I don't want your game recommendations unfortunately. I've had a hard time caring about gaming in general lately and haven't finished a single playthrough this year except for replays. I couldn't even get into Zelda for crying out loud! Is this normal? Guess I'm getting old.
As you get older you basically experienced everything in gaming by now. That's why i mainly like challenging games or heck even online fighting games cause you are fully focused on winning or beating the boss.
I suppose it is something along those lines. I've played a lot of competitive games and single-player Nintendo games over the past decade, so those are probably what I feel burnt out on. I think what there's left in videogames that can interest me is good storytelling, maybe I should try out some "sonygames", but eh idk the problem with these cinematic type games is I feel they generally take themselves too seriously. And that I don't have a sony platform so there's that too.
If I look back through the last few years, these were my favorite games I played in each of them...
2017: Breath of the Wild, average story
2018: Hollow Knight, not the most focused story but a very good one nonetheless
2019: Persona 5, amazing story and lots of cutscenes
2020: Ori and the Will of the Wisps, not a story-driven game but still really cinematic and tells a beautiful tale
2021: Guardians of the Galaxy, a full on cinematic game, a sonygame if you will, amazing story
2022: Alien Isolation, not as story-focused as the last one but still very cinematic and builds on a movie universe I love
And then this year I've been into movies more than anything. So yeah there's a clear progression there, I suppose it had been coming.