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When will the GPU shortage actually end? Join us as we discuss the return to PC building normality
When will the GPU shortage actually end? Join us as we discuss the return to PC building normality
The PC Gamer hardware team discusses what the end of the GPU shortage might look like, and when it might happen.
The PC Gaming Show and Future Games Show return on June 13
The PC Gaming Show and Future Games Show return on June 13
PC Gamer and GamesRadar join forces to deliver 150+ minutes of new announcements, trailers, and never-before-seen games this summer.
Will Monster Hunter Rise be a letdown on PC?
Will Monster Hunter Rise be a letdown on PC?
PC Gamer's resident hunters discuss Rise's eventual jump from the Switch to PC.
What other websites think about Monster Hunter Rise, It Takes Two, and Yakuza 6
What other websites think about Monster Hunter Rise, It Takes Two, and Yakuza 6
Our colleagues at GamesRadar+, TechRadar, and other PC Gamer sister publications weigh in on new releases.
PC Gamer UK May issue: Genshin Impact
PC Gamer UK May issue: Genshin Impact
Total War: Rome Remastered, the upcoming Mortal Kombat movie, and an important question: could Gabe Newell really control our minds one day?
A Valheim fan is recreating Fable 2’s Castle Fairfax
A Valheim fan is recreating Fable 2’s Castle Fairfax
If you're an Xbox fan as well as a PC gamer, chances are you'll have dipped your toes into Fable 2 at some point, the second big adventure in Lionhead's beloved RPG games series.
Get 5 issues of PC Gamer magazine for $5/£5 in the Spring Sale
Get 5 issues of PC Gamer magazine for $5/£5 in the Spring Sale
Get our magazine sent straight to your door for a great subscription price.
Total War: Warhammer 2's next free DLC drops later this week
Total War: Warhammer 2's next free DLC drops later this week
Creative Assembly has announced a new legendary lord for the dark elf faction is coming to Total War: Warhammer 2 from 18th March. According to PC Gamer, Beastlord Rakarth of Karond Kar has armour that buffs his defences whilst swarmed by enemies, and boasts a Whip of Agony, a weapon that "can temporarily remove [enemies'] ability to cause the fear and terror statuses". Rakarth also sports three mounts: a scourgerunner chariot, a manticore, and Bracchus the black dragon.
The PC Gamer forums are giving away two EPOS prizes to one lucky winner
The PC Gamer forums are giving away two EPOS prizes to one lucky winner
Even more high-end audio, courtesy of our campaign with SpecialEffect and EPOS.
PC Gamer UK April issue: Back 4 Blood
PC Gamer UK April issue: Back 4 Blood
Also: A huge Baldur's Gate 3 preview, our in-depth look at Total War: Warhammer III, the month's biggest reviews, and more.
Get 10% off PC Gamer magazine subscriptions for Mother's Day
Get 10% off PC Gamer magazine subscriptions for Mother's Day
Treat your PC gaming mum (and yourself) to a PCG subscription this March.
Football Manager sales top 33 million
Football Manager sales top 33 million
Football Manager now regularly charts among the top games on Steam, and even if you don't fully understand the appeal of sports games, as a PC gamer you probably get the appeal of number-crunching strategy games.
Redditor invented ‘Paper Civ’ while dreaming of playing Civilization
Redditor invented ‘Paper Civ’ while dreaming of playing Civilization
Every current PC gamer can probably think back to a time when videogames were unaffordable - when you're a kid, money is usually pretty hard to come by.
Win the Gayming Awards Indie Game Bundle over on the PC Gamer forums
Win the Gayming Awards Indie Game Bundle over on the PC Gamer forums
Tune in on February 24 to watch the full show.
Turn-Based Tactics RPG Battle Brothers Stabs Its Way Onto Switch On March 11th
Turn-Based Tactics RPG Battle Brothers Stabs Its Way Onto Switch On March 11th
The original Battle Brothers are Mario and Luigi in Smash. The wildly popular Battle Brothers has almost 12,000 reviews on Steam, with PC Gamer describing it as "when Game of Thrones has a one-night stand with X-COM." If that description alone perks up your ears, then we really don't need to tell you much more about the game - except that it comes out on the 11th March, and there's a 15% discount for pre-orders.
Join Asus PC DIY this February to learn from industry experts, connect with the PC DIY community, and share your love for PC building!
Staff picks: This is the hardware that PC Gamer swears by
Staff picks: This is the hardware that PC Gamer swears by
This is my screwdriver. There are many like it, but this one is mine.
