Fascinating games

Games released in February 2022 on PlayStation, Xbox, PC and Switch

It never seemed to happen, and instead we are: among games expected in February 2022 to PlayStation, Xbox, PC and Switch there are some of the most anticipated productions of recent years: from the difficult and fascinating Elden Ring to the colorful and exciting Horizon Forbidden West, but not only.

We will be able to jump from roof to roof of a city besieged by zombies in the campaign of Dying Light 2: Stay Human, face unscrupulous gangs with martial arts blows in Sifu and participate in spectacular firefights in CrossfireX .

Or we can relive two iconic sagas like those of Kingdom Hearts and Assassin’s Creed, perhaps between a strategic battle from Total War: Warhammer 3, a fight from The King of Fighters XV or a race from GRID Legends.

Dying Light 2: Stay Human

Dying Light 2: Stay Human, the protagonist jumps from roof to roof

Releasing on PC, PS5, PS4, XSX and XOne on February 4

More than twenty years have passed since the events of the first chapter and the world has changed. In Dying Light 2: Stay Human we will have to face what remains of society within the city walls, a fortified place where the last human beings take refuge, but also threatened by hordes of zombie that invade the streets.

At the controls of a wise wanderer, we will be able to use our extraordinary skills with the Parkour and the struggle to change the fate of this place, interact with the factions that control it, make difficult decisions that will have consequences, and uncover the truth about our past.

For more, take a look at Dying Light 2: Stay Human.

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Sifu, a fight sequence

Sifu, a fight sequence

Releasing on PC, PS5 and PS4 on February 8

The action game based on Martial Arts developed by Sloclap will put us in control of a young fighter seeking revenge against the clan that massacred his family. Sifu brings combat to the fore, giving us a richer and more varied repertoire of moves that we can draw on to defeat increasingly powerful enemies in various locations.

The peculiarity of the game lies in the aging system of the protagonist: equipped with a magic pendant with the power to bring him back to life after death, our character will age a few years with each restart, becoming less resistant and fast but at the same time more experienced and powerful.

We’ve talked about this and other aspects of Sifu’s proven track record.

Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts 3, Goofy, Sora and Donald

Kingdom Hearts 3, Goofy, Sora and Donald Duck

Released in NSW February 10

The whole series of Kingdom Hearts is gearing up to debut on the Nintendo Switch, with releases cloud Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue and Kingdom Hearts 3. We can therefore try the exciting epic of Sora and his friends belonging to the Disney universe.

The three packages are literally packed with content and includes all remixed episodes, various spin-offs, purely narrative chapters and expansions, for an absolutely complete experience that is sure to excite Kingdom Hearts fans and those who want to become one alike… provided of course that you have a good internet connection.

CrossfireX

CrossfireX, a shootout

CrossfireX, a shootout

Released on XSX and XOne on February 10

Little known in the West but a real phenomenon in Asia, where the series can count on nearly 700 million players, CrossfireX arrives this month on Xbox with a new chapter created specifically for Microsoft platforms and characterized by two souls: a single campaign. . player signed by Remedy Entertainment and a free multiplayer once again in the hands of the original team.

Organized with an episodic structure, the game’s narrative component will aim for a cinematic cut and put the spectacularity of action above all else, in an attempt to build a believable alternative to the classic. call of Duty, while the online experience will take advantage of the elements that have guaranteed the success of the franchise so far.

More details in the CrossfireX Campaign Preview and CrossfireX Demo Trial.

Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection

Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection, the protagonist engaged in combat

Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection, the protagonist engaged in combat

Released in NSW February 17

Clearly late, more than two years after the release of Assassin’s Creed 3, Black Flag and Rogue, Ubisoft finally offers Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection also on Nintendo Switch. Owners of the hybrid console will therefore be able to take on the role of the iconic master Assassin Ezio Auditore of Florence and face three exciting adventures with him.

Starting from wonderful scenarios such as Florence and Venice in the Renaissance era, then moving on to Rome and finally Istanbul, following in the footsteps of our ancestor Altair, we will be able to relive some of the best moments of Assassin’s Creed, while struggling with now inevitably dated mechanics.

We talked about it in the review of Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection for PS4 and Xbox One.

King of Fighters XV

The King of Fighters XV, Athena Asamiya prepares to unleash a mighty attack

The King of Fighters XV, Athena Asamiya prepares to unleash a mighty attack

Releasing on PC, PS5, PS4 and XSX on February 17

The famous SNK fighting game is renewed with The King of Fighters XV: an episode that retraces its steps after the accessibility concessions of the previous chapter, thus offering a gameplay not only solid but also deep, full of facets that the most technical players are sure to discover.

