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DualShockers’ Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

December 17, 2018 10:19:58 AM EST


DualShockers presents their Game of the Year Awards for 2018, with God of War taking the prime spot for each readers’ and employees members’ picks.

Welcome again, everybody, to DualShockers’ annual Game of the Year awards choice! We’re all one yr wiser, and one yr extra excited than we have been in 2017. Fortunately, 2018 has been a somewhat contentious yr with mega-hits like God of War, Purple Lifeless Redemption 2 and Monster Hunter: World having a robust displaying — we’re in no scarcity of superb hits to select from.

To start, a fast shoutout to everybody who has checked out DualShockers by way of the yr. As we strategy our tenth anniversary as a website, there’s nothing that we respect greater than the lively group prepared to learn our scorching takes, critiques, and uncut pleasure. Even higher, we respect the participation that everybody put in with serving to determine the Readers’ Selection Game of the Year and Readers’ Selection Most Anticipated Game of 2019! As all the time, our group has impeccable style, and we’re wanting ahead to at least one of the strongest years in gaming.

As a fast notice, for extra info on the in style votes and the way every little thing was decided, please take a look at the respective posts for GOTY and Most Anticipated.

With out additional ado, listed here are DualShockers’ Game of the Year Awards for 2018!

DualShockers Game of the Year 2018: God of War

God of War Game of the Year 2018

For the previous two years, we’ve coincidentally shared a practice of agreeing with our readers on what Game of the Year is, with 2016 going to Remaining Fantasy XV and 2017 going to Persona 5. We’re glad to report that this occurred once more this yr, with Sony Santa Monica’s God of War profitable each DualShockers Game of the Year Award and our Readers’ Selection Game of the Year Award.

Whereas there have been many video games in 2018 that may doubtless go down as some of the greatest of the era, God of War was capable of stand above the relaxation because of the masterful character constructing, a intelligent and interesting twist on an older franchise, and a few of the tightest controls we’ve seen inside the action-adventure style.

Along with DualShockers Game of the Year 2018 and Readers’ Selection Game of the Year Awards, God of War additionally manages to deliver residence the following: Greatest First Get together Game of the Year, Greatest PlayStation four Game, Greatest Motion Journey Game, Greatest Narrative, and Greatest Soundtrack. In case you haven’t learn it but, take a second to learn our evaluate of the recreation the place DualShockers awarded it an ideal rating.

In fact, the DualShockers employees was extremely cut up on the determination — although our different votes have been dealt with by means of a voting system, we selected to make our instances for all of our favorites of 2018 in a recorded debate. If you wish to hear what that feels like, make sure that to verify in on the newest episode of Drop In/Drop Out: GOTY 2018 Podcast coming later in the present day.

As for the Readers’ Selection award, turnout closely favored God of War with it nabbing over 50% of the votes — the largest win we’ve had in a Readers’ Selection award ever. Coming in second was Rockstar Video games’ Pink Lifeless Redemption 2 with over 10% of the readers’ vote.

Outdoors of the prime two video games, Insomniac Video games’ Marvel’s Spider-Man takes the third place with Sq. Enix’s Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age in fourth place and Capcom’s Monster Hunter World in fifth.

Under you’ll be able to see a pie chart with the vote cut up, and the indication of the video games that obtain the most nods from our readers. Congratulations to Sony Santa Monica and God of War for reaching DualShockers’ prime honor for 2018!

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Most Anticipated Game of 2019: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

There have been lots of nice wanting video games that have been revealed at E3 2018, however none actually captured our hopes as a lot as FromSoftwares Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. There are rather a lot of buzzwords and advertising spin that hits residence for us — there are not any microtransactions and the recreation shall be comparable in measurement to each Darkish Souls three and Bloodborne. Extra necessary to us, our E3 preview felt like the whole lot we needed from a Souls-like recreation however advanced.

