Most Anticipated Video Games of 2022

Get your wishlist ready for these games!
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With so many games released every year, it can be difficult to keep track of them all! The past couple years have made us very familiar with game delays, disappointments, and surprising successes.

As the video game industry continues to adapt to an uncertain economic climate, so do the players. Anticipation is a wonderful emotion to bring into the new year. After all, who doesn’t want to explore the open Wizarding World, become the best Pokémon trainer around, or save the world from impending doom?

Video games are meant for everyone, whether you want to hack and slash with friends or mind a farm filled with slimes. Which is exactly why the exhaustive list below features all genres of games coming out in 2022! Regardless if the release date was delayed or not, any of these games could become your new favorite. So get your Steam wishlist ready for the top 50 most anticipated video games of 2022!

If you want to know what games were celebrated the most in 2021, check out our recap of the 2021 Game Awards! Also, be sure to come back here every few months for updated release dates!

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rainbow six extraction
Ubisoft
One Sentence Summary

Expect to see some goop, and please bring your friends for help.

Official Summary

A spin-off of Rainbow Six Siege, Extraction is a cooperative multiplayer game in which players must work together to combat and defeat a type of parasite-like aliens called the Archaeans.

Platform

PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Amazon Luna, Google Stadia, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Ubisoft Montreal

Publisher

Ubisoft

Genre

Multiplayer, Tactical/Hero shooter

Release Date

January 20, 2022

pokemon arceus
Nintendo, The Pokémon Company
One Sentence Summary

As close to real life Pokémon hunting as you can get.

Official Summary

Pokémon Legends: Arceus is part of the eighth generation of the Pokémon video game series and serves as a prequel to Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. The game is set in a bygone era of the Sinnoh region's history, when it was known as the Hisui region. The objective of the game is to create Hisui's first Pokédex.

Platform

Nintendo Switch

Developer

Game Freak

Publisher

Nintendo, The Pokémon Company

Genre

Singleplayer, Adventure, Action role-playing

Release Date

January 28, 2022

dying light 2 stay human
Techland
One Sentence Summary

Change the world, one undead at a time.

Official Summary

The virus won and civilization has fallen back to the Dark Ages. The City, one of the last human settlements, is on the brink of collapse. Use your agility and combat skills to survive, and reshape the world. Your choices matter.

Platform

PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Techland

Publisher

Techland

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Action role-playing, Survival horror

Release Date

February 4, 2022

olliolli world
Private Division
One Sentence Summary

Gnarly tricks bro.

Official Summary

OlliOlli World is a bold new skateboarding action-platformer that’s bursting with personality. Flip and flow through the vivid and vibrant world of Radlandia, meeting colorful characters as you grind, trick, and air your way to discover the mystical skate gods on your quest for Gnarvana.

Platform

PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Roll7

Publisher

Private Division

Genre

Singleplayer, Sports platformer

Release Date

February 8, 2022

know by heart
Ice-Pick Lodge
One Sentence Summary

Get ready to face loss and cry.

Official Summary

Childhood friends reunite after spending a long time apart, revisiting old memories and rekindling their friendship. However, something beyond their control will ruin this reunion.

Platform

Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One

Developer

Ice-Pick Lodge

Publisher

Ice-Pick Lodge

Genre

Singleplayer, Indie, Adventure

Release Date

February 10, 2022

total war warhammer 3
Sega
One Sentence Summary

A lesson in morality and ethics the world needs.

Official Summary

Rally your forces and step into the Realm of Chaos, a dimension of mind-bending horror where the very fate of the world will be decided. Will you conquer your Daemons… or command them?

Platform

macOS, PC, Linux

Developer

Creative Assembly

Publisher

Sega

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Action game, Real-time tactics, Strategy

Release Date

February 17, 2022

horizon forbidden west
Sony Interactive Entertainment
One Sentence Summary

Explore what the West Coast will look like because of climate change.

Alternatively: Please release this on PC.

Official Summary

The land is dying. Vicious storms and an unstoppable blight ravage the scattered remnants of humanity, while fearsome new machines prowl their borders. Life on Earth is hurtling towards another extinction, and no one knows why.

It's up to Aloy to uncover the secrets behind these threats and restore order and balance to the world. Along the way, she must reunite with old friends, forge alliances with warring new factions and unravel the legacy of the ancient past – all the while trying to stay one step ahead of a seemingly undefeatable new enemy.