Equipped as usual with a listing extremely wide and varied, which has many old acquaintances and some important new entries, the title is preparing to give life to absolutely exciting battles, with a single-player sector flanked by an online multiplayer strong with a considerably improved netcode, although not yet perfect.

We talked about it in the proven test of The King of Fighters XV.

Total War: Warhammer 3

Total War: Warhammer 3, a combat sequence

Total War: Warhammer 3, a combat sequence

Coming to PC February 17

Creative Assembly’s strategy catapults us into the world of war hammer, bordering on scary Realm of ChaosThis is where the Total War: Warhammer 3 campaign takes place, with the four powers of ruin constantly trying to overrun the world and human factions determined to repel the deadly threat.

The experience will be based on this bloody conflict, giving us different factions playable, each with different goals to achieve and unique abilities to put in place to succeed, in a triumph of tactics, special abilities, fierce warriors and upgrades that can be unlocked using points earned on the battlefield. battle.

More details in the Total War: Warhammer 3 review.

Forbidden Horizon West

Released on PS5 and PS4 on February 18

The captivating epic of aloy continues in Horizon Forbidden West, when the skillful researcher of the Nora tribe decides to leave for the Forbidden West in order to discover the origin of a mysterious red plague that kills animals and vegetation, and is capable of corrupting the Cars making them even more powerful and dangerous, as some tribes who want to exploit this resource to conquer new territories know well.

Equipped with the essential Focus and new gadgets, such as the Wingshield, we will therefore have to prepare to explore a whole new scenario, where new machines inhabit and deadly traps move in the shadows, accompanied by extraordinary graphics and sounds . beauty. both on PlayStation 5 and PS4.

To prepare for this new trip, retrace the history of Horizon with us.

Ring of Elden

Elden Ring, the protagonist faces a monster

Elden Ring, the protagonist faces a monster

Releasing on PC, PS5, PS4, XSX and XOne on February 25

The time has finally come that many fans of the soulslike genre have been waiting for: Elden Ring debuts on PC and consoles in February and prepares to engage us in an exciting and challenging new adventure set in a dark fantasy world created with the collaboration . of the famous writer George RR Martin.

With a rich structure open world, the game will see us exploring extremely vast scenarios full of opportunities, but also deadly pitfalls that we will have to face by making the most of the equipment in our possession and the peculiarities of the class that we have selected, in a desperate attempt to get their hands on the legendary ring.

While waiting for the review, here is our tried and tested Elden Ring.

GRID Legends

GRID Legends, a race stage at sunset

GRID Legends, a race stage at sunset

Releasing on PC, PS5, PS4, XSX and XOne on February 25

GRID Legends marks the return of the famous Codemasters racing series, which tries to renew itself by offering us a narrative single-player campaign titled Lead to glory, in which we will have to compete in a championship against skillful and determined pilots, embodied by real actors in exciting live action sequences.

Characterized by a solid gameplay, the game will not fail to offer us traditional modes, which will be able to count on the numerous contents of a really rich package of cars and circuits, as well as a powerful editor able to create many different combinations to share with the community.

More details in the GRID Legends trial.

More games will be released in February 2022

  • Life is Strange Remastered Collection, available on PC, PS4 and XOne on February 1
  • OlliOlli World, available on PC, PS5, PS4, XSX, XOne and NSW on February 8
  • Rumbleverse, available on PC, PS5, PS4, XSX and XOne on February 8
  • Edge of Eternity, available on PS5, PS4, XSX and XOne on February 10, on NSW on February 22
  • Lost Ark, out on PC on February 11
  • Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires, available on PC, PS5, PS4, XSX, XOne and NSW on February 15
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic – Legacy of the Sith, out on PC February 15
  • Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja, available on PC, PS5, PS4, XSX, XOne and NSW on February 17
  • Destiny 2: Queen of Whispers, available on PC, PS5, PS4, XSX and XOne on February 22
  • Ghosts, available on PC, PS4, XOne and NSW on February 22
  • Assetto Corsa Competizione, available on PS5 and XSX on February 24
  • Martha is Dead, out on PC, PS5, PS4, XSX and XOne on February 24
  • Monark, available on PC, PS5, PS4 and NSW on February 25