1)
7. Virginia (4/2)*
8. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (4/4)
9. Oxenfree (4/5)
10. Far Cry 5 (4/16)
11. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (5/6)*
12. God of War (5/11)*
13. Sine Mora EX (5/20)
14. BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (6/10)
15. Tokyo Xanadu eX+ (6/11)
16. Detroit: Become Human (6/16)
17. Rise of the Tomb Raider (6/24)
18. The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit (6/27)
19. Tom Clancy's The Division (7/13)
20. Final Fantasy X HD (8/5)
21. Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD (8/22)
22. Mega Man X2 (8/23)
23. Nex Machina (8/27)
24. Yakuza Kiwami 2 (9/5)
25. Marvel's Spider-Man (9/14)*
26. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (10/13)*
27. Everyone's Gone to the Rapture (10/14)
28. Red Dead Redemption 2 (11/2)
29. Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner MARS (11/6)
30. Bound (11/7)
31. Spyro the Dragon (11/14)*
32. Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage (11/20)*
33. Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon (11/25)*
34. Astro Bot: Rescue Mission (12/2)
35. Celeste (12/8)
36. Battlefield V (12/22)
37. Assassin's Creed Odyssey (12/31)

PlayStation Vita

38. VA-11 Hall-A (1/22)*
39. Cosmic Star Heroine (6/4)*
40. Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma (7/21)*
41. Burly Men at Sea (11/6)*

Total:

Switch

42. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (2/25)
43. Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon (4/4)
44. Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion (6/17)
45. Octopath Traveler (7/30)
46. Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country (10/6)
47. Pokemon Let's Go, Pikachu! (12/4)
48. GRIS (12/28)
49. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (12/27)

3DS

50. Metroid: Samus Returns (4/6)

Steam

51. Refunct (10/10)
52. Sniper Elite V2 (11/1)

I hope you don't mind the format, I keep this kind of record on Wordpad so it's just a copy and paste lol
 

OmegaMori

Member
Oct 27, 2017
111
Canada
Had fun doing this never reached my goal of 52 but I will do this for 2019 been trying to finish this task for the last 4 years and have not done it, 2019 is my year 52 games will be beat.
 

BasilZero

Member
Oct 25, 2017
10,562
Omni
Late to the party as usual.

But I just beat my 52nd game for 2018 on the last day of 2018 (on the last hour too lol)

Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty HD for PS3!

SNES
-Donkey Kong Country
-Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting

GCN
-Star Fox Assault

WiiU
-Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze
-Bayonetta 2

GBC
-Donkey Kong Country

GBA
-Donkey Kong Country
-Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories

NDS
-Final Fantasy III
-Final Fantasy IV
-Kirby Super Star Ultra

3DS
-Pokemon Ultra Sun

PS1
-Tekken

PS3
-Ratchet & Clank 2 Going Commando HD
-Ratchet and Clank 3 Up Your Arsenal HD
-God of War HD
-God of War 2 HD
-God of War Chains of Olympus HD
-God of War Ghost of Sparta HD
-God of War III
-God of War Ascension
-inFamous
-inFamous 2
-inFamous Festival of Blood
-LittleBigPlanet 2 Special Edition
-Metal Gear Solid
-Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty HD

PS4
-Fallen Legion Sins of an Empire
-Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
-Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories

PSP
-LittleBigPlanet
-The Legend of Heroes II: Prophecy of the Moonlight Witch
-The Legend of Heroes III: Song of the Ocean

Steam/PC
-Dragon Ball Xenoverse
-Prince of Persia Sands of Time
-Sonic Lost World
-The Legend of Korra
-Grand Theft Auto III
-Code of Princess
-Tomb Raider I
-Ys: The Oath in Felghana
-LEGO Batman The Video Game
-KARAKARA 2
-ARCADE GAME SERIES: Ms. PAC-MAN
-Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter
-Serious Sam Classic: The Second Encounter
-Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
-PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX+ All You Can Eat Edition
-The King Of Fighters '97 Global Match
-Mega Man
-Mega Man 2
-Without Within 2
 

TheIlliterati

Member
Oct 28, 2017
3,605
Final update for 2018

full list
December cont:

62. Max: Curse of Brotherhood - 7 hrs
*63. The Gardens Between - 2 hrs
64. Human Fall Flat - 10 hrs
65. Ruiner - 6 hrs
66. Far Cry 4 - 40 hrs
67. Quantum Break - 6 hrs
*68. Up Left Out - 2 hrs
*69. Far Cry 5 - 40 hrs
I enjoyed them all. 5 of them were gamepass. Best dollar I ever spent.

69 games / 1298 hrs / 2018
 

Blindy

Member
Nov 16, 2017
1,450
January:
1) Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death(XB1) 12/30-1/1
2) Demons Souls(PS3) 12/10-1/19
3) Parappa the Rapper Remastered(PS4) 1/21, 1/24
4) Parappa the Rapper 2(PS2 via PS4) 1/26-1/28


February:
5) Donkey Kong Country(SNES) 2/3
6) Resident Evil Revelations(PS4) 2/8-2/25
7) RUINER(PS4) 2/21-2/28


March:
8) Virginia(PS4) 3/3-3/4
9) Doki Doki Literature Club(PC) 3/3-3/4
10) Life is Strange: Before the Storm(PS4)
Episode 1: 11/26/17
Episode 2: 12/25/17-12/27/17
Episode 3: 3/3/2018
Bonus Episode: 3/7/2018
11) Bloodborne(PS4) 3/5-3/14(All Bosses downed excluding Chalice Dungeons)
12) Jak and Daxter and the Precursor Legacy(PS4) 3/16-3/17. PLATNIUM
13) Bayonetta(Switch) 3/19-3/23
14) Zone of the Enders HD(PS3) 3/24
15) Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner HD(PS3) 3/25-3/27
16) Nex Machina(PS4) 3/28


April:
17) God of War II HD(PS3) 4/1-4/8
18) God of War III Remaster(PS4) 4/8-4/11
19) Jak II(PS4) 4/11-4/12, 4/14-4/15
20) Max Payne(PS4) 4/15-4/19


May:
21) Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze(Switch) 100% Run 5/4-5/9
22) God of War 2018(PS4) 4/21-5/16
23) Jak 3(PS4) 5/16-5/20
24) Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon(PS4) 5/24
25) Dark Souls Remastered(PS4) 5/25-5/31


June:
26) God Hand(PS3)- 5/11-6/10
27) Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed(XB1)
28) Vanquish(XB1)
29) Bubsy and the Woolies Strike Back(PS4)


July:
30) Jak X: Racing(PS4)
31) Shantae: 1/2 Genie Hero(And it's DLC)(PS4)
32) The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit(PS4)


August:
33) Furi(PS4)
34)Death's Gambit(PS4) 8/14-8/16, 8/18
35) Resident Evil 4: Separate Ways + Assignment Ada(PS4)


September:
36) Devil May Cry(PS4)
37) Marvel's Spider Man(PS4) PLATNIUM


October:
38) Student Transfer(Mobile)
39) Rise of the Tomb Raider(XB1)
40) Hollow Knight(PS4)


November:
41) Spyro the Dragon(PS4) PLATNIUM
42) Mega Man X(PS4)


December:
43) Mega Man X2(PS4)
44) Kingdom Hearts 2(PS4)

45) Spider Man DLC(PS4) 100%
46) Mega Man X3(PS4)


From Jan to Dec
47) Rocket League(PS4)

Currently Playing:
Final Fantasy IV(PSP)
Super Smash Bros Ultimate(Switch)

Games beaten by platform:
PS4-33
PS3-5
XBOX ONE-4
SWITCH-2
SNES-1
PC-1
Mobile- 1


Came very close but alot happened in my life with two impactful deaths to cut this short by a few games. 52 games is indeed difficult to reach. Will give it a shot next year.
 

