With restrictions no longer imposed on large gatherings and social events, Tokyo Game Show 2022 marks the first time in three years that the anticipated and exciting video game showcase event has been held as an in-person event.
Spanning three days, September 15-18, the event will host multiple panels for video game announcements and news ranging from SEGA to Capcom to Xbox. The event has fans around the world giddy with excitement, and the initial reveals did not disappoint.
These are the most impressive reveals and showcases from Tokyo Game Show 2022 that surprised fans
1) The One Piece Odyssey
A play has captured the imagination of manga and anime fans around the world. As part of the Big Three in the world of Shonen, A play is one of the oldest digital media, with over a thousand episodes and counting. This longevity speaks volumes about its popularity, and fans will once again be captivated by Bandai Namco’s video game adaptation.
Bandai Namco’s place in the Tokyo Game Show didn’t reveal many new projects, with 45 minutes reserved for One Piece Odyssey. However, they still made the most of their time by exploring all aspects of the game, from gameplay and level design to the characters included in the game. Planned DLC material was also leaked.
With manga creator Eiichiro Oda tasked with delivering an authentic and unique storyline for this gaming experience, fans will be eagerly awaiting January 13 to finally get their hands on the game. the most in-depth of Tokyo Game Show 2022, surprising fans with everything revealed during the showcase.
The Tokyo Game Show just wouldn’t be the same without Capcom making a significant appearance and revealing something special. The legendary studio has taken center stage and revealed details about its upcoming third-person shooter title Exoprimal.
First impressions of the game are very promising, with the multiplayer game featuring both PvP and PvE elements in a 5-player experience. Players can play against each other or battle hordes of mutated dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures. The premise of the game has a lot of potential to become a memorable experience for fans of multiplayer shooters.
Slated for release in 2023, the game was one of the highlights of Tokyo Game Show 2022.
3) Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
With Elden Ring announced as Japan’s Game of the Year for 2022, it’s evident that the genre is incredibly popular among fans. With Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, players will be treated to more of the same, as this action-RPG from Koei Temco resembles FromSoftware’s masterpiece with its gameplay and mythical themes.
The game was officially announced a few months ago, but fans got an in-depth look at the gameplay at Tokyo Game Show 2022. The showcase reveals what Team Ninja has been working on, and fans everywhere want more, waiting with looking forward to the exit. in 2023.
4) Kiriko in Overwatch 2
Released in 2016 by Blizzard Entertainment, Overwatch took the gaming world by storm gathering a huge fanbase and quickly became one of the most popular shooter games. A sequel to the Hero-based shooter will be released as a free-to-play title in October. With the release date fast approaching, Blizzard unveiled a brand new hero for the game at Tokyo Game Show 2022.
While some anticipated the announcement due to leaks, no one expected Kiriko to be available for free. Amid the controversy surrounding their Battle Pass system, which makes many future characters inaccessible to non-subscribers, this is a massive announcement for Blizzard to redeem themselves with their fans.
5) Death Loop
Released in September 2021 by Bethesda, Deathloop is a first-person shooter with a twist. Players assume the role of Colt, a mercenary tasked with assassinating eight targets before midnight, and failing to take out a single one will undo everything and he will have to start over. This unique concept has been applauded by critics and fans, increasing the popularity of the title.
At Tokyo Game Show 2022, the game was announced as a future inclusion in Xbox Game Pass. This reveal is huge for fans looking to experience the game’s creative first-person shooter mechanics, which seamlessly blend combat elements with stealth, parkour, and a unique time loop system.