February 1, 2023

Top 10 RPGs of 2022

You can already get a good idea of ​​how great 2022 has been for RPGs remembering that one such example took home the first trophy at The Game Awards! But not only who Elden ring We’ve lived through the past 12 months: from action-adventure titles to RPGs, we’ve had options to suit all tastes.

With that in mind, we’ve put together this list of 10 great RPGs released between January and December 2022. Note that these are just recommendations from Voxel’s writings, not a list in order of quality. The idea is to celebrate video games and highlight the best on our consoles and PCs, so check out our selection below!

Elden ring (PC, PlayStation 5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)

Today FromSoftware is one of the most popular video game studios, and rightly so! Despite the decades of great games that have been somewhat ignored by the masses, it was one of Demon soulsor who knows Evil spirits, that the company was beginning to stand out more with the general public, gaining more fans with each title released. No one has mastered the Soulslike formula like its creator, director Hidetaka Miyazaki, and V.I Elden ring The mode is brought closer to perfection by incorporating the open world and more building options and gameplay customizations than ever before.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (Nintendo Switch)

For those who enjoy a radical JRPG with hundreds of hours of content, great characters, and a great soundtrack, there is probably no better game released in 2022 than the great Xenoblade Chronicles 3and one of the greatest gems in the Big N!’s hybrid console library!

Strange Paradise: Final Fantasy Origins (PC, PlayStation 5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)

Kill chaos. That’s all that matters, so if you’re really into Jack and his friends, go on this journey with us! But before you leave, know that this is an introduction Final Fantasy 1 It’s much more than a sea of ​​memes: with electrifying combat and a fun action system, this ride still packs an incredibly exciting and surprising storyline in its ultimate stretch.

Harvestella (PC, Nintendo Switch)

Who doesn’t love a good farm game? in a Seasons story the Stardew ValleyIt’s always a pleasure to spend time tending the countryside. And in 2022, the person who nailed that formula was Square Enix, who wisely transitioned the genre into an aesthetic very much in line with final fantasyuniting the best of both worlds in one beautiful package!

live alive (Nintendo Switch)

It’s not every day that we see a game released exclusively for the Super Famicom (Japanese version of SNES) getting a remake, so this is a golden opportunity to check out or revisit one of the best JRPGs on the console! The art style is very much like dazzling Octobt Traveler It also goes a long way in capturing the imagination of players.

The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt next generation patch (PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S)

Maybe we’re cheating a little bit here? It could be, but millions of processor fans across the planet certainly didn’t complain one bit when CD Projekt Red announced a free update that brought one of the best games of the last generation to current hardware. Anyone who loves RPGs has no reason to leave this revamp to The Witcher 3 Pass won!

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion (PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)

And while we’re on the topic of redesigns, how about this editor that looks a lot like a Square Enix remake? The beloved PSP classic arrives on almost all platforms with a new look, while keeping the story that won so many fans for the cute Zack! Such as praised in our reviewThe package gets even better with the addition of voices to all the dialogue, as well as a nice adaptation of menus and systems for better dialogue with Final Fantasy VII Remake🇧🇷

Chained Echoes (PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Released 45 minutes into the second half, but just in time to appear in our retro gallery, Chained Echoes It ended up going viral and satisfying gamers because it was a nostalgic RPG that magically took us back to the simpler 16-bit times, home to some of the genre’s best representatives. It’s a great request for the most nostalgic!

Pokemon Legends: Arceus (Nintendo Switch)

One of the biggest complaints from fans Pokemon Over the past few generations, the franchise in particular has seemed somewhat stagnant, even though it’s always brought in good territories and creatures. Then Arceus To shake things up, bring more open worlds, more possibilities for exploration and more organic and free controls, with real-time encounters and battles. Great success for this year and the promise of an even more exciting future!

Pokémon Crimson and Purple (Nintendo Switch)

We know, you know, the optimization of these pocket monster games left a lot to be desired, and the graphics are not the eighth wonder of the world either. In fact, there are so many problems here that it is almost miraculous carmine And the Violet Be good anyway! But it is, and this is a testament to the greatness of the formula, which has been developed even further with great innovations that have made up for its many, many shortcomings.

And that was our recommendation for 10 great RPGs released throughout 2022! Of course, a lot of great stuff has been left out due to lack of space, but if we forgot to mention something you love, how about commenting and celebrating other great games with us at Voxel social networks🇧🇷