Top 10 New Games of May 2022

May is a much meatier month for new video game releases compared to April. Here are the top 10 new games of May 2022.

Top 10 New Games of May 2022

1. Trek to Yomi
Release Date: May 5, 2022
Developed By: Flying Wild Hog
Published By: Devolver Digital
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X

It’s like Ghost of Tsushima but with the Akira Kurosawa filter on all the time – and in isometric camera perspective. Trek to Yomi is a side-scrolling action game that lets players fight as a samurai fighting against a cabal of warriors and mythological creatures. Set in the Edo period, players will get to explore as well as fight in the wonderfully-crafted world of Trek to Yomi when it comes out early this month.

2. Eiyuden Chronicles: Rising
Release Date: May 10, 2022
Developed By: Rabbit & Bear Studios
Published By: 505 Games
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch

Set in the Eiyuden Chronicle universe, Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising allows players to build a town and engage in fast-paced combat. Positioned as a prelude to the upcoming Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, this game will help players tide the long wait for the upcoming JRPG title, the spiritual successor to Konami’s forgotten Suikoden franchise.

Salt & Sacrifice
Release Date: May 10, 2022
Developed By: Ska Studios
Published By: Ska Studios
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5

The sequel to the Metroidvania souls-like Salt & Sanctuary, Salt & Sacrifice will let players explore dark and mysterious locations, beat terrible bosses, and hone their skills as they die their way to mastery. Salt & Sanctuary comes out as a PlayStation console exclusive at launch.

4. We Were Here Forever
Release Date: May 10, 2022
Developed By: Total Mayhem Games
Published By: Total Mayhem Games
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X

Solve puzzles either alone or in co-op mode in We Were Here Forever, the fourth game in the We Were Here franchise. Find a way out of the mysterious and gruesome prison that you find yourself in. Were you abandoned, betrayed, or mislaid? Whatever was the case, you have to work together to find a way out of this damned place!

5. The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story
Release Date: May 12, 2022
Developed By: hand
Published By: Square Enix
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch

Activate your sleuthing skills in this period drama that spans three generations – set in three different time periods – all connected by murders. Find out who the killers are as you piece together clues that transcend time itself in this narrative-driven cinematic mystery game.

6. Evil Dead: The Game
Release Date: May 13, 2022
Developed By: Boss Team Games
Published By: Saber Interactive
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch

Play as one of your favorite characters in the long-running Evil Dead franchise in the first game about the series for a very, very long time. Will you be horrified, or will you be one of the survivors? Find out when Evil Dead: The Game finally comes out this month.

7. Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong
Release Date: May 17, 2022
Developed By: Big Bad Wolf
Published By: Blackbird Interactive
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch

Win the trust of your vampire peers in this narrative-driven role-playing game set in the Vampire: The Masquerade universe. A great pit stop as we continue on the long road to the Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines II release, this game will sate the bloodthirsty of fans who have been aching to get back to this vampiric universe.

8. Sniper Elite 5
Release Date: May 26, 2022
Developed By: Rebellion Developments
Published By: Rebellion Developments
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X

The fifth game in the hard-hitting Sniper Elite franchise, Sniper Elite 5 has players heading back to the war front and taking down enemies silently as a shadow and from a safe distance away from harm. Use your wits to successfully hit your targets, considering all factors like weather, air, and terrain in each and every shot.

9. Pac-Man Museum +
Release Date: May 27, 2022
Developed By: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Published By: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Pac-Man Museum + collects together all of the classic Pac-Man games in one nifty title! Aside from having access to all of the games, this collection allows you to design your very own arcade basement! Collect coins, buy new arcade machines and decorations to truly express yourself.

10. Kao the Kangaroo
Release Date: May 27, 2022
Developed By: Tate Multimedia
Published By: Tate Multimedia
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch

The first installment since 2005’s Kao the Kangaroo: Mystery of the Volcano, Kao is back for more platforming action, this time in 3D! Box enemies and find hidden collectibles in this franchise reboot of a game about a boxing kangaroo.

BONUS: Check out also the following games, also coming out this May: the PC version of Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia on the 11th, Deadcraft on the 19th, Hardspace: Shipbreaker and Touken Ranbu Warriors on the 24th, Yurukill: The Calumniation Game on the 25th, and The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails on the 26th.

And that’s our Top 10 New Games of May 2022. Check out the best games coming out for Q2 2022 here, so you can plan ahead on which games you’ll be picking up. Not yet done with April? Then check out our article on the Top 10 New Games of April 2022.

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