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It’s change into a practice that we let the Pointmmo group vote on the very best games of the previous 12 months. And it is simply as conventional that The Witcher 3 all the time takes a prime spot within the course of, if the Witcher role-playing game is in some way eligible. In 2019, for instance, the Switch model received the trophy for finest role-playing game of the 12 months.
Since then, now we have restricted our option to PC games, however in 2022, the next-gen model of The Witcher 3 was launched – additionally for the PC.
What this implies on your vote and which different games you’ve gotten chosen as the very best in school of 2022, Micha discusses within the podcast with Géraldine “Oblivion is best” Hohmann in addition to Manu Fritsch from the podcast veteran “Insert Moin”.
There are loads of surprises in retailer for us – together with Manu, who mourns the absence of Marvel Snap and the modest efficiency of Tunic, for instance. Need for Speed Unbound additionally takes a beating and does not even make it into the highest 40 – not a whole failure, however weak for a collection that was as soon as one in all Pointmmo’s group favorites.
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Piranha Bytes games are amongst our group favorites, however Elex 2 fails to make the minimize in your ballot as both finest RPG or finest German game – the latter honor goes to an indie gem.
In common, you present a number of love for indie games – okay, not less than for sure indie games. Vampire Survivors and Stray, for instance, storm into the highest subject, whereas games like Tunic, Chained Echoes or Micha’s story secret tip NORCO flounder round or had been even chosen by just one individual (!).
It additionally speaks for the overall blockbuster weak spot of the game 12 months 2022 that many aged PlayStation games, which bought a PC model final 12 months, transfer into the highest subject within the voting. Even as much as second place – whereas first after all goes to the one, anticipated winner.
No, it is not The Witcher 3, fortunately.
Interesting data: No cat meows in any respect within the podcast. The sound that throws Géraldine off her stride comes from Manu’s steel consuming bottle as it’s being screwed shut. This in flip reminds us of our podcast about sound design.
The outcomes of the election can be revealed as an article subsequent week, however listed below are the highest 25 for many who need to spoil the podcast:
Warning: the next paragraph comprises spoilers
twenty fifth Warhammer 40k: Darktide
twenty fourth Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous – Inevitable Excess
22. Cult of the Lamb
22. persona 5 royal
20. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
twentieth Lost Ark
19. mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord
18. world of warcraft: dragonflight
17. Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection
14. victoria 3
14. marvel’s spider man
13. anno 1800: Rise of the New World
12. dying gentle 2
10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
10. elex 2
9. vampire survivors
8. village romance
7. return to monkey island
6. a plague story: requiem
5. complete warfare: warhammer
2. God of War (2018)
2. The Witcher 3 Next Gen
1. elden ring
- Elden Ring
- God of War (2018)
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
- A Plague Tale: Requiem
- Village Romance
- Elex 2
- Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2
- Total War: Warhammer 3