2018 Best Worst and Blandest (Zero Punctuation)

  • Published on Jan 9, 2019
  • This week Yahtzee reviews the most notable games of 2018.
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  • Pap
    Pap 5 hours ago

    It was the 7 Hour CHORE, Yahtzee.

  • Kartik Punna
    Kartik Punna Day ago

    Also, Detroit: Become Human being on the WORST list...
    I’m sorry, that’s just wrong. The game was WAY better than what you described it to be.
    Actually, you hardly described the game in this video OR in your review of the game. Bias much? Fucking hell, kill your hate boner and look at the game for what it’s able to do.

  • Kartik Punna
    Kartik Punna Day ago

    How tf is Watch Dogs 2’s world “bland”?
    Like fucking hell, put GTA as well then You snob.

  • eli goldman
    eli goldman Day ago +1

    Honestly I only agree with your best game of the year list.

  • Hamza Nadir
    Hamza Nadir 3 days ago +1

    Unavowed was great, but putting it on the legendary top 5 list is very pretentious of you Yatz

  • Chad Beezy
    Chad Beezy 6 days ago +1

    Lost me at 3:25 when you explain your reasoning for not including AAA titles in your top 5. If you’re literally creating your videos around being a hipster at least hide it from the viewers it’s super off putting.

  • Sauce Boss
    Sauce Boss 9 days ago

    The fact that HDTF was even released in the unfinished-pre-alpha-beta-version- state it wss in is beyond any human comprehension.

  • Paul tar
    Paul tar 26 days ago

    3 games ive heard of

  • Mr. Mayhem
    Mr. Mayhem 28 days ago

    Spider-Man would have been perfect if they’d left out the parts where you don’t play as Spider-Man.

  • Logan Runion
    Logan Runion Month ago

    Anyone else look up if “Spicy Parmesan” was real?

  • sammythorn
    sammythorn Month ago

    Survive was leagues better than 76...

  • lucas tramannoni
    lucas tramannoni Month ago

    what is the game of the monster in the video photo?

  • Reese Winkel
    Reese Winkel Month ago

    Damn you did not sugarcoat the intro to the 5rh worst. I respect it

  • DeepFriedSalt
    DeepFriedSalt Month ago

    "Blimey that dude had a big nose."

  • The Pancake Mann
    The Pancake Mann Month ago +2

    Perch my perineum on a pole might be the best thing I've ever heard Yahtzee utter.

  • Shiv3r Cubesolver
    Shiv3r Cubesolver Month ago

    Can you do one on Celeste at some point?

  • Why Name?
    Why Name? Month ago

    Holy shit, Hunt Down the Freeman is still on steam? What the fuck is going on there?
    Also the fact that that games reviews are at around 30-35% shows you just how skewed the scale is.

    VIRGIN Month ago

    Damn. I actually liked Detroit. 😔

  • Lancer Lord
    Lancer Lord Month ago

    You should review darkest dungeon, it’s main concept is fucking you in the ass and you needing to deal with it
    It’s also another indie rougelike that was massively kickstarted

  • king of clubs
    king of clubs Month ago

    I get the problem with red dead, but why is it bad for that game to be detail oriented, but good for the Witcher 3? I mean, youre the one who encouraged that kinda game. They even stole the having to shave for a fancy mission cuz you highlighted it in your review.

  • Noname Nobody
    Noname Nobody Month ago

    The only thing this list proves is that Mr. Croshaw did not play *Tetris Effect* (yet); if he had, it would be SOMEWHERE on this list....

  • Omio9999
    Omio9999 Month ago

    6:53-7:03 - the most "fuck" anyone but his wife should hope to ever expect from Ben in the span of ten seconds.

