Game Releases by User Score

Elden Ring 1.

Elden Ring

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 25, 2022
A New World Created By Hidetaka Miyazaki And George R. R. Martin. ELDEN RING, developed by FromSoftware, Inc. and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., is a fantasy action-RPG adventure set within a world created by Hidetaka Miyazaki creator of the influential DARK SOULS video game series; and George R.R. Martin author of The New York Times best-selling fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire. Danger and discovery lurk around every corner in FromSoftware's largest game to-date. Hidetaka Miyazaki, President and Game Director of FromSoftware Inc. Known for directing critically-acclaimed games in beloved franchises including Armored Core, Dark Souls, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. George R.R. Martin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many novels, including the acclaimed series A Song of Ice and Fire - A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast For Crows, and A Dance with Dragons. As a writer-producer, he has worked on The Twilight Zone, Beauty and the Beast, and various feature films and pilots that were never made.
Metascore:
96
User Score:
7.9
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe 2.

The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 27, 2022
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe is an expanded re-imagining of 2013's The Stanley Parable. You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley. You will make a choice, and you will become powerless. You are not here to win. The Stanley Parable is a game that plays you.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.6
Horizon Forbidden West 3.

Horizon Forbidden West

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 18, 2022
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. The land is dying. Vicious storms and an unstoppable blight ravage the scattered remnants of humanity, while fearsome new machines prowl their borders. Life on Earth is hurtling towards another extinction, and no one knows why. It's up to Aloy to uncover the secrets behind these threats and restore order and balance to the world. Along the way, she must reunite with old friends, forge alliances with warring new factions and unravel the legacy of the ancient past – all the while trying to stay one step ahead of a seemingly undefeatable new enemy.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.0
Gran Turismo 7 4.

Gran Turismo 7

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 4, 2022
From classic vehicles and tracks to the reintroduction of the legendary GT Simulation Mode – GT 7 brings together the best features from past installments of the series alongside the future. An even more realistic driving experience awaits thanks to haptic feedback, which brings to life what it’s like when the tires hit the road. PS5’s immersive 3D audio allows players to sense the position of other cars and drivers around them.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
2.0
Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection 5.

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection

Platform: PlayStation 5
January 28, 2022
UNCHARTED: Legacy of Thieves Collection includes UNCHARTED 4: A Thief’s End and UNCHARTED: The Lost Legacy remastered for PS5™. Play as Nathan Drake and Chloe Frazer in their own standalone adventures as they are forced to confront their pasts and forge their own legacies.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.8
Destiny 2: The Witch Queen 6.

Destiny 2: The Witch Queen

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 22, 2022
The Definitive Destiny Campaign. Delve into Savathûn’s Throne World to uncover the mystery of how she and her Lucent Hive stole the Light. Learn the secrets to crafting new weapons, the new Glaive, and survive the truth within her web of lies. New Destination. A twisted wonderland of corruption and splendor, Savathûn’s Throne World plays host to a fragile balance of power. From her palace to the swamp, all that she hides can be found here. Weapon Crafting. Create custom weaponry with unique mod, shader, and stat combinations. Master the new Glaive weapon type and unleash powerful melee combos, projectile attacks, and a deployable energy shield.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.1
Crusader Kings III: Console Edition 7.

Crusader Kings III: Console Edition

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 29, 2022
Paradox Development Studio brings you the sequel to one of the most popular strategy games ever made. Crusader Kings III is the heir to a long legacy of historical grand strategy experiences and arrives with a host of new ways to ensure the success of your royal house.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
6.4
OlliOlli World 8.

OlliOlli World

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 8, 2022
OlliOlli World is a bold new skateboarding action-platformer that’s bursting with personality. Flip and flow through the vivid and vibrant world of Radlandia, meeting colorful characters as you grind, trick, and air your way to discover the mystical skate gods on your quest for Gnarvana. Traverse a delightful and weird world as you take on missions, challenges, and make new friends along the way. Customize your character’s looks, tricks, and style while you experience explorable levels with multiple paths that provide an array of opportunities for player expression. Challenge the world in Leagues or dare a friend to beat your best tricks on one of millions of sharable levels. Experience the accessibility, depth, and player freedom as you dive into the signature flow state gameplay of OlliOlli World. OlliOlli World marks the third entry in the critically-acclaimed OlliOlli series from Roll7, the BAFTA and multi-award-winning independent studio. Key Features: • 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. Find your grind in Inflatable Alley or blaze down Los Vulgas to discover new paths, fresh side quests, rad rewards, and epic trick opportunities. All perfectly complemented by a hand-picked compilation of IDM and Electronica tracks. • Play at your level: Super tight controls combine with highly refined gameplay to ensure a silky smooth ride. Not a Pro? Don’t worry – OlliOlli World welcomes you with open arms, allowing new players to tear down streets and pull off sick method grabs without fear of faceplanting the curb. Think you’ve got what it takes? Achieve mastery through millions of unique levels in sandbox mode or compete against rivals around the globe in leagues with a hugely deep combo system with over 100 moves to master and combine in your battle for the highest score. • Freedom of expression: Cruise through Radlandia's epic skate-haven and prove your skills to unlock special rewards that let you customize your character’s looks, tricks and style. Want to skate in your flip flops… go for it. Want to wear a bumble bee onesie …ok then… no judgement. In OlliOlli World as long as you’re on board anything goes!
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.9
This War of Mine: Final Cut 9.

