2018 is nearly over - thank goodness for that. What a tumultuous year. But on the bright side, there were video games this year! Like, pretty good ones, too!

Across the gadgets you can fit in your incredibly large pockets there were hundreds of games you can spend hundreds of hours on, often completely for free, so it's tough to choose.

That said, choose I did, and here are the five games that stood out to me in 2018. Now we can get excited for 2019, and all of the misery it can potentially bring. In addition to good video games, of course.

Atelier Alchemist of Arland Trilogy