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Most Anticipated Games of 2022

We look ahead into the future once more, as new consoles enter their sophomore year

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As we move into 2022, gamers will be looking forward to a change in the status quo. Last year, hardware shortages made trying to find console hardware and graphics cards a problem. Hopefully those issues are resolved this year. As expected, a few games due for release last year were pushed into 2022. These type of delays are not new, but the pandemic is still having an impact on game quality and causing delays with many developers working from home. Maybe 2022 is the year when we see an uptick in gameplay quality and polish. With that inmind, we’ve taken a look into the future and picked out the 12 Most Anticipated Games of 2022, listed here in alphabetical order.


A Plague Tale: Requiem

A Plague Tale: Requiem is the direct sequel to A Plague Tale: Innocence. Players will follow Amicia and her brother Hugo on a perilous new quest, doing whatever it takes to survive a brutal, uncaring world. After escaping their devastated homeland, Amicia and Hugo travel far south, to new regions and vibrant cities. There, they attempt to start a new life and control Hugo’s curse.

When: TBD 2022
Where: pc Xbox series x|s ps5


Gotham Knights

Gotham Knights promises a dynamic and interactive Gotham City where an exploding criminal element has swept through the streets. With the Belfry as their base of operations, this new era of heroes will solve mysteries that connect the darkest chapters in the city’s history and must defeat notorious villains in epic confrontations. Players must save Gotham from a descent into chaos and reinvent themselves into their own version of the Dark Knight.

When: TBD 2022
Where: pc Xbox one Xbox series x|s ps4 ps5


Gran Turismo 7

With the reintroduction of the GT Simulation Mode, buy, tune, race and sell your way through a solo campaign as you unlock new cars and challenges. And if you love going head-to-head with others, hone your skills and compete in the GT Sport Mode. With over 420 cars available at Brand Central and the Used Car Dealership from day one, Gran Turismo 7 recreates the look and feel of classic motors and bleeding-edge supercars alike.

When: March 4, 2022
Where: ps4 ps5


Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden West continues Aloy’s story as she moves west to a far-future America to brave a majestic, but dangerous frontier where she’ll face awe-inspiring machines and mysterious new threats.

When: February 18, 2022
Where: ps4 ps5


Marvel's Midnight Suns

Marvel’s Midnight Suns is a new tactical RPG set in the darker side of the Marvel Universe, putting you face-to-face against demonic forces of the underworld as you team up with and live among the Midnight Suns, Earth’s last line of defense.

When: TBD 2022
Where: pc Xbox one Xbox series x|s ps4 ps5 nintendo switch


Oxenfree II: Lost Signals

Five years after the events of OXENFREE, Riley returns to her hometown of Camena to investigate mysterious radio signals. What she finds is more than she bargained for.

When: TBD 2022
Where: pc ps4 ps5 nintendo switch


Slime Rancher 2

Players will continue the adventures of Beatrix LeBeau as she journeys across the Slime Sea to Rainbow Island, a land brimming with ancient mysteries, and bursting with wiggly, new slimes to wrangle. As Beatrix attempts to unravel the island’s secrets and uncover its true purpose, she’ll build, ranch, and farm within a beautiful conservatory, whose sparkling glass walls give her full view of the prismatic paradise she now calls home.

When: TBD 2022
Where: pc Xbox series x|s


Sniper Elite 5

As part of a covert US Rangers operation to weaken the Atlantikwall fortifications along the coast of Brittany, Karl makes contact with the French Resistance. Soon they uncover a secret Nazi project that threatens to end the war before the Allies can even invade Europe: Operation Kraken. It’s Karl’s mission to take out the high ranking Nazi officers and end Operation Kraken once and for all.

When: TBD 2022
Where: pc Xbox one Xbox series x|s ps4 ps5 nintendo switch


S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl

Welcome to The Zone — an area of exclusion around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Full of radiation, mutants and anomalies, it keeps drawing adventurers from beyond the perimeter. Take over a role of the lone stalker and explore an open world in a radioactive zone with a variety of environments that reveal post-apocalyptic atmosphere from different angles. Make your way through the Zone to define your destiny as you choose your paths within a branching story.

When: December 8, 2022
Where: pc Xbox series x|s


Starfield

Starfield is the new space game currently in development by Bethesda Game Studios. In this next generation role-playing game set amongst the stars, players will embark on a journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery.

When: November 11, 2022
Where: pc Xbox series x|s


Stray

Lost, alone, and separated from family, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten city. Stray is a third-person cat adventure game set amidst the detailed neon-lit alleys of a decaying cybercity and the murky environments.

When: TBD 2022
Where: pc ps4 ps5


Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

In Tiny Tina's Wonderlands players can create a multiclass hero and then loot, shoot, slash, and cast through outlandish monsters and treasure-filled dungeons on a quest to stop the tyrannical Dragon Lord. Joining you are the headstrong captain Valentine and rule-obsessed robot Frette. Play through the story-driven campaign and repeatable endgame content solo or with a party of up to three friends.

When: March 25, 2022
Where: pc Xbox one Xbox series x|s ps4 ps5


 

Let's look back at how our predictions turned out in 2021 on the next page...

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