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“AT THE VERY LEAST, THIS YEAR’S LOOKING GREAT FOR PC GAMING”
The PC Gamer team
SUB STANDARD • Sci-fi sex game teams up with racist YouTuber, apologises, then backtracks
RINGS MMO REVIVED
Highs & Lows
The Spy • BUT WHO WATCHES THE SPY?
This month in… 2010
HOBBIT FORMING • This team dedicated ten years to building Middle-earth in MINECRAFT
VIRTUAL TOUR • My top four must-see locations to visit in Minecraft Middle-earth
OVEN READY • The best games inspired by Overcooked
SMALL FRY • How OVERCOOKED’s tiny team took over our living rooms
GLASS CANNON • How Obsidian built its reputation for masterful, yet buggy, RPGs
ART IMITATES LIFE • Times Obsidian’s battle for survival was reflected in its games
BRANCHING PATHS • Obsidian’s history at the epicentre of the RPG
FIGHTS IN TIGHT SPACES • Finally, a deckbuilding game to make Jason Statham proud
SCAVENGERS • Battle royale meets survival game, to fight it out in the snow
GODS WILL FALL • God is dead. And you have killed him
HAMMERTING • Building a well-oiled machine deep beneath the earth
PHANTOM BRIGADE • A time-twisting tactics game that mechs a big impression
COMEBACK KING • Hunt down a legend as his arch-nemesis in KING ARTHUR: KNIGHT’S TALE
KNIGHT SCHOOL • Three of the classes joining the new Round Table
WHO’S WHO • Avalon’s big names
BREAKING GROUND • MEET THE DEVELOPERS MAKING BUGS AND GLITCHES ON PURPOSE
CRASH COURSE • Some of the best ‘glitch games’ can be found on itch.io
ERROR MESSAGES • How to make your own glitch art pieces
2021 PREVIEW • Looking forward to a whole new year of excellent PC gaming.
HOW WE REVIEW
OUR SCORING SYSTEM EXPLAINED
Ghosts in the machine
This month’s juiced up, jacked-in reviewers…
V WHO YOU WANNA V • Five looks from rad to bad
NEUROJANK • CYBERPUNK 2077 delivers an incredible setting undermined by an onslaught of bugs.
OUT AND ABOUT • Night City sightseeing
LIFE AFTER DEATH • Shadowlands’ four Covenants
DEVIL’S ADVOCATE • The questing is tedious, but WORLD OF WARCRAFT: SHADOWLANDS is another great WoWexpansion.
COMPANION CLUB • Every detective needs a Watson, and luckily for Sam he has three sidekicks helping him
COLD CASE • TWIN MIRROR is a psychological mystery game that fails to go deeper than the surface.
VICE CITY • Your gangsters will develop lots of habits, not all good
CRIME DOESN’T PAY • EMPIRE OF SIN is ambitious, but undermined by a mountain of issues.
GLOBAL WARMING • But it’s on purpose this time!
THE EXPANDS • Terraforming Mars and making friends in PER ASPERA.
GODS AND MONSTERS • How Immortals riffs on famous Greek myths
GREEK CHIC • A puny mortal embarks on a quest to save the gods in IMMORTALS FENYX RISING, and finds yet another massive...