2018 TechRaptor Awards - Nominees and Readers' Choice Vote

Published: December 24, 2018 2:00 PM /


2018 techraptor awards best nominees

The awards season for video games is upon us, and now it's our turn to let you know what we think about 2018 in gaming. Below, you'll find the 2017 TechRaptor Awards Nominees across each category, as well as links to each of the reviews we published for them.

Much has been said and will continue to be said on what are some of the best years in gaming history, and there's no doubt that 2018 will be thrown into that discussion. Maybe it doesn't have quite enough behind it to compete with the likes of 1998 or 2007, but 2018 is a very solid year nonetheless.

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Nominees were submitted by and the voted on by staff to settle on what you see below.

Best Multiplayer Nominees (For exceptional multiplayer gameplay and design)

Find out who won Best Multiplayer Game of 2018

Best Writing Nominees (For outstanding storytelling, worldbuilding, and character creation)

Find out who won Best Game Writing of 2018

Best Soundtrack Nominees (For outstanding overall score)

Find out who won Best Game Soundtrack of 2018

Best Visuals Nominees (For outstanding, cohesive aesthetic)

Find out who won Best Game Visuals of 2018

Best Expansion/DLC Nominees (The best piece of additional content to an existing game)

Find out who won Best Game Expansion/DLC of 2018

Best Evolving Game Nominees (For outstanding continued development on an existing game)

Find out who won Best Evolving Game of 2018

Indie Game of the Year Nominees (For outstanding creative and technical design from outside a large studio)

Find out the 2018 Indie Game of the Year Winner

Board Game of the Year Nominees (For outstanding tabletop game design)

Find out the Best Board Game of 2018

Game of the Year Nominees (The best game of the year, whose sum of its parts is greater than any other)

Find out who won 2018 Game of the Year


Interested in more of our winners over the years? check out the TechRaptor Gaming Awards Page!

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Andrew Otton
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