Here’s a funny thing about covering games: you either play a lot of them or you don’t play enough of them and either way, everything blurs together. Every week, dozens — if not hundreds — of new games come out. Most of them aren’t anything special. Some of them are kind of interesting. And a select few are actually Great Games. Keeping track of the year’s releases is impossible. I don’t know how anyone can do it.
Now that the perfunctory lede is out of the way, allow me to say one thing: Holy shit, I forgot about a lot of games this year. Here’s a self-indulgent post about all of the video games that came out in 2018, ranked by my difficulty remembering them.