Chrixter

Member
Oct 29, 2017
20
Whew, managed to cross the finish line once again. Fourth year in a row.
  1. Fire Emblem Warriors (1/12/2018)
  2. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (2/10/2018)
  3. Ever17: Out of Infinity (2/25/2018)
  4. 3D Out Run (3/1/2018)
  5. New Super Mario Bros. Wii (3/3/2018)
  6. New Super Mario Bros. U (3/4/2018)
  7. Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus (3/14/2018)
  8. Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus (3/21/2018)
  9. Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge (3/26/2018)
  10. Far Cry 5 (4/1/2018)
  11. Super Mario Run (4/12/2018)
  12. God of War (4/26/2018)
  13. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game (4/30/2018)
  14. Space Harrier (4/30/2018)
  15. Into the Breach (5/13/2018)
  16. Celeste (5/18/2018)
  17. Marie's Room (5/19/2018)
  18. Street Fighter (5/31/2018)
  19. Street Fighter II (5/31/2018)
  20. Street Fighter II: Champion Edition (6/2/2018)
  21. Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting (6/2/2018)
  22. Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers (6/2/2018)
  23. Super Street Fighter II Turbo (6/2/2018)
  24. Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams (6/2/2018)
  25. Street Fighter Alpha 2 (6/3/2018)
  26. Street Fighter Alpha 3 (6/3/2018)
  27. Street Fighter III: New Generation (6/9/2018)
  28. Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact - Giant Attack (6/9/2018)
  29. Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike - Fight for the Future (6/9/2018)
  30. The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit (7/3/2018)
  31. Star Fox 64 (8/3/2018)
  32. GoldenEye 007 (8/4/2018)
  33. Perfect Dark (8/6/2018)
  34. Super Smash Bros. (8/6/2018)
  35. WarioWare Gold (8/12/2018)
  36. WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames! (8/21/2018)
  37. Sonic Advance (8/21/2018)
  38. Sonic Advance 2 (8/22/2018)
  39. Sonic Advance 3 (8/22/2018)
  40. Donut County (9/3/2018)
  41. Marvel's Spider-Man (9/24/2018)
  42. Mega Man (10/4/2018)
  43. Mega Man 2 (10/5/2018)
  44. Mega Man 3 (10/6/2018)
  45. Mega Man 4 (10/10/2018)
  46. Mega Man 5 (10/10/2018)
  47. Mega Man 6 (10/12/2018)
  48. Dishonored 2 (11/25/2018)
  49. Hitman 2 (11/28/2018)
  50. Astro Bot Rescue Mission (12/4/2018)
  51. Moss (12/4/2018)
  52. Tetris Effect (12/5/2018)
  53. Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! (12/14/2018)
  54. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (12/26/2018)
  55. Super Mario Maker (12/31/2018)
 

Bosh

Member
Oct 26, 2017
1,623
Main thread 1
Main thread 2

Some quick stats to bring in 2019:

2018 in gaming
64 games total.
  • 11 different video game devices.
    • 29 on Sony systems, 27 on Nintendo , 7 on Xbox , 1 on phone.

Top 5 systems play time %:
Ps4- 45.93%
Switch -15.23%
Vita- 11.18%
3ds - 10.03 %
Xbox 1 -7.39%

First time trying this and it was a success, see you all back bright and early I'm 2019 :D
 

theaface

Member
Oct 25, 2017
2,123
Had a ‘productive’ year. Apart from a few exceptions, everything completed to 100%/platinum:
  1. The Disney Afternoon Collection
  2. The Playroom VR
  3. Statik
  4. What Remains of Edith Finch
  5. Superhot VR
  6. Lethal VR
  7. PlayStation VR Worlds
  8. Batman: Arkham VR
  9. I Expect You To Die
  10. The Room: Old Sins
  11. Agents of Mayhem
  12. Picross S
  13. Bioshock Infinite
  14. Bridge Constructor
  15. Snipperclips
  16. Surgeon Simulator: ER
  17. Dark Souls III: The Ringed City
  18. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
  19. Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice
  20. Goat Simulator
  21. Far Cry 5
  22. South Park: The Fractured But Whole
  23. God of War
  24. The Invisible Hours
  25. Everything
  26. Zero Time Dilemma
  27. Batman: The Enemy Within
  28. Life is Strange: Before the Storm
  29. Far Cry 3: Classic Edition
  30. Mario Tennis Aces
  31. Hollow Knight
  32. Celeste
  33. Doom VFR
  34. Shadow of the Colossus
  35. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  36. Tumble VR
  37. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  38. Resident Evil 7: Gold Edition
  39. The Last Guardian
  40. Yooka-Laylee
  41. Plok
  42. The Lion King
  43. Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality
  44. Watch Dogs
  45. Tembo the Badass Elephant
  46. Pokemon Picross
  47. Pyre
  48. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
  49. Guacamelee 2
  50. Guacamelee: STC Edition
  51. Middle Earth: Shadow of War
  52. The Bridge
  53. Snake Pass
  54. Q.U.B.E: Director’s Cut
  55. Diablo III: Eternal Collection
  56. Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  57. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  58. Spyro the Dragon
 
Oct 25, 2017
415
New York
Finished December strong, ending 2018 with 80ish games completed.
...
(72) 12/01/18 Battlefield V (PC)
(73) 12/01/18 Astebreed (PC)
(74) 12/02/18 Doki Doki Literature Club (PC)
(75) 12/10/18 Battlefield V - War Stories - The Last Tiger (PC)
(76) 12/23/18 Subsurface Circular (NS)
(77) 12/24/18 Quarantine Circular (NS)
(78) 12/28/18 NHL 19 (X1)
(79) 12/30/18 Florence (iphone)
(80) 12/31/18 Rocket League (PC/X1)

Hardware used: PS4 Pro. PSVR. Xbox One X. Nintendo Switch. iPhone 7+. iPad (2018). PC 7700k 1080TI. Vive. nN3DS XL.
 

AHA-Lambda

Member
Oct 25, 2017
4,035
67 games in total O_O

1 The Evil Within 2
2 Dies Irae
3 Momodora
4 Momodora II
5 Momodora III
6 Momodora IV: Reverie Under the Moonlight
7 Umineko When They Cry - Answer Arcs
8 Rez Infinite
9 Red Strings Club
10 The Fall Part 2: Unbound
11 Umineko: Golden Fantasia
12 #WarGames
13 Final Fantasy XV
14 Drake of the 99 Dragons
15 What Remains of Edith Finch
16 Gorogoa
17 Batman: The Enemy Within - The Telltale Series
18 Curse of Monkey Island
19 Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
20 Night in the Woods
21 Pillars of the Earth
22 A Hat in Time
23 SteamWorld Dig 2
24 Ruiner
25 Never Stop Sneakin'
26 Sniper Elite 4
27 West of Loathing
28 The Room: Old Sins
29 Framed
30 Framed 2
31 The 25th Ward: The Silver Case
32 The House in Fata Morgana: A Requiem for Innocence
33 Quarantine Circular
34 Detroit: Become Human
35 God of War
36 Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon
37 Vampyr
38 Higurashi When They Cry Hou Ch.6 Tsumihoroboshi
39 Assassin's Creed: Origins
40 Gears of War 4
41 Observer
42 The Banner Saga 3
43 Yakuza 0
44 7 Billion Humans
45 Donut County
46 Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner: Mars
47 Spider-Man
48 Shenmue
49 Shenmue II
50 The Missing
51 The Hex
52 Reigns: Game of Thrones
53 Return of the Obra Dinn
54 Deltarune
55 The Shapeshifting Detective
56 Late Shift
57 Hitman 2
58 Killer7
59 The Council
60 Katamari Damacy: Reroll
61 Gris
62 Doki Doki Literature Club
63 Orwell
64 Orwell: Ignorance is Strength
65 Quadrilateral Cowboy
66 Half-Life 2
67 Sam & Max: Hit the Road
 