This War of Mine: Final Cut

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 10, 2022
The Remastered Final Cut version for PS5 is finally here! In This War Of Mine, you do not play as an elite soldier, rather as a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with a lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers. During the day you need to focus on maintaining your hideout: crafting, trading and taking care of your survivors. At night, take one of your civilians on a mission to scavenge for items that will help you stay alive. Make life-and-death decisions driven by your conscience. Try to protect everybody from your shelter or sacrifice some of them for longer-term survival. During war, there are no good or bad decisions; there is only survival. The sooner you realize that, the better. This War of Mine: Final Cut main features: - Inspired by real-life events - Control your survivors and manage your shelter - Craft weapons, alcohol, beds or stoves―anything that helps you survive - Make decisions―an often unforgiving and emotionally difficult experience - Randomized world and characters every time you start a new game - Charcoal-stylized aesthetics to complement the game's theme - All updates and free expansions added along the way to create the Final Cut
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga 10.

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 5, 2022
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will feature hundreds of playable characters - the most ever for a LEGO Star Wars game - and ships, LEGO's signature sense of humour and fun, and new innovations, options, and gameplay features. Players can start the game at any point in the Star Wars timeline; fans can jump in with Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, begin the original trilogy with Star Wars: A New Hope, or launch right into Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga marks the return to the franchise that kicked off the LEGO video game series. The game will give fans an all-new LEGO Star Wars experience with complete freedom to explore the LEGO Star Wars galaxy. With the Skywalker saga coming to an end, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will bring to life all those Star Wars adventures remembered and undiscovered in an epic culmination of all nine saga films as fans celebrate the closing of this chapter in Star Wars.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.3
Road 96 11.

Road 96

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 14, 2022
Summer 1996. Today is the day! You hit the road. Adventure. Freedom. Escape. Run. Flee the Regime. Try to survive. On this risky road trip to the border, you'll meet incredible characters, and discover their intertwined stories and secrets in an ever-evolving adventure. But every mile opens up a choice to make. Your decisions will change your adventure, change the people you meet, maybe even change the world. There are thousands of roads across the authoritarian nation of Petria. Which one will you take?
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.6
Grand Theft Auto V 12.

Grand Theft Auto V

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 15, 2022
Los Santos: a sprawling sun-soaked metropolis full of self-help gurus, starlets and fading celebrities, once the envy of the Western world, now struggling to stay afloat in an era of economic uncertainty and cheap reality TV. Amidst the turmoil, three very different criminals plot their own chances of survival and success: Franklin, a street hustler looking for real opportunities and serious money; Michael, a professional ex-con whose retirement is a lot less rosy than he hoped it would be; and Trevor, a violent maniac driven by the chance of a cheap high and the next big score. Running out of options, the crew risks everything in a series of daring and dangerous heists that could set them up for life. The biggest, most dynamic and most diverse open world ever created, Grand Theft Auto V blends storytelling and gameplay in new ways as players repeatedly jump in and out of the lives of the game's three lead characters, playing all sides of the game's interwoven story. All the classic hallmarks of the groundbreaking series return, including incredible attention to detail and Grand Theft Auto's darkly humorous take on modern culture, alongside a brand new and ambitious approach to open world multiplayer.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
2.5
FAR: Changing Tides 13.

FAR: Changing Tides

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 1, 2022
Set sail and discover the wonders of a flooded world rife with mystery. Dive into unknown depths on the hunt for fuel and salvage, devise innovative solutions to overcome intricate obstacles, and unearth forgotten relics lost to time.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.2
SIFU 14.