Platform

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC (unannounced)

Developer

Guerrilla Games

Publisher

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Genre

Singleplayer, Action role-playing

Release Date

February 18, 2022

destiny 2 the witch queen
Bungie
One Sentence Summary

Another reason to get into Destiny 2 as soon as possible.

Official Summary

An expansion pack to Destiny 2. Delve into Savathûn’s Throne World to uncover the mystery of how she and her Lucent Hive stole the Light. Learn the secrets to crafting new weapons, the new Glaive, and survive the truth within her web of lies.

Platform

PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Stadia, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Bungie

Publisher

Bungie

Genre

Multiplayer, Action role-playing

Release Date

February 22, 2022

martha is dead
Wired Productions
One Sentence Summary

Nothing good happens to twin sisters.

Official Summary

Martha Is Dead is a dark first-person psychological thriller, set in 1944 Italy, that blurs the lines between reality, superstition and the tragedy of war. As conflict intensifies between German and Allied forces, the desecrated body of a woman is found drowned… Martha!

Platform

PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox One

Developer

LKA

Publisher

Wired Productions

Genre

Singleplayer, Indie, Horror

Release Date

February 24, 2022

elden ring
BANDAI NAMCO
One Sentence Summary

Possibly George R.R. Martin’s next bestseller.

Official Summary

Rise, Tarnished, and be guided by grace to brandish the power of the Elden Ring and become an Elden Lord in the Lands Between.

Platform

Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PC

Developer

FromSoftware Inc.

Publisher

FromSoftware Inc., BANDAI NAMCO, Namco Bandai Games America Inc.

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Action role-playing

Release Date

February 25, 2022

gran turismo 7
Sony Interactive Entertainment
One Sentence Summary

Even if you know nothing about cars, Gran Turismo 7 is worth trying out!

Official Summary

GT7 was developed in part to provide an in-depth retrospect of the past 150 years of automotive history, highlighting everything from production cars, concept vehicles and race machines. It continues to convey the same values of the first Gran Turismo, which was released 25 years ago, but in a much broader all-encompassing fashion with the intent to not only satisfy die-hard GT fans, but attract a new generation of players who are just learning about cars.

Platform

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5

Developer

Polyphony Digital

Publisher

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Sim racing

Release Date

March 4, 2022

tunic
Finji
One Sentence Summary

Basically Legend of Zelda but with a cute fox.

Official Summary

Explore a land filled with lost legends, ancient powers, and ferocious monsters in TUNIC, an isometric action game about a small fox on a big adventure.

Platform

PC, Macintosh operating systems, Xbox One

Developer

Andrew Shouldice

Publisher

Finji

Genre

Singleplayer, Action-adventure

Release Date

March 16, 2022

stranger of paradise
Square Enix
One Sentence Summary

The edgy step-child of the Final Fantasy franchise.

Official Summary

In this hard-core action RPG, Jack must hazard numerous challenges to bring the light of the crystals back to Cornelia, a kingdom conquered by darkness. Fight your way through fierce battles with a variety of means to defeat your enemies. With multiple difficulty options and a wide selection of jobs and weapons available to customize your party, you can choose exactly how you want to play.

Platform

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, PC

Developer

Square Enix, Team Ninja

Publisher

Square Enix

Genre

Singleplayer, Action role-playing

Release Date

March 18, 2022

tiny tina's wonderlands
2K Games
One Sentence Summary

The love child between Dungeons & Dragons and Borderlands.

Official Summary

Embark on an epic adventure full of whimsy, wonder, and high-powered weaponry! Roll your own multiclass hero then shoot, loot, slash, and cast on a quest to stop the Dragon Lord.

Platform

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, PC

Developer

Gearbox Software

Publisher

2K Games

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Action role-playing, First-person shooter

Release Date

March 25, 2022

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 heart of chernobyl
GSC Game World
One Sentence Summary

A lone wolf’s journey to the center of chaos.

Official Summary

Discover the vast Chernobyl Exclusion Zone full of dangerous enemies, deadly anomalies and powerful artifacts. Unveil your own epic story as you make your way to the Heart of Chernobyl. Make your choices wisely, as they will determine your fate in the end.

Platform

PC, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

GSC Game World

Publisher

GSC Game World

Genre

Singleplayer, First-person shooter, Survival horror

Release Date

April 28, 2022

vampire the masquerade swansong
Nacon
One Sentence Summary

Even vampires have politics and drama.