Most Anticipated Game of 2019 (Readers’ Selection): Kingdom Hearts III

Kingdom Hearts III

In a humorous sufficient twist, Kingdom Hearts III is taking house the similar prize it gained in 2017: Readers’ Selection Most Anticipated Game of 2019. Pushed from its Winter 2018 launch slot in an early-E3 announcement, it’s no marvel why individuals are so hyped for the recreation. It’s been over a decade since the final mainline collection title, so do your self a favor and hold properly away from potential spoilers.

With that stated, there was fairly hefty competitors for each recreation that wasn’t Kingdom Hearts III with a broad vary of variety. Subsequent on the record is Capcom’s Satan Might Cry 5, a recreation equally with a prestigious background and one set to blow away expectations.

Following that, readers on the website are equally serious about the remaster of Resident Evil 2 that continues to look oh-so-juicy in trailers and screenshots. Rounding out the prime 4 is FromSoftware’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, finally meshing nicely with the employees decide for Most Anticipated of 2019.

In case you are curious about the breakdown from votes, take a look at the fast infographic under:

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Hardware of the Year: Xbox Adaptive Controller

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Whereas this yr was devoid of any main console hardware releases, there was nonetheless a ton of competitors inside this class. And whereas headphones, seize playing cards, and laptops blew us away, the straightforward selection amongst employees was to award Hardware of the Year to the Xbox Adaptive Controller.

Introduced and launched this yr, the Xbox Adaptive Controller is an formidable and inclusive challenge that brings many in another way abled players into the fold, permitting them to play extra video games than ever earlier than. Even higher, Microsoft determined to maintain the hardware accessible to anybody who is ready to develop it additional for extra fascinating concepts. The collaborative mindset behind this, in addition to the message behind it, provides Microsoft and the Xbox Adaptive Controller the nod as the greatest gaming hardware out this yr.

Indie Game of the Year: Celeste


Whereas there’s a good probability that Celeste might get a chilly eye from different publications as a consequence of the reality it was one of the first video games launched this yr, it’s an indie recreation that calls for your consideration. With all of the candy platforming mechanics of Tremendous Meat Boy and the coronary heart and wit of puzzle platformers like Braid, Celeste is an unmistakable achievement in the already-competitive platforming and indie scene.

Along with Greatest Indie Game of 2018, Celeste additionally takes house the prize for Greatest Platformer Game. If this recreation slipped beneath your radar, be happy to take a look at the evaluate from earlier this yr.

Greatest On-line Game: Monster Hunter: World

Monster Hunter: World

The Monster Hunter collection has all the time been a powerhouse in the East, however by no means earlier than has it had a lot sway globally because it did in 2018. With the launch of Monster Hunter: World the as soon as dense and impenetrable meta of Monster Hunter opened its doorways to the world, presenting a masterful on-line expertise that required willpower, cooperation, and technique to beat. With a great group of buddies, that is the greatest time on-line you’ll have all yr.

Whereas there could also be a couple of hiccups of the PC model of the recreation, don’t miss our unique assessment of the PS4 model of Monster Hunter: World.

Greatest Developer: Santa Monica Studios

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

This can be no shock given the awards that Santa Monica Studios acquired from us on God of War. Nevertheless, this goes additional than that.

Whereas Santa Monica Studios has been serving to and collaborating on a set of Sony titles over the yr like The Order: 1886 and Everyone’s Gone to the Rapture, we haven’t seen a fully-internally developed recreation for 5 years. Particularly, God of War: Ascension which launched on the PlayStation three.

Since that point, Santa Monica Studios (led by Shannon Studstill and key figures like Cory Barlog) have honed their crafts — arguably giving them the slot of Sony’s greatest first get together studio. Time will inform how aggressive that spot is with main releases subsequent yr, however Santa Monica Studio has cemented itself as extra related than ever in 2018. We will solely look ahead to their subsequent challenge.

