The first months of 2022 will see some noteworthy games release that Mike & Alex discuss this week. Pokemon Legends: Arceus will express the core concepts of the franchise in novel gameplay mechanics. Likewise for Final Fantasy: Strangers of Paradise, the first soulslike Final Fantasy. Elden Ring hardly needs introduction.

Also discussed this week: the special merits of the soulslike genre, the difficulty of committing to certain games.

Source: N4G PC Upcoming Games Q1 2021, The Merits of the Soulslike Genre