2022 has been a strong year for video games, with titans like Elden Ring i Forbidden Horizon West opening while God of War: Ragnarok i Scarlet Pokemon i Violet things remain to close. next month, Game prizes sets out to see which of the many successful games of 2022 should be crowned the best of its kind. But while The Game Awards celebrates all the achievements of a given year, it also looks to the future of gaming with the award for the most anticipated game.
Even as the world returns to a somewhat normal state after the setbacks of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2022 still has many big releases coming up in 2023. In fact, two of the games that were nominated for the award most anticipated from last year in fact, they have entered this year’s list. These games are Starfield and the sequel of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wildthat has been revealed The tears of the Kingdom. They join them Resident Evil 4, Hogwarts Legacy, i Final Fantasy 16 this time.
According to Bethesda, the studio’s new sci-fi RPG has been in the works for a decade. The fans know it Starfield for years, but despite a cinematic trailer, they’ve had to wait until 2022 to see much of it or hear details about it. Now that Todd Howard and Bethesda have revealed quite a bit of what fans can expect Starfieldincluding hundreds of thousands of lines of dialogue, plenty of space for fans to explore, and a story longer than that of Skyrim or Fallout 4there are many reasons why players get excited about the title.
There may be much less of the unknown Starfield’s big space adventure now, but that could only serve to increase fan hype for the game. In the past, there was a simple hope that Bethesda could do it Starfield a return to glory, but now that playability has been proven and the game was supposed to come out this year, it makes the final release seem that much closer. With the end of the wait in sight, this could make players even more excited to jump in Starfield.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
Since then wild breath burst onto the scene with its own unique take on the open-world genre, gamers have been waiting for Nintendo to finally show what the sequel looks like. First announced in 2019, the game’s official title wasn’t revealed until this year, where fans finally got to see the name. The tears of the Kingdom will appear on their screens. As said, The tears of the Kingdom was expected to come out this year, but its revised release date was confirmed by Nintendo in the trailer that also showed its title.
There hasn’t been an extensive showcase yet The tears of the Kingdom at the time of writing, but this can only serve to heighten the anticipation of fans as they want to unravel the mysteries behind Nintendo’s next open-world title. Considering the high rating wild breath is from critics and fans, it only makes sense that the follow-up would have an even greater level of hype surrounding it.
Resident Evil 4
the next Resident Evil 4 remake is the latest in Capcom’s series of remastered classic titles. Starting with the well received Resident Evil 2 redo and move to Resident Evil 3the last entry was only revealed in 2022, so it might not have been teased for as long as some of the other titles on this list, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot of hype around. Resident Evil 4.
As one of the most popular games in the franchise, Resident Evil 4 it’s a title that many players look forward to playing again. Nostalgic fans will want to see one of their favorites remade for modern machines, and there are plenty of newcomers to the Resident Evil series also thanks to the great success of Resident Evil 7 i Resident Evil Villagewhich re-formed the franchise in the eyes of many.
The Hogwarts Legacy
It was originally intended for this year’s holiday period, The Hogwarts Legacy announced its delay a few months ago, pushing its release to early 2023. While this small setback may disappoint many fans, there’s still a lot to look forward to in the open-world magic experience, as the game shows reveals and several trailers for The Hogwarts Legacy.
Give to the fans of the Harry Potter books and movies your own chance to study magic at the iconic Hogwarts school, The Hogwarts Legacy includes its own story set long before the events of the original works. So while there may not be any cameos from Ron Weasley or Hermoine Granger to look forward to, this will keep the game fresh and exciting for both long-time fans and those just putting on their sorting hat for first time.
Final Fantasy 16
The legacy of Final Fantasy The franchise speaks for itself, really, but the latest entry in the long-running series still looks set to offer fans something new compared to previous titles. Expected in the rather vague window of summer 2023, even without an official release date, many players can’t wait to explore the vast world of Valisthea and see what Square Enix has cooked up this time.
Final Fantasy 16 It appears to be an attempt to bring the series up to date with modern gaming trends while still providing an experience that most fans of the franchise will be used to. Offering players a journey across the globe, there will be expansive regions to explore in the style of Monster Hunter or Pokemon Legends: Arceus. The story of the game centers on Clive Rosfield, a protagonist who must forge his own path after his younger brother inherits a power meant for him.
This category looks like it could be one of the tightest within the Game Awards 2022, as while there are some key titles that stand out among the nominees list, it wouldn’t be surprising if one of these games took home the prize. . However, with more than a decade of anticipation behind it, it seems Starfield this time it will win the most anticipated game award. Without FromSoftware fans to compete with this year, it seems that many eyes are eagerly watching Bethesda to see what will come out after more than seven years without a single-player RPG release.
An honorable mention should follow The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, as even without a proper gameplay showcase for this title, it still managed to generate a huge amount of hype with a short trailer. Even before that, many Nintendo fans were waiting for details The tears of the Kingdom with every Nintendo Direct pass. Thus, while Starfield is more likely to win, a strong argument can certainly be made Breath of the Wild sequel
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