Awesome Unreal Engine-powered games of 2022

January 6, 2022
With well over 50 Unreal Engine-powered games set to launch in 2022, this year is primed to be one of the biggest years for UE developers around the world. To commemorate the wide array of highly-anticipated games, which include action-adventure games, fighting games, RPGs, VR titles, and much more, we’ve put together the following video.
 

For a more in-depth look at the Unreal Engine-powered games you should expect to see in 2022, check out the extensive list with their official game descriptions below. 
 

AFTERMATH

One O One Games

In AFTERMATH, players follow Charlie's journey through an unfamiliar European city, searching for her daughter and fighting not only an unearthly presence, but also her own demons.
 

Ark II

Studio Wildcard

Ark II thrusts players into a brutal new world of primitive survival against both beast and man, facing down the ever-present threats of hyper-realistic intelligent dinosaurs, aggressive alien fauna, and the exotic environments of an unearthly planet. Survivors will continue Ark's dramatic eons-spanning story of humankind's evolution in this next-generation sandbox survival experience!
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Atomic Heart

Mundfish

Atomic Heart is a first-person adventure shooter with a rich storyline and deep gameplay mechanics set in a futuristic Soviet dystopia. Master innovative combat mechanics, explore a rich world, fight robots, and scavenge for resources as you play as P-3, a KGB agent who was sent to find terrorists and sabotaged secret science facility 3826.
 

Binary Smoke

Outside Game Studio, Inc.

It is the Future. Digital darkness has consumed the world. But hope remains in the form of Binary Smoke. Lead an uprising against the ruling class, and inspire a revolution that will restore faith in the future.
 

Blind Fate: Edo no Yami

Troglobytes Games | 101XP

Blind Fate: Edo no Yami is a cinematic action side-scroller with brutally challenging combat. Play as blind cyber-samurai Yami; your blade and sensors will be your eyes. Survive in a dystopian Edo period ruled by machines born from the darkest Japanese folktales. Unlock devastating skills and carry on your quest for revenge.
 

Bramble: The Mountain King

Dimfrost Studio

Step into the magical forest of Bramble. See what the forest hides, what dangers lurk within it, the creatures that you’ll meet, and the challenges that will stand in your way. Bramble: The Mountain King is a story-driven horror adventure inspired by Nordic folklore.
 

Broken Pieces

Elseware Experience, Mael Vignaux, Benoit Dereau | Freedom Games

Broken Pieces is a single-player action-adventure thriller that takes place in a French coastal village stuck in time. Put the pieces of the story back together by figuring out the enigma behind this mystical place and solving the mysteries around what caused the same day to repeat over and over.
 

Codename: Final Form (working title)

Prime Matter

From the creators of Ruiner comes a new sci-fi FPS! In this action-packed, epic sci-fi shooter, you will take on the role of a sentient starship and its replicable machine-girl avatar on a mind-bending journey through space and time.
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Daymare: 1994 Sandcastle

Invader Studios | Leonardo Interactive

Daymare: 1994 Sandcastle is a third-person story-driven survival horror game prequel to the critically acclaimed Daymare: 1998. Step into the shoes of agent Dalila Reyes, a former government spy now in the service of the H.A.D.E.S. unit, and prepare to face true horror.
 

Deathverse: Let It Die

Supertrick Games | GungHo Online Entertainment

In the survival battle arena Deathverse: Let It Die, you’ll compete against players and fight off hazardous in-game foes in PVPVE combat. Use state-of-the-art weaponry to dazzle crowds, and customize an original character with upgrades you collect and unlock as you cheat death, outlive your competitors, and climb the rankings to become a star!
 

Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed

Black Forest Games | THQ Nordic

Crypto is back with a license to probe! Take revenge on the KGB for blowing up your mothership. Disguise yourself as a human and read their minds to gain intel and infiltrate their society. Cause wide-scale destruction across the planet with your UFO.
 

Dolmen

Massive Work Studio | Prime Matter

Dolmen is a terrifying new action RPG that combines futuristic sci-fi and cosmic horror elements. Dolmen casts players onto a hostile alien world known as Revion Prime. Your job? Bring back samples of a crystal with particularly unique properties, the so-called "Dolmen." These crystals allow interaction between realities, revolutionizing space exploration, and changing the known world forever.
 