Official Summary

Play as 3 vampires who are over a hundred years old. Progress through the game through their intertwined destinies, deal with their different points of view, and use their character sheets to try to separate the truth from the lies. Each character has their own abilities and vampiric disciplines that you can upgrade individually to suit your preferred approach.

Platform

PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Big Bad Wolf

Publisher

Nacon

Genre

Singleplayer, Role-playing

Release Date

May 19, 2022

sons of the forest
Endnight Games
One Sentence Summary

Little is known, but the excitement is real.

Official Summary

A direct sequel to The Forest, expect the same survival mechanics but with even more terrifying mutated enemies.

Platform

PC

Developer

Endnight Games

Publisher

Endnight Games

Genre

Survival horror

Release Date

May 20, 2022

forspoken
Square Enix
One Sentence Summary

A fantasy RPG to hold us over until Dragon Age 4 releases.

Official Summary

Forspoken follows the journey of Frey, a young New Yorker transported to the beautiful and cruel land of Athia. In search of a way home, Frey must use her newfound magical abilities to traverse sprawling landscapes and battle monstrous creatures.

Platform

PlayStation 5, PC

Developer

Luminous Productions

Publisher

Square Enix

Genre

Singleplayer, Action role-playing

Release Date

May 24, 2022

saints row
Deep Silver
One Sentence Summary

A modern western crime drama in the making.

Official Summary

Welcome to Santo Ileso, a vibrant fictional city in the heart of the American SouthWest. In a world rife with crime, where lawless factions fight for power, a group of young friends embark on their own criminal venture, as they rise to the top in their bid to become Self Made.

Platform

PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Volition

Publisher

Deep Silver

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Action-adventure

Release Date

August 23, 2022

starfield
Bethesda Softworks
One Sentence Summary

The space game that we’ve been waiting over two decades for!

Official Summary

Starfield is the first new universe in 25 years from Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4. In this next generation role-playing game set amongst the stars, embark on an epic journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery.

Platform

PC, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Bethesda Game Studios

Publisher

Bethesda Softworks

Genre

Singleplayer, Action role-playing

Release Date

November 11, 2022

a plague tale requiem
Focus Entertainment
One Sentence Summary

More rats and heartbreak incoming.

Official Summary

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.

But, when Hugo’s powers reawaken, death and destruction return in a flood of devouring rats. Forced to flee once more, the siblings place their hopes in a prophesized island that may hold the key to saving Hugo.

Discover the cost of saving those you love in a desperate struggle for survival. Strike from the shadows or unleash hell, overcoming foes and challenges with a variety of weapons, tools and unearthly powers.

Platform

PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Asobo Studio

Publisher

Focus Entertainment

Genre

Singleplayer, Action role-playing

avatar frontiers of pandora
Ubisoft
One Sentence Summary

The first of many Avatar franchise titles to be released in the coming decade.

Official Summary

In this new, standalone story, play as a Na’vi and embark on a journey across the Western Frontier, a never-before-seen part of Pandora. Explore a living and reactive world inhabited by unique creatures and new characters, and push back the formidable RDA forces that threaten it.

Platform

Amazon Luna, Xbox Series X and Series S, PC, Google Stadia, PlayStation 5

Developer

Massive Entertainment, Ubisoft Düsseldorf, Ubisoft Shanghai

Publisher

Ubisoft

Genre

Action-adventure

battlecakes
Volcano Bean
One Sentence Summary

Exactly what you’d think a dessert filled role-playing game would look like!

Official Summary

Indulge in a delicious adventure as you choose to battle or befriend your enemies to save the day your way! Personalize your cupcake hero and meet charming friends along the way. Leave the world better off than you found it in this turn-based RPG.

Platform

PC, Mac, Xbox One

Developer

Volcano Bean

Publisher

Volcano Bean

Genre

Singleplayer, Adventure, Indie role-playing

bayonetta 3
Nintendo
One Sentence Summary

Returning after four years, Bayonetta is back, with even better style!

Official Summary

Mysterious life forms appearing to be neither angel nor demon attack amid the ravaged streets of the Shibuya area of Tokyo, where Bayonetta then makes a graceful appearance. Why is she in Tokyo? And how far-reaching is the invasion of this new enemy?

