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The 10 best video games of 2022

Which was the best game of 2022? We thought about it, considered it, discussed it, debated it and couldn’t reach a consensus answer. It’s a tough question any year: With so many great games representing a wide variety of genres, how do you even compare them? What qualities make a racing game better or worse than a shooter? And while video games represented a respite from the pandemic in 2021, in 2022, they were a reminder of its disruption, as pandemic-related delays pushed many highly anticipated titles to 2022. And so, the year lacked a definitive No. 1 title. Like last year’s “Hades” from Supergiant Games, we’ve chosen a different approach.

1. Red Dead Redemption 2

I’ve never been one for reviews, but I had to do one for this game. To me it has to be the greatest video game in history tied to the Grand Theft Auto series (GTA 4 in particular is my favorite GTA game) and RDR1. Arthur Morgan is not only the greatest Rockstar hero but also the greatest hero in history along with Nico Bellick and John Marston.

Roger Clarke as Arthur Morgan is undoubtedly one of the greatest performances ever. Dutch van der Linde and Micah Bell have to be the best written antagonists ever. Peter Blomquist as Micah Bell is phenomenal As soon as you see Micah, you know something bad is about to happen and you absolutely hate Micah.

Peter Blomquist did a great job here. And Benjamin Brian Davis did a great job with Dutch van der Linde and Rob Withoff as (sorry if I spelled that wrong) John Marston and Alex McKenna as Sadie Adler. In my opinion every cast member has done a wonderful job.

Whether you like exploring the world in Free Roam Hunting while doing side missions or main story missions, you won’t be disappointed with the game’s variety.

2. God of War

Just finished it and I absolutely love it. I played the old games quite a good amount but this one blew me away. At first I thought Norse Mythology would ruin the whole game, but I soon realized that it made it a better experience for me personally as I didn’t know anything about Norse Mythology, but as soon as I Played the game, I started learning about it. Legendary and it was so wonderful.

Not only was playing such a great game, but almost every second I was playing I was learning more and more about this mythology I knew absolutely nothing. And now I’m just hooked and waiting for another great piece to come out. The combat was so intense and thrilling that it kept me hooked even in the most simple of fights.

All the skills you could acquire and the stances and combos you had at your disposal were simply incredible and the way you felt in the fight was great. I love that the more you progress through the story, the more Atreus learns and adapts to the types of enemies he fought alongside you.

I love everything about this game but the story was something really special. Kratos started out in the original games as a vindictive, aggressive and obviously quite unattainable man, but in this one he lets go of his past and becomes wiser and determined and passionate about making sure his son Didn’t get out Him. And the pacing was beautiful and well told throughout the game.

The graphics of this game are excellent and a constantly drifting camera was amazing, with no black screen or anything, this was another factor why I felt so immersed because you felt constantly in action and like you did. Place never left before.

I always enjoy myself every time I load up on the game and never feel like I left the game on a bad note. Thank you so much for blessing us with this game, and I hope whoever has played it enjoys it as much as I did.

3. Streets of Rage 4

With Streets of Rage 2 being one of my favorite games of all time, I was trying to suppress my high hopes in the game and be objective about it. Any concerns I had about meeting the standards set by previous SOR games were swept away within the first few levels.

It is a pleasure to play this game. The characters feel heavy and the combat packs a punch (unlike Double Dragon Neon); Plus, there’s enough variety between characters to make them all playable. It sounds familiar, but there are also small twists in the fight that only add to the joy, without breaking the already winning formula.

Throw in a great score by Yuzo Koshiro and lovingly hand-drawn characters and backgrounds and you have a 2D beat-em-up that not only hits all the nostalgia buttons from the early ’90s, but the genre forwards it to the present day.

4. Super Mario Maker 2

It’s by far my favorite video game on Switch, and after the 2.0 update, it’s an amazing piece of art. Being able to build my own level is something I’ve dreamed of for over a decade. I also love doing boss battles that are really challenging, of course Super Mario Bosses can be creative, but Nintendo makes no effort to make them difficult, especially older Mario games. The copplings were a nice addition to the game as well because we needed more owners to start with.

I also like that they added a new game style: Super Mario 3D World. I wish there were more like Galaxy, Sunshine, 64, Super Mario Land 2, and Super Mario Bros. 2 (Doki Doki Panic remake, not lost levels). The power ups are amazing, I especially like the Master Sword, Dry Bones Shell, Goomba Shoe, Spiny Shell, SMB 2 Mushroom, and adding the Boomerang Flower was a great idea as the power ups were only 2 before Mario Maker 2 came out was in the game. With another update. I also like to add Mewsar, Pom Pom and Boom Boom before there are any updates to the game.