  • joshua armstrong
    joshua armstrong Month ago

    shadow of the tomb raider can fuck off, thats not lara, its her daughter, lara croft is a badass, not a whimpering bitch child, she got out of training bras ages ago, and they put her back as a whining baby? fuck off! you killed lara croft you bastards! shes no longer a witty, badass with dry british humor, shes an overgrown baby, you killed her! and ruined her signature look! shes so generic that i HAD to imagine it being her daughter instead of lara, its been long enough that lara should have retired by now, i refuse to believe lara is still doing tomb raiding, and instead her daughter decides that she wants to take up the family business and goes on adventures of her own, fuck the "reboots" they arent real, and i refuse to believe they are, fuck the assholes who keep rebooting lara, its over! let her retire and be happy, not drag her around in the deep mud, sullying her good name, shes a mary sue character and no one likes that, my god what a bunch of jerks! let lara retire and enjoy her wealth, her daughter can take up the mantle now...now fuck off! i once saw jim sterling review it on jimpressions, and had to ask "is that supposed to be lara croft, are they really trying to pass off that chick as lara? thats not her, thats got to be her daughter, she looks too generic to be lara!" stop curb stomping her till shes no longer recognizable, five seconds into the video with jim and i didnt recognize that bitch as lara, i thought "who the hell is that! are they really going to try and convince us that thats lara??" fuck no! thats a bland bitch, a wimp to boot, as in she needs a boot up her ass, or those that made that game, shes no longer a badass, and it sucks, i refuse to acknowledge the reboots, they killed lara! -_-

  • Joseph Sharkey
    Joseph Sharkey Month ago

    Yup, I think Yahtzee is now too edgelordy. Its been a long time coming but the curmudgeonness has now reached eye rolling levels

  • 12ealDeal
    12ealDeal Month ago

    Did no one play Lost in Vivo?

  • antichicken
    antichicken Month ago

    Really phoning it in huh?

  • Max Caplan
    Max Caplan Month ago

    You must have no joy in your life. who hurt you??

  • lazyjosh47
    lazyjosh47 Month ago +1

    That bit about surviving in subnautica purely out of spite is so true. Seriously, nothing is more satisfying than constantly being blocked off from an area for a while, and than later crafting a stasis rifle and making the wildlife your bitch.
    Feels good man

  • DanSollaccio
    DanSollaccio Month ago

    I wonder if he played Celeste last year. Dunno if it would have made it to the top 5 but it’s pretty great

  • Rafael
    Rafael Month ago

    Well, at least Black Mesa is a thing that also has Valve's approval.

  • C C
    C C Month ago

    almost forgot about this Wonderfull Cunt...

  • LuMnOsITi
    LuMnOsITi Month ago

    Should have named it 15 blandest games of 2018, but honestly there's nothing to differentiate most modern games now so it would be a 1000-way-tie

  • Frank Cilantro
    Frank Cilantro Month ago

    Wait you complained Odyssey took too long to kill stuff? I was complaining that I was 1 hitting everything on hard mode and got bored of it.

  • Tribdinosaur
    Tribdinosaur Month ago +1

    [cheering from the 5th row] Yay Unavowed!

  • Rocco Wagner
    Rocco Wagner Month ago

    odissey is the only assasin's creed that has had me actually considering getting it... go figure

  • Wyatt Tyson
    Wyatt Tyson Month ago

    At least Battlefield V wasn't on the worst or bland list. I guess he probably never played it (this is the first time this channel has popped up in my TVclip recommendations feed) but despite all the controversy around it Battlefield V came out alright.

  • Michael Ommundson
    Michael Ommundson Month ago

    Piss in your balls?

  • Cole MacGrath
    Cole MacGrath Month ago

    Dead Cells. Best game. That is all!

  • Greg Wells
    Greg Wells Month ago

    I love you Yahtzee... but... piss doesn't come from your balls. The piss you talk of comes from you mouth good sir... and wind

  • nu
    nu Month ago

    this guy is basically akindalewar

  • Rob K
    Rob K Month ago

    What the fffuuuuuuu, you don't like Firefly?!?

  • Matthew Hlady
    Matthew Hlady Month ago

    Definitely agree with "Moonlighter." Reviewed it myself and thought it was rather dull. Great idea, but underdeveloped.

  • Jared d'Voiles
    Jared d'Voiles Month ago

    I'm surprised he didn't make a Dead Cells video. That was GOTY 2018!

  • Major Abdullah
    Major Abdullah Month ago

    I loved this video, except the worst title card. Was kind of disgusting.

  • Faolin Siannodel
    Faolin Siannodel Month ago

    Watch out yahtzee, you'll piss off the browncoats with your vocally disliking Firefly, and they aim to misbehave.

