March 21, 2022 3 min read

Top 10 Popular Games of 2022 So Far

Due to the pandemic, many game releases were pushed back to their initial date releases. However, most of those games are coming this 2022. In fact, a few of them have already been released in the market. From action RPG games like Elden Ring and Horizon Forbidden West to exploration games like Pokemon Legends: Arceus and Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves, check these popular games in 2022.

Here are the 10 popular games of 2022 forgaming computers and gaming consoles:

 

1 - Elden Ring

Elden Ring

The Elden Ring is a new fantasy action RPG game set in a world created by the world-renowned novelist George R.R. Martin. You play as the protagonist guided by the power of the Elden Ring, who must strive to become the Elden Lord in the Lands Between. It offers a vast world where you can explore various environments and defeat monsters.

 

2 - Lost Ark

Lost Ark

Lost Ark is a free-to-play MMO-action RPG game. It is a PVE and exploration game that involves doing quests, gaining achievements, hunting, crafting items and weapons, and features PvP elements. Players can level up by completing story quests and achievements. Upon unlocking level 50, players can access tiered endgame dungeons and raids.

 

3 - Total War: Warhammer 3

Total War Warhammer 3

Total War: Warhammer 3 concludes the cataclysmic Total War: Warhammer trilogy. Raise an army with seven unique races and hundreds of units to dominate real-time battles. You can play as one of the 10 Legendary Lords to side with the Chaos Gods and take one of the Daemonic Champions. With your champion and army, build and forge your empire.

 

4 - Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden West is the sequel of 2017’s Horizon Zero Dawn. It is an open-world RPG game that follows the story of a hunter named Aloy that must survive in a post-apocalyptic world. In this game, Aloy must explore the mysterious frontier called the Forbidden West, a post-apocalyptic version of the Western United States.

 

5 - Dying Light 2: Stay Human

Dying Light 2 Stay Human

Dying Light 2 is an RPG survival-horror game and sequel to 2015’s Dying Light. The story is set 22 years after the events in the first game, and you take the role of Aiden Caldwell. Using his parkour skills, you must survive the zombie-filled world. Aiden will also have superhuman skills in the first game due to the infection.

 

6 - Pokemon Legends: Arceus

Pokemon Legends Arceus

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is a Pokemon game from Game Freak and Nintendo. In this game, your character is sent back through time during the early Japanese colonization. Explore the Hisui region and complete the roster of the region’s Pokémon using your Pokédex. The game was well-received and has sold 6.5 million copies in the first week of its release.

 

7 - Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Extraction

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Extraction

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction is a multiplayer tactical first-person shooter game from Ubisoft. It is a spin-off game of Rainbow Six Siege. It is a co-op game you can play with up to three players. Together, you must combat and defeat the parasite-like aliens known as Archæans and infiltrate their base.

 

8 - Strange Horticulture

Strange Horticulture

Strange Horticulture is a new occult puzzle game from Iceberg Interactive and Bad Viking. You play as a proprietor of a local plant store called Strange Horticulture. This plant store is located in a quaint town called Undermere, surrounded by hag-infested forest. As various mysterious customers come to your shop, you will quickly find yourself amid an occult mystery with a long history.

 

9 - Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves follows the story of Nathan Drake and Chloe Frazer as they travel the world and go on adventures. Together, they must confront their pasts and create their own legacies. Recover ancient artifacts and survive the encounters of ruthless warmongers. It would be best to explore the urban jungle and ancient ruins located on the southwestern coast of the Indian peninsula.

 

10 - Sifu

Sifu

Sifu is an action and beat-them-up game from Sloclap. The game is currently one of the most popular games of 2022 as it sold more than a million units and has received positive reviews from critics. It is inspired by Bak Mei kung fu and features over 150 unique attacks. Due to its popularity, the game now features a lot of mods, including two released by the studio -- a Matrix Reloaded mod and a Batman mod.


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