The 10 Best Video Games of 2022

Despite the fact that many of the highly anticipated games that were supposed to be released in 2022 being pushed out to 2023, this year has seen a lot fun and unique video games. Our top-ten list features a little bit of something for every age, interest and skill level.

Elden Ring

The Golden Order has been broken. Rise, Tarnished, and be guided by grace to brandish the power of the Elden Ring and become an Elden Lord in the Lands Between.

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Platform: Playstation 4/Playstation 5, XBox

Rating: M for Mature

Age Recommendation: 15 and up

Cost: $59.99

Splatoon 3

The third entry to the Splatoon series, Splatoon 3 takes you to the Splatlands, a sun-scorched desert inhabited by battle-hardened Inklings and Octolings. In the game players shoot colorful ink to claim their turf against a the other team, the player(s) with the most area covered wins.

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Platform: Nintendo Switch

Rating: Everyone 10+

Age Recommendation: 10 and up

Cost: $59.99

Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Kirby goes 3D. Help Kirby explored abandoned lands as he sets out to rescue the Waddle Dees from the ferocious Beast Pack. Kirby can jump, slid or inhale objects as well as copy his enemies’ abilities and use them to attack. The land expands and unlocks new mini games as Kirby defeat enemies and rescues more Waddle Dees.

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Rating: Everyone 10+

Age Recommendation: 8 and up

Cost: $59.99

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Mario + Rabbids Spark of Hope

Help Mario, the Rabbids and friends defeat Cursa from spreading darkness and taking all of the energy from the Sparks. Mario and friends must travel the galaxy to save the Sparks and battle Cursa’s minions. Mario + Rabbids Spark of Hope is squeal to the ever popular Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Rating: Everyone 10+

Age Recommendation: 10 and up

Cost: $59.99

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God of War Ragnarok

Embark on an epic and heartfelt journey as Kratos and Atreus struggle with holding on and letting go. Against a backdrop of Norse Realms torn asunder by the fury of the Aesir, they’ve been trying their utmost to undo the end times. But despite their best efforts, Fimbulwinter presses onward.

Platform: Playstation 4/Playstation 5

Rating: M for Mature

Age Recommendation: 17 and up

Cost: $69.99

Disney Dreamlight Valley

Disney Dreamlight Valley

Disney Dreamlight Valley is a hybrid between a life-sim and an adventure game rich with quests, exploration, and engaging activities featuring Disney and Pixar friends, both old and new.

Platform: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4/Playstation 5, XBox

Rating: E for Everyone

Age Recommendation: 5 and up

Cost: $29.99

Xenoblade Chronicles 3

Join Noah and Mio, members of the two opposing nations at the center of this conflict, on a heartfelt journey to end the cycle of violence. A group of six characters from these nations join together to awaken the colonies of Aionios to the underlying threat both nations face.

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Rating: Teen

Age Recommendation: 12 and up

Cost: $59.99

Pokemon Legends: Arceus

Get ready for a new kind of grand, Pokémon adventure in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, a brand-new game from Game Freak that blends action and exploration with the RPG roots of the Pokémon series. Embark on survey missions in the ancient Hisui region.

Platform: Nintendo Switch

Rating: E for Everyone

Age Recommendation: 7 and up

Cost: $59.99

Horizon Forbidden West

Join Aloy as she braves the Forbidden West – a majestic but dangerous frontier that conceals mysterious new threats. Explore distant lands, fight bigger and more awe-inspiring machines, and encounter astonishing new tribes as you return to the far-future, post-apocalyptic world of Horizon.

Platform: Playstation 4/Playstation 5

Rating: Teen

Age Recommendation: 11 and up

Cost: $84.99

OlliOlli World

Welcome to Radlandia! Take a trip across a lush skateboarding utopia that is filled to the brim with eccentric characters and vibrant locations that are begging to be explored.

Platform:  Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4/PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One/Xbox Series X/S

Rating: E for Everyone 10+

Age Recommendation: 9 and up

Cost: $29.99

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