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Siliconera’s 10 Biggest Anime and Video Game News in 2022

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Siliconera’s 10 Biggest Anime and Video Game News Stories in 2022

A lot of things happened in 2022! Major games like announced, like Fire Emblem Engage. Huge titles were released, such as Elden Ring and Xenoblade Chronicles 3. Lots of important anime adaptations appeared or were revealed, with ones for series like Chainsaw Man and Trigun Stampede showing up. As a sort of year in review, here are the ten most read, and generally most popular, anime and video game news stories and features that ran on Siliconera, in terms of traffic.

Our Biggest 2022 Anime and Video Game News and Stories:

  1. Hololive VTuber Gawr Gura Streaming Suspended While She Recovers” – The Hololive English Myth Vtuber is temporarily taking a break from streaming due to health-related issues.
  2. How to Find Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s False Dragon Titan Location” – While most of the Titan Pokemon in the Path of Legends storyline are pretty obvious and easy to spot, the False Dragon Titan is a little more tricky! Here’s how to spot the character.
  3. Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis to Release in Late September” – Well, that didn’t end up happening. However, in December 2022 Square Enix did confirm that a closed beta will be held in Summer 2023.
  4. Hunter x Hunter Manga Creator is One Chapter Away From Latest Release” – The series’ story remains ongoing, though at the moment it is on hiatus again while Yoshihiro Togashi takes time off for his health.
  5. Here’s How Much FFVII Remake Loveless Tickets Could Cost” – Square Enix often shares tidbits about Final Fantasy VII‘s world on its official Japanese Twitter account. Among the reveals is that a ticket to the show Loveless could cost up to 50,000 Gil.
  6. Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Blu-ray and DVD Release Date Announced” – The prequel movie to Jujutsu Kaisen ended up being quite popular! Which meant when the physical copies were announced for Japan, it ended up being rather big news.
  7. First PlayStation Plus Deluxe PS1, PS2, PS3, and PSP Games Revealed” – Sony added new PlayStation Plus subscription tiers in 2022, which meant an opportunity to play older games on a newer platform. In May 2022, the initial lineup appeared.
  8. Genshin Impact Funko Pop Figures Announced” – Not only are there Genshin Impact Nendoroids, figmas, and scale figures, but Funko announced it would add major characters to its Funko Pop line. In addition to the first three, which are Aether, Lumine, and Paimon, Diluc, Keqing, and Hilichurl ones were revealed in May 2022.
  9. Genshin Impact Developer Announces HoYoVerse Brand” – Mihoyo changed its name to HoYoVerse in 2022, and in so doing also dropped the “tech otakus save the world” slogan in the process.
  10. All the Straw Hat Pirates Will Appear in GBF One Piece Crossover” – Luffy and the crew went off on a whole new journey with Gran, Djeeta, Lyria, and Vyrn in 2022.

Hope everyone has a wonderful New Year’s! Thank you for all of your support, and let’s hope 2023 is a good year for everyone!

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.