Earthlock 2

Snowcastle Games

The Earthlock series is set on the planet of Umbra, which has stopped spinning on its axis, meaning half of the world is completely shrouded in darkness, while the other half is constantly baked in sunlight. Along the border in the middle, there is an area that gets the best of both worlds. The game’s story centers around a group of friends who must set out to find and rescue their missing family members. Earthlock 2 will be an open-world action RPG with complex interlocking systems that work together to offer players extensive freedom to customize their own experience.
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Evil Dead: The Game

Saber Interactive | Boss Team Games

Step into the shoes of Ash Williams or his friends from the iconic Evil Dead franchise and work together in a game loaded with over-the-top co-op and PVP multiplayer action! Play as a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, managing your fear, and finding key items to seal the breach between worlds in a game inspired by all three original Evil Dead films as well as the Starz original Ash vs Evil Dead television series.
 

Ghostwire Tokyo

Tango Gameworks | Bethesda Softworks

Tokyo is overrun by deadly supernatural forces perpetrated by a dangerous occultist with warped beliefs known as Hannya, causing Tokyo’s population to vanish in an instant. Ally with a powerful spectral entity on their quest for vengeance and master a powerful arsenal of abilities to unravel the dark truth behind the disappearance as you face the unknown in Ghostwire: Tokyo.
 

GigaBash

Passion Republic Games

GigaBash combines the chaos and creativity of titles like Power Stone, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and War of Monsters with the jaw-dropping scale of the classic kaiju movies. Play as either a rampaging titan or a titan-hunting mecha; summon lightning from the heavens, use a radio tower as a baton, or roll a whole district (and your enemies) into a single massive snowball. Wreak enough havoc, and you'll evolve into your final form, the terrifyingly titanic S-Class.
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Gord

Covenant.dev

Gord is an upcoming adventure strategy game set in a grim fantasy world inspired by Slavic folklore. Venture deep into forbidden lands, complete quests, and guide the fate of the Tribe of the Dawn.
 

Gotham Knights

WB Games Montréal | Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Batman is dead. It is now up to the Batman Family - Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood, and Robin - to protect Gotham City, bring hope to its citizens, discipline to its cops, and fear to its criminals. You must evolve into the new Dark Knight and save Gotham from chaos.
 
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Gungrave G.O.R.E

IGGYMOB | Prime Matter

Gungrave G.O.R.E is a stylish third-person action shooter by South-Korean Studio IGGYMOB, in which you take on the role of Grave, a gunslinger of resurrection and badass anti-hero of your dreams, mowing down tons of enemies in a gory ballet of bullets.
 

Hogwarts Legacy

Avalanche Software | Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Experience a new story set at Hogwarts in the 1800s. Your character is a student who holds the key to an ancient secret that threatens to tear the wizarding world apart. Make allies, battle dark wizards, and decide the fate of the wizarding world.
 

Hubris

Cyborn B.V.

A VR action-adventure game set in the unique and intriguing Hubris sci-fi universe. As a player, you take the role of a recruit in training to become an agent of the mighty and feared Order-Of-Objectivity, also known as the “OOO.” Together with the pilot Lucia, you are sent to the planetoid belt of the Twin Planetary system to search for the mysterious agent Cyanha.
 

Imp of the Sun

Sunwolf Entertainment | Sold Out

Imp of the Sun is a non-linear 2D action-platformer that combines fast-paced combat and exploration set across a stunning Peruvian-inspired world, from the bright peaks of the Andean mountains to the dense Amazonian jungles and much more.
 

Instinction

Hashbane Limited

Instinction is a prehistoric action-adventure game, with combat and exploration in multiple awe-inspiring natural locations.
 

KartRider: Drift

Nexon Korea Corporation | Nexon America Inc.

KartRider: Drift is the only free-to-play, cross-platform kart racer where arcade thrills and the fastest drift fueled competition meet deep kart and character customization, plus user-generated content, all delivered in stunning Unreal Engine graphics. Challenge your friends regardless of what platform they play on and enjoy no barriers with no paywalls or pay-to-win racing. KartRider: Drift was created from the ground up for dynamic, online gameplay where new content will be added regularly with more significant content updates every season!
 

Life is Strange Remastered

Deck Nine | Square Enix

The Life is Strange Remastered Collection includes Life is Strange Remastered and Life is Strange: Before the Storm Remastered. Both award-winning games have been remastered with updated visuals across characters and environments. 
 