SIFU

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 8, 2022
Sifu is a stylish yet gritty beat-em-up, featuring visceral hand-to-hand combat in a contemporary urban setting. From Sloclap, creators of acclaimed PS4 fighting game Absolver, Sifu follows a young kung fu student on a path of revenge, hunting for the murderers of his family. One against all, he has no allies and countless enemies. He will have to rely on his unique mastery of kung fu to prevail and preserve his family’s legacy.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.1
Assetto Corsa Competizione 15.

Assetto Corsa Competizione

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 22, 2022
Assetto Corsa Competizione is an extraordinary racing simulation game allowing players to experience the real atmosphere of the GT3 championship, competing against official drivers, teams, cars and circuits reproduced in-game with the highest level of accuracy ever achieved. Sprint, Endurance and Spa 24 Hours races come to life with an incredible level of realism, in both single and multiplayer modes. Born from KUNOS Simulazioni's long-term experience, this racing simulator takes full advantage of Unreal Engine 4 to ensure photorealistic weather conditions and graphics, night races, motion capture animations, reaching a new standard in terms of driving realism and immersion, thanks to its further improved tyre and aerodynamic models.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.7
The King of Fighters XV 16.

The King of Fighters XV

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 14, 2022
Since its debut in 1994, the KOF fighting game series has been driving the world to excitement with its appealing characters and unique game system. Six years have passed since the last title in the series, and now KOF XV surpasses all of its predecessors in terms of graphics, systems, and online experience! '- A total of 39 characters are participating! Classic popular characters, revived characters, new characters, and more! The most epic dream match in KOF history is about to begin! - KOF's story reaches its climax! The latest KOF Saga continues from the previous title in Story Mode. This time, the story is coming to an explosive climax! - The culmination of the series' battle system Inheriting the series' traditional 3-on-3 team battle, KOF XV also features a new system. Enjoy an unprecedented sense of speed and freshness! - Easy and versatile online play Rollback netcode has been adopted to reduce lag in online matches. There are also a variety of battle options that allow you to choose how you want to play! - KOF is fully packed with content to enjoy Includes a Gallery with movies and voices, and a new DJ STATION with over 300 popular songs from the KOF series and more.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.3
MotoGP 22 17.

MotoGP 22

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 21, 2022
All the heroes of the 2022 season and more than 70 historical riders to enjoy the most complete racing experience!
Metascore:
78
User Score:
5.3
MLB The Show 22 18.

MLB The Show 22

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 1, 2022
Diamond Dynasty is back. Play, collect, and build on your fantasy card collection and bring to life on the diamond*. Try the new Mini Seasons mode, where each season brings new challenges as you face off against a new set of competition. Create and use multiple Ballplayers, beyond your Road to the Show personalized Baseball RPG experience, and customize your Ballplayers exactly how you want to aid in your progression. Face your friends with cross-platform play**. With cross progression, continue your progress and earn and use content on other console platforms. Stepping up to the plate for the first time? Tailor your experience with gameplay styles and two new difficulty settings to help you get the hang of the basics. Play March to October in your style, with updated mode tools to utilize custom uniforms, logos, and created stadiums. Live out your dream Baseball matchups with new Legends joining the diamond.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
5.8
GRID Legends 19.

GRID Legends

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 25, 2022
Grid Legends combines thrilling motorsport action, incredible race variety, and an immersive story that puts the player at the heart of the action. Blending brand new features with a quarter-century legacy of fantastic racing experiences, today’s official reveal trailer kicks off a new chapter for a legendary racing series.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.7
Chernobylite 20.