Greatest Writer: Sony Interactive Leisure

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Whereas it’s straightforward sufficient to heap reward on Santa Monica Studios, it’s necessary to notice that Sony Interactive Leisure went above and past as a writer this yr. This yr alone we obtained God of War, Detroit: Grow to be Human, Marvel’s Spider-Man, and Shadow of the Colossus. And that’s ignoring the VR area — Astro Bot Rescue Mission and Firewall: Zero Hour are superb in their very own proper. As a writer, there isn’t any firm that has been extra according to high-quality releases.

Greatest PlayStation four Game: God of War

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Greatest Xbox One Game: Forza Horizon four

Forza Horizon 4

Whereas the Xbox One was relatively mild on console exclusives this yr, Forza Horizon four stays a gold star amongst the racing style. In truth, we go so far as saying it’s one of the greatest racing video games this era of consoles has to supply.

Together with Greatest Xbox One Game, Forza Horizon four picks up Greatest Racing Game this yr. Be happy to take a look at our evaluate of the recreation the place we awarded it a 9.zero out of 10.

Greatest Nintendo Change Game: Tremendous Smash Bros. Final

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

In the meantime, on the comparatively new Nintendo Change, we noticed a bit of a slower yr for Nintendo in comparison with 2017 which produced The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Tremendous Mario Odyssey. Even with that stated, the late-2018 launch of Tremendous Smash Bros. Final is the full package deal. Whereas different preventing video games want to tweak, tune, and discover a new hook to maintain everybody and all the things fascinating, Tremendous Smash Bros. Final does precisely what it wants — provides every little thing from the collection in. Add an eventual Persona 5 character and we’re in the cash.

Together with Greatest Nintendo Change Game, Tremendous Smash Bros. Final takes house Greatest Preventing Game. We gained’t dive into the deep dialog on whether or not Smash Bros. collection is a “fighting game” — there was lots of disagreement amongst employees. Nevertheless, ensure you take a look at the new assessment that went up earlier this week for Tremendous Smash Bros. Final.

Greatest PC Game: Hitman 2

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Greatest PC recreation was a slightly elusive mistress, with lots of titles in scorching rivalry. Nevertheless, IO Interactive’s Hitman 2 takes the prize by providing one of the most satisfying gameplay loops that gaming has to supply. Even higher, the Hitman collection evolving into extra of a “platform”-type launch provides us quite a bit to look ahead to shifting into 2019.

In case you haven’t learn it but, take a look at our assessment of Hitman 2 — a recreation that was so good that the author couldn’t get it off his thoughts whereas writing it.

Greatest PlayStation Vita Game: Persona three: Dancing in Moonlight // Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight

Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight

The PlayStation Vita is beginning to get lengthy in the tooth, with the releases slowly waning in the West. And whereas that’s one thing the entire DualShockers employees is mourning on, the twin launch of Persona three: Dancing in Moonlight and Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight are the must-grab video games for Persona and PlayStation Vita followers this yr. Be sure to take a look at our twin critiques on the recreation to see if they’re video games you’ll be able to groove to.

Greatest Nintendo 3DS Game: WarioWare Gold

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Just like the PlayStation Vita, it looks like the Nintendo 3DS is beginning to lastly decelerate from an extended reign of releases. Even nonetheless, WarioWare Gold was capable of supply a short-but-sweet expertise full of the collection’ signature fashion, humor, and fast reflexes. If in case you have been holding your Nintendo 3DS someplace accumulating mud, take a look at our evaluation of the recreation and think about choosing it again up for a model new outing.

Greatest Cellular Game: Donut County

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

One other console that had a shining yr was the cellular platform, together with cellular ports of video games like Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to flesh out the market. Even nonetheless, we come down that Ben Esposito’s Donut County is the Greatest Cellular Game of 2018. The hook of the recreation is charming and easy, however simply as satisfying to select up and play briefly bursts as it’s on consoles. Even in the event you sometimes keep away from cellular video games, take a look at our evaluate for Donut County.

