The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly From 2018 – Episode 030

We take a look back at the year that was 2018 in Video Games – critical hits, critical fumbles, guilty pleasures, and more.

Epic Set List

  • Discussion of what video games we’ve been playing recently & our spoiler-free thoughts
    • God of War
    • Red Dead Redemption 2
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
    • Spyro
    • Jack Box Party Pack

Holiday Recap

  • What did we do over our 2018 holiday break?

Video Game Pickups

  • A holiday season full of gaming & game ephemera pickups
  • VGCollectaholic completes a major North American set

What’s News

  • Law: Police respond to a noise complaint & end up playing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Sony: Our players demand single-player experiences
  • Psychology: Do video game players respond to crisis differently?
  • Collecting: NES Classic & SNES Classic production ends
  • Industry: The growth of The Game Awards

Main Event

  • Recaping the best and worst games from 2018
  • 2018 games we wish we had played
  • Things that intrigued us in 2018