Here's January's winner of the PC Gamer Best PC Build contest
PC Gamer UK March issue: PC Gaming Legends
PC Gamer UK March issue: PC Gaming Legends
Also: the Epic Games Store two years on, our Hitman 3 review, the best CPUs for your PC and more.
EU Commission fines Valve and five PC publishers €7.8 million for 'geo-blocking' games
Yakuza 3, 4, and 5, Control, and more hit Game Pass PC this month
Yakuza 3, 4, and 5, Control, and more hit Game Pass PC this month
I've said it before and I'll say it again: subscriptions like Game Pass are the secret best reason to be a PC gamer.
The PC Gamer 2021 Fantasy Draft
The PC Gamer 2021 Fantasy Draft
The PC Gamer team takes a crack at picking 2021's best games, and discuss the results.
The 7 announcements from CES 2021 that every PC gamer should know about
PC Gamer UK February issue: King Arthur: Knight's Tale
PC Gamer UK February issue: King Arthur: Knight's Tale
Also: Cyberpunk 2077, the art of glitches, and our 2021 preview.
Here's what PC Gamer played over the break
Here's what PC Gamer played over the break
Freed from our gaming obligations, we just played more games.
PC Gamer Hardware Awards 2020: The best gear of the year
PC Gamer Hardware Awards 2020: The best gear of the year
This is the best gaming hardware 2020 had to offer.
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best graphics card of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best graphics card of 2020?
Simultaneously the best year for graphics cards and the worst if you actually wanted to buy one.
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best motherboard of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best motherboard of 2020?
It's been a busy year for processors, but an even busier 12 months for motherboards.
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best gaming CPU of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best gaming CPU of 2020?
It's been an incredible year for processors, but these are the chips that really stood out for us.
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best SSD of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best SSD of 2020?
SSDs just keep getting faster and cheaper, and that's exactly what you want when it comes to gaming.
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best microphone of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best microphone of 2020?
Here's our pick of the best-sounding mics of 2020.
Our highest review scores of 2020
Our highest review scores of 2020
The year's best PC games, according to PC Gamer reviewers.
NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a PC Gamer, folks
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best gaming laptop of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best gaming laptop of 2020?
A leading lick of legendary gaming laptops to satisfy the most lucrative to the downright lackadaisical among us.
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best monitor of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best monitor of 2020?
Here are our favorite colorful and speedy displays of 2020.
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best headset of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best headset of 2020?
Enjoy the sweet, sweet sounds of victory with our picks for the best headsets of 2020.
Get 3 issues of PC Gamer for £3 as part of the January sales
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best VR headset of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best VR headset of 2020?
These are the VR headsets that helped us escape reality in 2020.
Who won the PC Gamer 2020 Fantasy Draft? Help us decide
Who won the PC Gamer 2020 Fantasy Draft? Help us decide
Pick a winner in our inaugural draft of 2020's releases.
Get 20% off your PC Gamer magazine order for this Boxing Day flash sale
Get 20% off your PC Gamer magazine order for this Boxing Day flash sale
This discount is only active for 24 hours so act now.
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best keyboard of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best keyboard of 2020?
Whether gaming or working from home, these keyboards impressed us more than the rest in 2020.
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best gaming mouse of 2020?
PC Gamer Hardware Awards: What is the best gaming mouse of 2020?
A click of speedy rodents to help us round off this year with a resounding squeak, but which one will claim the ultimate crown?
PC Gamer takes on GamesRadar+ in League of Legends: Wild Rift
PC Gamer takes on GamesRadar+ in League of Legends: Wild Rift
In the third episode, a champion is crowned.
10 good TV shows to stream over the holidays
10 good TV shows to stream over the holidays
When you need a break from Rocket League, WoW, or CS:GO, here are PC Gamer's latest TV recommendations.
What’s trending in the PC Gamer community?
What’s trending in the PC Gamer community?
Trusting AAAs, gaming choices, and ending the year in Valhalla.
PC Gamer is taking on GamesRadar+ in League of Legends: Wild Rift
PC Gamer is taking on GamesRadar+ in League of Legends: Wild Rift
In the second episode, we choose our squads.
Here are the nominees for PC Gamer's Game of the Year Awards 2020
Here are the nominees for PC Gamer's Game of the Year Awards 2020
Our awards will start dropping this Saturday.
PC Gamer Community Build Contest: Holiday Edition
PC Gamer Community Build Contest: Holiday Edition
Submit a build for a chance to win an elusive Nvidia RTX 3080.