Platform

Nintendo Switch

Developer

PlatinumGames

Publisher

Nintendo

Genre

Action

hello neighbor 2
TinyBuild
One Sentence Summary

A game to make you distrust all your neighbors.

Official Summary

Hello Neighbor 2 is a stealth horror game about digging up your creepy neighbor’s secrets. But there’s a twist: the Neighbor is controlled by an AI that learns from the players! As time passes, his behavior will change and surprise you! Can you outsmart the Neighbor and find out what he’s hiding?

Platform

Xbox Series X/S, PC, Xbox One

Developer

Dynamic Pixels, Eerie Guest Studios

Publisher

TinyBuild

Genre

Singleplayer, Action-adventure, Horror

kirby and the forgotten land
Nintendo
One Sentence Summary

Kirby goes into our apocalyptic future!

Official Summary

Take control of the powerful pink puffball, Kirby, and move around freely in 3D stages as you discover a mysterious world with abandoned structures from a past civilization—like a shopping mall?! Copy enemies’ abilities like Sword and Ice and use them to attack and explore your surroundings! What journey awaits Kirby? Take a deep breath and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!

Platform

Nintendo Switch

Developer

HAL Laboratory

Publisher

Nintendo

Genre

Singleplayer, Platformer, Action

lego star wars the skywalker saga
Warner Bros.
One Sentence Summary

A blocky galaxy isn’t so far, far away anymore!

Official Summary

The galaxy is yours with LEGO® Star Wars™: The Skywalker Saga! Play through all nine saga films in a brand-new video game unlike any other. Fly across space to the saga's most memorable planets, in any order, at any time. A galaxy far, far away has never been more fun!

Platform

PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Traveller's Tales

Publisher

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Action-adventure

lil gator game
Playtonic Games
One Sentence Summary

A cute gator out to conquer the world!

Official Summary

There’s a buddy atop every hill in this open-world, movement-focused adventure and they all seem to need help! Bop cardboard baddies, brave serene hills and forests, and scale sheer rocks that only a kid would dare!

Platform

Nintendo Switch, PC, macOS, Macintosh operating systems

Developer

MegaWobble

Publisher

Playtonic Games

Genre

Singleplayer, Indie, Adventure

mario rabbids sparks of hope
Ubisoft
One Sentence Summary

More in depth than any Rabbids game we expected.

Official Summary

Lead a team of your favorite Mario and Rabbids characters to bring back order to the universe and save the Sparks. Embark in this epic journey through mysterious, strange, and ever-surprising planets filled with fascinating inhabitants and compelling quests!

Platform

Nintendo Switch

Developer

Ubisoft Milan

Publisher

Ubisoft

Genre

Singleplayer, Tactical role-playing

marvels midnight suns
2K Games
One Sentence Summary

Marvel’s Avengers if there was a prophecy involved.

Official Summary

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.

Platform

PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Firaxis Games

Publisher

2K Games

Genre

Singleplayer, Tactical role-playing

multiversus
Warner Bros.
One Sentence Summary

The Warner Bros and DC equivalent of Super Smash Bros.

Official Summary

MultiVersus is a platform fighter that lets you team up with or against your friends using some of the world’s most iconic characters including Batman, Shaggy, Superman, Bugs Bunny & more. Use unique co-op abilities, find your favorite fighter combos and save the Multiverse!

Platform

PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Player First Games

Publisher

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Fighting

nobody saves the world
Drinkbox Studios
One Sentence Summary

Procedurally generated fun with a unique art style.

Official Summary

When the ancient Calamity re-awakens, who can save the world? Nobody! (That’s you, you’re Nobody.) Master the art of transformation to become a Slug, Ghost, Dragon, and more in this new take on Action RPGs from the creators of Guacamelee!

Platform

Xbox Series X and Series S, PC, Xbox One

Developer

Drinkbox Studios

Publisher

Drinkbox Studios

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Indie, Fighting role-playing

oxenfree 2 lost signals
MWM Interactive
One Sentence Summary

Return to the mysteries of a hometown filled with ghosts of the past.

Official Summary

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.

Platform

Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC, Macintosh operating systems, PlayStation 5

Developer

Night School Studio

Publisher

MWM Interactive

Genre

Singleplayer, Side-scrolling adventure

Pokémon Trading Card Game Live
The Pokémon Company
One Sentence Summary

Forget NFTs, get Pokémon cards!

