What are the best video games of 2022 (so far)?

We are already halfway to 2022 and she has some surprises in store for us that will probably mark us. An overview of the best games released so far.

It’s been 6 months since the start of 2022 – at top speed. After a rather quiet end to 2021, we have begun a new cycle of highly anticipated releases. Added to these were video games that we didn’t necessarily expect but that played our cards on the tables and knew how to get to the very heart of our hearts.

So here’s a quick look at video game releases over the past 6 months, ranking the best games so far. Please note that this file will be updated with major releases until the end of the year when we release our final 2022 game rankings. Feel free to let us know in the comments what are your games of the year so far and which ones could take the top spot in your heart before the end of 2022!

ancient ring

Credits: Bandai Namco

We may be getting ahead of ourselves a little, but ancient ring We believe it will be the game of the year for many gamers around the world. We’ll even see him earn that honorary title at the next Games Awards at the end of the year. Developed by the studios behind the saga Dark souls, ancient ring is an open-world RPG that revolutionized the industry by providing us with epic combat, a mysterious story, and an extremely well-polished evolution system.

Unless it is passed into the hands of everyone – it will be difficult for absolute beginners to find their account – nevertheless, it was able to infiltrate many homes, as the promise of a grand adventure was great. And it is not for nothing that his story was partly invented by George R. R. Martin, the great author of the saga. Game of Thrones. Elden Ring is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

Buy Elden Ring

Forbidden Horizon West

For which we love our red-haired huntress with a big heart. After the first opus released in 2017, Aloy returns in Horizon Forbidden West, one of the most anticipated PS5 (and PS4) games of the year. And right! We find some of our favorite characters as well as a brand new plot that kept us spellbound from start to finish. Not to mention the beauty of the landscapes, especially on the latest generation of consoles, which allows you to load many sets at the speed of light (exaggerate).

Both technically and emotionally, Horizon Forbidden West is definitely one of the games that will mark our 2022. If you were a fan of the first, you will surely like the second. So feel free to suggest this to yourself if you haven’t already. It’s available on PS4 and PS5, so be careful not to make that mistake that makes you pay full price for it.

Buy Horizon Forbidden West

Tunic

tunic
Credits: Finji

Unknown to many people Tunic is an indie game that conveys all the accolades on earth. This is an RPG where you play as a little fox who has to explore a mysterious land. You start from scratch and initially have little equipment, but as you overcome the dangers that come your way, you learn, collect items… and die.

It doesn’t matter, you just need to start over and do better. Far from being as punitive as it seems Tunic this is a game that will take you from start to finish as the possibilities are great and its atmosphere is charming. This is a game with a very calm atmosphere, but it can be epic at times. It’s playable on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox Game Pass, and PC, but will also be available in September on PlayStation consoles.

Nintendo Switch Sport

We couldn’t help but mention the return of this monument to video games. After Wii Sport, we are entitled to Nintendo Switch Sports, which marks a great evolution of the game of our childhood. The program includes six different disciplines, including the famous bowling, tennis and chambara, as well as football, volleyball and badminton.

If you’re not going to sweat, we promise you at least long hours of fun with these six sports, plus their variations and online mode! So, of course, we would really appreciate more disciplines, but all the modernization of this legendary franchise, as well as the potential of the game, makes us say that this is one of the best games of this year. As you may have guessed, this is only available on the Nintendo Switch.

Buy Nintendo Switch Sports

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

We end with an adventure that made a splash as it was enjoyed by fans of the saga that inspired it. The Skywalker Saga is an adventure game that tells the story of three movie trilogies. star Warsbut in which you are the only masters of your destiny. Between epic battles, piloting ships or even online mode, everything is allowed in this game.

Plus, you can play as any of the 300 playable characters in about 500 missions, which is a big deal! If you want to have fun with this game, look for Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga on all platforms, namely PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC and Nintendo Switch.

Buy Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

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