NPR's staff rounds up the best video games of 2022 so far

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NPR staff and contributors weigh in on their favorite games of 2022 so far. Here & Now's Scott Tong is joined by show producer James Perkins Mastromarino to break down some of the picks.

NPR's staff picks for best game of 2022 so far

  • Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  • Elden Ring
  • Nock
  • Stray
  • Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin
  • The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe
  • Neon White
  • Norco
  • Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker
  • Vampire Survivors
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • Pokémon Legends: Arceus
  • Citizen Sleeper
  • Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak
  • Powerwash Simulator
  • Triangle Strategy
  • Tunic
  • Commander Legends: Battle for Buldur's Gate
  • King of Fighters XV
  • Strange Horticulture
  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land
  • Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
  • Sifu
  • Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel
  • Tiny Tina's Wonderlands
  • Aperture Desk Job
  • Weird West
  • Card Shark
  • AI: The Somnium Files - Nirvana Initiative
  • Vermillion

This segment aired on August 3, 2022.


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