Greatest Motion-Journey Game: God of War

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Greatest Battle Royale of 2018: Fortnite

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

In contrast to different style classes, Greatest Battle Royale of 2018 isn’t restricted to video games that launch this yr. As an alternative, we’re taking a look at the meta improvement, evolving gameplay, and fanbase of the totally different Battle Royale video games to decide on the winner. With this in thoughts, Epic Video games’ more and more fashionable Fortnite takes house the gold, proving time and time once more that they continue to be widespread not simply because of the wonderful recreation design and free-to-play mannequin, but in addition their strategy to improvement and interacting with the group.

Alongside Greatest Battle Royale Game of 2018, Fortnite additionally takes residence the Greatest Ongoing Game award.

Greatest DLC or Enlargement: Future 2: Forsaken

Destiny 2 Forsaken

Future has been on the scene for a lot of a yr now, and developer Bungie has actually gotten round to perfecting the artwork of annualized releases. This yr’s addition, Future 2: Forsaken is one of the greatest the collection has ever seen and our selection for the greatest enlargement of the yr. The pièce de résistance is the newly-added Gambit Mode, a combined cooperative and aggressive multiplayer mode that basically exams the bounds of what Future 2 does that different video games merely can’t.

You possibly can take a look at our evaluation of Future 2: Forsaken the place we go into extra element on these factors.

Greatest Household Game: Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! // Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

The Household Game style had a comparatively mild yr, although Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! are standouts. Not solely does it stay a terrific method so that you can introduce youthful youngsters to Pokémon, nevertheless it exhibits the preliminary promise of what a Nintendo Change core Pokémon RPG will seem like in 2019. Our evaluation of the recreation is on the market right here for those who have been trying to seize a kid-friendly vacation recreation for Christmas.

Greatest Preventing Game: Tremendous Smash Bros. Final

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Greatest Horror Game: State of Decay 2

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Like it or hate it, State of Decay 2 can actually do one thing proper: catch you unexpectedly. Whereas the world is crammed with zombies, some of the greatest jumpscares you could get all yr can come from Undead Labs’ third-person zombie survival recreation — whether or not it was intentional or not. Take a look at the evaluate of State of Decay 2 for more information on the sequelized horror title.

Greatest Interactive Story Game: Detroit: Turn out to be Human

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

In a comparatively bleak yr for interactive story video games (following the closure of Telltale Video games), Quantic Goals’ Detroit: Grow to be Human is a standout in phrases of the studios’ prior video games and sophisticated storytelling. With some of the greatest appearing the business has to supply and a terrific story, we go as far to say it’s Quantic Goals’ masterpiece.

In case you are on the lookout for a spoiler-free evaluate of the recreation, DualShockers has you coated.

Greatest Metroidvania: Lifeless Cells

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Whereas Lifeless Cells has been a recreation everybody was speaking about in Early Entry, we lastly noticed the official launch of the recreation this yr. And it definitely lived as much as the hype. Mixing equal factors platformer, Metroidvania, and rogue-likes, Lifeless Cells is an entire pick-up and play package deal that ought to be supplying you with Spelunky vibes. Add in so much of customization, and this can be a recreation that was closely vying for Indie Game of 2018. For extra info on what you could be lacking, take a look at our assessment on the recreation.

Greatest Platformer: Celeste

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Greatest Puzzle Game: Tetris Impact

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Tetris is a recreation collection almost as previous as gaming itself, and it’s virtually arduous to consider that they will enhance on the components much more. Properly… assume once more. This time positioned inside a VR area, developer Monstars Inc. and Resonair have molded Tetris VR right into a must-buy expertise for the PlayStation VR. This can be a recreation with near-universal attraction because of the simplicity of the puzzle, beautiful visuals, and hypnotic beats; all issues good for digital actuality.

Together with Greatest Puzzle Game, Tetris Impact additionally wins the award for Greatest Digital Actuality Game. Be sure to take a look at our assessment of the recreation.

