The Best Video Games of 2018

From epic fantasy to Tokyo's criminal underworld to the Old West, the most outstanding games of 2018 spanned an eclectic mix of genres and worlds, hailing from major developers and small indie studios alike. Here are our favorites.

'Yakuza Kiwami 2' Hands-on Impressions

The Dragon of Dojima heads to Osaka in our hands-on preview of SEGA's remake of "Yakuza 2," busting heads and showing off his exquisite torso to adoring fans.

'Fist of the North Star' E3 Demo Impressions

The latest export from Ryu ga Gotoku Studio has all the spectacular beatdowns you love from the "Yakuza" series, and adds more blood, beefier dudes (!) and an infectiously rad "Mad Max"-meets-anime vibe.