Deleted member 1759

User requested account closure
Banned
Oct 25, 2017
3,582
Europe
Since 2018 is over, here are some stats for my list:
2017: 68 games (455.4h)

Completed in 2018:
01. Metro: Last Light Redux (PC) | 9.6h | Jan 10 | ★★★★​
02. Quantum Break (PC) | 10.5h | Jan 18 | ★★★​
03. Dishonored 2 (PC) | 13.5h | Jan 25 | ★★★★½​
04. Back to the Future: The Game (PC) | 10.5h | Jan 31 | ★★★​
05. Max Payne 3 (PC) | 9.6h | Feb 01 | ★★★★​
06. ICARUS.1 (PC) | 2.1h | Feb 02 | ★★½​
07. Tacoma (PC) | 2.5h | Feb 03 | ★★★★​
08. Black The Fall (PC) | 2.7h | Feb 07 | ★★★½​
09. Hollowed (PC) | 1.4h | Feb 08 | ★★★½​
10. The Order of the Thorne - The King's Challenge (PC) | 1.7h | Feb 09 | ★★½​
11. The Fidelio Incident (PC) | 1.9h | Feb 12 | ★★★½​
12. Off-Peak (PC) | 0.8h | Feb 12 | ★★★½​
13. Kingdom Come: Deliverance (PC) | 110.6h | Feb 21 | ★★★★​
14. Gone Home (PC) | 2.5h | Feb 27 | ★★★​
15. Overgrowth (PC) | 1.9h | Feb 28 | ★½​
16. Prince of Persia (PC) | 8.9h | March 02 | ★★★½​
17. The Wolf Among Us (PC) | 7.6h | March 08 | ★★★★½​
18. A Normal Lost Phone (PC) | 1.5h | March 09 | ★★★½​
19. Replica (PC) | 1.8h | March 10 | ★★★½​
20. Mafia (PC) | 13.8h | March 13 | ★★★★​
21. Ghost of a Tale (PC) | 16.7h | March 15 | ★★★½​
22. #WarGames (PC) | 1.7h | March 17 | ★★​
23. Orwell: Ignorance is Strength (PC) | 4.3h | March 23 | ★★★½​
24. Far Cry 3 - Blood Dragon (PC) | 3.3h | March 25 | ★★★★​
25. State of Anarchy (PC) | 1.4h | March 26 | ★★½​
26. The Norwood Suite (PC) | 1.7h | March 26 | ★★★½​
27. Batman: The Enemy Within (PC) | 8.7h | March 27 | ★★★★​
28. Kane & Lynch: Dead Men (PC) | 3.2h | March 28 | ★★​
29. SUPERHOT (PC) | 2.1h | March 29 | ★★★★​
30. A Raven Monologue (PC) | 0.1h | April 16 | ★★½​
31. SOMA (PC) | 7.1h | April 18 | ★★★★​
32. D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die (PC) | 8.0h | April 20 | ★★★½​
33. God of War (PS4) | 41.4h | April 30 | ★★★★½​
34. Dead Space (PC) | 10.2h | May 10 | ★★★½​
35. Epistory - Typing Chronicles (PC) | 6.7h | May 11 | ★★★★​
36. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (PC) | 7.8h | May 18 | ★★★​
37. The Pillars of the Earth (PC) | 12.0h | May 30 | ★★★★​
38. Beyond: Two Souls (PS4) | 9.1h | May 31 | ★★★​
39. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (PC) | 35.5h | June 16 | ★★★★½​
40. Day of the Tentacle Remastered (PC) | 3.6h | June 17 | ★★​
41. The Order: 1886 (PS4) | 6.9h | June 18 | ★★½​
42. Gears of War 4 (PC) | 7.9h | June 20 | ★★★½​
43. Portal (PC) | 3.2h | June 21 | ★★★★½​
44. The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit (PC) | 2.2h | June 25 | ★★★★​
45. Marie's Room (PC) | 0.5h | July 03 | ★★★½​
46. The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition (PC) | 6.0h | July 04 | ★★★​
47. CAYNE (PC) | 2.8h | July 04 | ★★★½​
48. Mercury Blue: Mini Episode (PC) | 0.7h | July 05 | ★½​
49. KC:D – From the Ashes (PC) | 5.9h | July 06 | ★★½​
50. AER Memories of Old (PC) | 3.1h | July 08 | ★★★½​
51. Dead Horizon (PC) | 0.3h | July 09 | ★★★​
52. Star Wars: Republic Commando (PC) | 6.9h | July 11 | ★★½​
53. Yakuza 0 (PC) | 66.9h | Aug 23 | ★★★★​
54. Life is Strange: Before the Storm (PC) | 9.2h | Aug 27 | ★★★★​
55. Assassin's Creed: Unity (PC) | 15.3h | Sep 02 | ★★½​
56. Dishonored: Death of the Outsider (PC) | 9.3h | Sep 04 | ★★★★​
57. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PC) | 15.4h | Sep 12 | ★★★​
58. Life is Strange (PC) | 10.3h | Sep 17 | ★★★★½​
59. Assassin's Creed Syndicate (PC) | 17.0h | Sep 21 | ★★★★​
60. Little Nightmares (PC) | 3.0h | Sep 25 | ★★★½​
61. Last Day of June (PC) | 2.2h | Sep 26 | ★★½​
62. Condemned: Criminal Origins (PC) | 6.3h | Sep 27 | ★★★½​
63. For Honor (PC) | 6.4h | Sep 28 | ★★★​
64. Subsurface Circular (PC) | 2.1h | Oct 02 | ★★★½​
65. Until Dawn (PS4) | 7.9h | Oct 04 | ★★★½​
66. The Last of Us (PS4) | 14.5h | Oct 07 | ★★★★½​
67. The Last of Us: Left Behind (PS4) | 2.0h | Oct 08 | ★★★★½​
68. Valley (PC) | 3.6h | Oct 11 | ★★★½​
69. KC:D – Adventures of Sir Hans Capon (PC) | 9.8h | Oct 17 | ★★★​
70. Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales (PC) | 35.9h | Oct 28 | ★★★★​
71. Burly Men at Sea (PC) | 1.9h | Oct 29 | ★★½​
72. The Red Strings Club (PC) | 4.1h | Oct 30 | ★★★★​
73. The Darkness II (PC) | 5.7h | Nov 01 | ★★★​
74. Grand Theft Auto V (PC) | 36.9h | Nov 13 | ★★★½​
75. 11-11 Memories Retold (PC) | 6.3h | Nov 15 | ★★★★​
76. Battlefield V (PC) | 6.6h | Nov 20 | ★★★​
77. Detroit: Become Human (PS4) | 11.2h | Nov 25 | ★★★½​
78. Attentat 1942 (PC) | 2.8h | Nov 26 | ★★★​
79. Star Wars: Battlefront II (PC) | 6.0h | Nov 28 | ★★★½​
80. NeonCode (PC) | 1.2h | Dec 14 | ★★★​
81. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (PS4) | 12.4h | Dec 15 | ★★★½​


Click on the game title for a short write-up.
Games completed: 81
Total playtime (not including BFV MP): 778.6h (+323.2h from 2017)
Average playtime per game: 9.6h (was 6.7h in 2017)
Average rating: 6.8/10
Platform breakdown: PC (73 games; 673.2h or 86.5%), PS4 (8 games; 105.4h or 13.5%)
Most time spent with: Kingdom Come: Deliverance including DLCs (126.2h or 16.2% of my total playtime)
Shortest game: A Raven Monologue (0.1h)
 

rahji

Member
Oct 25, 2017
896
Last post for this thread and also a summary of all games I played through this year:

1. Super Mario 3D Land - Finished on 1/12/2018 Time: 21 hours
2. Super Mario 64 DS finished at 1/19/2018 Time: I am not sure, maybe 10 or 12 hours?
3. Luigi's Mansion 2 Finished at 1/22/2018 Time: 14 hours
4. Slain! Back from Hell Finished at 3/23/2018 Time: 8 hours
5. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Finished at 3/23/2018 Time: ~140 hours
6. Star Fox 64 3D Finished at 4/08/2018 Time: 3 hours
7. Zelda - A Link between Worlds Finished at 4/22/2018 Time: ~15 hours
8. Ace Attorney - Justice for all Finished at 5/03/2018 Time: ~25 hours
9. Trials Fusion (PS4) Finished at 6/22/2018 Time: ~9 hours
10. Unravel 2 (PS4) Finished at 7/4/2018 Time: ~6 hours
11. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4) Finished at 7/5/2018 Time: ~12 hours
12. Ace Attorney - Trials and Tribulations (3DS) Finished at 7/8/2018 Time: ~30 hours
13. Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders (PS4) Finished at 9/15/2018 ~8 hours
14. Assassin's Creed Origins (PS4) Finished at 8/?/2018 Time: ~30 hours (total 100 hours for the plat)
15. Spiderman (PS4) Finished at 9/21/2018 Time: ~30 hours
16. Here They Lie (PS4) Finished at 10/1/2018 Time: ~3 hours
17. Apollo Justice (3DS) Finished at 9/?/2018 Time: ~30 hours
18. Destiny 2 Vanilla (PS4) Finished at 11/1/2018 Time: ~15 hours
19. Spider-Man: The Heist Finished at 10/30/2018 Time: ~5 hours
20. Burly Men at Sea (PS4) Finished at 11/8/2018 Time: ~2 hours
21. Hollow Knight (PS4) Finished at 12/18/2018 Time: ~22 hours
22. Red Dead Redemption 2 Finished at 12/21/2018 Time: don't know actually but it took 7 weeks

aaand last game I finished this year

23. Captain Toad's Treasure Tracker (3DS) Finished at 12/31/2018 Time: ~2 hours
The credits rolled extremely fast, I guess there is more to explore in this game.

Overall, my problem is that put my time into lengthy visual novels (Ace Attorney) or real open world time sinks like RDR2 or ACO.
Overall game time: 440 hours + the untracked time I spent playing RDR2. I guess it is something like 550 hours.
 

dasu

Member
Aug 2, 2018
107
Update:
Since 26 was my personal goal, I _was_ able to make it. I feel like I shouldn't count the game jam games that I tried out since those are usually sub-hour play times.

22: Hidden Folk (updated) (PC) - completed existing stages. Full completio. - 2/5
Although the art style is creative, the level tableaux lack the creativity to make rifling through them fun. The game does not take advantage of the interactive medium, and I think you'd be better off going to the library and finding Waldo.

23: Darksiders 2 (Xbox 360) - played through the main story - 3/5
Doubles down on the dungeon crawling elements. The game introduced new pacing issues while attempting to address the ones from the previous game. Tiny text is impossible to read on a CRT television. A bit unpolished and underdesigned.

24: Elebits (Wii) - played a bit past the first boss before getting fed up - 1/5
Overly floaty physics is impressive but causes problems with basic navigation. Demands more precision with motion controls than the current design can handle and sometimes can feel unresponsive.

25: Rhythm Heaven Fever (Wii) - completed and got metals on all 50 stages - 4/5
Backing track "music" can be overly low key and is more functional rather than memorable. Constant tutorials is a boring way to introduce mechanics. Perfect runs are an interesting way to increase stakes.

26: Altered Beast (GEN) - completed on the Sega Genesis Collection (PSP) - 2/5
Clunky and stiff controls. Boring looping level designs. Game can be overwhelming despite simple recognition-based mechanics and enemies.

27: Ristar (GEN) - completed on the Sega Genesis Collection (PSP) - 3/5
Many puzzle platformer elements slow down the pacing. PSP dpad seemed to struggle with diagonal inputs which are important in this game. Attractive pixel art.

28: Trials HD (Xbox 360) - completed normal difficulty, but gave up on the higher difficulty tracks - 2/5
Expressive, physics based "platforming." Checkpoint system alleviates some of the frustrations introduced by the randomness of the simulation. The game puts no effort in teaching skills necessary for the higher difficulties.
 
Oct 28, 2017
109
I managed to finish off the year with 62 games again. I need to update my original post, but I wrote more about the stuff I played here on my blog. Any word yet on when the 2019 thread will go up?
 

Illusionary

Member
Oct 25, 2017
990
Manchester, UK
I managed to finish off the year with 62 games again. I need to update my original post, but I wrote more about the stuff I played here on my blog. Any word yet on when the 2019 thread will go up?
52 Games. 1 Year. 2019.

Also, possibly I'm missing something, but your blog link takes me to a page that just says "You don't have any WordPress sites yet. Would you like to start one?".
 

IamAwake

Member
Oct 27, 2017
157
Finished 60 this year. Never thought I would actually ever complete this many. Looking forward to almost finishing my backlog.


1. Steamworld Dig 2
2. Metroid Fusion.
3. Gargoyle's Quest 2
4. Doki Doki Literature Club
5. Steamworld Heist
6. Super Mario 3D Land
7. Yakuza 5
8. Kingdom Hearts 2
9. Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep
10. Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance
11. Destiny 2
12. Finding Paradise
13. MGS3
14. Monster Hunter World
15. Yakuza 3
16. Cold Steel 1
17. Shadows of the Colossus
18. Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box
19. Trauma Center 2
20. Cold Steel 2
21. Titanfall 2
22. Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition
23. Yakuza 6: Song of Life
24. Far Cry 5
25. Fortnite Battlepass Season 3
26. Mom Hid My Game
27. Celeste
28. Hidden Agenda
29. Life is Strange: Before the Storm
30. Zelda: Champion's Ballad
31. Detroit: Become Human
32. Splatoon 2: Octo-expansion
33. The Awesome Adventure of Captain Spirit
34. Q.U.B.E. Director's Cut
35. Qube 2
36. Fortnite battle-pass Season 4
37. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
38. Ys: Memories of Celcetta
39. Sniper Elite 4
40. Sniper Elite 3
41. Donut County
42. Yakuza Kiwami 2
43. Spider-Man PS4
44. Fortnite Season 5
45. Sunset Overdrive
46. Luigi's Mansion (Original)
47. Halo 1
48. Assassin's Creed Odyssey
49. Banjo Kazooie
50. The Evil Within 2
51. Shadow Warrior 2
52. Guacamelee 2
53. Red Dead Redemption 2
54. Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu
55. Fist of the North Star
56. Battlefront 2 (EA) Campaign
57. Life is Strange 2 Episode 1
58. Darksiders: Warmastered
59. Spider-Man PS4: City that Never Sleeps
60. Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition
 

DontBlink

Member
Oct 25, 2017
128
Original post

Gave up on write-ups midway through the year, but just wanted to at least finish up what's left of the list. I've just managed to hit the midpoint, but hopefully will do better next year.