Greatest Racing Game: Forza Horizon four

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Greatest Remake or Remaster: Shadow of the Colossus

Whereas there have been many superb remakes and remasters that got here out in 2018, developer Bluepoint Video games did one thing magical with Shadow of the Colossus. Be happy to take a look at the video above displaying off the comparisons, however the new remaster of the recreation is a ground-up enchancment of every part: textures, gameplay, framerate. It breathes life into one of the most necessary video games in historical past and instantly makes me yearn for a The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time remaster.

Be happy to take a look at our evaluate, the place we referred to as the recreation “one of the best remakes ever.”

Greatest Position-Enjoying Game: Octopath Traveler

Octopath Traveler

2018 was host to many premium JPRG’s — video games like the Japanese Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom and the Western Kingdom Come: Deliverance. Nevertheless, our decide of the yr is developer Purchase and Sq. Enix’s Octopath Traveler. Not solely is it a terrific recreation in its personal proper, however it exhibits how the conventional top-down JPRG might be advanced from each a storytelling and visible perspective. With particular room to develop, we hope the ambition that was thrown into this challenge will affect video games each inside and out of doors the RPG style. For extra takes on the recreation, take a look at our evaluate the place we famous it was “a new look for the legendary genre.”

Greatest Shooter: Name of Obligation: Black Ops four

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

For all the grief that Name of Obligation will get as a collection, it’s plain that the recreation has one strong basis: unmistakably tight capturing mechanics. This yr’s iteration, Name of Obligation: Black Ops four, is not any exception, eeking forward of video games like Far Cry 5 for greatest shooter. As soon as once more, in the event you missed our evaluation in the busy Fall launch schedule, you’ll be able to test it out right here.

Greatest Sports activities Game: Mario Tennis Aces

Mario Tennis Aces Waluigi

Positive, it will not be your “traditional” sports activities title like your FIFA’s or Madden, however Mario Tennis Aces continues to be at coronary heart a sports activities recreation — and one which approaches tennis in a method no different recreation in the previous few years has been capable of do. With a (someway) continuously evolving meta and frequent updates, it’s arduous to not be impressed with what Nintendo is ready to do with sports activities video games. Now deliver again Mario Celebrity Baseball!

For a extra detailed rationalization on why Mario Tennis Aces had such a robust displaying, take a look at our full evaluate on the recreation.

Greatest Technique Game: Valkyria Chronicles four

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

One of our few contenders for Game of the Year 2018, Valkyria Chronicles four managed to be all the things the fanbase needed — and there have been a lot of expectations. Nevertheless, developer SEGA SC3 was capable of present that the firm is getting again in the recreation; SEGA is to not be messed with in 2018, or the upcoming years. When you have been ever trying to leap into the Valkyria Chronicles collection, there isn’t any higher time. For extra info, take a look at the full assessment.

Greatest Digital Actuality Game: Tetris Impact

Tetris Effect

Greatest Artwork Course: Return of the Obra Dinn

Main the technical awards is The Return of the Obra Dinn, developer Lucas Pope’s journey puzzle recreation. With no main PR finances, this can be a recreation which will have totally sneaked by you in 2018. Nevertheless, in case you have any doubts in your head on why the recreation deserves the award for Greatest Artwork Course, take a look at the video above and notice the distinctive 1-bit aesthetic that the whole recreation is predicated in. In a world of bleeding edge graphics and experimentation, The Return of the Obra Dinn takes the gold.

Greatest Audio Design: Pink Lifeless Redemption 2

Red Dead Online Artwork Edited

Showing for the first time on the listing thus far, Purple Lifeless Redemption 2 is a technical marvel unparalleled inside the business — a reality that everybody at DualShockers agrees with. Whether or not we’re speaking graphics or audio course, or the artwork of constructing a dwelling, respiration world in-game, Purple Lifeless Redemption 2 has raised the bar on recreation improvement in methods unseen since The Witcher three: Wild Hunt.

