November was a great month, but there are still some hits to come out before the end of the year. On that note, here are the 5 best games of December 2022. Oh, and we won’t make you click through five pages to look at the entire list.
5 Best Games of December 2022
The Callisto Protocol
Set in 2320 in the Black Iron prison colony, Striking Distance Studios and Krafton’s The Callisto Protocol will bring forth a new generation of survival horror.
Players will take control of Jacob Lee after an alien invasion was engineered by the prison’s warden, this title will feature new lighting techniques and use of 3D audio systems. 25 to 30 former coworkers from Visceral Games and Sledgehammer Games have been brought on to make sure this title is a success.
The Callisto Protocol will come out for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on December 2.
High on Life
A comedic biopunk first-person shooter from the mind behind Rick and Morty, Justin Roiland of Squanch Games’ High on Life will put anthropomorphic talking guns in players’ hands.
Things start out on a grim note – humanity has been taken over by an alien cartel, where they are used as drugs for aliens. Filling in the shoes of a bounty hunter, players will use weapons called Gatlians to save the human race.
To add to this comedic experience, Justin Roiland, J.B. Smoove, Tim Robinson, Zach Hadel and Michael Cusack have all lent their talents to the title’s voice acting.
High on Life will come out for the Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on December 13.
Hello Neighbor 2
Players will dig up their creepy neighbor’s secrets with the release of Eerie Guest and tinyBuild Games’ Hello Neighbor 2.
As a journalist looking to solve the Neighbor’s case, players will take on a complex opponent controlled by an advanced AI. The entire town of Raven Brooks is your playground, with plenty of houses and AI-driven residents one can interact with.
Hello Neighbor 2 will come out for PlayStation and Xbox consoles, along with the PC on December 6.
Alaskan Truck Simulator
Get ready to go big truckin’ with the release of Road Studio and Movie Games’ Alaskan Truck Simulator.
The raw beauty of wild Alaska will feature the unpredictability of the changing seasons, each of which affects the condition of your truck and you as a trucker. Players will deliver cargo, get access to better trucks, take on more challenging missions, and discover multiple roads, routes, and wastelands.
Alaskan Truck Simulator will come out for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on December 7.
Dragon Quest Treasures
The vast world of Draconia is yours to explore with the release of Square Enix’s Dragon Quest Treasures.
After Erik and Mia meet Porcus and Purrsula, they will explore a legendary land full of treasures that are just waiting to be discovered. Well-mannered monsters can be recruited, and treasure can be gathered along the way. Its world will have players racing over open fields, scaling cliffs, and gliding over gaping chasms.
Dragon Quest Treasures will come out for the Nintendo Switch on December 9.