It is the last day for you to cast your game of the year votes, you have until midnight today (Sunday) to vote, this is your final warning – no complaints if you do not vote.
Meanwhile, let's look at which games our staff voted for in the same categories. This year we decided to create categories for Switch Retail, Switch eShop, 3DS, Developer, Art Style, Multiplayer and Total Game of the Year.
Remember, only games released in the United Kingdom or the United States first in 2018 were eligible to vote.
Change Retail Games of the Year – 2018
Winner: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo)  Was there much doubt about this? Maybe this category is not competitive in 2017, but Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been synonymous with 2018, we have had countless Directs, news and games related to the game. Fortunately, the release has just lived up to the hype when we awarded this game 10/10 in our review earlier this month, and is a firm favorite with the staff.
Running up: Octopath Traveler (Nintendo), Pokemon Let's go Pikachu!
(Nintendo), Starlink: Battle for Atlas (Ubisoft).
Change the eShop game of the year – 2018
Winner: Celeste (Matt Makes Games)
A title originally created during a game stop Celeste has grown into a complete release that has been hugely popular at Switch, and sells over 500,000 copies to date. As you get up on the mountain, you get a lot of obstacles in your way, which we experienced during our assessment, awarded the game 10/10.
Running up: The Messenger ] [Devolver Digital] Hollow Knight (Team Cherry), GRIS (Devolver Digital).
3DS Play of the Year – 2018
The Winner: Luigi's Mansion (Nintendo)
A Spooky Quiet Year for 3DS Raised Luigi & # 39; s mansion itself afterwards from the sequel released a few years ago and ahead of the third third because of hit Switch in 2019. Yes, it is a port in an old GameCube game, but there was still a show release this year, which we assigned a healthy 8/10.
Runners Up: WarioWare Gold (Nintendo), Detective Pikachu (Nintendo), Alliance Alive (Atlus).
eShop Developer of the Year – 201 8
The Winner: Matt Makes Games (Celeste, TowerFall)
What a wonderful year for Matt Makes Games, first launches new Play Celeste for Critical Recognition, followed by a Switch version of TowerFall later this year. Celeste has picked up many awards throughout the year, and we are happy to add that list with eShop Developer of the Year.
Runners Up: Sabotage (The Messenger), Nomada Studio (GRIS), SEGA (SEGA Ages)
Art Style Game of the Year – 2018
Winner: GRIS (Devolver Digital)
If you have an understanding of art styles in games you probably already know about GRIS, a gorgeous adventure game that has stunned critics and players. It is no surprise that it has won this category in the personal vote.
Running up: Octopath Traveler (Nintendo), Forgotton Anne (Square Enix), Pokemon Let's Go)
Multiplayer games of the year – 2018
Winners: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo)
The competition was not much of a chance This year, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate taken over the mantle as best multiplayer game on Switch. People at arenas, offices, living rooms and bedrooms around the world will decide on arguments for several years with Smash Bros on Switch.
Runners Up: Overcooked 2 (Team 17), Super Mario Party (Nintendo), Warframe (Digital Extremes)
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Winner: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo)
The final prize is the most prestigious, no prizes to guess that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate would win this category. There is attention to detail phenomenal and we do not see how Nintendo can really improve the game significantly, this is really ultimate Super Smash Bros. game.
] Runners Up: Octopath Traveler (Nintendo), Pokemon Let's Go (Nintendo), Messenger (Devolver Digital)
Thanks to all our employees who voted and more importantly to all the developers who launched games in 2018, we firmly believe that games have never been better, and we are already looking forward to 2019.
Do you agree with our staff choices? Don't forget you have until midnight Sunday to vote as part of your reader's election price. Please let us know what you think of our choices in the comments below.