  • Kura Oshino
    Kura Oshino Month ago

    I actually beat MG Survive despite the shitty ass checkpoint system.....I made it to the end because I refused to let it win xD! I did like it but it could've been much more better than what it was. The checkpoint system they used in this game sucked, in any other gsme it would've been fine but it didn't feel like it worked at all in this one. I know it's a spin-off of the main game, but even MGSV did the checkpoint system better to where it was fair enough (Except for when you fast travel by a box because it doesn't count as a CP). Like seriously! I love MGSV for the gameplay alone and it was fun, MG Survive made surviving seem boring and annoying with that robot AI up your ass. It did grow on me but it still was annoying until I got use to it. If you play this game here's my advice: DO NOT EXPLORE AROUND ALL AT ONCE WITHOUT GOING BACK TO BASE TO SAVE! You'll thank me later when after you explore everything and die to falling off a rock having to do it all over again.

  • Delayed Critique
    Delayed Critique Month ago

    I like Detroit: Become Human. It was a lot of fun and much better than his previous work.
    Not saying your wrong for your opinion, as this is your list, not mine

  • Spartan Dumpster
    Spartan Dumpster Month ago

    So many of these games are making me think "Oh shit, that came out this year?!" Or I guess I should say last year. Mainly Subnautica, Conan, and Metal Gear Survive. I forget if and when Conan had early access beta stuff, but I do remember Subnautica having those since a while back so I most likely just have it muddled together in my mind the early, unreleased version and the full release game, which is why I thought Subnautica came out in 2017. I think I figured Metal Gear Survive came out in 2017 because Konami has done so little since then, they've done nothing while others are upstaging him. Death Stranding and Blood Stained are both showing a lot of potential, P.T. was just completely remade by fans, and Konami's been so silent since Survive that I can hardly tell if it's been 1 year or 10 years since that shitty game came out.

  • Spartan Dumpster
    Spartan Dumpster Month ago

    I'm surprised by the big mix of reviews AC Odyssey has gotten. I hear a lot of people say it's terrible, a good amount of people say it's great, I've even seen it on some game of the year lists from other youtubers, and pretty high up too, then there are people who are just like "meh". This range isn't very common, usually a game stays at one end of the review scales, maybe with some being a bit harder or softer on it. RDR2 is a good example of it where there are tons of reviews giving it 9/10 and 10/10, with a handful of people being like "it's not THAT great 7/10 maybe even 6/10". It seems more rare to see a game with review scores ranging from like 3-9.

    • Spartan Dumpster
      Spartan Dumpster Month ago

      I haven't played Odyssey for a couple reasons, one being that I don't have money to waste buying all the new games, so I try to ration out some money to buy the games with good reviews and seem fun. I also saw that it had pay walls and RPG elements, so if I haven't bought an AC game since 4, I'm not going to buy one that won't let me perform stealth kills that are assured kills. Assassin's Creed shouldn't have RPG elements like this, especially when that entails needing to be a certain level, have certain equipment, have certain stats, so you can perform stealth kills. Also, I shouldn't be wasting $60 on a game anyways, so I'm not going to buy a game that I can expect to hit a pay wall in, so I'll need to spend more money in order to level up.

  • ungeschaut
    ungeschaut Month ago


  • Q
    Q Month ago

    Still waiting for a Pong review

  • Bolshie Colt
    Bolshie Colt Month ago

    The shit sounds sorta ruin the video for me personally.

  • Tohfu
    Tohfu Month ago

    Intro song?

  • Aaron Dostie
    Aaron Dostie Month ago

    Ace Combat 7 my guy

  • Eric Moors
    Eric Moors Month ago

    Smash Bros. is good.

    • Balnazzardi
      Balnazzardi Month ago +1

      And no one cares, except Smash fans.....Some of us just dont care about that game/franchise, no matter how much you try to convince everyone how good it is. Fighting games are not for everyone and Smash Bros even less so.

  • Eui no Ew
    Eui no Ew Month ago +1

    I agree mostly, but I adore DBH

  • Phil Kozla
    Phil Kozla Month ago

    We the happy few is worse than fallout 76 ?? That is insanity .

  • Jakewray
    Jakewray Month ago

    Please don't use poop noises. I feel triggered

  • Carlos Gallon
    Carlos Gallon Month ago

    How is Subnautica a 2018 game. I feel like it came out at least 2 years ago

    • GucciGinger
      GucciGinger Month ago

      +Jack Young Actually he mainly meant that for those people who would complain so and so game wasnt on the list, its still year based, if he reveiwed a great game from 2015 it would be able to make his list (the only exception being Deadrising 4 but he made that exception because of how shit dr4 is)

    • Jack Young
      Jack Young Month ago

      He mentioned in a prior Best/Worst/Blandest countdown that he goes by the year in which he reviewed the game.

