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

We are already halfway through the year 2022, and she has some surprises in store for us that are likely to mark us. Recap of the best games released so far.

It’s already been 6 months since the year 2022 started – on top speed. After a rather calm end to the year 2021, we have started a new cycle with particularly awaited releases. To these have been added video games that we did not necessarily expect, but which played our cards on the tables and which knew how to make their way to the bottom of our hearts.

So here is a quick overview of the video game releases of the last 6 months, with a ranking of the best games so far. Note that this file will be updated with major releases, until the end of the year when we will reveal our final ranking of the games of the year 2022. Do not hesitate to tell us in comments what are your games of the year so far, and which ones might just steal the top spot in your heart before 2022 is over!

Elden Ring

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Credits: Bandai Namco

We may be getting a little ahead, but Elden Ring We believe will be the game of the year for many gamers around the world. We would even see him win this honorary title at the next Games Awards ceremony at the end of the year. Developed by the studios behind the saga Dark Souls, Elden Ring is an open-world RPG that has revolutionized the industry by bringing us epic combat, a mysterious story and an extremely well-honed evolution system.

If it is not to be put in everyone’s hands – complete beginners will find it difficult to find their account – it has nevertheless been able to sneak into many homes as the promise of a grandiloquent adventure was great. And for good reason, its narration was partly thought out by George RR Martin, the great writer behind the saga. Game of Thrones. Elden Ring is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

Buy Elden Ring

Horizon Forbidden West

What do we love our red-haired huntress with a big heart. After a first opus released in 2017, Aloy returns in Horizon Forbidden West, one of the most anticipated PS5 (and PS4) titles of the year. And rightly so! We find some of our favorite characters, but also 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 console which allows you to load many sets at the speed of light (we exaggerate).

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

Buy Horizon Forbidden West

Tunic

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Credits: Finji

Unknown to many people, Tunic is an indie game that hands down all the praise on earth. This is an RPG in which you play as a little fox, who must explore a mysterious land. You start with nothing, and initially have little equipment, but as you brave the dangers that come your way, you will learn, collect items… and die.

Never mind, you just have to start over, and do better. Far from being as punitive as it looks, Tunic is a game that takes you from beginning to end as the possibilities are great, and its atmosphere enchanting. It’s a game with a very calm atmosphere and yet can be epic at times. It is 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 Sports

We could not fail to mention the return of this video game monument. After Wii Sports, we are entitled to Nintendo Switch Sports, which signs a great evolution of the game of our childhood. On the program, six different disciplines, including the famous bowling, tennis and chambara, but also football, volleyball and badminton.

If you won’t go so far as to sweat, we promise you at least long hours of fun with these six sports, as well as their variations, and the online mode! So certainly, we would have greatly appreciated more disciplines, but all the modernization of this legendary franchise as well as the potential of the game make us say that it is one of the best titles of this year. You guessed it, it’s only available on Nintendo Switch.

Buy Nintendo Switch Sports

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

We end with an adventure that caused a stir as it pleased fans of the saga that inspired it. The Skywalker Saga is an action-adventure game that picks up the story of the three film trilogies Star Wars, but in which you are the only masters of your destiny. Between epic battles, piloting ships or even online mode, everything is allowed with this title.

Plus, you can play as any of the 300 playable characters for around 500 missions, and that’s a big deal! If you want to have fun with this game, find 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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