17. Pokemon Quest (Switch) - 45:00+
18. Forza Horizon 2 (X1) - 11:58
19. Spider-Man (PS4)
20. Donkey Kong Country (SNES) - 4:45
21. Fortnite: Battle Royale (X1)
22. Red Dead Redemption (X360) - 20:41
23. Spider-Man: The Heist (PS4)
24. Overcooked (X1) - 7:11
25. Overcooked: Festive Seasoning (X1) - 2:29
26. Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! (Switch) - 38:48
 

MRYEAH

Member
Oct 28, 2017
685
The hall across the room
I have always fallen short but I feel really great about my year so I look forward to going after the challenge again in 2019 have a huge open world backlog so I will give it my best

2015 22 games
2016 18 games
2017 26 games
2018 42 games

  1. 1. Wolfenstein 2 The New Colossus
  2. 2. Walking Dead Season 3 Episode 1
  3. 3.Walking Dead Season 3 Episode 2
  4. 4. The Unfinished Swan
  5. 5. Walking Dead Season 3 Episode 3
  6. 6. Walking Dead Season 3 Episode 4
  7. 7. Walking Dead Season 3 Episode 5
  8. 8. Bully Scholarship Edition
  9. 9. Life is Strange Before The Storm Episode 1
  10. 10. Life is Strange Before The Storm Episode 2
  11. 11. Life is Strange Before The Storm Episode 3
  12. 12. Hidden Agenda
  13. 13. Assasin's Creed Orgins
  14. 14.The Witness
  15. 15. Firewatch
  16. 16. Life is Strange Before The Storm Bonus Episode Farewell
  17. 17. Inside
  18. 18. Madden 18 Finished all Franchise goals
  19. 19. Oxenfree
  20. 20. What Remains of Edith Finch
  21. 21. Fifa 18 Season/Alex Hunter/World Cup expansion
  22. 22. Brothers A Tale Of Two Sons
  23. 23. The Cave
  24. 24. Battle Chef Brigade
  25. 25. Heavy Rain
  26. 26. TheAwesome Adventures of Captain Spirit
  27. 27. Gears of War 4
  28. 28. Tacoma
  29. 29. Madden 19 Longshot part 2
  30. 30. Pyre
  31. 31. Broken Age
  32. 32. Mario Kart 8 Super Deluxe
  33. 33. The Sexy Brutale
  34. 34. The Mummy Demastered
  35. 35. Night In The Woods
  36. 36. Rise of The Tomb Raider
  37. 37. NBA2K 19 The Prelude
  38. 38. Rise of The Tomb raider Baba Yaga
  39. 39. Costume Quest 2
  40. 40. Florence
  41. 41. Diablo 3 Reaper of Soul
  42. 42. Rise of The Tomb raider Blood Ties

Congratulations to everyone who played the games they wanted to play
 

Mr.Deadshot

Member
Oct 27, 2017
5,844
Finally finished my list and the short-reviews. It's too long for one post so I will make two new ones. Finished the challenge with 58 games beaten :)

Changed my rating-system from 1-10 with .5 steps.

#01 Deadpool (PS4)
While the game has a lot of good humor and made me "lol" several times the core game simply isn't good. It plays like a (very) poor mans Devil May Cry and you can clearly see that this game was made on a tight budget. Everything feels floaty, button-mashy and unprecise. Both melee and shooting aren't good at all. Doesn't help that the game throws hordes of enemies at you. It gets downright tiring to work through those hordes. And that comes from someone who loves hack'n'slays and everything with shooting. The sad part is that High Moon studio could have done so much better with more resources. I love both their Transformers games, but Activision decided to toss them into their content-creator-machinery without room to grow and make even better games. All in all the game reminded me a lot of Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard which was a similar subpar game with good humor and a similar scenario. And oh yeah, the game is butt ugly. Even for PS3 standards it's not good.
5.5/10


#02 Doom VFR (PSVR)
First I was disappointed in the bad move-controls. Fast movement with these is a pain and it wasn't fun at all. But then I switched to Dualshock controls and found it to be very enjoyable. It's basicalle DOOM-Mission-CD but in VR and shows perfectly how great every first-person-shooter could work in VR. It's also the best looking PSVR-game to date, yet there are some problems with (very) late loading textures. Sadly it's very short (~2hours) and there are no new enemies or locations. Everything consists of recycled assets from the original game. I feel that a full VR-port of the original game would have been better IMO because this brings nothing new to the table and lacks content. Still recommended for everyone who doesn't get motion-sick and wants to expierence the full FPS-experience in VR.
7.5/10


#03 One Piece Burning Blood (PS4)
To be honest I never found these 3D-anime-fighting games very good. I just can't find a real access to them. They feel random, unresponsive and confusing to me. But they look so good and that makes them fun in the end. And I like One Piece. But oh boy is the campaign mode an unbalanced mess. Some of the later fights are outright infuriating with enemies doing so much damage that you can die within the first seconds of a fight while their HP is buffed into infinity. There was no way for me to defeat these enemies without cheesing them and even that took many, many tries and a lot of luck. Also the campaign is very short with only four playable characters and only one story-arc from different perspectives. There is a meaty but repetitive "Wanted"-mode and multiplayer-variants though, but I didn't care much for them to be honest.
5/10


#04 Fallout 4 (PS4)
Not as good as Fallout: New Vegas, but better than Fallout 3. Another great Bethesda open-world with some good quests, nice characters, a good companion-system and rewarding exploration. Nick Valentine has to be some of my favorite companions in recent memory. Great character-creation and skill-system. Also the shooting was improved a lot what makes it fun this time. The base-building stuff seemed interesting at first but it is nearly impossible to build something "good looking" and so I just spammed the necassary buildings around the areas and used the supply lines to easily store all my junk-parts. The system was okay at first but felt like busywork in the end. I don't really want this to return in other Bethesda games. The crafting of weapons and armor was good though. They have to get rid of all the randomly generated fetch-quests. Or at least mark them as those. The main story-arc was okay, but I didn't like the ending (played with Minutemen). Felt like a big waste to be honest. Still a lot of fun just walking around in the wasteland and discovering new quests, locations and characters.
8/10


#05 Monster Hunter World (PS4)
This is the Monster Hunter game I wanted for a long time. New shiny graphics, streamlined expierence without losing the complexity of the franchise. Drop in-/out-Multiplayer is fantastic and works ver I wasn‘t hooked to a game that hard since Final Fantasy 14. I put close to 90 hours into it in 12 days and just couldn‘t stop playing. It was only at the very end that I felt a bit burned out after I had to grind 6 more Anjanath fangs to upgrade my fire weapon and the final boss was kind of a slog. I played the whole game with Shield & Sword and I am pretty sure that this will be my weapon of choice in future installments. It really fits my playstyle and is fast and versatile both in offense and defense.
9.5/10


#06 Tales from the Borderlands (PS4)
Another enjoyable interactive movie (it‘s hardly a game) from Telltale. I didn‘t think they could make much out of the setting but they really created some fun situations and characters and a compelling story. I especially love the intros to the episodes. But to be perfectly honest these games could be a bit shorter. I usually start losing interest in the episode before the last and it was no difference here. I will play Batman next. It‘s great that these kind of games get released regularly on PS+.
7.5/10


#07 Thumper (PSVR)
– Man, what a ride. I usually suck at these kind of games but I pushed through without too many troubles. My scores were bad most of the time but this game is all about the experience for me. And it certainly is one of the VR-games I played yet.
8.5/10


#08 – Fallout 4: Nuka World (PS4)
While the setting is really cool and unique the overall game-design is pretty weak. It‘s basically „Clear all the places and collect a lot of shit along the way“. Yeah, yeah I know. All the Fallout 4-haters will now tell me that the whole game is that way. But that‘s not true. Fallout 4 and the other addons actually have many good quests and characters. Also this one has some really tedious search missions without quest-markers where you have to find 20 computer cores and other shit. I didn‘t enjoy this one very much and forced my way through. The Raider-feature for the Commonwealth is pretty good though. Instead of settlers you can now home raiders in settlements that extort money from nearby settlements. A nice option if you want to play an evil Mad Max villain character.
5/10


#09 – Fallout 4: Far Harbor (PS4)
This is how a meaty game addon should be done. An interesting new place, interesting new factions and an interesting story-line with good new characteres. I really enjoyed my trip to Far Harbor and the main quest-line.
8/10


