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“MECHWARRIOR HAS ALWAYS BEEN A BIG PART OF PC GAMING”
WHICH WITCHER? • NETFLIX GUY blames “Americans and young people” for dumbing down
BEAR DOES DAMAGE
NO KISSING FOR GNOMES
Highs & Lows
The Spy • BUT WHO WATCHES THE SPY?
WIZARDRY’S LEGACY • Over 40 years old, the WIZARDRY series is still kicking
TRAILER SWIFT • Freelance video editor JAMES MCGREGOR on making a good videogame trailer
Incoming • THE BIGGEST GAMES ON THE WAY
WARHAMMER AOS: REALMS OF RUIN • Understanding the spirit of Frontier’s new RTS
STALKER 2: HEART OF CHORNOBYL • Life’s tough in the zone
EARTHLESS • Roguelike deckbuilder journeys into space
WARHAMMER 40K: SPACE MARINE 2 • Chaos is winning right now, I fear
LORDS OF THE FALLEN • World-hopping glow-up
HOMEWORLD 3 • The space RTS aims to please with its War Games mode
MECH MY DAY • MECHWARRIOR 5: CLANS is bringing a narrative focus and intricate, handcrafted missions back to the storied series.
THE BEST MECH GAMES ON PC • From anime mecha to rusty 100-ton war machines, the best mech games for giant robot lovers
This month’s Sushi-eating reviewers…
PURE MAGIC • BALDUR’S GATE III is a dream RPG that was worth the 23-year wait
FOILED AGAIN • EN GARDE! is a brief yet riotous piece of swashbuckling nostalgia
PIECES OF GREAT • Gunfire Games makes subverting expectations a habit in REMNANT 2
ARMORED & DANGEROUS • ARMORED CORE VI: FIRES OF RUBICON is every bit the revival this mech series deserved
RIVETING • RATCHET & CLANK: RIFT APART is a visually spectacular action adventure
GORD STIFF • Don’t sacrifice your time to mediocre survival strategy GORD
MARLEY & ME • SHADOW GAMBIT: THE CURSED CREW embraces the magic of save-scumming
TRUFFLE SHUFFLE • There’s not mushroom for error in SHROOM AND GLOOM
MONKEY SEE • Monkey do in sci-fi adventure game THE THIRD WISH
GOD IS DEAD • Solve a cracking murder mystery in SHARDS OF GOD
SERKIS ACT • Monkeying about in ENSLAVED: ODYSSEY TO THE WEST
DEMOLITION MAN • The literal hammer of justice in RED FACTION: GUERRILLA
POUNDING HEAD • The primal fury of APE OUT
WIRELESS GAMING MICE • I challenge you to spot the difference between these wireless rodents and their wired counterparts.
BLUE DAWN • INTEL graphics cards have become a genuine contender. How, and why?
COSMETIC ITEMS • The quest for the ultimate aesthetic gaming space
BUYER’S GUIDE • Build the best PC for your budget
“My main’s the Cowboy, and my favourite gambit is Impale” • YOUR ONLY MOVE IS HUSTLE doesn’t hate you for taking time off
“That the dead drow did know” • Raising the dead in BALDUR’S GATE III
“Unlike a typical life or farm sim, I’m not tracking days or energy use” • PALIA is a cozy MMO where you’re not a hero
“I explore the rural village, scavenge for ammo and push past the Ganados” • RESIDENT EVIL 4 REMAKE retells one of gaming’s greatest experiences
BLOOD BOWL 3 SEASON 1 • The fantasy football game’s first season is an own...