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“IT’S GOT A HOPEFUL STREAK. WE COULD ALL USE ONE OF THOSE”
The PC Gamer team
THE WINNER IS… • Respawn becomes the first game developer to win an Oscar
EYE SEE YOU
CHEEKY GPU GAINS
Highs & Lows
The Spy • BUT WHO WATCHES THE SPY?
This month in… 2011
SEASON PASS • MYTHIC QUEST keeps facing real gaming industry issues with a smile
INSIDE GAMING • What have the cast of Mythic Quest been playing during the lockdown?
BOY RACER • How a childhood movie memory brought DRIVER into being
GET AWAY • The problem with today’s film car chases
CHASING THE HARE • How Reflections got over GTA and embraced its own identity
BRAND RECOGNITION • Driver 3’s top three product placements
MIRROR, MIRROR • Deep cuts from the Reflections back catalogue
EXPEDITIONS: ROME • Swords, sandals, and a serious RPG under the toga
DIABLO II: RESURRECTED • The satanic lord of action RPGs returns
LAST STOP • London calling, with sex cults and bickering teenagers
GORD • Make sure your village doesn’t get eaten by spiders
TWELVE MINUTES • Solve a time loop mystery without leaving your flat
PATHFINDER: WRATH OF THE RIGHTEOUS • A fantasy RPG split between two worlds
LET’S BUILD A ZOO • The Island of Dr Moreau, but with more expensive fast food
SKY BENEATH • Oh what a feeling, when we’re puzzling on the ceiling
WAR MONGRELS • Sneak, shoot, and die a lot in this formidable WWII tactics game
KYNSEED • At the mercy of harvest gods and grumpy neighbours
WE ARE THE CARETAKERS • Putting the ‘game’ in ‘game reserve’
DORFROMANTIK • Welcome to the build-a-burg workshop
STAR DYNASTIES • Infidelity is more effective than a Death Star in this strategy game
RIDE OR DIE • DARKEST DUNGEON II CHARTS A NEW PATH THROUGH TERROR IN A ROGUELIKE ROAD TRIP TO SAVE HUMANITY. JUST MIND THE ‘NEXT EXIT: MADNESS’ SIGNS.
RIDE IN STYLE • Upgrade your wagon with parts you collect
WHO’S WHO? • You’ll have nine heroes to choose from at Early Access launch
MEMORIES OF MURDER • Darkest Dungeon II vsDarkest Dungeon
STABBING 2.0 • A peek at some of the unlockable skills in Darkest Dungeon II
FIGHT NIGHT • The MORTAL KOMBAT film wants to be taken seriously, but all you’ll really care about is Scorpion vs Sub-Zero.
WHO WORE IT BETTER? • Movie Mortal Kombat warriors vs their classic depictions
HOW WE REVIEW
OUR SCORING SYSTEM EXPLAINED
LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK
This month’s running-for-their-lives reviewers…
LADY KILLER • RESIDENT EVIL VILLAGE is a collection of bizarre, beautiful haunted houses, with some of the scariest moments in the entire series.
FREAK SHOW • The village’s creepiest residents
FLAVOUR TOWN • The Duke’s tastiest stat-boosting recipes
NIER AT HAND • NIER REPLICANT is a welcome second chance for a...