It’s no secret that 2022 has gotten off to a smooth start with multiple games of the year winning contenders within the first few months of the year. Even with critically acclaimed hits like Elden Ring, Dying Light 2, Pokémon Legends: Arceus, and Horizon Forbidden West having built the foundation for the year’s specials, there are still plenty of games left unreleased. . This list will be your guide to every gaming experience that Game Informer considers a must-play in 2022, including the best games you can play on platforms like PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch and PC, among others.
Below you’ll find a list of the top scoring games of 2021, starting with top scorer and descending. Any game with a score between 10 and 8.5 is disqualified. Each entry also has a small highlight and link to the full review. We’ll be updating the list with eligible titles as this year continues, so be sure to bookmark this page if you need recommendations on your next game. Have fun!
For more of our top reviews from recent years, visit the links below.