From God of War Ragnarok to Pokemon Scarlet / Violet, the second half of the year promises big releases
The first half of 2022 saw major releases in the games industry such as FromSoftware’s huge success, Elden Ring. For the second half, there are still many important releases for all platforms. Thinking about keeping you connected to the biggest games coming in 2022, HyperX has prepared a list of the 10 biggest releases of the second half of the year.
From the long-awaited God of War: Ragnarok, to Callisto Protocols, to Dead Space Creator, to a new title in the Pokemon franchise, the second half of 2022 promises to usher in some great games with the release of Scarlet and Violet. for all tastes.
God of War: Ragnarok
with the Release confirmed for November 9 For Playstation 5 and Playstation 4, God of War: Ragnarok tells the end of Kratos’ journey with his son Atreus. An exploration of Norse mythology, God of War: Ragnarok follows the journey of a father and son as they struggle to survive in the “twilight of the gods.” Fans of the series can look forward to epic moments and massive confrontations between Thor and Odin.
In God of War: Ragnarok, Kratos and Atreus must explore the 9 realms of Norse mythology.
According to reports, during the game, the player will be led to explore all 9 realms of Norse mythology. The end of Kratos and Atreus’ journey promises a great adventure with stunning graphics for PS4 and PS5. Studio Santa Monica has also confirmed the availability of special features for the Dualsense controller for those who opt for the Playstation 5 version.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
The popular FPS franchise will have a new title, Call of Duty Published on October 28 For Playstation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II puts the player in the middle of an intense and explosive global conflict. Developed by Infinity Ward, Modern Warfare II features characters such as Lt. Simon “Ghost” Riley and Captain John Price.
The new CoD brings a powerful single-player mode in addition to multiplayer with tons of maps, game modes, and several updates, delighting fans of the franchise.
For those who enjoy endless activities, with a Nonsense Packed with customization on an open map filled with fun and absurd action, the reboot of the Saints Row franchise is the right choice. with the The release is scheduled for August 23 For PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, Saints Row puts you in the midst of intense gang warfare in the fictional city of Santo Ileso.
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Developed by Volition, the new Saints Row aims to delight old fans of the franchise in addition to winning over new players. With dozens of gadgets, weapons, skins and customizations, Reload will bring you an amazing experience in a vast open world map.
A Nintendo exclusive title, Splatoon 3 is a fun shooter that puts you in the shoes of the game. thoughts the and Octoling In the explosive paint battle, whoever paints the enemy’s territory the most wins. Splatoon 3 will happen Released on September 9For Nintendo Switch.
In the new game in the franchise, Nintendo promises a single-player campaign, Turf War mode, with a variety of new weapons to enjoy with your friends, in addition to co-op multiplayer called Salmon Run: Next Wave.
Activision/Blizzard’s flagship game for the second half of 2022 is Overwatch 2, the sequel to the popular competitive multiplayer FPS launched in 2016. Overwatch 2 Published on October 4 For PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC
Overwatch 2 is released Early Access free of charge, With Battle Pass based monetization, users who choose to pay for Battle Pass will unlock various benefits while playing.
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Overwatch 2 will reduce team size from six to five players
The new title brings new characters like Sojourn, new maps, and a reduced number of players per team, with teams made up of five players instead of six as in the original game. In addition, Overwatch 2 promises new modes such as co-op PvE with story and character customization. The game is certainly a bet by Activision/Blizzard to keep the franchise alive and rekindle fans’ passion for the universe they created in 2016.
Marvel’s Midnight Suns
Developed by the team behind XCOM, Marvel’s Midnight Suns is a game that brings Marvel’s superheroes into a turn-based tactical RPG. The game will be developed by Fireaxis Games Released on October 7 For Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.
The protagonist is created and customized by the player and fights alongside classic Marvel characters such as Spider-Man, Wolverine, Blade, Doctor Strange, Ghost Rider, Captain Marvel, Iron Man, and Lilith. Villains that include characters like Venom, Sabretooth, and Scarlet Witch.
On the DC side, Gotham Knights takes place in the Batman Arkham games universe. After Bruce Bane’s death, it’s up to Robin, Batgirl, Nightwing, and the Red Hood to protect the city from the Owls. will be named Released on October 25 For PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC.
The player can explore the city and complete missions as one of the 4 available characters. Each of the heroes has different skills and gameplay that can be explored in single player or co-op play. Developed by Warner Brothers Games Montreal, the game promises the most vibrant and interactive Gotham City ever seen in a Batman universe game.
The Callisto Protocol
Callisto Protocol is a new game from Glenn Schofield, creator of the classic Dead Space. with the date release on December 2, The Space Horror title is coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Developed by the creator of Dead Space, Callisto Protocol promises to be a high quality horror game.
The game promises a visceral and terrifying experience with an eerie atmosphere for those who enjoy the survival horror genre. The game takes place on a space station located on Callisto, one of the natural satellites of the planet Jupiter, and promises awesome and terrifying enemies and plenty of death with a good dose of gore.
The Last of Us Part I
Perhaps the most unexpected game on this list is the remake that “no one” asked for, but the one that got a lot of attention anyway, The Last of Us Part I. Released on September 2nd for PlayStation 5. The game is also coming to PC, but the date has not been confirmed yet.
Naughty Dog promises to support all Dualsense features to enhance the experience with updated graphics, out-of-system immersion and provide a unique gaming experience. a friend it makes the secret chapters between Joel and Ellie more real. For some people, the need for a meaningful release on PC or the full price (R$ 349 for the standard version), The Last of Us Part I should appeal to even the most fanatical fans of the series. I haven’t played the game yet. the game.
Pokemon will be Scarlet / Violet Released on November 18 For Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Legends, the new game in the popular monster capture franchise, promises to continue the success of Arceus. With the new generation Scarlet and Violet, in addition to the two new legendaries that appear on the covers of the games, the game introduces new starter Pokemon: Fuecoco, Sprigatito and Quaxly.
In addition to these 10 titles expected in the second half of 2022, other developers are promising more big releases, including Square Enix with its tactical RPG Diofield Chronicle, Steelrising from indie developer Spiders, third-person shooter Evil West from Flying Wild Hog, and more. The long-awaited game from the Harry Potter universe, Hogwarts Legacy is scheduled for December 2022. There’s no confirmed date in the title, just a forecast, which is cool possibility of postponementnot included in this list.
Of course, the second half of 2022 will bring several new games that promise to be successful. Is that you? Are you looking forward to one of the games on this list or another game not mentioned? Get involved in the comments and place your bets on the game of the year!