Chernobylite

Platform: PlayStation 5
April 21, 2022
Chernobylite is a new game from the creators of the critically-acclaimed Get Even. It's a science-fiction survival horror experience, mixing the free exploration of its disturbing world with challenging combat, unique crafting, and non-linear storytelling. Play as a physicist, one of the Chernobyl Power Plant's ex-employees, and investigate the mysterious disappearance of your beloved. Try to survive and reveal the contamination zone's twisted secrets. Remember, the military presence is not your only concern. Get ready for a thrilling adventure of survival, conspiracy, horror, love, and obsession. One that will prove to you that it's not about how you face your fears, it's about how you survive them. SURVIVE Ally or compete with other stalkers of the Chernobyl zone to survive. Remember that life is fragile, and it's your decisions that determine the fate of your companions. You can spend as long as you need preparing, however, be aware that your story is still being written. Every passing moment, your chances of success are dwindling: comrades are dying, supplies are running out, or an unexpected patrol could discover you. And on top of all this, supernatural dangers are arising around you in mysterious patterns. Each day brings new challenges with the ever-increasing severity of your current situation. Plan your strategy carefully if you want to survive. PLAY BY YOUR OWN RULES Craft your gear and weapons to protect yourself from the hostile military personnel and supernatural threats lurking in the zone. Make use of the sophisticated tools at your disposal to aid you in your struggle while navigating the rough and contaminated environment. Stay undetected and gather all the evidence you can to piece together events from the past. Decide what happens in the world around you by making choices and finding, or avoiding, the truth. EXPERIENCE Maintain your resolve and keep your wits about you the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant is not what it once was. No one can foresee the horrors that may have befallen your beloved. CHERNOBYLITE MAIN FEATURES: * Explore the beautiful and horrifyingly accurate 3D-scanned recreation of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. * Collaborate or compete with other stalkers of the Zone, but whatever you do, never fully trust them. Remember everybody has a hidden agenda. Always. * Face and survive the natural and supernatural threats. * Immerse yourself in the thrilling non-linear science-fiction horror story. * Make good use of your character's physics and chemistry knowledge to craft your equipment and manage your supplies. * Fight against the savage creatures pouring from the alternate reality. * Investigate and collect data with a set of sophisticated environment and substance analyzing tools.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.2
Relayer 21.

Relayer

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 24, 2022
A next-generation robot SRPG set in a sci-fi alternate reality, in which Starchildren—humans who have been granted special abilities—take on an extraterrestrial threat known as the Relayers. Command a squadron of Stellar Gear, humanoid weapons developed from the technology of ancient alien civilizations, to defend Earth from the invading Relayer aliens. Approximately 100 unique cutscenes play during battles throughout the game, and stage maps are all illustrated in high-quality, full 3D. Relayer also features exciting special attacks such as Backstab and the Big Bang. Players must use a wide range of strategies in order to lead the Starchildren to victory!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
WWE 2K22 22.

WWE 2K22

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 8, 2022
Get ripped out of the stands and hit with complete control of the WWE Universe. Hit with the biggest and most realistic-looking WWE Superstars and Legends: The Rock, Sasha Banks, Goldberg, Brock Lesnar & more. Relive pivotal moments in Rey Mysterio’s iconic career in 2K Showcase and 619 your way to superstardom. Booyaka! Call the shots as a WWE General Manager in MyGM - Take the reins of Raw, SmackDown, NXT or NXT UK and draft your ultimate roster then compete against rival GM’s to build the biggest brand in the WWE Universe. Take on not one, but two MyRISE adventures, featuring unique male & female storylines that let you choose your journey like never before. The Creation Suite is back & better than ever. Be yourself or someone else. Then step in the ring anytime, anywhere in the world. In a franchise-first, the all-new MyFACTION lets you build a faction that rivals the nWo, with weekly events and regular updates!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.4
The Ascent 23.

The Ascent

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 24, 2022
You belong to the corporation. Can you survive without it? The Ascent is a solo and co-op action RPG set in a cyberpunk world. The mega corporation that owns you and everyone, The Ascent Group, has just collapsed. Confusion and chaos ensue, security and order are in disarray, and without protection, everyone is left to fend for themselves. Stop gangs and hostile corporations from taking over and discover what really happened.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.1
Lost Judgment: The Kaito Files 24.

Lost Judgment: The Kaito Files

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 28, 2022
Lost Judgment’s star investigator Takayuki Yagami’s brazen, catch-all sidekick and former Yakuza muscle Masaharu Kaito takes center stage in the DLC release of The Kaito Files. Taking place after the events of Lost Judgment, this story expansion has Kaito facing a bitter past he thought he’d left behind years ago. Yagami is out of town and Kaito is left to take on the remaining work at the Yagami Detective Agency. Everything changes when Kaito is offered a case with a lucrative reward: 20-million yen to find a CEO’s missing wife. Things take a twist when it’s revealed that the missing person in question is Kaito’s ex-lover, Mikiko. Left to put back together the pieces of his past and discover the fate of a woman presumed dead, Kaito won’t stop until he’s cracked the case for good.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.8
Dying Light 2 Stay Human 25.

