And to top it off Fans of turn-based strategies were blessed with news of a brand new studio D2R Items, run with the Doom and XCOM designers, who have teamed up to bring even more strategic fun to the ever-growing genre.
The most memorable event of February was, obviously, Elden Ring. The game is regarded as one of best FromSoftware games ever and the RPG game rose to the top of charts and challenged players all over the world to restore the item that was originally featured. Alongside Elden Ring, Amazon Games and Smilegate RPG brought ARPG/MMO hybrid Lost Ark to the West following a success in Korea. The server wait times grew and players lost the desire to play The game has grown post-launch and now includes numerous exciting categories and zone. Dying Light 2 also deserves an instant mention. After the fact, what player doesn't enjoy killing zombies?
And finally, Valve changed the landscape of gaming on the go, as we discussed on our Steam Deck review. Initially, very few people were able to access the device due to the reservation system and lots of people putting in a pre-order, but it quickly became a favorite thanks to boot screen modifications, physical accessories, and developers racing to optimise their games to work with the new platform.
It's highly recommended that you check through our Elden Ring review, particularly because it's the PCGamesN Game of the Year 2022. If Soulslikes aren't for you we have reviews of Dying Light 2 review and D2R Ladder Items review for you to explore.