Tom’s Guide Awards 2022: Our favorite gaming hardware and

Now that current-gen consoles and PC parts are a little easier to find, it’s a great time to be a gamer. This past year we’ve seen dozens of new games, peripherals and services, and a handful of them have stood out above the rest. From open-world games that breathed fresh life into the genre, to headsets that could last hundreds of hours on a single charge, the last year has brought us some truly impressive gaming tech.

We’ve sifted through all the reviews we’ve written over the past year to determine which products merit a spot in this year’s Tom’s Guide Awards. If you haven’t played these games yet, now is the time — and if you’re in the market for a new gaming system or peripheral, the ones listed here merit serious consideration. When you want to immerse yourself in a digital adventure, here are some award-winning ways to do it.