Dying Light 2 Stay Human

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 4, 2022
THE FATE OF THE CITY IS IN YOUR HANDS It's been 15 years since humanity lost to the virus. The last great human settlement exists within an unforgiving, infected world, plunged into a modern dark age. During the day, bandits, factions and starving survivors roam the streets scavenging for scraps - or someone to take them from, by violence if necessary. At night the infected roam free, evacuating their dark hideouts to prey on the living. You are Aiden Caldwell, an infected survivor. Your exceptional agility and brutal combat skills make you a powerful ally and a valuable commodity in this dangerous world. You can achieve things no one else can. Enter places no one else dares. With your unique abilities you have the power to be an agent of change within this decaying metropolis. YOUR CHOICES, YOUR WORLD You must make tough decisions and hard sacrifices as you decide the fate of a society on the brink of collapse. The effect of the choices you make will have a huge impact on entire regions of the city, uncovering new land masses and areas to explore. Play the entire campaign in up to four-player co-op. Host your own games or join other players' and see how their choices have played out differently to your own. EXCEPTIONAL AGILITY AND BRUTAL COMBAT On your journey from humble beginnings to a person of great power, you have unprecedented freedom of movement across the city, seamlessly integrated with brutal first person combat. A MODERN DARK AGE In a desperate city, where resources and power are scarce, unstable, and trust in ruling bodies is all but eroded; humankind has reverted to a dark age. Civilization is gone but the relics are still there. This is a violent, primal & unforgiving world - and so are its inhabitants. THE INFECTION HAS EVOLVED The infection has evolved and become more sensitive to UV light. Society exists in the relative safety of sunlight, while the infected hide in the shadows of buildings. At night the infected roam the streets freely searching for prey, presenting opportunities for you to explore areas of the city inaccessible by day.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
4.9
Tiny Tina's Wonderlands 26.

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 25, 2022
Embark on an epic adventure full of whimsy, wonder, and high-powered weaponry! Bullets, magic, and broadswords collide across this chaotic fantasy world brought to life by the unpredictable Tiny Tina, who makes the rules, changes the world on the fly, and guides players on their journey. Customize your own multiclass hero and loot, shoot, slash, and cast your way through outlandish monsters and treasure-filled dungeons on a quest to stop the tyrannical Dragon Lord. Everyone's welcome, so join the party, throw on your adventuring boots, and be Chaotic Great!
Metascore:
76
User Score:
5.9
Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising 27.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 10, 2022
Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising combines a thrilling adventure through ancient ruins with the tale of one town’s rise from the ashes. Drawn by lenses and other treasure in the nearby Runebarrows, our heroes learn that the town is struggling to rebuild after an earthquake and decide to help. Along the way, they’ll resolve disputes between eager adventurers and wary locals who don’t think the Barrows should be disturbed. And they’ll learn more about each other’s reasons for seeking treasure, deepening their bonds in the process. As you will learn, these Runebarrows hide a great secret that has fateful implications for one of the characters. What begins as a simple treasure hunt turns into a dark conspiracy that will shake the world and plant seeds that carry over into the main story of Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes. The game will introduce a portion of Eiyuden Chronicle’s cast of characters in an original story with thrilling action and engaging town-upgrading elements.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.5
GhostWire: Tokyo 28.

GhostWire: Tokyo

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 22, 2022
After strange disappearances hit Tokyo’s population, it’s up to you to uncover the source and purge the city of a strange, new evil. Armed with your own mysterious abilities, you will face down the occult, unravel conspiracy theories and experience urban legends like never before. Don’t fear the unknown. Attack it.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.7
Cyberpunk 2077 29.

Cyberpunk 2077

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 15, 2022
Night City, California. Year 2077. The world is broken. MegaCorps manage every aspect of life from the top floors of their sky-scraping fortresses. Down below, the streets are run by drug pushing gangs, tech hustlers, and illegal braindance slingers. The in-between is where decadence, sex and pop culture mix with violent crime, extreme poverty and the unattainable promise of the American Dream. You are V, a cyberpunk. In a world of cyberenhanced street warriors, tech-savvy netrunners and corporate life-hackers, today is your first step to becoming an urban legend... Cyberpunk 2077 is an ambitious RPG for mature audience, set in the corrupt and tech-advanced world of the year 2077 and is being developed by CD Projekt RED in association with the Cyberpunk Pen & Paper system author, Mike Pondsmith.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.6
Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame 5 30.

Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame 5

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 17, 2022
Enjoy all new customization possibilities with our enhanced Track Editor, and give a boost to your creativity! Mix and match pre-existing modules with the brand new Rhythm Section Editor, to design complex prefab track sections, ready to be shared with the Community. Creating amazing jumps has never been easier. Bring the challenge to a whole new level of fun with the new Split Screen Mode, for exciting Multiplayer challenges to race shoulder to shoulder with your friends on the couch! And when the couch is not enough, compete in exciting races online against the whole world.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
4.2
Evil Dead: The Game 31.

