As the gaming industry catches its breath before the arrival of the E3 edition 2022, some studios present us with their little nuggets in this month of May.
If the coronavirus pandemic has hit the video game industry hard, its harmful effects are beginning to gradually dissipate in the middle of the year 2022. The studios gave us some big games in the first quarter of the year, with releases like Elden Ring, Dying Light 2, the strong comeback of eFootball 2022 and surprises like Lost Ark or Pokémon Arceus. And, although releases are starting to thin out before the big announcement period that surrounds the E3 show 1617, there are still some great new features coming to our consoles and PCs in May. We go around the May video game releases 2005.
What video games are coming out in May 2022?
Line War: This RTS developed by Studio Centurion offers a rather unique experience, based on the greatest titles of the genre. It is based on a futuristic universe and a procedural map generation to offer a strategy game that is both respectful of the classics and innovative. Available on PC from 5 May.
Warhammer 26 000: Chaos Gate Deamonhunters: Again, heresy must be purged. Play as the Gray Knights in this turn-based adventure RPG set in the vast Warhammer universe 40 000. A creation of Complex Games available from May 5th on PC only.
Citizen Sleeper: Inspired by board role-playing games, this little game developed by Jump Over the Age is greatly inspired by the futuristic Cyberpunk universe to offer an immersive experience between the ruins of decadent capitalism. Inspiring, no? Available May 5 in English only, on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series and Nintendo Switch.
Trek to Yomi: Trek To Yomi is a action-adventure game developed by Flying Wild Hug and published by Devolver Digital. It is set during the Edo period in Japan, and you will embody Hiroki, a hero thrown against his will against the forces of evil that are ravaging the land of the rising sun. Released on May 5 on PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series.
Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit: An utterly charming adventure awaits you in this modest point & click developed by Tag of Joy. You will travel there throughout Europe to discover the secrets of the king who was never crowned. Released on PC on May 6.
Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising: A new Japanese creation published by the studios of 505 Games. Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising offers us an action-adventure RPG with dynamic combat. An outing scheduled for 10 may which will appeal to fans of the genre, directly on PC, PS4, PS5 , Xbox Series, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Songs of Conquest: Another release that will appeal to fans of strategy games. Songs of Conquest is a love letter to the classic turn-based strategy games of the ages 93. Here you create and grow your empire while fighting in strategic battles. An early-access release directly on PC on 10 May next.
We Were Here Forever: Another unique release that happens to us all rights from the studios of Total Mayhem Games. We Were Here Forever is a cooperative exploration and puzzle game that will be released on 10 may next on PC only.
Salt and Sacrifice: This Ska Studio creation transports you to the medieval fantasy world that made Salt and Sanctuary so successful. It is a 2D action and adventure game incorporating RPG elements. A bold release on PC, PS4 and PS5 from
Brigandine the Legend of Runersia: A Nintendo Switch exclusive ported to PC the 11 May next, Brigandine the Legend of Runersia is a tactical role-playing game developed by Matrix Software.
Source of Madness: Source of Madness was developed by Carry Castle as a unique platformer-roguelite inspired by Lovecraftian universes. It incorporates elements of procedural generation of levels and machine learning from Artificial Intelligence. A release available for some time in early access and which celebrates the arrival of its 1.0 on 11 may next.
Cantata: The pixel art is making a strong comeback with Cantata, a futuristic turn-based strategy, management and exploration game, coming to PC on 12 may next.
The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story: In the unique genre, the Centennial Case wins the day, offering us a story mixing action, adventure and mystery in a thriller embodied by real actors. A release carried by Square Enix directly on PC, PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch on 12 may.
Evil Dead: The Game: He is still time to revise your classics before the release of Evil Dead: The Game. The Horrific Adventures of Ash Williams is coming to our consoles and PC on 13 May next (a Friday 13, coincidentally ). In this Dead by Daylight-like third-person action game, you choose to play as one of four heroes to save humanity or as the evil demon determined to suck their souls. Probably the biggest release of the month, on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series and Nintendo Switch.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong: Cocorico is the return of one of the most cult French video game creations which is scheduled for 19 May next. This narrative RPG immerses you in the dark universe of Vampire role-playing games, where you will play as three characters determined to overthrow the plots that aim to overthrow Boston. An aesthetic adventure based on the choices of the players, and the return of a license adored by its fans, on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series and Nintendo Switch.
Dolmen: Developed by Massive Work Studio, Dolmen is an RPG action and horror in the third person where you are launched into a cosmic adventure on the planet of Revion Prime. A solo adventure that will arrive on 19 May coming soon on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series.
Touken Ranbu Warriors: This is a tactical action game that comes straight from Japan. An exclusive release on Nintendo Switch on 24 may next.
Sniper Elite 5: The fifth and final installment in the hit shooter series. Sniper Elite 5 is coming on 26 May next. Of course, you play as a sniper immersed in dynamic and rich environments in which he must accomplish certain missions and eliminate targets. A known but solid formula, and this since 2005. Released on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series.
My Time at Sandrock: A creation that will appeal to budding young artisans. My Time at Sandrock is a simulation and management game in which you play as a young craftsman trying to save the town of Sandrock from ruin. Released on 24 may next in early access on PC.