10 Biggest Games in May 2022 on PC, PS4, PS5, and Others

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Sniper Elite 5, Dolmen, and Evil Dead: The Game, Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong are among the biggest games in May 2022. Apart from these, several other games from various genres are set to release on different dates of May. Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters, a reboot of the original 1998 title, is now available for tactical RPG fans. We Were Here Forever, the fourth title in the popular series that features walkie-talkie communication with a friend as gamers solve puzzles together to escape confinement in a castle — or play as the Marked Inquisitor as they hunt down powerful Mages in the Souls-like RPG Salt and Sacrifice.

Trek to Yomi, a prequel to the upcoming Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, will have gamers fighting and scavenging for materials to help restore a town after a calamity strikes, while Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising will have gamers fighting and scavenging for materials to help restore a town after a calamity strikes. Sniper Elite 5 will also be released in May, and will include a campaign, drop-in PvP, and a co-op mode, as well as a grisly ‘Enhanced Kill Cam.’

Check out Wildcat, Line War, Citizen Sleeper, Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit, Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia, and Touken Ranbu Warriors in addition to the titles listed below. Meanwhile, My Time at Sandrock, Cantata, and Songs of Conquest will be available through Steam Early Access in May.

If you’re looking for your next game, here’s our handy guide to the 10 biggest games in May 2022 for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, and Nintendo Switch.

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters

Release Date: May 5
Where: PC

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate is making a comeback twenty-five years after the previous title was released. The turn-based tactical RPG is set in the 41st millennium, with the galaxy threatened by the Bloom, a cosmic plague capable of rotting entire worlds away. In Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters, you must try to stop a plot to infect the galaxy with the plague while commanding the powerful Grey Knights, elite warriors considered humanity’s greatest weapon.

The game will put your strategy skills to the test, as the plague will spread across the galaxy as you conduct research and engage in combat. You can personalize your Grey Knights’ armour, voices, and faces. The gameplay includes both melee and remote attacks, which are aided by the Precision Targeting system, which is said to provide pinpoint accuracy. In this upcoming gothic science fiction title, you will be able to manipulate the environment around you as you fight to foil the Nurgle’s plans.

Trek to Yomi

Release Date: May 5
Where: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Xbox Game Pass

In Devolver Digital’s upcoming side-scrolling action-adventure game, you will step into the shoes of the young Samurai Hiroki and pursue the enemies who destroyed his home. Trek to Yomi is entirely in black and white, much like the popular title Limbo. Shadow Warrior and Flying Wild Hog revealed a trailer for the upcoming title, which includes various gameplay features, at E3 2021.

The game’s style and design are expected to be cinematic, with freeform exploration and side-scrolling combat with a fixed camera. Exploring the game for hidden areas will grant you access to upgrades for Hiroki’s health and stamina, as well as bonus weapons and tools. After completing the game, you can choose to play an extremely difficult one-hit mode in which Hiroki will die the moment he is hit.

We Were Here Forever

Release Date: May 10
Where: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X

This indie title is a cooperative first-person adventure with a lot of puzzles to solve with a second player. You’ll use a walkie talkie to communicate with your partner because you won’t be able to see each other, allowing you to tackle the challenges together. We Were Here Forever, the fourth game in the We Were Here series that debuted in 2017, will include new areas, puzzles, and an improved interface and gameplay.

Back in the dungeons of Castle Rock, you and your fellow prisoner (your partner) must find a way to escape by solving various puzzles. After escaping the Keep, you and your partner will have to travel to various locations such as Rockbury, the Graveyard, and the Foundry. Even though the stories are linked, you won’t need to play any of the previous titles. Your ability to collaborate with your partner will determine whether or not you survive and escape.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising

Release Date: May 10
Where: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Switch, Xbox Game Pass

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising is a Japanese action-RPG that was released as a prequel to the upcoming Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes in 2023. It promises a lot of sword-fighting and exploration. You’ll need to “scavenge dungeons” and earn materials as you work to restore New Naveah to its former glory — yes, this JRPG includes town upgrading mechanics in addition to fast-paced combat. Characters in the game include acting mayor Isha, scavenger JB, and mercenary Garoo.