Evil Dead: The Game

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 13, 2022
Step into the shoes of Ash Williams or his friends from the iconic Evil Dead franchise and work together in a game loaded with over-the-top co-op and PVP multiplayer action! Play as a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, crafting, managing your fear, and finding key items to seal the breach between worlds in a game inspired by all three original Evil Dead films as well as the Starz original Ash vs Evil Dead television series. ICONIC CHARACTERS Play as characters from throughout the Evil Dead universe, including Ash, Scotty, Lord Arthur, Kelly Maxwell, Pablo Simon Bolivar, and more, with new dialogue performed by Bruce Campbell and others! PLAY AS GOOD OR EVIL... Fight for the forces of good or take control of the powerful Kandarian Demon to hunt Ash and other players while possessing Deadites, the environment, and even the survivors themselves as you seek to swallow their souls! OVER THE TOP VISUALS Whether you're tearing a Deadite in two with Ash's famous chainsaw hand or flying through the map as the Kandarian Demon in spirit form, the game captures the look and feel of the Evil Dead franchise in all its glory, with realistic visuals and a physics-based gore system that brings the horror to life! THIS...IS MY BROOMSTICK! Brandish your short barrel shotgun, chainsaw, cleavers and more to do some delightfully gruesome violence against the armies of darkness. Evil Dead: The Game features multiplayer co-op and PvP for PC, Xbox One, Xbox X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.6
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Extraction 32.

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Extraction

Platform: PlayStation 5
January 20, 2022
Assemble your elite team of Rainbow Six Operators to launch incursions in the unpredictable containment zones and face off against an evolving Alien threat. Band together and put everything on the line as you take on this unknown enemy. Pick from 18 Rainbow Six operators. Assemble a squad in Co-op of up to three Operators, or go solo. Each operator has a specific set of weapons and abilities to learn improve and master, and improve through a new progression-system. Explore 12 uniquely designed maps featuring procedurally generated challenges will test your team every time. Knowledge, cooperation and a tactical approach are your best weapons to survive. Fail against the enemies and your Operators will go Missing in Action (MIA). Be prepared to fight a lethal, unpredictable and constantly evolving Alien Threat. You will have to count on your teammates to face each of the 10 parasitic archetypes. Their abilities, combined with the alien ecosystem, will stand in your way.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
5.2
The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story 33.

The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 12, 2022
The complex and interwoven mysteries you’ll unravel in this investigative adventure are centered around the ill-fated Shijima family, which has suffered a series of inexplicable deaths over the last century. As Haruka Kagami, it’s up to you to use your powers of deduction to uncover the truth behind these mysterious events and the ‘Fruit of Youth’ that allegedly lies somewhere in the Shijima Mansion. You’ll explore both the past and the present in four murder cases, set across different eras of Japan. Of course, unravelling this intricate web of secrets won’t be straightforward. You’ll have to have your wits about you as you uncover clues, speak to suspects, and put all the pieces of the puzzle together to form a hypothesis. Not everyone you speak to will be cooperative, so be ready to counter their arguments when you present your case. And don’t worry if your detective skills are a little rusty - the game is designed in such a way that you’ll be able to reach the correct answer if you don’t give up. [Square Enix]
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Submerged: Hidden Depths 34.

Submerged: Hidden Depths

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 10, 2022
A drowned city, crumbling tips of skyscrapers stubbornly standing above the waves. Deserted villages, now inhabited by enigmatic creatures. And beneath the surging ocean waits an anguished, angry presence. Submerged: Hidden Depths is a non-combat third-person “relaxploration” adventure, set in the sunken ruins of a beautiful world. Take on the role of Miku and Taku – one cursed with a mysterious power that she wants to use for good, the other determined not to let it tear them apart. Boat across tranquil waters and storm-driven white-caps, explore and climb what remains of a once-towering city, and scour the buildings for the seeds of its salvation.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin 35.

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 15, 2022
Players of the STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN TRIAL VERSION can explore this dark fantasy world as they battle an array of iconic monsters from the FINAL FANTASY series, using powerful spells and abilities from a sample of jobs including warrior, dragoon and black mage.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.4
Martha is Dead 36.

Martha is Dead

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 24, 2022
Martha Is Dead is a dark first-person psychological thriller, set in 1944 Italy, that blurs the lines between reality, superstition and the tragedy of war.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
4.7
ANNO: Mutationem 37.

