author: Darius Matusiak
The Best Games of 2022 | December Final Update
We present the ultimate best games released in 2022. Throughout the year, we've been selecting the best games, and now, near the end of the year, the list is finally complete!
Cult of the Lamb
- Release date: August 11
- Genre: Hornbeam
- Developer: Massive Monster
- Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
- Our rating: 8/10
Every year, games appear out of the blue, usually small and independent, and make a huge impression. Without any announcements, publicity, nor marketing campaigns, they just release, someone sees their potential and often through word of mouth, thanks to the snowball effect, they can gain the status of a cult hit. Everyone plays them – even if the phenomenon is a short, temporary fad. This summer, a game exactly like this also appeared, and it was called Cult of the Lamb – a game that outsold, for example, Spider-Man's debut on PC, attracting over a million players in a week.
The game amazed players not only with roguelike mechanics, but also an unusual theme. The protagonist is a little lamb, whose task is to form a sect full of obedient followers. Suffice it to say that the creators were even accused of heresy. Pleasing audiovisual setting and affordable price completed the set of reasons to make a success – even if it didn't last all that long.
Offering a great balance of battling and managing, Cult of the Lamb offers you the best of both worlds and provides you with enough of each genre to make it an engaging experience. Its colony management elements may not be as intricate as you would hope, but it does offer a good amount of customization and freedom to shape your cult how you want.
Giancarlo Saldana, Cult of the Lamb review
- Cult of the Lamb in our encyclopedia