Official Summary

Pokémon TCG Live brings players together from all over the world to battle. Compile an extensive card collection that you can use to build fun and exciting decks. Add new cards by scanning code cards, purchasing in-game booster packs, and participating in daily quests, among other ways.

Platform

Apple App Store, Google Play, PC, macOS

Developer

The Pokémon Company

Publisher

The Pokémon Company

Genre

Strategy, Card game

Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time Remake
Ubisoft
One Sentence Summary

Same plot, more sunscreen.

Official Summary

The critically acclaimed Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is back! Embark on a journey as the Prince to save your kingdom from the treacherous Vizier, in this fully remade classic.

Platform

PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Developer

Ubisoft Pune, Ubisoft Mumbai

Publisher

Ubisoft

Genre

Singleplayer, Action-adventure

redfall
Bethesda Softworks
One Sentence Summary

Kind of wish it was an RPG, but it still slays.

Official Summary

The quaint island town of Redfall, Massachusetts, is under siege by a legion of vampires who have blocked out the sun and cut the island off from the outside world. Trapped with a handful of survivors against diabolical enemies threatening to bleed the town dry, choose your hero from a diverse roster, grouping up with others to create the perfect team of vampire slayers.

Platform

PC, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Arkane Studios

Publisher

Bethesda Softworks

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Action-adventure, First-person shooter

serial cleaners
505 Games
One Sentence Summary

Your personal FBI agent will definitely question you because of this game.

Official Summary

Serial Cleaners is a single-player stealth action crime game in which you alternate between playing four eccentric mob cleaners taking on the bloodiest jobs the carefree 1990s had to offer. If you remember the nineties differently, their dirty work is the reason why.

Platform

Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, iOS, PC, Xbox One

Developer

Draw Distance

Publisher

505 Games

Genre

Singleplayer, Indie, Stealth

slime rancher 2
Monomi Park
One Sentence Summary

More slimes mean more fun (and messes)!

Official Summary

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 in this sequel to the smash-hit, Slime Rancher.

Platform

Xbox Series X/S, PC

Developer

Monomi Park

Publisher

Monomi Park

Genre

Singleplayer, Adventure, Simulation

sonic frontiers
Sega
One Sentence Summary

Let’s hope it’s nothing like Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric.

Official Summary

Worlds will collide in Sonic the Hedgehog’s newest adventure. An experience like never before, accelerate to new heights and experience the thrill of high velocity open-zone freedom. Battle powerful enemies as you speed through the Starfall Islands - landscapes brimming with dense forests, overflowing waterfalls, sizzling deserts and more!

Platform

PC

Developer

Sonic Team

Publisher

Sega

Genre

Singleplayer, Platform, Adventure

splatoon 3
Nintendo
One Sentence Summary

New stages, new weapons, new goop.

Official Summary

Enter the Splatlands, a sun-scorched desert inhabited by battle-hardened Inklings and Octolings. Splatsville, the city of chaos, is the adrenaline-fueled heart of this dusty wasteland. Even in this desolate environment, Turf War reigns supreme and battles rage in new stages located in the surrounding wilds. Dynamic new moves help these fighters dodge attacks and cover more ground, along with a new bow-shaped weapon to sling ink.

Platform

Nintendo Switch

Developer

Nintendo

Publisher

Nintendo

Genre

Multiplayer, Third-person shooter

stray
Annapurna Interactive
One Sentence Summary

NOBODY TOUCH THIS ADORABLE KITTY.

Official Summary

Lost, alone, and separated from family, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten cybercity and find the way home.

Platform

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC

Developer

BlueTwelve Studio

Publisher

Annapurna Interactive

Genre

Singleplayer, Adventure

Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League
Warner Bros.
One Sentence Summary

Channel your anger and become a DC villain.

Official Summary

Don't Be A Hero. Discover the origins of Amanda Waller's infamous Task Force X (a.k.a. the Suicide Squad) as Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang and King Shark begrudgingly embark on their mission to take down the World's Greatest DC Super Heroes, The Justice League.

Platform

Xbox Series X/S, PC, PlayStation 5

Developer

Rocksteady Studios

Publisher

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Action-adventure

breath of the wild sequel
Nintendo
One Sentence Summary

Same Link, new powers.