ANNO: Mutationem

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 17, 2022
Welcome to the neon-covered, 2D-meets-3D Cyberpunk world of ANNO: Mutationem. In this Action-Adventure game with RPG elements, you become Ann: a highly-skilled combat-trained lone wolf on a personal mission in a giant Metropolis, full of sinister mega-corporations, mysterious fringe groups and creatures more bizarre than words can express. Where 2D meets 3D Unique 2D-to-3D gameplay, seamless switching between 2D Action n' Platforming and 3D Exploration to interact with the world and its inhabitants. Ann kicks Ass Exploring diverse locations such as huge cities & complex underground structures, players are free to go as they please, returning to previous areas and unlock new events. Explore, Discover & Return Exploring diverse locations such as huge cities & complex underground structures, players are free to go as they please, returning to previous areas and unlock new events. A dark, twisted plot A grand story befitting a rich and dark cyberpunk décor, featuring our main hero Ann and her trusty hacker side-kick Ayane. Craft, Upgrade, Improve, Customize Collect, buy or craft items & upgrade Ann's stats, skills and gear. Use chips to modify any kind of weapon you find.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
6.9
A Memoir Blue 38.

A Memoir Blue

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 24, 2022
A song from years ago triggers a flood of memories for champion swimmer Miriam. Embark on an evocative journey through her turbulent childhood and the complicated relationship she shared with her devoted mother.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarok 39.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarok

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 10, 2022
In the most ambitious expansion in franchise history, Eivor must embrace their destiny as Odin, the Norse god of Battle and Wisdom. Unleash new divine powers as you embark on a desperate quest through a breathtaking world. Complete a legendary Viking saga and save your son in the face of the gods’ doom.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
6.6
ELEX II 40.

ELEX II

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 1, 2022
ELEX II is the sequel to ELEX, the vintage open-world role-playing experience from the award-winning creators of the Gothic and Risen series, Piranha Bytes. ELEX II returns to the post-apocalyptic Science Fantasy world of Magalan with massive environments that can be explored with unrivaled freedom via jetpack, you will be able to move through the epic story any way you want. Several years after Jax defeated the Hybrid, a new threat arrives from the sky, unleashing the dangerous powers of dark Elex and endangering all life on the planet. In order to defend the peace on Magalan and the safety of his own family, Jax has to go on a mission to convince the factions to unite against the invaders. Dive into a huge, hand-crafted, completely unique world with multiple factions and diverse environments set in a post-apocalyptic science fantasy universe.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
5.3
Trek to Yomi 41.

Trek to Yomi

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 5, 2022
Trek to Yomi is an ultra-stylised cinematic action-adventure that follows an enthralling story of Hiroki during his fall against the forces of evil. Experience his heroic return to make good on his failed promise to save the people he swore to protect. As a vow to his dying Master, the young swordsman Hiroki is sworn to protect his town and the people he loves against all threats. Faced with tragedy and bound to duty, the lone samurai must voyage beyond life and death to confront himself and decide his path forward.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
6.8
Monark 42.

Monark

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 22, 2022
How far will you go to save the ones you love? Could you face the threats that surround you? Could you face yourself? Your world is plunged into madness when the mysterious and deadly Mist surrounds Shin Mikado Academy. In order to save your friends, you enter the Otherworld, a Daemon-filled dimension beyond the real world. Within this enigmatic realm, you must learn to harness your Authority of Vanity and conjure a battalion of Fiends, whose power comes from the Ego of their master. Develop your Ego through various psychological tests to enhance the power of your Fiends, and lead your forces into battle to fight with and against the seven "Pactbearers" that are corrupting the academy. Embrace the power of your madness to gain strength, but take care not to delve too far, lest you risk losing yourself. Fellow students and instructors will lend you their aid in your quest to resolve the anomalies throughout the campus.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
5.4
Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong 43.

Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong

Platform: PlayStation 5
May 19, 2022
What if vampires were real? What if these bloodthirsty predators lived hidden among us, meticulously and skilfully hatching ancient conspiracies? And what if you became one of them? In Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong, you play as these alluring monsters in a sophisticated world where the lines between the real and supernatural are always blurred. Hazel Iversen, the Swan, is the new Prince of the Boston Camarilla. An iron hand in a velvet glove, she intends to assert her power and respect the Masquerade, the vampiric law designed to ensure humans never learn of the existence of these creatures of the night. But nothing works as planned. With rumours of plots, murders and power struggles, you must work in the shadows to protect your Sect in a frantic investigation that plunges Boston into chaos. Play as 3 vampires who are over a hundred years old. Progress through the game through their intertwined destinies, deal with their different points of view and use their character sheets to try to separate the truth from the lies. Each character has their own abilities and vampiric disciplines that you can upgrade individually to suit your preferred approach. Will you choose intimidation, seduction or stealth? It's your decision, as long as you can sate your Hunger for blood. With its unique approach to gameplay, Swansong puts emphasis on the consequences of your actions in both the investigation and your social interactions with characters. Analyse each situation carefully because your decisions can have huge consequences on your heroes' lives and the fate of the Boston Camarilla.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires 44.

