The 12 Best Games of 2022, so far

2022 continues to host many quality productions. In this article, we have brought together the best games of 2022, which have managed to get full marks from the players with their stories, gameplay, and experiences.

If you’re curious about upcoming games next year, be sure to check out our list of the most exciting upcoming games of 2023! If you are an Xbox user, you can also check out our list of the upcoming Game Pass games of 2022.

Without further ado, if you’re ready, let’s start our list of the best games of 2022.

The Best Games of 2022

Overwatch 2

Overwatch 2, the sequel to Overwatch, one of the best FPS games, was released on October 4 and reached 25 million users in its first 10 days. Unlike the first game, Overwatch 2 is free-to-play.

Horizon Forbidden West

The sequel to 2017’s Horizon: Zero Dawn, Forbidden West takes place in a post-apocalyptic world devastated by the resistance of robots. Forbidden West has a much larger map and a more detailed story than Zero Dawn.

Cult of the Lamb

Cult of the Lamb, one of the standalone games on our list, won the appreciation of game lovers with its customizable world, smooth gameplay and unique interface. The Australian-based game was released on many platforms, including macOS and Nintendo Switch, and sold over 1 million copies in its first week.

Elden Ring

Adapted from the world created by George R.R. Martin, Elden Ring is one of the most played and admired games of 2022. The game is by FromSoftware, the creator of Dark Souls.

Persona 5 Royal

Persona 5 Royal, which comes across as an RPG genre game, is a game adapted from the famous Persona series and has attracted the attention of players interested in Far East culture.

Ghostwire: Tokyo

‘Ghostwire: Tokyo’ by Tango and Bethesda is an enjoyable game in which we manage a character who fights with all kinds of evil spirits and ghosts that invade Tokyo thanks to paranormal powers. Combining karate and magic, the game carries traces of Japanese culture.


This indie game, which was highly influenced by Zelda, attracted attention with its nostalgic ambiance, enjoyable gameplay, world and characters, and won the appreciation of the players.


One of the most original games to be released in 2022, Rollerdrome is an enjoyable work that references the popular culture of the 80s and 90s with its nostalgic interface. The game also draws attention with its art design.

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

The last link of the Lego Star Wars series has a non-linear and original story, where you can choose from the three trilogies that make up the Skywalker Saga of the Star Wars series and complete whatever you want.


Stray, in which we manage a stray cat, is one of the most original games of 2022. The game, which was released within the body of Annapurna Interactive, was appreciated for its enjoyable gameplay and aesthetic interface.

The Quarry

The creators of The Quarry, the hit horror game of the year, were heavily inspired by the slashers and monster movies of the 80s. The game, which is full of references to classic horror movies, was appreciated for its story, characters, acting performances and atmosphere.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

The game, which tells the prequels of the Pokemon stories we know, takes place in a time when people are afraid of Pokemon and try to hunt them. The game won the appreciation of both the fans of the series and other game lovers, and it was a great success by being purchased 12 million times.

Written by Jordan Bevan


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