The top 5 must-play games of 2022 so far | JOE.ie

28/06/2022 22:28:00

The top 5 must-play games of 2022 so far

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The top 5 must-play games of 2022 so far

The epic pairing of the creators of Game Of Thrones and Dark Souls was always going to be something special, but nobody could've anticipated that it would result in a game that is still what most gamers are talking about, a full four months on from release. As a (mostly) solo warrior in decrepit world in which (mostly) everything is trying to kill you, Elden Ring takes no prisoners, and we love it all the more for that.

Available on PlayStation, Xbox and PC.AdvertisementLEGO STAR WARS: THE SKYWALKER SAGARelease Date: 5 AprilInstead of one big game, you get nine smaller games, each set against the backdrop of a different movie from the main movies. So you can kick off as Obi-Wan or Qui-Gon in The Phantom Menace, and follow all the way through to controlling either Rey or Finn in The Rise Of Skywalker. These are matched with the usual mix of humour and inventiveness we'd come to expect from the Lego games.

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READ MORE The epic pairing of the creators of Game Of Thrones and Dark Souls was always going to be something special, but nobody could've anticipated that it would result in a game that is still what most gamers are talking about, a full four months on from release.READ MORE The epic pairing of the creators of Game Of Thrones and Dark Souls was always going to be something special, but nobody could've anticipated that it would result in a game that is still what most gamers are talking about, a full four months on from release.READ MORE The epic pairing of the creators of Game Of Thrones and Dark Souls was always going to be something special, but nobody could've anticipated that it would result in a game that is still what most gamers are talking about, a full four months on from release.It was quite the weekend for the LGBTQ+ community here in Ireland, as for the first time since the pandemic, Dublin’s Pride Parade returned in all its glory and my oh my, was it a triumphant one.

As a (mostly) solo warrior in decrepit world in which (mostly) everything is trying to kill you, Elden Ring takes no prisoners, and we love it all the more for that. Available on PlayStation, Xbox and PC. Available on PlayStation, Xbox and PC. Advertisement LEGO STAR WARS: THE SKYWALKER SAGA Release Date: 5 April Instead of one big game, you get nine smaller games, each set against the backdrop of a different movie from the main movies. Advertisement LEGO STAR WARS: THE SKYWALKER SAGA Release Date: 5 April Instead of one big game, you get nine smaller games, each set against the backdrop of a different movie from the main movies. So you can kick off as Obi-Wan or Qui-Gon in The Phantom Menace, and follow all the way through to controlling either Rey or Finn in The Rise Of Skywalker. So you can kick off as Obi-Wan or Qui-Gon in The Phantom Menace, and follow all the way through to controlling either Rey or Finn in The Rise Of Skywalker. These are matched with the usual mix of humour and inventiveness we'd come to expect from the Lego games. Taking place on the grounds of The National Museum of Ireland, at Collins Barracks, they hosted a whopper event with Years & Years playing as part of their The Night Call tour.

Available on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC. Available on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC. Available on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC. Advertisement THE STANLEY PARABLE: ULTRA DELUXE Release Date: 27 April Yes, the original version was released nearly a decade ago, but this update gives you even more routes to take following on from how the game originally ends. In case it passed you by back in 2013, you control an office worker - appropriately named Stanley - who discovers the building he's working in appears to be completely empty. In case it passed you by back in 2013, you control an office worker - appropriately named Stanley - who discovers the building he's working in appears to be completely empty. All you have for company is a narrator, and the decisions you make throughout can either align with the narrator's descriptions, or go directly against them. All you have for company is a narrator, and the decisions you make throughout can either align with the narrator's descriptions, or go directly against them. Either way, whatever decision you make will impact how the rest of the game plays out. Either way, whatever decision you make will impact how the rest of the game plays out. Both the march and parade took place at the same time with the march acting as a display of rights and a demonstration of solidarity, while the parade showcased a celebration of diversity and inclusion.

A comedy about living in an existentialist nightmare? Yes please. Available on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC. Available on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC. Available on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC. TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: SHREDDER'S REVENGE Release Date: 16 June The most recent entry on the list is also the most old-school. A slight update to the Streets Of Rage format, in which you control one of the six heroes (the four Turtles, Splinter or April) and take on Shredder and his army of henchmen. A slight update to the Streets Of Rage format, in which you control one of the six heroes (the four Turtles, Splinter or April) and take on Shredder and his army of henchmen. The solo campaign is two-to-three hours of pure nostalgia, while the multiplayer allows you to be joined by up to five friends and/or strangers, which in turn multiples the baddies on screen. The solo campaign is two-to-three hours of pure nostalgia, while the multiplayer allows you to be joined by up to five friends and/or strangers, which in turn multiples the baddies on screen. How lovely!   View this post on Instagram     Victoria & Davina’s Pride Party Dublin Drag Queen powerhouses Victoria Secret and Davina Devine returned with their annual supersized ‘Pride POP-Up Party’ on Saturday for a night of dancing and singing.

Huge amounts of fun. Huge amounts of fun. Available on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC.  . . .