What’s got the PC Gamer community buzzing this week?
What’s got the PC Gamer community buzzing this week?
Cyberpunk 2077 madness, a massive giveaway, our best racing recommendations, and tough games.
Win the Cyberpunk 2077 Collector's Edition over on the PC Gamer forum
Win the Cyberpunk 2077 Collector's Edition over on the PC Gamer forum
The PCG forum is celebrating the release of Cyberpunk 2077 with a huge giveaway.
PC Gamer UK January issue: Warhammer 40,000: Darktide
PC Gamer UK January issue: Warhammer 40,000: Darktide
Also: Book of Travels, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and PCG's Game of the Year awards
PC Gamer is taking on GamesRadar+ in League of Legends: Wild Rift
PC Gamer is taking on GamesRadar+ in League of Legends: Wild Rift
In the first episode of this three-part war, we introduce the combatants.
What the PC Gamer community is talking about this week
What the PC Gamer community is talking about this week
A special Christmas giveaway, Cyberpunk implants, low-spec gaming, and Medal of Honor in VR.
Here's what the PC Gamer forum is discussing this week
Here's what the PC Gamer forum is discussing this week
Games we’re playing, the best Fallout, and buyer’s guide vs.
Get 50% off PC Gamer magazine subscriptions for Black Friday
Get 50% off PC Gamer magazine subscriptions for Black Friday
Physical and digital subscriptions for half price.
The best PC Gamer forum threads from this week
The best PC Gamer forum threads from this week
Games that we found surprisingly fun, discussions of Ubisoft's future, and reminiscence about boxed game sets.
Get 20% off issues of PC Gamer magazine as part of Black Friday
Get 20% off issues of PC Gamer magazine as part of Black Friday
Single issues of PC Gamer delivered directly to your door.
PC Gamer's 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
PC Gamer's 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
Gift recommendations to help you bring a little holiday cheer to the PC gamer in your life.
A round-up of this week's PC Gamer forum discussions
A round-up of this week's PC Gamer forum discussions
The community chats about Watch Dogs Legion, the next generation of consoles, and expensive hardware we've ruined.
PC Gamer UK Christmas issue: Elite Dangerous: Odyssey
PC Gamer UK Christmas issue: Elite Dangerous: Odyssey
Also: Baldur’s Gate 3, Empire of Sin, Genshin Impact and more.
PlayStation 5 review: Sony's next-gen console, from a PC gamer's perspective
PlayStation 5 review: Sony's next-gen console, from a PC gamer's perspective
Is the next-gen PlayStation a worthy companion for a gaming PC?
A PC gamer's Xbox Series X review… should you buy one?
A PC gamer's Xbox Series X review… should you buy one?
Does the most powerful games console make sense as a secondary gaming rig or, heaven forbid, a PC replacement?
The mayor of Silent Hill talks the pandemic, the election, and the future of the famously haunted town
The mayor of Silent Hill talks the pandemic, the election, and the future of the famously haunted town
PC Gamer checks in with haunted small town America to see how they're faring in these tumultuous times.
Here are all the spooky Halloween events happening on the PC Gamer forum
Here are all the spooky Halloween events happening on the PC Gamer forum
PC building horror stories, the community's best scary creations, and a special Halloween-themed bake-off.
Giveaway: win a Razer prize pack from Iceflake & Paradox on the PC Gamer forums
Giveaway: win a Razer prize pack from Iceflake & Paradox on the PC Gamer forums
To enter the giveaway, head on over to the PC Gamer forums.
Iceflake Studios are taking over the PC Gamer forums this week
Iceflake Studios are taking over the PC Gamer forums this week
The studio will be chatting to forum members about its upcoming game Surviving the Aftermath.
PC Gamer UK December issue: Cyberpunk 2077
PC Gamer UK December issue: Cyberpunk 2077
Also: Evil Genius 2, Immortals Fenyx Rising, Graven and more.
The Prime Day deals we actually bought ourselves
The Prime Day deals we actually bought ourselves
The stuff the PC Gamer editors are buying, or would buy again if we didn't already own it.
The 10 most popular Prime Day PC gaming deals so far
The 10 most popular Prime Day PC gaming deals so far
Here are the discounts PC Gamer readers are most interested in.
Every version of The Oregon Trail, ranked
Every version of The Oregon Trail, ranked
Which version of dysentery is the best? Find out here at PC Gamer.
Come write news for PC Gamer
Come write news for PC Gamer
We're looking for a full-time staff writer in the UK to help us untangle PC gaming news.