Little Devil Inside

Neostream Interactive

Set in a Victorian-like era where creatures, monsters, and other mysterious lifeforms exist, Little Devil Inside is a stylish action-adventure from independent developer Neostream Interactive. A professor at the local university hires you to help research, investigate, and study paranormal activities that are reported but rarely acknowledged as legitimate threats.
 

Moss: Book 2

Polyarc

Quill is back! In Moss: Book II, the story picks up right where things left off following the successful rescue of Quill’s uncle Argus. Your adventure continues with the revelation that a winged tyrant leading the Arcane forces has turned its focus on Quill and is now on the hunt for her within the hexed castle where her uncle was held captive. Lined with dangerous terrain, challenging puzzles, and enemies twisted in fire and steel, Quill’s journey will be trying—filled with triumph and heartbreak alike—but new allies, old friends, and the very nature of the castle itself can help as she works to save the world from a great unmaking.
 

Marvel's Midnight Suns

Firaxis Games | 2K Games

Marvel’s Midnight Suns is a new tactical RPG set in the darker side of the Marvel Universe, putting you face-to-face against demonic forces of the underworld as you team up with and live among the Midnight Suns, Earth's last line of defense.
 

Park Beyond

Limbic Entertainment | Bandai Namco

If you've ever wanted to whip through the tentacles of an octopus, rocket across a canyon, or be shot into the stars, you're in the right place because you've officially been hired to build an entire park full of rides that shatter the limitations of the ordinary with impossification. Welcome to a world where the fantasy of creating the universe's greatest theme park comes true—welcome to Park Beyond!
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Pioner

GFA Games

Pioner is an action MMORPG game where your main goal is survival and exploration. There are secret Soviet underground factories, machines and labs, and abandoned settlements inhabited by vermin and mutants. With the island collapsing before your eyes, can you survive and save the population?
 

Redfall

Arkane Studios | Bethesda Softworks

The quaint island town of Redfall, Massachusetts, is under siege by a legion of vampires who have blocked out the sun and cut the island off from the outside world.  Trapped with a handful of survivors against diabolical enemies threatening to bleed the town dry, choose your hero from a diverse roster, grouping up with others to create the perfect team of vampire slayers. 
 

Rumbleverse

Iron Galaxy Studios | Epic Games

Rumbleverse is an all-new, free-to-play, 40-person Brawler Royale where anyone can be a champion. You play as your own unique citizen of Grapital City, as you battle your way to victory! Customize your fighter by mixing and matching hundreds of unique items, and stand out from the crowd. Get launched from a cannon, drop into the streets, and prepare to throw down! Where you land is up to you, but beware—there's chaos around every corner and on top of the tallest skyscraper!
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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl

GSC Game World

Chernobyl Exclusion Zone has changed dramatically after the second massive explosion in 2006. Violent mutants, deadly anomalies, warring factions have made the Zone a very tough place to survive. Nevertheless, artifacts of unbelievable value attracted many people called S.T.A.L.K.E.R.s, who entered the Zone for their own risk striving to make a fortune out of it or even to find the truth concealed in the Heart of Chernobyl.
 

Scars Above

Prime Matter

Scars Above is a challenging, immersive third-person shooter inspired by modern action-adventure games. It takes the genre staples, such as the rewarding feeling of overcoming difficulty, and combines it with a compelling and intricate story, meticulous and lavish world design, and a living, breathing ecosystem to explore and endure. This is a game of mystery and discovery.
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Shadow Warrior 3

Flying Wild Hog | Devolver Digital

Shadow Warrior 3 launches the offbeat first-person shooter series to the next level with a seamless blend of fast-paced gunplay, razor-sharp melee combat, and a spectacular free-running movement system.
 

Sifu

Sloclap

Sifu is a new game from Sloclap, the independent studio behind Absolver. A third-person action game featuring intense hand-to-hand combat, it puts you in control of a young kung-fu student on a path of revenge.
 

Soulstice

Reply Game Studios | Modus Games

Explore a dark world brimming with hidden mysteries, master a diverse combat system, and inhabit the dual forces of two sisters in a coming-of-age fantasy story with fast-paced action, vicious enemies, and breathtaking boss fights.
 

Star Wars: Hunters

Zynga, Natural Motion | Zynga

The teams are getting ready. The show is about to begin. Screams of delight can be heard from the seats. Meet the combatants, discover their unique fighting styles, and learn about their unique abilities in thrilling 4v4 team battles. Explore dynamic maps inspired by iconic Star Wars locales, unsheathe their best combat strategy, and be prepared to thrill the arena and achieve glory. 
 

