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“LET US BE YOUR BEACON OF POSITIVE THINKING THIS MONTH”
The PC Gamer team
BRAAAINS • Over a decade after release, PROJECT ZOMBOID attracts an astonishing horde of players
FLEXIBLE OLED PANELS
GAME JOLT PURGE
Highs & Lows
The Spy • BUT WHO WATCHES THE SPY?
This month in… 2012
LOST CIVILIZATION • The community creating classic TOMB RAIDER adventures in 2021
PRICELESS ARTIFACTS • More must-play picks from 2021’s bumper Tomb Raider crop
SOURCE CODE • How Enter the Matrix led Outerloop’s creative director to THIRSTY SUITORS
BATTLE WORN • How DICE redefined multiplayer, and gave up on singleplayer
NAME GAME • Let us explain EA DICE AB’s complicated acronym
THE SETTLERS • Building cities and burning them down in Ubisoft’s RTS reboot
SKALD: AGAINST THE BLACK PRIORY • Teaching an old dog new tricks
I AM JESUS CHRIST • Are they making a messiah of it?
TOTAL WAR: WARHAMMER III • Fifty turns with the series’ weirdest, most ambitious faction
THE PLANET CRAFTER • Excuse me, can I have a world?
GREAT HOUSES OF CALDERIA • Fantasy grand strategy that aims to topple the reigning monarch
MINDS BENEATH US • Dystopia ain’t big enough for the both of us
BREAKWATERS • Beach better have my money
RISE OF THE MACHINES • The world of PC GAMING is more alive than ever –with plenty to look forward to.
ALIVE AND KICKING • Remember when PC gaming died? We don’t either, but people sure liked to say it was happening
THE LINE-UP • It’s set to be a fantastic year for releases – here’s just a few of the heaviest hitters
PC IN YOUR PALMS • The STEAM DECK could totally change how we play in 2022.
HANDS-ON • Games we can’t wait to play on the go
WHO NEEDS NEW GPUs? • 2022 is the year where you don’t need new HARDWARE for better gaming performance.
SOFT TOUCH • The lowdown on Microsoft DirectStorage
SCREEN LIVING • Finally, we live in the age of great GAMES ON TV.
NEXT TIME ON… • Upcoming game-to-TV adaptations to look forward to
THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT • Our PREDICTIONS for the year ahead – and beyond
DOWN THE RABBIT HOLF • The last remaining MATRIX ONLINE fans can’t wait for the renaissance
This month’s ever-enduring reviews
APEX PREDATOR • MONSTER HUNTER: RISE is as good as Capcom’s flagship series has ever been
RISE AND SHINE • How you’ll spend your time in Monster Hunter: Rise
SERIOUS SLIME • THE GUNK is an enjoyable adventure stuck short of greatness
NEED TO KNOW
TACTICAL MISSTEP • THUNDER TIER ONE can’t help but hamstring itself
NEED TO KNOW
TIER ONE TEAMBUILDING • Your brothers in harms
PARENTING TIPS • GOD OF WAR is the best version of a masterpiece
NEED TO KNOW
HOW WE GOT HERE • Before he was in Midgard, Kratos did a lot of god...