Japan: Developers Vote For Their Favourite Games Of The Year

128 Japanese developers and industry professionals have been quizzed by the team at Weekly Famitsu to find out which their favourite games of the year were. A few slipped in from the previous year such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (the developers hadn’t got round to playing them) but the majority are games were released this year. Each game featured in the list below was awarded points according to the votes provided by each developer. Here’s how they ranked:

  1. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  2. Monster Hunter: World
  3. Detroit: Become Human
  4. Red Dead Redemption 2
  5. God of War
  6. Octopath Traveler
  7. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  8. Fortnite
  9. Conan Exiles
  10. Splatoon 2
  11. Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  12. Dead by Daylight
  13. Fate/Grand Order
  14. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  15. Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection
  16. Cities: Skylines
  17. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  18. Dragon Quest Rivals
  19. Dungeon Maker
  20. Kyoutou Kotoba RPG Kotodaman
  21. Zanki Zero: Last Beginning
  22. Super Mario Party
  23. Border Break
  24. Teku-Teku Teku-Teku
  25. NieR Automata
  26. Assassin’s Creed Origins
  27. Clash Royale
  28. Dead Cells
  29. FarCry 5
  30. Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle



  1. Clash Royale? What kind f’ing developers are this. Or this year has sucked for Japanese developers again.

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