Stray

BlueTwelve Studio | Annapurna Interactive

Stray is a third-person cat adventure game set amidst the detailed neon-lit alleys of a decaying cybercity and the murky environments of its seedy underbelly. Roam surroundings high and low, defend against unforeseen threats, and solve the mysteries of this unwelcoming place inhabited by nothing but unassuming droids and dangerous creatures.
 

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

Rocksteady Studios | Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

The creators of the Batman: Arkham series are back with a brand new action-adventure shooter. The most dangerous villains in the DC Universe have been forced to team up and take on a new mission: Kill the Justice League. Create Chaos in Metropolis. You are the Suicide Squad.
 

System Shock

Nightdive Studios | Prime Matter

System Shock is a remake of the beloved PC classic. Updating mechanics, graphics, and enemy A.I., System Shock is here to offer a new generation of players a chance to go toe-to-toe with one of gaming's iconic enemies: SHODAN. Fight, hack, and save humanity from a fate worse than death itself.
 

The Anacrusis

Stray Bombay

The Anacrusis is a four-player, cooperative first-person shooter set aboard a massive starship stranded at the edge of explored space. Team up with your friends in an infinitely-replayable fight against alien hordes to unlock perks, weapons, and new ways to play that you can share with your team!
 

The Callisto Protocol

Striking Distance Studios | Krafton

The Callisto Protocol is a new story-driven, single-player survival-horror game from the creators of Dead Space.
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The Day Before

FNTASTIC | MYTONA

The Day Before is an open-world MMO survival set in a deadly, post-pandemic America overrun by flesh-hungry infected and survivors killing each other for food, weapons, and cars.
 

The Invincible

Starward Industries

The Invincible is a first-person sci-fi thriller set in a retro-future timeline. Waking up on a hostile planet, you embark on a mysterious mission to find the missing crew of your spaceship. While trying to survive, terrifying secrets of the planet will unfold in front of you.
 

The King of Fighters XV

SNK Corporation | Koch Media GmbH

Since its debut in 1994, the KOF fighting game series has been driving the world to new heights of excitement with its appealing characters and unique game system. Six years have passed since the last title in the series, and now KOF XV surpasses all of its predecessors in terms of graphics, systems, and online experience!
 

The Last Oricru

Prime Matter

Welcome to Wardenia, a planet torn by massive civil war over supremacy. Choose your path, side with the different factions or betray them, influence the outcome of the war as your choice matters! Tough combat, massive fights, and a dark conspiracy overshadow the once peaceful area … do you have what it takes to outsmart death?
 

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum

Daedalic Entertainment | Nacon

Take on a perilous journey as Gollum, chasing the only thing precious to him. From his time as a slave below the Dark Tower to his stay with the Elves of Mirkwood, climb, leap, and sneak your way past dangers. Skillful and sly, Gollum is also torn by his split personality. It is up to you to decide whether the darker side of Gollum takes over or if there is a spark of reason left in what once was Sméagol.
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The Outlast Trials

Red Barrels

The Outlast Trials is a survival horror game that you can play by yourself or other players online. You'll have to survive the twisted, sadistic, and bizarre experiments of the Murkoff Corporation, alone or in a group of up to four players.
 

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

Gearbox Software | 2K Games

Embark on an epic adventure full of whimsy, wonder, and high-powered weaponry! Bullets, magic, and broadswords collide across this chaotic fantasy world brought to life by the unpredictable Tiny Tina.
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Trek to Yomi

Flying Wild Hog | Devolver Digital

As a vow to his dying master, the young swordsman Hiroki is sworn to protect his town and the people he loves against all threats. Faced with tragedy and bound to duty, the lone samurai must voyage beyond life and death to confront himself and decide his path forward.
 

Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong

Big Bad Wolf | Nacon

Embrace the role of three vampires, each belonging to a different clan of the Camarilla. Weave between their intertwined stories, unravel fact from fiction, and make choices that will define the future of the city of Boston.
 

Vroom! Obstacle Racing

Adam Bernath

Vroom! Obstacle Racing is a new take on the racing games genre: it combines competitive racing with the tactical gameplay of obstacle course based games. In Vroom! you can take different paths to reach the goal. Choose the safer but longer route or risk taking the shorter path with more obstacles in the way. Players will have to race with dozens of online competitors to earn exclusive rewards and progress in the seasonal challenges.

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