  • feh meh
    feh meh Month ago

    Star Control 2.

    I SMASH TO REDBONE Month ago

    Piss is stored in the bladder not the bells yahtzee

  • ArtificialDjDAGX
    ArtificialDjDAGX Month ago +1

    I'm a bit disappointed in Yahtzee for not looking into the controversies surrounding FO76, he'd have placed it higher than MGS for sure if he knew. (False advertising, Refusing refunds, Banning modders, Leaking personal information and credit card information of their customers that opted for getting an actual canvas bag, since what you got from the $200 pre-order was a cheap nylon bag, The Nuka-cola rum was just a regular "beer bottle" with really cheap rum, inside of a hollow plastic case that looked like it could be a cool bottle, Implementing false discounts in their in-game store, Continuing the push for micro-transactions in the game, etc.)
    Also, Hunt Down The Freeman has supposedly gotten a lot better thanks to it's updates, as can be seen on the steam store.

  • ArtificialDjDAGX
    ArtificialDjDAGX Month ago

    That potential Top 5 that Yahtzee was talking about, I think "Osu!" might get nr 1, unless there's a game that's more clicky and epileptic than that rhythm game.

  • Bill I Did Not Bang That Woman Clinton

    1:16 Yahtzee confirms piss is stored in balls?!?

  • HOkayson
    HOkayson Month ago

    I want that Best games song so I can listen to it on repeat for an hour, and then never want to hear it ever again in my entire life.

  • Connaire McLoone
    Connaire McLoone Month ago

    Indie shill.

  • Ben
    Ben Month ago

    I kill jews accidentally

  • A Wild Moose
    A Wild Moose Month ago

    This was one of the best years for games in ages. What are you on about.

  • Blitzball Ace
    Blitzball Ace Month ago

    Dam, I loved Detroid: Become Human. Campy overtly melodramatic narrative social experimentive point and click adventures is exactly my thing.

  • davernrush
    davernrush Month ago

    I don't know why but this video really ruined my appetite.

  • Trustworthy Guy
    Trustworthy Guy Month ago

    Ah, yes. Assassins Creed. My first real game I ever played and a long time my favourite game series, until Ubisoft eventually decided to kill it and shit on it's grave... just like they did to their brand...

  • Mitt Romney XIIV
    Mitt Romney XIIV Month ago

    Man, Super Mario Bros 3 got all five Best Games spots again

  • thomas and harry
    thomas and harry 2 months ago

    ft: James face on a mug

  • muckymucks
    muckymucks 2 months ago

    Resident Evil 2 Remake
    Cyberpunk 2077
    The Last of Us 2
    2019 looks alright.

  • Ragnar
    Ragnar 2 months ago

    For someone who loves shitting on AAA games and sucking Indie dick, I’m gobsmacked that you never even reviewed Celeste

  • letterizer
    letterizer 2 months ago

    6:20 to 6:24 I'd like to see that happening just once though

  • BjornIn1979
    BjornIn1979 2 months ago

    Does Yahtzee even try these days? I remember this guy being funnier and more creative with his metaphors in describing how good or bad a game was.. Now all I got from this video is nausea, and enough use of the word "Shit" Fuck" to last me a week, with an extra bonus of constant literal visual representations of human shit to boot! ... !?! I donno anymore...

  • JacksonDuncanDesigns
    JacksonDuncanDesigns 2 months ago

    Imagine putting Spiderman in top 5 best but not red dead

    • GucciGinger
      GucciGinger Month ago

      Imagine not enjoying a game just because everyone else claims its oh so great

  • HughMann
    HughMann 2 months ago

    Yahtzee I really could've gone without having to think about or remember metal gear survive again.

  • RO-337
    RO-337 2 months ago

    New Gundam Breaker deserves the worse category

  • Elliott Coombes
    Elliott Coombes 2 months ago

    Compilation of Yahtzee saying DAYVID CAYGE please

  • Alexander Shea
    Alexander Shea 2 months ago

    Don't worry Yahtzee we have a new Mortal Kombat game coming out that builds upon the successes of MKX and Injustice 2 looks truly awesome although you are still going to tear a new one.

  • vineheart01
    vineheart01 2 months ago

    yeah i have no idea what conan exiles was trying to do.
    It wasnt...bad...it just..sucked and utterly failed to hold interest. It felt little more than just "Roam this world!" for a game mechanic.