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 15, 2022
Empires, a unique "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" experience. Dramatic stories of officers on different sides. All 94 officers who have appeared in DYNASTY WARRIORS 9 are playable. In addition, players can control all 700 common officers. A major change from previous series titles, areas around castles become battlefields, evolving into “Storming the Castle” instances. Employ strategic Secret Plans and balance Army Affinity to break through the enemy's gate. Defeat the enemy commander in Decisive Battle mode to claim victory of the castle. The Empires series' signature domestic system is back. With a high degree of flexibility, set long and mid term kingdom goals, recruit new officers, procure logistics, and execute a variety of military, economic and diplomatic commands to strive to unify China.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.9
Edge Of Eternity 45.

Edge Of Eternity

Platform: PlayStation 5
February 10, 2022
In a world torn asunder, the people of Heryon wage a desperate war against a mysterious invader, the Archelites. As this conflict against magic and technology grows to cataclysmic proportions, a new threat emerges from the battlefield. The Corrosion: the Archelites' most cruel weapon, a terrible sickness that poisons the body, twists the limbs and warps people into horrible, misshapen abominations. A forlorn soldier in this godforsaken war, Daryon is ready to make the ultimate sacrifice for his country... until the day he receives a letter from his sister. Their mother has contracted the fateful disease, and they need him to find a cure. On that day, Daryon will have to make a choice that will change his life and the fate of his world forever.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
6.7
In Nightmare 46.

In Nightmare

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 29, 2022
Closing his heart to reality, our protagonist falls into a deep slumber and awakens in a nightmarish dreamworld. In Nightmare is a narrative-driven horror adventure game combining sneak action with diverse puzzles. It follows a young boy in search for the last hope of love who is working out his own salvation by navigating through his fear. Experiencing effects of a broken family, and the heartache it brings, a young child will escape reality into a dark, whimsical world created from his own memories. This sets him on his journey to uncover what truly lies within. Having suffered in reality, his past trauma turns into terrifying monsters that want to keep him in an eternal nightmare. With the help of his dream spirit, the boy will find ways to sneak past enemies, overcome intricate puzzles, embrace his fear, and uncover the truth so that he may be able to purify the monsters he has created, and finally wake up. Will you overcome what you fear or be caught in the nightmare?
Metascore:
53
User Score:
4.9
Babylon's Fall 47.

Babylon's Fall

Platform: PlayStation 5
March 3, 2022
Experience acclaimed developer PlatinumGames' signature combat in BABYLON’S FALL with up to 3 other players or take on the Tower of Babel alone, in this new cooperative action RPG. After the Babylonians perished, only their great tower “The Ziggurat” remained. Now a new Empire has come to pillage its ruins and uncover its fabled treasures. Join forces with other Sentinels, unwilling subjects forcibly implanted with Gideon Coffin, relics that grant the few survivors unrivalled powers. Ascend to greatness as you climb the looming Tower of Babel and uncover its fabled treasures. Only by mastering the powers of your Gideon Coffin, will you unlock your true potential and become strong enough to survive the summit and uncover the secrets that await. Pre-order BABYLON'S FALL to obtain a unique customization for your character, The Empress' Insignia. Show off to other Sentinels that you were one of the first to obtain a Gideon Coffin and become a Sentinel.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
2.1

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Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 83

    Citizen Sleeper

    • Release Date: May 5, 2022
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PC
  2. 83

    Citizen Sleeper

    • Release Date: May 5, 2022
    • Rating: T
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: Switch
  3. 83

    This War of Mine: Final Cut

    • Release Date: May 10, 2022
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PS5
  4. 81

    Citizen Sleeper

    • Release Date: May 5, 2022
    • Rating: T
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: XBSX
  5. 81

    Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters

    • Release Date: May 5, 2022
    • Rating: M
    • User Score: 7.7
    • Platform: PC
Lowest of the Month
  1. 63

    Seven Pirates H

    • Release Date: May 12, 2022
    • Rating: M
    • Platform: Switch
  2. 64

    Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising

    • Release Date: May 10, 2022
    • Rating: E
    • User Score: 5.8
    • Platform: Switch
  3. 64

    Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong

  4. 66

    Source of Madness

  5. 69

    Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong