AGE OF WONDERS 4 makes conquering worlds with magic a joy
TAKING ON THE CHOSEN IN XCOM 2 PART I
Facing up to elite aliens makes XCOM 2 a whole new game.
STAR WARS JEDI: SURVIVOR is a grand sequel with Souls-like action
JAGGED ALLIANCE 3
Embrace the mess as all of your plans go up in flames
SHADOWS OF DOUBT
An endless Deus Ex that could become a stone-cold classic
September 2003 – one week that changed PC gaming forever
LOST IN TRANSLATION
Why is it still difficult to port console games to PC?
STEALING MY ENEMIES' CLOTHES IN FALLOUT
My appetite for Fallout fashion is a real killer
PRINCE OF PERSIA
An attempt to find a path for the Prince
Why did the PC gaming community learn to hate prebuilt computers?
BUT WHO WATCHES THE SPY?
CRACKING THE CODE
The designers of some of the BIGGEST RPGs think more complex tech is making things harder
THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL GAMES ON PC
From trainwreck ports and moral panics to lootbox disasters
THE HISTORY OF STAR WARS GAMES
The unstoppable sci-fi franchise has spawned a legion of interactive experiences, including some of the PC’s most important games
A STORM APPROACHES
WARHAMMER AGE OF SIGMAR: REALMS OF RUIN is a fast, accessible RTS – and a grand introduction for Games Workshop’s mythic setting
Star Trek: Resurgence is more game, but not like we know it, captain
"I explode another SinTEK goon's head"
Revelling in SiN
JEREMY BLAUSTEIN and SAM BURTON on what it takes to localise a game
ARMORED CORE VI marks the first PC entry in the cult classic mecha sim saga
WARHAMMER 40,000: DARKTIDE
After a terrible launch the co-op online shooter is finding its feet.
A cinematic action adventure that reaches for the stars.
BONZI BUDDY, the desktop companion who did $1bn of damage
PORTABLE GAMING’s a broader church than ever – are laptops still relevant?
SPEAKERS AND SOUNDBARS
Let’s test some tweeters and woofers to see which deliver bone-rattling, Earth-shattering audio.
HEART AND SOUL
Explore a beautiful tropical island using magic powers in TCHIA
The RESIDENT EVIL 4 remake isn’t the greatest game ever made: this is just a tribute
EVERSPACE 2 might be the Diablo in space we’ve always wanted
ISLE OF MAN TT: RIDE ON THE EDGE 3
What’s that coming over the hill – is it a (Ducati) Monster?
Wander a land filled with danger and unpleasant wildlife
An MMO from the teams behind Warframe and Darksiders