You’ll explore ancient ruins as you discover a town struggling to rebuild after a massive earthquake in Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising. You’ll have to discover the secret hidden in the nearby Runebarrows as you progress through the game and uncover a dark conspiracy. Finally, according to the game’s official Steam description, the choices you make while playing the game will have an impact on the main story of Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes.

The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story

Release Date: May 12
Where: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch

Haruka Kagami is a new mystery writer who visits the Shijima family and finds herself unraveling the mystery of a century-long string of inexplicable murders. You play as Kagami as she searches for clues in three different time periods: 1922, 1972, and 2022. The murder cases are divided into three stages: the incident, the reasoning, and the resolution.

The narrative of The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story is driven by beautifully shot live-action scenes directed by Koichiro Ito and cinematographer Yasuhito Tachibana. The characters are voiced in Japanese, with subtitles in English, French, Italian, and German, among other languages. Square Enix, best known for Final Fantasy, is developing and publishing the game.

Evil Dead: The Game

Release Date: May 13
Where: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Nintendo Switch

Evil Dead: The Game is a survival horror game inspired by the Evil Dead film franchise and the Ash vs Evil Dead television series. You will be able to put yourself in the shoes of famous characters such as Ash, Scotty, Lord Arthur, Kelly Maxwell, and others. The game will also include maps based on Evil Dead locations, such as the infamous cabin in the woods.

There will be a single-player mode as well as a four-player online co-op game mode in Evil Dead: The Game. There will also be a PvP mode in which one player will control the Kandarian Demon and hunt other players.

Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong

Release Date: Tuesday, May 19
Where: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Nintendo Switch

Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong is a single-player role-playing game that, as the name implies, features vampires. You get to step into the shoes (if they have any) of three vampires with varying abilities.

You can switch between them all throughout the game. The game takes place in Boston, where Hazel Iversen, the Swan, has been elected as the new Prince. You can personalize the characters and improve their abilities to suit your playing style.


Release Date: 20 May
Where: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X

RPG horror action Dolmen transports you to Revion Prime, a hostile alien world. Your first order of business is to bring back samples of a crystal with some unusual properties. Dolmen is the name of the crystal. These crystals allow interaction between realities and aid in the advancement of space exploration.

Battles in Dolmen strengthen your character by allowing you to use a variety of weapons, including melee and ranged. Characters can also activate ‘Energy Mode,’ which imbues melee weapons with elemental status effects, allowing you to take advantage of your opponent’s weakness.

Hardspace: Shipbreaker

Release Date: Thursday, May 24
Where: PC Game Pass, PC

Hardspace: Shipbreaker, created by Blackbird Interactive, allows you to take control of a shipbreaker working for Lynx Corporation. The game provides you with a variety of tools to play with, including laser cutters and tether tools. As the player, you must salvage useful materials from abandoned spaceships in order to earn credits that can be used to repay Lynx’s massive debt.

As you progress through the game, you will gain access to more difficult contracts as well as better suits that can withstand more damage, increase oxygen capacity, upgrade cutters, and more. Hardspace: Shipbreaker has been in development since early 2016, and it recently entered Early Access. On the first day, the game will be available on PC Game Pass.

Sniper Elite 5

Release Date: May 26, 
Where: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Xbox Game Pass

The latest installment in the Sniper Elite series features a tactical third-person sniper shooter set in France during World War II. The game includes a campaign, co-op, and drop-in PvP modes. It also features a ‘Enhanced Kill Cam,’ which is said to be more realistic and grisly than ever before.

Sniper Elite 5 also features improved gunplay physics. To take a shot, gamers must consider rifle stock and barrel options, as well as wind, heart rate, and gravity.

You can customize your character and load-outs in multiplayer mode, among other things. You can earn XP and medals in competitive 16-player battles that will undoubtedly be chaotic.

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