5. Dota 2

I want to get this out of the way first DOTA 2 IS EXTREMELY HARD. I remember when I first played Dota 2. I didn’t know what was going on. The items were weird, the heroes were weird, and my team kept flaming me. But I stuck with the game for a year and at the end of the year, I was somewhat decent and got a lot of enjoyment from the game. Dota is a game where you need to commit. You will definitely not do well your first game, and as you go on, you will get better and better. so, stick with it, and you will become good. Unfortunately, I switched to LOL (league of legends) after the year because of 2 reasons

1) Queue times were long

2) all my friends were playing it

6. Apex Legends

2 years ago Respawn Entertainment released Apex Legends, a new game in the battle royale genre. Taking place in the Titanfall universe, Apex Legends introduces a new set of characters diverse with their own abilities and personalities. With tight controls, strategic shooting mechanics, and a very thorough map to play, Apex Legends took the gaming industry by storm.

Apex Legends after 2 years has both had its ups and downs. Some of which I hope will not change, while others are in serious need of upgrades. So how does Apex Legends hold up to 2 years after its first release.

7. Rocket League

This game is awesome! There are several modes of play such as normal soccer, hoops (like normal soccer but the goals are higher and the field is smaller), snow day (just soccer but with a hockey puck), dropshot (the goal is in the floor, breaking the hit ball). mode smashing and touching the opponents floor, then hitting it with the floor!), and finally, thunder (normal soccer but with power-ups such as: freezing the ball in place, repositioning an opponent, spikes, and many more. with others).

The game is now free to play so there’s no reason not to get it! If you’ve purchased it before it’s free (like me), you’ll get all the DLC for free! You can customize your vehicle, there are many updates to improve the game, there are events that give you special challenges for special items, you can trade items with other people, there is a great chat system (for example on the Xbox One wireless controller), on the + pad you can press left, then up to say Nice Shot! Play Rank so that you can rank up every time you win: eg. Ranking above Silver ||| To sleep. Overall, an amazing game, no reason you shouldn’t get it, many reasons you should get it.

8. Phasmophobia

Incredible potential but still a work in progress. The game is completely new unlike anything I’ve played before. It’s one of the few horror games to actually create tension and intimidation and the mechanics can force players to make stressful decisions about whether it’s worth the risk of returning home to find the last piece of evidence. or if your conscience is so low you could be attacked once you step foot in the door.

Evidence gathering manages to be fun while still going round by goal and each mechanic does a good job of immersing the player in the game. There’s nothing more scary than getting a ghost to answer you on the spirit box the first time that he’s right behind you.

However, after achieving the first few levels the gameplay immersion begins to dwindle and the once imposing ghost becomes more of a nuisance than a threat, leaving you with a 1 in 12 chance of choosing the most dangerous ghost type except in the RNG gives. I hope more work can be done on this game to preserve my first hunting experience as a Greenhorn Ghost Hunter, in case someone else can end my existence.

Perhaps more varied goals or unexpected hunting behavior will force duly experienced hunters to take risks or face the uncertainty that scares you when playing this game for the first time.

9. Grand Theft Auto V

While GTA Online has gone in a direction that I don’t like – and don’t really recommend engaging too much to meet newbies to this level – I can’t ignore that it’s in the works right now. There are also thousands of hours that feature different types of players.

Regarding the different activities – GTA Online has something for everyone and it will also make them money when they are at it. Single player is also undeniably a great experience. Even though it will take you a while to get to the end of the story, that’s really no excuse for not playing it at least once.

Many of us have gotten a little tired of this game in the years since its original release, but from an objective standpoint, even though the game was first released this year, it’s still one of the best. Will video games ever be made and blow us all away.

Driving is much easier than in GTA 4, virtually anyone can be a good driver in GTA 5 as long as you don’t have brain damage, but I think it makes it more accessible, lol. Shooting is also vastly improved and is of higher quality, and those two elements combined with many others, including but not limited to excellent maps, make the game the perfect sandbox.

10. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege

This game is just such an experience from the tactical gameplay and unique operators based on real life events and real tactical units like 707th smb or GIGN. They detail the time in minutes which is amazing. First-person teamwork based shooter, relying entirely on skill, and teamwork, and also on audio cues. It’s a breath of fresh air from the oversaturated shooter market, where everyone is copying the big thing, Siege sets it apart.

It is a beautiful experience to go through. Has a steep learning curve and has an amazing community and is available on all major gaming platforms (PS4, XBOX, P.C.). For anyone who uses reviews to decide to buy this game, then I’d say it’s worth it.

The in game store is also amazing, unlike fortnite, call of duty or any other shooting game, you can buy almost everything in the store which gets you around 100-200 per game. But, for a short route you can buy skin headgear or weapon skins for something called r6 credits, which are cheap, (with twenty bucks to give you an idea you can get 4 operators, which is a fortnite) skin.