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“WE’VE GONE BEHIND THE SCENES TO TEST ITS TURN-BASED CHOPS”
The PC Gamer team
SEX DOESN’T SELL • STEAM draws a line on steamy content in games
THE SIMS 4
CURSED USB TYPE-C
Highs & Lows
The Spy • BUT WHO WATCHES THE SPY?
This month in… 2011
FACE THE MUSIC • After DMCA takedowns, Twitch has to make peace with the music biz
KEEPING WATCH • Twitch’s troubled history with music copyright
ALTAÏR-NATE PAST • How Assassin’s Creed creator PATRICE DÉSILETS became gaming’scoolteacher
NAME CHECK • Why is Désilets’ studio called Panache?
CROW’S NEST • How Raven Software became kings of COD after vanishing from view
WOLF PACK • Wolfenstein elements that survived the reboot
BIRD’S EYE VIEW • 30 years in the shooting business
CHIVALRY 2 • Tempered steel and temper tantrums on medieval battlefields
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: GOLLUM • A familiar story from a different perspective
AGE OF EMPIRES 4 • Adding a new dimension to wargaming
GAMEDEC • Solve crimes as a virtual Sherlock Holmes
CHICORY: A COLORFUL TALE • An adventure that encourages you to paint outside the lines
A MUSICAL STORY • Are You Experienced (in the ways of the rhythm game)?
ICARUS • Battling a hostile planet in Dean Hall’s next survival game
GRIT • Big ideas for big sky country in this cowboy battle royale
FIGHTS IN TIGHT SPACES • A lack of clarity means these tight spaces have room to grow
REVITA • Much more enjoyable than a rye-based crispbread
ALIVE & KICKING • Playing my first match in BLOOD BOWL 3 – and surviving to tell the tale.
LEAGUE LEGENDS • Star players are cheaper now. So let’s get to know a few of them
BOWLED OVER • There have been more than three Blood Bowl videogames, but who’s counting?
OVER THE YEARS • A timeline of the different versions of Blood Bowl
LET’S KILL CRUNCH • Meet the game makers determined to stop development from ruining lives.
TRIPLE YAY • The big-budget studios changing things for the better
DARK AGES • The most notorious examples of games industry crunch
FREE-RANGE GAMES • The best work of the devs we interviewed
HOW WE REVIEW
OUR SCORING SYSTEM EXPLAINED
LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK
This month’s lootin’, shootin’ reviewers…
RIDE AND DIE • OUTRIDERS is an inconsistent looter shooter that isn’t worth the ride.
NEED TO KNOW
HEALTH SCARE • Regaining health isn’t as simple as picking up a medkit
PEOPLE CAN FLY • A brief history of the storied shooter studio
DRAGON AGED • YAKUZA 6: THE SONG OF LIFE isn’t a major departure from its predecessors, but still finds its own rhythm.
NEED TO KNOW
ONOMICHI MEMORIES • Kiryu’s coastal holiday, in pictures
SPACE MANAGEMENT • Manage a space station fuelled by nostalgia in...