• May 29, 2022

Top 10 most anticipated games in 2022

PC gaming in 2022 is a real lifesaver for fans of the action, action-adventure, role-playing games, and important franchises that captured the hearts of millions of teens, adults, and kids a few years ago.

Top 10 most anticipated games in 2022 not to be missed

With the end of the Electronic Entertainment Experience 2021 and other major show-exhibitions, it is not surprising that true connoisseurs of computer games have forgotten many colorful and expected new items – after all, it is sometimes extremely difficult to fit in the head the abundance of information received. Especially in the conditions of modern realities, because of which many doubted the “game” grandiosity of the coming year.

Why? The answer is extremely simple: in recent months, there has been a lack of bright and “noisy” open-world projects from eminent studios, which is why many gamers began to treat the continued existence of the genre in question with slight skepticism.

Dying Light 2: Stay Human

  • release date: February 4, 2022
  • genre: Action/RPG
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 / 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch

Dying Light 2: Stay Human

The zombie apocalypse is a theme that has become especially popular due to recent events in the world, which is why the release of the promising Dying Light 2 is not surprising. Previously, the first part of the game was a huge success among fans of adrenaline, parkour and dangerous walking dead.

Her continuation “Stay Human” will unfold in a new city. The player will be able to take on the role of a charismatic, fearless and ambitious hero, eager to free the world from ruthless monsters.

Techland have promised to improve on the mechanics already worked on in the original installment of the series, and many are looking forward to reviewing them in a more detailed manner in the near future.

Horizon: Forbidden West

  • release date February 18, 2022
  • genre: Action/RPG
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5

Horizon: Forbidden West

In 2017, the first part of the story about the exciting adventures and incredible adventures of Aloy made an incredible impression on those who like to consider and study the great, but cruel and dangerous worlds of the forbidden west. Guerrilla Games and PlayStation Studios say that the new memorable and no less complex threats will notably strain the true fans of the obstinate and bold red-haired girl.

It is also worth noting that Horizon will find sincere love in the hearts of the players, which focuses on on lore game series – now the settlements encountered by the main character will be filled with additional NPCs, new objects and historically significant architectural structures.

Elden Ring

  • release date: February 25, 2022
  • genre: Open World Action RPG
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 / 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Elden Ring

Of all the open world games that will be offered to connoisseurs of the gaming industry in 2022, the project from FromSoftware is perhaps one of the most anticipated. Despite the fact that the game was created by the developers of the previously sensational and “fierce” Dark Souls, the consummate American science fiction writer also had a hand in the game in question George Martin.

We can say that players who are ardent fans of the amazing and passionate series “Game of Thrones” will be able to enjoy the elaborate, fantastic and magical world to satisfy their fantasy hunger for the “Winds of Winter” saga of the adored “Song of Ice and Fire” saga.

STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl

  • release date: April 28, 2022 (UPD: Postponed to December 8)
  • genre: first-person shooter, survival horror
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox Series X/S

stalker 2

STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl is a first-person action-adventure that captured the free time of many fans of the post-apocalyptic genre back in 2002. To date, this game can be called “legendary” and “immortal”, and the next part of the franchise, “Heart of Chernobyl”, promises to find similar success, being a direct plot continuation of its predecessor. STALKER 2 plans to surprise future stalkers with an open world, improved graphics and more elaborate quest chains.

However, it should be noted that some features of the “Shadow of Chernobyl” will remain unchanged: for example, the game’s emphasis on the importance of survival and the atmosphere, saturated with horror and fear.

Starfield

  • release date: November 11, 2022
  • genre: Action/RPG
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox Series X/S

Starfield

Bethesda Game Studios clearly wants to fray the nerves, patience and imagination of its fans, week after week warming up the press with new information about the expected project, called Starfield.

