The Entertainment Dome Episode 205 – Yakuza Fans Are Eating Well

This week on The Entertainment Dome, we catch up on all the announcements from the last State Of Play, as well as the three new Yakuza/Like A Dragon games, and quickly run through our time at EGX this past weekend.

The Entertainment Dome Episode 203 – Dead Island 2 Lives

This week on The Entertainment Dome, we go through the more noteworthy trailers from Gamescom Opening Night Live, discuss what could be shown at the rumoured Nintendo Direct, and James has some thoughts on Cyberpunk 2077‘s first expansion.

My Ten Most Anticipated Games of 2022

I feel like it’d be an over exaggeration, if not outright inaccurate, to say 2021 was a bad year for video games. Quite frankly, there were plenty of awesome new games or updates to existing ones. On a personal level, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart properly demonstrated the potential of the PlayStation 5, both Great Ace Attorney games finally made it to the West, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate truly made the impossible possible by completing its roster with Sora from Kingdom Hearts.

But I will admit the industry itself has made it hard to be optimistic about 2022. Over the last twelve months, we’ve seen outright abysmal releases like the Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy remasters, the likes of Ubisoft and Square Enix committing to incorporating NFTs (the newest environmentally damaging grift) into their games, and then there’s just everything about Activision, which has once again highlighted how horrible the industry can be behind closed doors.

While it is important to acknowledge all the bad parts of this industry, even if it’s painful to do so, that doesn’t mean there’ll be no joy to be found in it either. As always, there are already a number of select games I’m looking forward to this year and I’m sure there are a number of amazing titles that haven’t been announced yet. Plus, this is a yearly tradition at this point so let’s get on with things and get to my ten most anticipated games of 2022.

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