  • MCrewDude
    MCrewDude 2 months ago

    I'm a little surprised and disappointed that he never played The Quiet Man.

  • John Bues
    John Bues 2 months ago

    What's the music for the Best and Blandest entries?

  • Worthless Faggot
    Worthless Faggot 2 months ago

    I can't understand why Subnautica isn't first place.

  • Shade's Insane Chamber
    Shade's Insane Chamber 2 months ago +1

    Star Control, Subnautica and Unavowed were my Favorites of this list!
    Top 10 of 2018 for sure!~

  • Travis McNasty
    Travis McNasty 2 months ago

    Yahtzee is a terrible game.

  • GreenSnickers
    GreenSnickers 2 months ago

    Man this guy has shit taste. Unsubscribed.

    • Balnazzardi
      Balnazzardi Month ago

      @GreenSnickers Because he likes to piss on triple A games and suck indie cock? I mean atleast you cant blame Yahtzee for picking the same darn winners as every other gaming site out there....(be that either God of War or Red Dead Redemption 2)
      I dont personally care about indie games, but good for him that he has been able to find some gems that he has really liked among them.

    • SicParvisMagna123
      SicParvisMagna123 2 months ago

      Presumably you joined within the past year then. Goodbye.

    • whatevr99
      whatevr99 2 months ago

      You will be missed. (Rolls eyes)

    • pebi
      pebi 2 months ago

      well good for you, go circlejerk somewhere else.

  • James Rumsey
    James Rumsey 2 months ago +1

    Mate A Way Out and Detroit are 2 of my favourite games of all time and Spider-Man would definitely be somewhere on my blandest games list

    • CraftyProuductions
      CraftyProuductions Month ago

      James Rumsey Well okay.

    • James Rumsey
      James Rumsey Month ago +1

      +CraftyProuductions Yeah I thought the begining of the year was incredible with Dark Souls Remastered, onrush, detroit and A Way Out but thought that the 2nd half of the year was pretty boring except for black ops 4

    • CraftyProuductions
      CraftyProuductions Month ago

      James Rumsey Detroit is one of your favorites and Spider-Man is of your blandest? That’s interesting.

  • Zachary Robbins
    Zachary Robbins 2 months ago

    You should review new soup mario bros. Wii u deluxe, it will win top blandest game 2019 in a heartbeat!

  • valcaryon3
    valcaryon3 2 months ago

    The only one I disagree with is Detroit: Become Human. I thought it was beautifully designed and had a really engaging story with thousands of different possibilities.

  • Bloodsaberxy
    Bloodsaberxy 2 months ago

    What is this stupid hipster crap? Obviously AAA companies can speak for themselves, but to say that some subpar indie game is comparably better than an epic adventure with significantly better graphics and optimization is kind of insane. Obra Dinn was an awesome game, but that's a single playthrough 4-5 hour game that has all the aesthetics of a DOS reboot and all the creativity of importing 3D stills onto a map. Subnautica is boring, end of story. Spiderman was pretty good even though it was basically Spiderman 2. Unavowed is probably the only worthy game on that list of being called Best. Maybe just make a list for AAA games only if indie games are such furry innocent animals that you have to protect with all your might. Can't let those big companies get away with making better games! This is why steam reviews are the most reliable source now.

  • Michael Buehler
    Michael Buehler 2 months ago

    *FUCK!*, good way to sum up gaming in general.

  • Cyril Figgis
    Cyril Figgis 2 months ago

    The poop noises scared me. :(

  • idk2000
    idk2000 2 months ago +1

    am i the only one who thought some fire trap beat was gonna go off when i heard the farts?

  • Evil Jon Clone 666
    Evil Jon Clone 666 2 months ago

    Monster hunter world

  • TheEverFreeKing
    TheEverFreeKing 2 months ago

    Man his taste isn't very good is it? I mean a way out was fantastic, a masterpiece even. If you think that's boring than your opinions are discarded in my book.

    • SicParvisMagna123
      SicParvisMagna123 2 months ago

      Its Metacritic score from both critics and users is good at best. I think we can excuse an opinion from someone that was it bland as a game.

  • Nj Njhjh
    Nj Njhjh 2 months ago

    Did you have to show poop?

  • Calean Sixes
    Calean Sixes 2 months ago +1

    Just to point out Star Control Origins has been removed from Steam alas so anyone trying to look for it, like I did wanting to add it to my wishlist for the 6th time, it's gone.