#10 – Fallout 4: Vault-Tech Workshop
A nice sidequest-line where you can build and manage your own vault. I am not that big into base-building, especially not when it‘s poorly done like in Fallout 4, so this DLC didn‘t much for me. The main-quest in this DLC was enjoyable though.
6.5/10


#11 – Fallout 4: Automatron
A great new companion and a solid new quest-line. The second best DLC for Fallout 4 after Far Harbor.
7.5/10


#12 – Dragon‘s Dogma (PS4)
I already beat this game two times on PS3 and I couldn‘t stop playing it on PS4 either. It‘s still my favorite open-world-RPG of all time that does so many thing so right. It‘s simply amazing. The party-system, the battle-system, the non-handholding-game-design (you can actually miss and fail a lot of quests and kill off NPCs for good), the story (it‘s fantastic dark fantasy if you pay close attention), the world and the monsters. I tried Ranger this time but that simply wasn‘t as fun as hacking and slashing your way through the enemies with a sword. Then I wanted to try magick but still deliver some punches so I took the Mystic Knight. I kinda regret this in hindsight. I mean he has some cool spells, but it can be a real hassle to set up your magic traps and great canons right and I often got disturbed by the enemies so I went full melee instead. For the next remaster on PS5 I will go full Warrior again with a sorcerer pawn that can infuse my weapons with elements and heal me. I think that‘s the most fun way to play the game. Those two-handed swords are simply a blast to use and cut through Dragons like butter. Man the hit-feedback in this game is soooo damn good and satisfying. It's totally Devil May Cry x Monster Hunter!
10/10

#13 – Dragon‘s Dogma: Dark Arisen (PS4)
This is one of the finest Addons ever created. It‘s a total treat for all high-level characters. It can be a pain to get the right equipment and upgrades to stand a chance against the brutal monsters here. But there are a lot of good guides how you can effectivly farm mats, equipment and dragon forging chances. It‘s still a grind, but mostly a very fun one because the battle system really is THAT good. It‘s also one of the most atmospheric dungeons ever created with some truly terrifying foes, easily matching Souls-series best areas and boss fights.
10/10


#14 - Transformers: Devastation (PS4)
The battles in this game are great. It's mainly bayonetta with heavy use of "witch-time". The music is awesome, reminded me a lot of Metal Gear Rising. The camera can be a problem at times when too much is going on or in bigger boss fights. Also there simply isn't much content. The campaign is like four hours long and even within that small timespan it recycles a lot of content like stages and boss fights.
7/10


#15 - A Way Out (PS4)
Finished the game in one sitting with a friend. It was a fun ride. Nothing amazing or groundbreaking, but a really well done coop-experience. It shows that this game was made for coop from the ground-up and leads to some fantastic situations. Appart from the coop stuff done so well the game's biggest problem is that everything else seems a bit shallow. The characters, the setting, the gameplay, the story. Nothing of that is bad or boring but it's also not especially good or special. I have to admit though that the final act is really cool and makes this a game to remember. I wish them big success with this game, because I want to see them improve on the formular und bring it to other settings.
7.5/10


#16 - Atelier Ayesha: Alchemist of Dusk (PS3)
After beating the original Arland-Trilogy I kept buying all the games but didn't play them. So I wanted to return to this RPG-series and picked up where I left. It's another charming and very relaxing experience but I have to admit that the formular gets a bit stale for me and the characters and story aren't as good as in the Arland-Trilogy. I still had a lot of fun playing this and the very forgiving time-limit in this one makes it even more relaxing to play.
7/10


#17 - Nights of Azure (PS4)
Another good JRPG from Gust, this time an Action-RPG. While the story itself isn't something special I liked the darker setting, the hotel-hub and the main characters. The gameplay is good for some mindless action and grinding and felt like a mix of Folklore and Victor Vran. It also isn't overly long so it doesn't overstay it's welcome and that is always a plus, especially for modern JRPGs that seem to drag on a lot.
7/10


#18 - Bravo Team (PSVR)
I played this with a friend in coop. While the shooting is fine the movement system more or less kills a lot of the fun that could have been had with free movement. It's really, really clunky and you always lose your orientation while trying to navigate from cover to cover and the camera switches between first- and third-person. It's also a short game with only a few types of enemies and four types of weapons. Nothing to unlock or improve. It's a very lovelessly made game that also feels low-budget. It's not the worst game ever made but it's definitely one of the weaking "Lightgun"-game I've played. It's also extremly overpriced but I got it with the Aim Controller for 60€, so that's still a good deal for the controller alone.
5/10


#19 - Xanadu Next (PC)
Tis is a great, old-school ARPG. It's basically Y's meets Diablo and a lot of fun to play. It's neither overly long nor is there a lot of text to read so that you can concentrate on killing monsters, collecting gold, navigate through the finely crafted world (totally reminded me of the Dark Souls games) and improving your character. Highly recommended like most Falcom games.
8/10


#20 - God of War (PS4)
I was a bit sceptical about the new gameplay and camera-perspective but it turned out that this is in fact THE perfect soft-reboot. Everything about this game is amazing: The story, the graphics, the gameplay, the fighting, the world, the music and sound. I can‘t praise it enough. It‘s easily among my most favorite games of all time and the best game of this generation. I can‘t wait for the sequel.
10/10


#21 - Star Wars Battlefront 2 (PS4)
I finally finshed the campaign. While the campaign is solid and easily among the best „Battlefield“-campaigns (not really hard) the true fun lies in the multiplayer. I still play this game on a regular basis and I love all the content it has to offer and the arcadey gameplay. I especially like Starfighter Assault which is probably the best versus-space-battle-game I‘ve ever played. It‘s so intense and fun and never gets old. My favorite multiplayer-game of this generation.
9.5/10


#22 - Planescape Torment: Enhanced Edition (PC)
I really had a hard time getting into this game. Since release I started it three times and never got far. I finally pushed through with the Enhanced Edition on PC. I am still not a fan of the morbid setting and the overly long dialogues. But the setting, characters and story are so unique and often bizzare, it‘s totally worth the overall experience. Sadly the game falls a bit appart during the last act. Suddenly there are too many fights and the battles aren‘t half as fun as in other Infinity Engine games. It got really annoying. Still highly recommended for everyone who wants something out of the ordinary in the CRPG genre.
8/10


#23 - HEX: Chronicles of Entrath – Chapter 1 (PC)
Despite it being a blatant Magic The Gathering ripoff it‘s a really well made CCG, especially if you are interested in single-player content. The campaign is a nice mix between CCG and CRPG light where you travel a worldmap, visit locations, talk to people and embark on quests. Single-player is perfectly playable without investing any money.
7.5/10


#24 – The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset (PS4)
The MMORPG that keeps delivering for me. I normally quit these games after finishing the main-story. But TESO is so single-player-friendly and filled with entertaining content that I always return to it. I again had a good time collecting all the relics, doing all the world-bosses and dungeons and finishing the story. The story itself was your typical Elder Scrolls stuff but the presentation and some of the characters are nice enough. The new locations are stunning and a joy to explore. There is also, like always, a lot of lore and interesting background to almost everything.
9/10


