Stuart Scott
Games Developer
Senior Lead Designer

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  • Date

    3 January

Games of the Year 2022

Here’s a look back at my games of the year for 2022. These are the games I’ve enjoyed playing the most over the last year as I catch up on my backlog, so expect a mix of genres and a couple of games from past years to make an appearance. The video below is spoiler-free – no plot points are revealed – but I do use some footage from game trailers.

Best Story

These are the games that presented the most compelling or enjoyable stories at the heart of their experience.

  • Inscryption
  • Immortality
  • Citizen Sleeper

Best Podcast Games

These are the games that I put on to relax with at the end of the day, so it’s all about laid back challenge, simple inputs, and zen-inducing gameplay.

  • Dorfromantik
  • Mini Motorways
  • Session
  • Vampire Survivors

Best Multiplayer

These are the games that are best enjoyed with friends, or offer that exciting competition with other players.

  • Wolfenstein Enemy Territory
  • TMNT: Shredders Revenge
  • Escape Academy
  • Aliens Fireteam Elite

‘Paused’ Games

These are the games that I hit the pause button on playing, hoping to return to them again in the near future when I have more time, or as the experience continues to evolve with updates.

  • Space Haven
  • Hardspace: Shipbreaker
  • Nobody Saves the World

Games of the Year

These are some of my favourite games that I’ve played in 2022, leaving lasting impressions and providing hours of enjoyment.

  • Inscryption
  • Vampire Survivors
  • Metal Hellsinger
  • Citizen Sleeper
  • Art of Rally
  • Elden Ring