Alongside Greatest Audio Design, Pink Lifeless Redemption 2 additionally wins Greatest Graphics and Greatest Open World. For a deep-dive into what makes Purple Lifeless Redemption 2 so particular, take a look at our evaluate of the recreation.

Greatest Character: Kratos (God of War)

God of War

Kratos has been with players for over a decade, making his unique look on the PlayStation 2 with the preliminary God of War. 13 years later, we see an advanced Kratos — one touched by distress, loss, and the grief of his burdens. Higher but, he’s a father, craving to develop his son into a greater individual– err… god, than he might ever hope to be. Since his final look, Kratos has advanced into a personality that may evoke extra than simply anger — because of the intricate improvement of God of War‘s story, it’s arduous to not award him Greatest Character.

Greatest Graphics: Pink Lifeless Redemption 2

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Greatest Narrative: God of War

God of War

Greatest Open World: Purple Lifeless Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

Greatest Ongoing Game: Fortnite


Greatest Efficiency: Christopher Decide (Kratos, God of War)

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

Christopher Decide isn’t Kratos’ first voice actor, however he’s the one who is ready to give the most depth to the god of warfare. With every “Boy!” or indignant growl, there was a nuance that solely Decide is ready to add to the equation. Decide is a pacesetter in the business, displaying how the voice appearing work can play equal elements in creating a narrative and character — if no more so — than the script itself.

Greatest Soundtrack: God of War

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

In case you are fascinated with listening to the Norse-inspired soundtrack of God of War, take a look at the spotify playlist under:

Largest Shocker of 2018: Sony is Skipping E3?

Sony E3

Main our two superlative awards, the Largest Shocker or 2018 was the official announcement that Sony might be skipping out on E3 subsequent yr. Positive, Nintendo has achieved one thing comparable in the previous choosing Nintendo Directs as an alternative of a serious press convention. Whereas we expect that is removed from an E3 killer, having the largest recreation writer step away from the largest gaming convention is not any small announcement and took us completely abruptly.

Worst Game of 2018: Fallout 76

DualShockers' Game of the Year 2018 Awards — God of War Takes Home the Gold

In the meantime, Fallout 76 is managing to “win” our Worst Game of 2018 award. Whereas there are various huge video games that would have stolen this honor from Bethesda, little had as a lot promise or fan build-up behind it to propel it to the prime. Even worse, the first few weeks of the recreation felt nearly-unplayable, even in contrast it Fallout four.

On the vibrant aspect, Fallout 76 is one other title meant to be a recreation as a service. Hopefully, we’ll see an enormous yr for Fallout 76 in 2019 to win again a jaded group.

And there you’ve got it! These are the official picks for DualShockers’ 2018 Game of the Year Awards.

Over the subsequent week or two, every particular person employees member, editor, and group supervisor will probably be itemizing out their Prime 10 video games of 2018 — make certain to tune in to see the place you fall as compared. And as all the time, tell us how we did in the feedback under.

Prime 10 of 2018 Schedule:

December 18: Lou Contaldi, Editor in Chief // Logan Moore, Critiques Editor
December 19: Ryan Meitzler, Options Editor // Tomas Franzese, Information Editor
December 20: Scott Meaney, Group Director
December 21: Reinhold Hoffmann, Group Supervisor // Ben Bayliss, Employees Author
December 22: Ben Walker, Employees Author // Chris Compendio, Employees Author
December 23: Eoghan Murphy, Employees Author // Grant Huff, Employees Author
December 26: Iyane Agossah, Employees Author // Jordan Boyd, Employees Author
December 27: Max Roberts, Employees Author // Michael Ruiz, Employees Author 
December 28: Noah Buttner, Employees Author // Rachael Fiddis, Employees Author 
December 29: Steven Santana, Employees Author // Tanner Pierce, Employees Author
December 30: Travis Verbil, Employees Author // Zack Potter, Employees Author

December 17, 2018 10:19:58 AM EST