#25 – Wolfenstein: The New Colossus (PS4)
I really didn‘t like New Order and this is basically more of the same but with a better presentation. The presentation with all it‘s well made cutscenes is easily the highlight of the game. The problem is that this game is in a deep identity crisis. It‘s dead serious at times then it tries to be like Inglorious Basterds with over-the-top character-performances (but fails miserably IMO, Eva is especially annoying and that whole Hitler-scene is just grotesque) and then it delves into utter trash cinema territory. And then there is the „old-school“-gameplay. The difficulty is all over the place. „Normal“ feels like hard-mode in other games. But that‘s not even the problem. My problem is that this game just plays not very well. I can‘t exactly put my finger on it but it just feels off. Like I can‘t really make out all the enemies. The weapons cover too much of my sight. The field of view feels just wrong. I normally don‘t have this problem with FPS, but here it is – just like in the prequel – very prevalent. But maybe it‘s just the drab color-palette with complex setting after complex setting. The level-design is so boring. The enemies are bullet-sponges. Some weapons like the Maschinenpistole feel totally useless while the (upgraded) Sturmgewehr was my weapon of choice in almost every situation. Well I just turned it down to very easy at some point early in the game and mowed through the nazi hordes which was kinda fun and enjoyed some of the cutscenes. But overall it‘s not a good game. But I never really liked the series to begin with. I didn‘t even like Return to Castle Wolfenstein (except the mutliplayer, that was ACE). The often hated PS3-era Wolfenstein from Raven stays my favorite game in the series.
4/10


#26 – Farpoint (PSVR)
The game I bought my Aim Controller for and I didn‘t regret it. Despite some problems with controller shifting that got better with different light options in my room it was a fantastic experience. Great presentation and graphics, good story and fun firefights. We absolutely need more games like this in VR. I would be even happy with ports of older games like Resistance 3 and Killzone 3 which already supported the PS3 Sharpshooter. At least we get Firewall Zero at the end of this month.
8/10


#27 – Earth Defense Force 4.1: Shadow of Despair (PS4)
I already beat this game on PS3 but my brother an I started it again with a friend on PS4. The biggest difference most certainly is the now rather stable framerate which is a huge improvement. Too bad our friend left halfway through, but my brother and I finished it anyways. We had to set the difficulty to easy this time in one of the last missions because we didn‘t want to grind any weapons but that was fine for us because we already beat it on normal on PS3. The weapon- and power-up system could use some overhaul. Would be great when all the dropped stuff is collected automatically at the end of each mission. Otherwise a great game as usual with lots of action and a huge trash factor.
8/10


#28 – Eternal: The Tale of Horus Traver (PC/Android)
The second campaign of the game I bought with ingame-money. It was rather easy what gives me confidence in my decks and that they got better ;-) I still really like this game I think it‘s the best digital CCG out there. A perfect middle ground between Hearthstone and Magic: The Gathering.
8.5/10


#29 – Persona 5 (PS4)
The big negative first: This game is way too long. Seriously I already thought this about Persona 3 and 4 but this one adds another layer of tediousness and unnecessary chatter to the formular. I think this is the main reason why I liked Persona 3 and 4 more. Also they need to overwork the game mechanics. The time management feels archaic at times. Especially in situations when the game just completely blocks your actions. Stuff like just going down the stairs or go out and buy some new items. While I really liked Morgana in the end he was a serious pain in the ass in the first half of the game („Let‘s not do this today!“). Romances are also handled poorly. There is no acknowlegment in the game world when you are together with another character. But still, the positives by far outweight the negatives what makes this great game overall. The story is good and it has a memorable cast of characters. It‘s also one of the most stylish games ever made and the soundtrack is nice. The basic gameplay formular still works. I am actually not a big fan of the new dungeons because I prefered „dumb“ crawling like in Persona 3+4, but there is still Mementos.
8.5/10


#30 – Dark Chronicle (PS4)
This game is known as Dark Cloud 2 in the US-market and it‘s a damn gem of a game. I still remember getting it for PS2 back then when it was new and I loved it. I played it a lot but for some reason I never finished it after getting to the last chapter. Years later I lost my savegame and restarted the game. Must have been around 2014 or 2015. Same story again, I played it until the last dungeon and just dropped it for no reason. This time though I kept my savegame and picked the game up again to finally finish it. Even in 2018 this is a great game. Sure, it‘s clunky but you get used to that type of gameplay. Building cities, crafting weapons, grind dungeons and kill monsters never gets old. It‘s too bad we never got a third game.
9/10


#31 – Detroit: Become Human (PS4)
It's not as good as Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls IMO, but it's still a great game with lots of possibilities and outcomes. In that regard it's surely the best of Quantic Dream's games. But I liked the story, action and pacing of Beyond: Two Souls more and Heavy Rain felt more dramatic overall. The graphics are amazing as expected. I especially liked Connor and Hank.
8.5/10
 

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#32 – Call of Duty: World War 2 (PS4)
It‘s a good game but the moment I arrived at D-Day my WW fatigue instantly kicked it. Boy this felt like a 1:1 remake of ALL the other World War 2 shooters of last-gen. I felt like I played all of this hundereds of times before. There was nothing unique or special about this game and then they even added shitty stealth segments on top of it. Still, the fantastic presentation and lots of action and some really well made battle situations gave me some fun. But I really hope the next CoD isn‘t World War 2 or at least a better setting than Europe all over again.
6.5/10


#33 – Quake Champions (PC)
I don‘t know who thought that it would be a great idea to add fucking Overwatch-skills to QUAKE, but this is apparently the world we life in today. Besides from the hero-skill-bullshit this is pure Quake 3 with all the amazing gameplay and weapons intact and it still is - to this day - one of the best arena-shooters every made. It‘s pure, fast, skillbased, brutal fun and I highly enjoy playing it with friends or alone. Besides the hero-skills there are some unecessary things like the loooong wait-times between matches and the clumsy UI, but those are things that can be ironed out with further patches. It‘s still in early access after all.
8.5/10


#34 – Shin Megami Tensei: Lucifer‘s Call (PS2)
I started this game when it came out in Europe in 2005. Over the last 13 years I played this game in longer sessions and I finally beat it in 2018. It‘s a great, but hard game. It‘s unforgiving and very grind at times. It has some truly exhausting dungeons and bossfights, but it‘s worth the effort. Story presentation is very minimal but the overall atmosphere is fantastic accomplished through the unique artstyle and great music. I accidently unlocked the true ending which requires the strongest boss fight in the game and was already ready to give up after the normal final boss because the description of the true final boss I read in the FAQ was very demotivating. Funny enough that I managed to beat the final boss with my not optimal group and some rather simple tactics. It was very, very close at times and I had to use some weak spare-demons, but I managed to kill him off. That feeling was great. I was kinda euphoric to be honest because if I could not beat the true final boss I would have given up. I wasn‘t ready for even more grind and overly complicatede demons fusing.
9/10

#35 – Eternal: Dead Reckoning (PC/Android)
The third campaign I bought with ingame money. I already put over 100 hours into this CCG and still having fun.
8.5/10


#36 – Dishonored 2 (PS4)
Arcane Studio once again proves that they are the masters of the immersive sim. While this one isn‘t as good as PREY from last year it‘s still one hell of a ride with lots of options and tactics that can be used by the player. I for myself always chose the action-heavy path. I don‘t care too much for chaos factor or „bad“ endings. I just enjoy being a super-powered assassin that murders his way through the awesomely designed levels :)
8.5/10


#37 – Sacred (PC)
Olden but golden. I liked it back when it was new, but never finished it. For todays standards it‘s a rather clumsy game, but exploring the big world, killing monsters and looting stuff never gets old. There are also a lot of classes and skills to play around with so that this one is still highly enjoyable in 2018. The prerendered backgrounds also aged very well.
7/10


#38 – Dead by Daylight
I didn‘t put much time into this, but I played some rounds as victims and killers. On paper this seems like a cool concept, but the actual game is rather boring. It‘s also ugly and clunky at the same time. I didn‘t have much fun with it but managed to win some rounds as victim and one as the killer so I consider this „beaten“.
4/10


