Upcoming releases: May 2022 games

Farewell this month of April, and as usual at the end of each month, we will once again present you our small summary with some of the most interesting upcoming releases for the next month The heavy April rains seem to have germinated a large number of new titles, with one of the most complete months so far this year.

So, highlighting both big titles and some releases from independent developers, it seems that this month of May will have strategy games as the main protagonistwithout leaving any genre behind, we can find family games, single and multiplayer adventures, and even some very innovative proposals.

Below you can find the complete list of upcoming releases in chronological order by release date:

may 3rd

Adios Amigos: Galactic Explorers

Opening our list of upcoming releases this month, we find this simple multiplayer game based on real astrophysical laws such as gravity, temperature and atmosphere. Piña with your friends and family or explore this quirky, comic book-style universe on your own.

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may 4

Wildcat Gun Machine

A frantic dungeon exploration game in which you take on hordes of foul beasts with the help of a succulent arsenal of guns, giant robots and cute kittens. Explore expansive labyrinthine dungeons and liberate giant mechanical robots from the demonic Elder Gods. Enemy encounters are challenging and designed specifically, not randomly, to provide difficult combat puzzles.

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may 5

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate â Daemonhunters

Enter the turn-based strategy world of the classic board game, and lead the Grey Knights, humanity’s greatest weapon, against the corrupting forces of Chaos in this brutal and fast-paced turn-based tactical game. Destroy and put an end to a treacherous plot to infect the galaxy with the Outbreak, a cosmic plague capable of rotting worlds to extinction.

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Line War

Inspired by classic real-time strategy titles such as Command and Conquer, with a nod to the famous Axis and Allies board game, this game combines elements of the 4X, wargame, auto battler and real-time tactics genres into a unique strategy experience for veterans and beginners alike.

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Citizen Sleeper

  • PC (Steam), Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch

A narrative role-playing game inspired by tabletop RPGs, you’ll step into the shoes of a worker at a lawless station on the edges of an interstellar society. You are a sleeper, a digitized human consciousness inserted into an artificial body, and you belong to a company that is trying to recover you. If you want to survive until the next cycle, you must forge friendships among the colorful and unknown inhabitants of Eye, earn a living and move through the factions of this strange metropolis. Suffer interplanetary capitalism, explore the station, choose your friends, escape your past and change your future.

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Trek to Yomi

Live an exciting story that tells the defeat of Hiroki, a young swordsman who swore to his master on his deathbed to protect the city and his beloved village from any kind of threat. The samurai, plunged in tragedy and duty, must face life, death, different evil forces, and himself to move forward.

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may 6

Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit

Entering as a breath of fresh air among the upcoming releases, we are glad to see that the point and click genre has not yet disappeared, with a modern adventure inspired by classics such as Broken Sword, Monkey Island, Still Life or Syberia,. among others. The game brings the less explored history of Europe to the world of adventurers, in which we will experience the legendary stories of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, as we uncover the evil branch of the KGB, solve riddles, and follow the clues to reveal the secrets of the King who was never crowned.

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may 10

We Were Here Forever

Continuing the saga of these cooperative games, in this new title we will be trapped right next to our partner in a prison in the kingdom of Castle Rock. Were you betrayed or are you just not that smart? To escape, we will have to collaborate and explore the sinister castle in search of riddles. Will you be able to escape with your partner, or will you be trapped forever?

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Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising

  • PC (Steam), PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch

An action and city-building RPG set in the same world as Eiyuden Chronicle. It weaves together the pre-war stories of various characters who gradually become your companions in Eiyuden Chronicle.

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Songs of Conquest

Adding to the large number of turn-based strategy games among this month’s upcoming releases, this game inspired by classics of the 90’s stands out, merging RPG features with armed conflicts and the management of a kingdom. Gather immense legions, conjure archaic spells and conquer remote lands to create an empire that bards will sing about for centuries.

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Salt and Sacrifice

One of the proposals that have caught my attention on a personal level within the upcoming releases this month, is the new installment of the creators of Salt and Sanctuary, which comes with a new action game halfway between roguelite and Souls. As a marked inquisitor, we will travel the western frontier chasing, hunting and annihilating the wizards that roam the kingdom, while improving our character by crafting all sorts of new weapons and unique armor made from the flesh and bones of our enemies.

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may 11

Brigandine The Legend of Runersia

After its passage through the Nintendo handheld console, now this strategy game will allow us to enter again in the continent of Runersia to meet its six great powers, with more than 40 bases, 100 knights and 50 different types of monsters. Select a ruler, organize knights and monsters into troops and conquer enemy bases. And is that the style of play will depend entirely on ourselves and our decisions. Design the best strategies and lead your nation to continental conquest.