Official Summary

An untitled sequel to the 2017 action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (colloquially referred to as Breath of the Wild 2).

Platform

Nintendo Switch

Developer

Nintendo

Publisher

Nintendo

Genre

Singeplayer, Action-adventure

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
Daedalic Entertainment GmbH
One Sentence Summary

Dissociative identity disorder (DID): the game.

Official Summary

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is a story-driven action adventure. Take on a perilous journey as Gollum, chasing the only thing that is precious to him. Gollum is skillful and cunning, but also torn by his split personality. One mind, two egos – you decide!

Platform

PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X and Series S, PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox One

Developer

Daedalic Entertainment GmbH

Publisher

Daedalic Entertainment GmbH, Nacon, BIGBEN INTERACTIVE

Genre

Singleplayer, Action-adventure

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide
Fatshark
One Sentence Summary

There’s no dystopia without some violence.

Official Summary

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide is a visceral 4-player co-op action game set in the hive city of Tertium. In the depths of the hive, the seeds of corruption threaten an overwhelming tide of darkness. A heretical cult known as the Admonition seeks to seize control of the planet Atoma Prime and lay waste to its inhabitants. It is up to you and your allies in the Inquisition to root out the enemy before the city succumbs to Chaos.

Platform

Xbox Series X/S, PC

Developer

Fatshark

Publisher

Fatshark

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Adventure, Hack and Slash

wizard with a gun
Devolver Digital
One Sentence Summary

Like Don’t Starve Together, but with arcane magic.

Official Summary

Wizard with a Gun is an online cooperative sandbox survival game set in a magical wilderness wrought with dangerous creatures and arcane mysteries. Embark on a journey alone or with friends to collect, craft, and outfit your wizard however you see fit as you explore the unknown.

Platform

Nintendo Switch, PC

Developer

Galvanic Games

Publisher

Devolver Digital

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Indie, Roguelike, Survival

Evil Dead: The Game
Boss Team Games
One Sentence Summary

A game made to celebrate a beloved franchise.

Official Summary

Step into the shoes of Ash Williams or his friends from the iconic Evil Dead franchise and work together in a game loaded with over-the-top co-op and PVP multiplayer action! Play as a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, managing your fear, and finding key items to seal the breach between worlds in a game inspired by all three original Evil Dead films as well as the Starz original Ash vs Evil Dead television series.

Platform

PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Developer

Saber Interactive

Publisher

Boss Team Games

Genre

Singleplayer, Multiplayer, Survival horror

God of War: Ragnarök
Sony Interactive Entertainment
One Sentence Summary

Become a teen father who must also fight the Gods.

Official Summary

Together, Kratos and Atreus venture deep into the Nine Realms in search of answers as Asgardian forces prepare for war. Along the way they will explore stunning, mythical landscapes, gather allies from across the realms and face fearsome enemies in the form of Norse gods and monsters.

Platform

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5

Developer

Santa Monica Studio

Publisher

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Genre

Singleplayer, Action-adventure

Hogwarts Legacy
Warner Bros.
One Sentence Summary

The Harry Potter game we’ve all been waiting for and absolutely need.

Official Summary

Experience Hogwarts in the 1800s. Your character is a student who holds the key to an ancient secret that threatens to tear the wizarding world apart. You have received a late acceptance to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and soon discover that you are no ordinary student: you possess an unusual ability to perceive and master Ancient Magic. Only you can decide if you will protect this secret for the good of all, or yield to the temptation of more sinister magic.

Platform

Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PC

Developer

Avalanche Software

Publisher

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Genre

Singeplayer, Action role-playing

digimon survive
Bandai Namco
One Sentence Summary

Enter the Digimon world to become the best like no one ever was. Wait…wrong franchise.

Official Summary

Digimon Survive sees a brand-new group of teenagers, led by Takuma Momozuka, get lost on a school camping trip, finding them transported to a strange new world of monsters and danger.

As they fight their way back home through an animated world of difficult decisions and deadly battles, players’ choices throughout the game will impact the evolution of their monster allies, and the final ending.

Platform

PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One

Developer

Witchcraft

Publisher

BANDAI NAMCO, Namco Bandai Games America Inc.

Genre

Singleplayer, Visual novel, Tactical role-playing

Galactic Civilizations III is free January 13th to 20th, 2022!
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Each week, check out my latest article for the new hit game or add-on released for free from the Epic Games Store!