#39 Spider-Man
This is Insomniac Games second best game and this is high praise, because I am a fan of the studio since PS1 days (not Spyro, but DISRUPTOR!). It‘s only second to a masterpiece called Resistance 3 but that doesn‘t matter much. It‘s pretty much the perfect Spider-Man game. Tighly paced and well told story with great characters and super-fluid, fun gameplay. Seriously, this is one of the best playing games of this generation. Everything feels so snappy and intuitive without being too simple. Spidey has a lot of moves and gadget to develope great combat tactics. The side-missions could have been a bit better. I would have loved to discover more side-villains like Tombstone in their owne side-stories. But with the sheer fun the core gameplay offers it doesn‘t matter too much as long as you can beat up bad guys all the time. So cleaning up bases and doing swinging missions under time pressure was never this fun.
9.5/10


#40 – Firewall: Zero Hour
Yes, this game has issues like the slow matchmaking and no host-migration. It‘s also dumb that you get back to the lobby after every round. A lot of waiting here. But this is quickly forgotten when you are into the action. VR adds a whole new layer to tactical shooters and it‘s simply amazing to play and feel. The maps are fantastic, the weapons feel different but balanced and there is a lot of teamwork and communication needed to be successful. This might be a red flag for people who mainly play with randoms, but the community in the game is awesome.
9/10


#41 – Gothic 3
I originally started this back when it was new but I didn‘t play far, because it was a technical mess. I then restarted it with some fanpatches around 2012, but also didn‘t get too far. This time I restarted again and played through the whole thing. While this game is certainly too big for it‘s own good, it‘s still a very good RPG which great customization, exploration, quests and fun dialog (at least in German). It‘s not as good as Gothic 1&2 but still very enjoyable – even today. At least if you can handle the jank ;)
8/10


#42 – Tyranny
Another (overlooked) gem from Obsidian with huge freedom. While (way) smaller in scope than something like Pillars of Eternity and more heavy on dialogue, it offers some really great actions and consequences during it‘s campaign. You really feel like forming the world around you with all the decissions you are making. Add the all around solid realtime-with-pause combat system to this and you have another great RPG to get lost in.
8.5/10

#43 – Tyranny: The Bastard‘s Wound
A nicely done, huge new side-quest with an interesting new location where you have to decide about the fate of an illegal settlement. It‘s bascially one new dungeon with a town on top of it. So it‘s not he the most innovative content in structure it adds more quality content to the main game and fits in seemlessly.
7.5/10


#44 – Tyranny: Tales from the Tears
This can hardly be called an addon. It only adds new random encounters on the world map. While it‘s cheap it feels like it could have been added as a free after launch patch-content. While it‘s nice to have some more variety while traveling, it‘s not really a necessary addition or enhances the game in a meaningful way. Not the type of content I expect from payed DLC.
5/10


#45 – Lord of the Rings: Shadow of War
Everything the first game was and more. The army battles are really cool, like most o fthe new features. With getting rid of the MTX endgame is actual enjoyable and not a terrible grind It looks good, plays well and has a lot of cool action. The story is horrendous though. Feels like bad fanfiction.
8/10


#46 – Lord of the Rings: Shadow of War – Galadriel‘s Blade
Mediocre addon. Galadriel isn‘t much fun to play and it‘s basically more of the same in worse.
5/10


#47 – Lord of the Rings: Shadow of War – The Desolation of Mordor
Easily the better DLC with a big new area and an interesting twist on the gameplay: You have one life and when you die you have to restart from scratch, with some benefits talking over. It‘s not that hard to beat though so that you should get through it without having to replay much.
7/10


#48 – The Elder Scrolls Online: Orsinium
Another solid addon for one of my favorite MMORPGs of all time.
8.5/10


#49 – Mother Russia Bleeds
A highly medicore, ultra-violent Beat‘em Up. The soundtrack, graphics and atmosphere are really good, but the gameplay is uninspired and the boss fights suck IMO.
5/10


#50 – Wipeout HD
The best future racer gets even better in VR. Easily one of my favorite VR experiences. Fantastic stuff.
9/10


#51 – Raw Data
Great VR-Shooter with move-controls and teleport-movement. I normally don‘t like teleport-movement but it‘s well implemented in this game. You can chose between four characters with different weapons and specials: Dual Pistol, Bow, Shotgun and Sword. Dual Pistol guy was easily my favorite. Felt really satisfying to shoot down the enemy robot hordes akimbo style! Graphics are great, sound is good and controls work well most of the time. It can get a bit frustrating when you have to dodge traps but that‘s not very often.
8/10


#52 – Red Dead Redemption 2
Fantastic production value meets abysmall pacing and only above average gameplay. But the highlights like the whole Chapter 5, the intro and the finale are worth the ride (pun intended!). I think my biggester problem with this game was that I didn‘t care too much about the characters what made the story somewhat uninteresting for me.
7/10


#53 – The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind
Another oldy but goldy. I never was the biggest Morrowind-fan and I honestly think that both Skyrim and Oblivion are better games. I remember quitting it after 30 hours or so when it was new. I later played it again for around 50 hours but didn‘t finish it again. Lost myself in side-quests. This time I more or less focused on the main story and had a lot of fun. I actually liked it more than back in the day when it was new. Maybe because I knew what I had to expect. I can see why people prefer this over newer TES games but for me better graphics, combat and QoL features and the less alien landscapes of Skyrim and Oblivion are more enjoybale. Morrowind is still a great game which is still worth playing in 2018.
8.5/10


#54 – Shooty Fruity
Super stressful, super stupid, super fun wave-shooter. It‘s really great and whacky all around. But it can get really stressful, especially in those cantina levels where you have to put meals in different colors on tablets. Sometimes the controls can get a bit fuzzy here.
8/10


#55 – Minion Masters
A simple to learn but hard to master hybrid of RTS, Tower-Defense and MOBA. Rounds rarely go longer than 5 minutes what makes it motivating to play „just one more round“. It has your typical F2P and GaaS stuff like unlocking new cards via random loot-boxes, different ingame-currencys that can be unlocked or bought with real money, a battle-pass and so on but the unlocking systems seems fair and – as far as I saw it – the rarest cards aren‘t necessarily the most powerful cards. There is no single-player content, so you can‘t really „beat“ the game, but after 15 hours of playtime and fiddling around with all modes and trying different decks and masters I am confident in rating the game.
7.5/10


#56 – Divinity: Original Sin 2
A huge step up from the first game in the story and dialogue department. I enjoyed it much more and actually finished it. I am still not 100% sold on the series. I can see why people love it so much, because it‘s a power-players dream come true. There are so many crazy things you can do and try to break the game balance it‘s certainly an El Dorado for creative players who love to optimize their parties to the max. Unfortunately I am not that kind of gamer. I usually enjoy deep characters and battle systems, but it can get a frustrating here if you are not 100% into the system. So I decided to play on easy, which was the right choice and made the game much more enjoyable for me. To be honest, I don‘t like the rather slow turn-based-battle-system with all it‘s status changes and physics that much. It can be confusing and unclear what happened and the controls and camera can get a bit fiddly. Another problem is that the last act really falls appart. Quest lines become super-unclear and there are some overly hard and frustrating battles (a certain doctor …). I also don‘t like how the game is divided into acts and how you can‘t go back to former acts and areas. Missed some quests on that island? Well, that‘s your problem. And they really need to overwork the UI. Especially the inventory system is a huge mess. Nevertheless I enjoyed my time with the game. Especially the first half is great.
8/10


#57 - Rusty Lake: Roots (PC)
A very bizzare little adventure-game I got in a humble-bundle. I am normally not an adventure-game player but this one actually motivated me to finish it because everything was so strange and wrong. It‘s one of those static-screen-click-games without a lot of production value. But the artstyle and overall strangeness of the stuff that happens makes up for it.
6/10


#58- Halo: Spartan Assault (PC)

A solid top-down-shooter that transports the Halo feeling well. The music, graphics, vehicles, weapons and enemies are all spot-on. Not being able to jump feels weird in a Halo game but it's hard to implement in a top-down-game. The mission design could have been better. It was very straight-forward all the time with too many arena-style waves of enemies.
6.5/10