Here are five of the most anticipated video games of 2022
2021 ended on an exciting note for gamers, with the release of Infinite halo and the exciting racing title Forza Horizon 5. Many other video game titles have been delayed in 2021 due to the covid-19 pandemic. This means the New Year is sure to take that excitement a step further. Pokémon lovers can look forward to the Nintendo Switch exclusive game Pokémon Legends: Arceus, which will be released later in January. Tom Clancy’s cooperative multiplayer player Rainbow Six Extraction, from game publishers Ubisoft, is also slated for release later this month.
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The good thing is, these aren’t the only two titles you can expect in this new gaming year. Here’s a look at five other games that are making 2022 a promising year for video game enthusiasts.
Gran Turismo 7
The eighth part of the popular Gran Turismo The series is slated for release in March 2022, which also marks the Gran Turismo 25th anniversary of the franchise. The game failed to make its initial release window in 2021, but now this epic racing simulation series from Sony will be available on PlayStation 4 and PS 5 consoles. If you are a fan of racing simulation games, Do not look any further. Gran Turismo 7 will come with several modes – from arcade to single player campaigns. According to the official Playstation website, Gran Turismo 7 Will also reintroduce the legendary GT simulation mode, where you can buy, tune, race and sell your way through a single player campaign, unlocking new cars and challenges. If you like to face other games, you can test your skills and compete in GT Sport mode. With hundreds of cars and exciting multiplayer options, and a console as powerful as the PS5, Gran Turismo 7 is bound to be more realistic than ever.
Available for pre-order on playstation.com
The two protagonists of God of War Kratos, the ancient Greek god of war, and his son Atreus.
God of War Ragnarök
In this sequel to the 2018 hit God of the war, the two game protagonists Kratos, the ancient Greek god of war, and his son Atreus must travel to each of the Nine Realms to seek answers as they prepare for Ragnarök – the prophesied battle that will end the world . Based on Norse mythology, players will explore mythical landscapes and gather allies from all realms as they prepare to face formidable enemies in the form of Norse gods and monsters. The game promises a host of new combat weapons for both characters and stunning graphics as players venture into different realms and landscapes. God of the war received critical acclaim for its storylines, graphics, music and combat system when it was released in 2018. It was even named “Game of the Year” by several gaming media. You can expect a lot more God of War Ragnarök.
To be available on PS 4 & 5. For more details, visit playstation.com
This action role-playing game is slated for release in February and promises to be an epic adventure. Designed by Japanese game director Hidetaka Miyazaki – who rose to fame with the Souls series – and fantasy novelist George RR Martin, Ancient ring takes place in the ‘Lands Between’, an open world. According to an official description of the game on the Steam website, players will relive “Shattering,” a war that brought darkness to the “Lands Between,” initiated by demigods. Players will fight alongside characters like General Radahn and Malenia the Severed as they strive to become the new Lord Elden. In a recent blog post, Martin – who wrote the backstory for the game – said that “ELDEN RING is finally here” day and the game looks “amazing”.
Be available on Xbox, Playstation and PC
According to Ubisoft’s website, players will be able to explore a living, responsive world inhabited by unique creatures and new characters in Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora.
Avatar: Pandora’s Borders
James Cameron’s sequel to his blockbuster movie Avatar (2009) should be released later this year. But you can still explore the vast expanse of Pandora in the next video game. Avatar: Pandora’s Borders. This first-person action-adventure game was developed by Massive Entertainment, a Ubisoft studio, in collaboration with Lightstorm Entertainment and Disney. In Pandora Borders, you play as a Na’vi – the indigenous humanoid inhabitants of Pandora – and embark on a journey across the Western Frontier, a never-before-seen part of Pandora, the Earth-sized moon. According to Ubisoft’s website, players will be able to explore a living, responsive world inhabited by unique creatures and new characters, and fend off the formidable Resources Development Administration (RDA) forces that threaten it.
Be available on: PlayStation 5, PC, Google Stadia and Xbox
Dying Light 2: stay human
This sequel to the game 2015 Dying light takes place 20 years after the events of the first game. Players take on the role of Aiden Caldwell, a wandering survivor of a zombie apocalypse, which brought human civilization into a modern “dark age.” Players must use Caldwell’s exceptional parkour and survival skills to navigate “the city”, the last extant human settlement located somewhere in Europe. The open world in Dying light 2, coming out in February, has a much bigger map for players to explore, and has an impressive combat system. This action-survival horror video game also stars actor Rosario Dawson, who plays Lawan, a new character in the game.
Available on: PlayStation, PC and Xbox
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