Unlike the fantasy and somewhat magical setting of The Elder Scrolls and the post-apocalyptic underpinnings of the famous Fallout, the actions of the anticipated game will unfold in the distant future, which will allow players to demonstrate hidden secrets and mysterious plot twists and turns, saturated with realistic science fiction.

By the way, true fans of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will very soon be able to appreciate the persistent interweaving of the release date of the project, remembering the release of the fantastic story about Dovakin (11/11/11 and 11/22/22).

Baldur’s Gate 3 (Official Release)

  • release date: 2022
  • genre: role-playing game
  • Platforms: PC, macOS

Baldur's Gate 3 (Official Release)

The once acclaimed fantasy series captured the minds of RPG fans back in 2000 with enjoyable tactical gameplay and historical roots deepened into the tabletop RPG universe by Gary Gygaxon and Dave Arneson – Dungeons & Dragons.

Despite the abundance of time spent, today it is possible without any special technical problems Check out Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access. The official release, of course, “to be!”. However, only after Larian Studios closes the latest updates and completes the rework of the main details of the game.

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands

  • Release dates: March 25, 2022
  • genre: Action/RPG, first-person shooter
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 / 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

Considering all the games that were showcased at the Electronic Entertainment Experience 2021, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands can be called one of the most amazing, exciting and memorable releases.

Despite the fact that the actions of the main plot of the project in question will take place in a completely new world developed by Gearbox, the adventures of Tiny Tina can undoubtedly be considered a mind-blowing reference to the Borderlands 2 add-on, Tiny Tina’s Assault on the Dragon Fortress.

Previously, the original patch for the Borderlands series was enthusiastically received by fans of the franchise, which is why the official spin-off of the adventures of the crazy “witch” is a perfect hit on the bull’s-eye from the Texas company.

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum

  • release date: 2022
  • genre: action adventure
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 / 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch

The-Lord-of-the-Rings-Gollum-Game

The story of a colorful, eccentric and actually memorable literary character Lord of the Rings series, Gollum, is a vivid example of how a game without unnecessary news, “hot” information for the press and an abundance of videos related to the gameplay, becomes wildly popular in a matter of days.

As soon as Daedalic Entertainment announced that a beautiful and somewhat bloodthirsty work based on the novels of John Ronald Tolkien will be released in 2022, fans of the English writer’s work immediately began to look forward to getting into the mind of the epic’s strangest hero.

Have you always dreamed of making a choice in favor of the “good” or, conversely, the “bad” side of Gollum? After the release of The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, everyone will be able to create their own story.

Ark: Survival Evolved 2

  • release date: 2022
  • genre: Action/RPG
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox Series

Ark: Survival Evolved 2

Dinosaurs, strange and unusual animals, wild world and constant need for survival are what made the Ark online game very popular among fans of multiplayer projects with PvP and PvE orientations. And now, after five years, fans of Survival Evolved will finally be able to enjoy the long-awaited continuation of the story of the Mesozoic era.

Hogwarts Legacy

  • release date: 2022
  • genre: Adventure RPG
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 / 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Hogwarts Legacy

The stories about the magical adventures of a boy with a scar on his forehead within the walls of the great educational institution for wizards, Hogwarts, are a favorite series of many children, teenagers and even adults, because already a whole generation has grown up on the adventures of Harry Potter.

Hogwarts Legacy will be set in the 1800s, before the advent of modern technology and long before the main events associated with the wizard and the savior from “whose name must not be named.” Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world action-adventure RPG set to be the first installment in a planned franchise of new games set in J.K. Rowling’s beautiful, untamed fantasy world.

“Everything that has been said until today is well ahead of your wildest expectations!” – confidently declare Portkey Studios, the developers of the game.

So, 2022 promises to be extremely interesting in terms of gaming novelties, the setting of which is tied to a special atmosphere, an open world and extremely memorable adventures with exciting plot twists and intriguing additional quest chains. The future of the genre in question should certainly not be in doubt, and E3 2021 proved it!

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