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Source of Madness

  • PC (Steam), PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch

Another upcoming release that fans of the roguelite genre will no doubt love comes to us with this dark side-scrolling action title that takes place in the twisted world of Lovecraft-esque Tierra Marga, complete with procedural generation and constantly learning AI. Take on the role of a new acolyte embarking on a nightmarish odyssey. Discover the cosmic secrets of Tierra Marga and Torre de la Locura, the mysterious citadel of the moon.

may 12


A character-based tactical strategy game that places you in the middle of a spiritual and pragmatic war for survival. Play as one of nine commanding officers from one of three factions (Machines, Humans or Aliens) and harness your faction’s unique powers and abilities to slowly expand your control over this alien world.

Achilles: Legends Untold

Mixing elements of dungeon crawlers, RPGs and Souls action, we will take part in the journey of Achilles, who found himself in the middle of the centuries-old conflict between the gods Hades and Ares. Sent to fight against the child of the gods of war, Phobos, this journey will take us through the nooks and crannies of these mythological lands to obtain artifacts and weapons that will help us in our mission.

Flippin Kaktus

A 2D revenge-action title with retro-inspired graphics and a 1980s atmosphere, featuring a curious hero with a “prickly” personality, a “prickly” past and a fighting style full of “angry outbursts”.

The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story

  • PC (Steam), PS4, PS5, Switch

Being perhaps the newest title in this list of upcoming releases, Square Enix presents this mystery adventure developed by Koichiro Ito (Metal Gear Solid V) as director, and Yasuhito Tachibana (Netflix’s The Naked Director), as director of photography and story director. And this game presents a captivating gameplay that combines fascinating real images with puzzles to be solved.

You must examine a series of murders committed over the course of a century. The four murders have taken place in three different eras: 1922, 1972 and 2022. Each episode consists of three phases (incident, deduction and solution) that invite you to plunge into this world of mystery. Explore the different eras, gather clues and solve a century-old case.

may 13

Evil Dead: The Game

Step into the shoes of Ash Williams or his friends from the iconic Evil Dead franchise and work together in a game with the best of cooperative and multiplayer player vs. player action. Take part in a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, crafting, conquering your fears and finding key items to seal the rift between the worlds inspired by the three original Infernal Possession films as well as the original Ash vs. Evil Dead TV series.

may 19

Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong

One of the most anticipated releases of this month undoubtedly comes from the hands of this title based on the cult role-playing game and developed by specialists in the genre. We find ourselves with a narrative RPG in which each choice we make will determine the fate of the whole story. Get into the skin of 3 vampires over a hundred years old. Progress through the game through their intertwined destinies, deal with their different points of view and use their character tokens to try to distinguish between truth and lies. Each has their own vampiric abilities and disciplines that you can upgrade individually according to your preferences.

may 20


  • PC (Steam), PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

A terrifying action RPG that combines futuristic sci-fi and cosmic horror elements. Enter this hostile alien world known as Revion Prime, and collect samples of the crystal with particularly unique properties called  “Dolmen”. Experience a rich combat system with various weapons and moves at your disposal: switch seamlessly between melee and ranged combat to overcome the most challenging enemies Revion Prime has to offer, and learn to control your energy to get the most out of each weapon.

may 24

Touken Ranbu Warriors

Combining the Touken training of the iconic Touken Ranbu simulator with the “1 vs 1000” action of Koei Tecmo’s classic Warriors saga and style, in this title the most famous swords in history take the form of warriors called Touken Danshi, elite swordsmen sworn to protect history from the threat of evildoers.

Hardspace: Shipbreaker

Undoubtedly one of the most curious titles of this upcoming releases, is this spacecraft assembly and repair simulator. Thanks to the state-of-the-art recovery technology, you can disassemble and cut spaceships to obtain valuable materials. Upgrade your equipment to accept increasingly lucrative contracts and pay off your multi-million dollar debt to LYNX Corp.

Crossfire: Legion

A real-time strategy game that combines tactical action and furious battles in a devastated version of the near future. Build, shape and customize your army and test your skills in online confrontation modes as you manage resources, consolidate a base and send your army to annihilate the enemy.

may 26

Sniper Elite 5

  • PC (Steam), PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

Karl Fairburne’s award-winning franchise sneaks back into the upcoming releases to uncover Operation Kraken in 1944 France. Shooting with a sniper rifle and enjoying the enhanced kill chamber has never been so satisfying. Fight on immersive maps to stop the Nazi war machine.

My Time at Sandrock

A very complete sandbox in which we can combine adventure and exploration, with a life simulator, and a large selection of research and manufacturing. Travel to the deserted community of Sandrock and take on the role of a novice builder. Use your trusty toolkit to gather resources, build machinery, and turn your dilapidated workshop into a smooth-running production facility to save the town from the jaws of economic ruin.

may 27

Kao the Kangaroo

  • PC (Steam), PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch

Closing this list of upcoming releases, we find this title inspired by the golden age of 3D platform games. Embark on the epic odyssey of this charismatic kangaroo, master the powers of these magical boxing gloves, explore mind-blowing scenarios while helping Kao in his mission to discover the truth behind the disappearance of his father.

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