2021 was a wild ride, but at least you’ve had some pretty decent games to pass the time!

 

You have already seen

  • Code Geass: Genesic Re;CODE
  • Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles
  • The Promised Neverland: Escape From Hunting Garden
  • Shaman King: Funbari Chronicle

 

Just to name a few of the big-name games of last year.

 

But now let’s take a look at the next lot of upcoming games in 2022 to get hyped for!

 

 

Digimon Survive

 

 

This one is sure to grab a lot of attention! Digimon is one of the classic nostalgia animes and has recently seen a resurgence of relevance.

 

Between movies, a new anime series, and now a survival game! It looks to be a tactical JRPG style using traditional 2d and turn-based strategy combat.

 

Witchcraft Studios are the developers and are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Digimon franchise.

 

Featuring an entirely new cast, this game should be accessible to old-time fans and newcomers alike!

 

Along with Tsubasa and many other anime games, it is published by Bandai Namco and will be out on Switch, PS4, X-Box One, and Windows.

 

Release Date: July 28 in Japan on PS4 and Nintendo Switch – July 29, Worldwide on PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and Steam

 

 

 

Full Metal Alchemist Mobile

 

 

Square Enix announced that “The Greatest Manga of All Time” gets a new smartphone game for iOS and Android.

 

The game will be free-to-play with optional in-game purchases. Pre-registration is open. It is a fighting game as well.

 

 

Release Date: August 4, 2022

 

Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness

 

 

An Action RPG videogame for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam will arrive in Autumn 2022!

 

 

Spike Chunsoft is the developer. They also made the Danganronpa series!

 

 

Remember that, Made in Abyss: Retsujitsu no Ougonkyou, a sequel of the anime has been announced for Summer 2022.

 

 

 

Release Date: September 2, 2022

 

Official Site

 

 


 

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R

 

 

This title is based on the All-Star Battle fighting game that was released in 2013.

 

Jotaro Kujo, DIO, Giorno Giovanna, Jolyne Cujoh, and other characters gather across multiple generations in this new game available for Play Station 4 & 5, Xbox Series, Steam, and Nintendo Switch.

 

 

With 50 playable characters from all arcs, this title consists of All-Star Battle Mode, Arcade Mode, Online Mode, Versus Mode, Practice Mode, and Gallery Mode.

 

 

Release Date: September 2, 2022

 

 

 

Black Clover Mobile

 

 

One of the greatest shonen of all time is getting a new mobile game in 2022.

 

 

It is also getting a global release!

 

Official Twitter account.

 

Release Date: 2022

 

 

Jujutsu Kaisen: Phantom Parade

 

 

Jujutsu Kaisen will get a mobile game for iOS and Android devices by developer Sumzap.

 

The game will be free-to-play with optional in-app purchases.  Jujutsu Kaisen is also getting season 2 at some point in 2022.

 

 

Official website.

 

Release Date: 2022

 

 

The Seven Deadly Sins: Origin

 

 

Netmarble announced a new open-world game based on Nakaba Suzuki’s The Seven Deadly SIns for consoles (did not specify which ones), PC, and mobile devices.

 

The game will feature an original story and a new protagonist.

 

Trailer:

 

 

 

Release date: TBA

 

My Hero Academia Ultra Rumble

 

 

Another game of Boku No Hero Academia has been announced.

 

 

 

The game will be free to play and it will be available on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam. Bandai Namco Entertainment is developing the game.

 

 

There was a Japanese-only closed Beta on PS4 and PS5 from February 2nd to February 6th, 2022.

 

Official website

 

Release Date: TBA

 

Kimetsu no Yaiba: Keppu Kengeki Royale

 

 

A mobile game “Kimetsu no Yaiba: Keppu Kengeki Royale.” As with most mobile games, this will be free to play but will have in-app purchases.

 

 

This game got delayed in 2021. Nothing has been said about this game since.

 

 

Release Date: TBA

 

Infinity Strash – Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai

 

 

Another game of Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai will be released. However, no release date or platform has been announced.

This was meant to be released in 2021, but it got delayed.

 

During the Dragon Quest 35th Anniversary Special live stream, Publisher Square Enix and developer Game Studio showcased four new screenshots:

 

 

 

 

Release Date: TBA

 

Haikyu!!

 

HAIKYU‼ TO THE TOP 2
HAIKYU‼ TO THE TOP 2

 

A smartphone game of the best sports anime has been announced!?

 

 

G Holdings is the developer.

 

 

The mobile game will be a volleyball game featuring super-deformed characters. As well as a story mode that follows the anime, but there will also be characters original to the game.

 

 

Release Date: TBA

 

 

One Piece Odyssey

 

One Piece Odyssey Logo

 

 

Another One Piece game is upcoming! One Piece Odyssey is a new open-world, turn-based role-playing game by Bandai Namco!

 

 

ILCA, which is known for Pokémon games, NieR games, Voice of Cards, and Naruto Ultimate Storm 3 are developing the game.

 

 

The game will be released on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and Steam.

 

 

There was an 18-minute gameplay video at Anime Expo 2022.

 

 

Release Date: TBA

 

 

This is our first article on anime video games! Would you like to see more? If so, please tell us!

 

 

What is your favorite upcoming anime game? What are you most looking forward to?

 

 

As you know, beyond big mainstream titles like Dragon Ball Z and One Piece, fewer anime games are released on the Xbox One. Do you think this will change with the Xbox Series X?  What games do you most want to see come to this platform?

 

What anime games do you most want to see on the PS5 and Xbox Series?

 

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