6 reasons to subscribe to PC Gamer magazine
6 reasons to subscribe to PC Gamer magazine
Get a one-year subscription for just $32.
8 reasons to subscribe to PC Gamer magazine
8 reasons to subscribe to PC Gamer magazine
Save 44% on a magazine subscription.
Genshin Impact censors
Genshin Impact censors "Taiwan" and "Hong Kong"
Genshin Impact censors a number of words, including Taiwan and Hong Kong. The issue was brought to light by journalist Kazuma Hashimoto, who published a video on Twitter showing how the free-to-download Breath of the Wild-esque PC, PlayStation 4 and mobile game censors Taiwan and Hong Kong within its chat. According to PC Gamer, Genshin Impact also censors the words Putin, Hitler, Stalin and Falun Gong. Read more
Here's what the PC Gamer community has been discussing on the forums this week
Here's what the PC Gamer community has been discussing on the forums this week
The forum is hosting a virtual Halloween party, game companies we wish we could buy, and new concepts that games should have.
PC Gamer plays: Mutazione, Dota Underlords, Superliminal, and Abandon Ship
PC Gamer plays: Mutazione, Dota Underlords, Superliminal, and Abandon Ship
The PCG team gathers to swap stories about our latest adventures in videogames.
This week in PC gaming: Spelunky 2, Star Wars: Squadrons, Minecraft Live
This week in PC gaming: Spelunky 2, Star Wars: Squadrons, Minecraft Live
PC Gamer's 2013 GOTY gets a sequel, Star Wars returns to space combat, and more.
Here's what's been going on in the PC Gamer forum this week
Here's what's been going on in the PC Gamer forum this week
Becoming the ultimate battlemage, wanting infinite time for RPGs, and OSTs making us relive nostalgia.
What Microsoft buying Bethesda means for PC gamers
What Microsoft buying Bethesda means for PC gamers
The PC Gamer team reacts to perhaps the biggest gaming news of 2020.
Here's what the PC Gamer community has been chatting about this week
Here's what the PC Gamer community has been chatting about this week
Building our first PCs, the secret sauce to fighting games, and Skullbot Games take over the forums.
Watch our video showcase of this year's PC Gamer Top 100
Watch our video showcase of this year's PC Gamer Top 100
A handful of picks from the top 100 list for your viewing pleasure.
The PC Gamer Top 100
The PC Gamer Top 100
100 outstanding PC games that you should play right now.
Save $400 on a Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop
Save $400 on a Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop
Sometimes you've got to game on the go, and if you demand the best - which, as a PC gamer, you certainly do - you need a gaming laptop.
Here are the discussions you missed on the PC Gamer forums this week
Here are the discussions you missed on the PC Gamer forums this week
Rockfish chats about Everspace 2 in the Studio Spotlight, discussions around Wasteland 3, and our GPU upgrade plans.
Here's what the PC Gamer community has been discussing on the forums this week
Here's what the PC Gamer community has been discussing on the forums this week
Control makes its way to Steam, our epic Doom chair giveaway, and how we name our characters in RPGs.
Giveaway: win an epic Noblechairs DOOM gaming chair on the PC Gamer forums
Giveaway: win an epic Noblechairs DOOM gaming chair on the PC Gamer forums
To enter the giveaway, head on over to the PC Gamer forums.
A round-up of this week's PC Gamer forum discussions
A round-up of this week's PC Gamer forum discussions
Failing in Fall Guys, re-evaluating Skyrim ten years on, and the best secrets we've found in games.
PC Gamer Readers Award winners - a nod to the gear you hold dear
PC Gamer Readers Award winners - a nod to the gear you hold dear
Real love, from real people, for their favourite manufacturers.
Resident Evil 7 is the highest-selling Resident Evil game of all time
Resident Evil 7 is the highest-selling Resident Evil game of all time
Resident Evil 7 is now the highest-selling game in the franchise. According to new figures released by Capcom and spotted by PC Gamer, the delightful tales of Jack and Marguerite Baker are now the company's second-biggest title ever, selling 7.9 million units since its release three and a half years ago.
Hey, it's a new show! Welcome to This Week in PC Gaming
Hey, it's a new show! Welcome to This Week in PC Gaming
Everything you need to know for the week ahead, Sundays on PC Gamer.
Here's what the community has been up to on the PC Gamer forums this week
Here's what the community has been up to on the PC Gamer forums this week
Cyberpunk 2077's new livestream, building PCs for specific games, and our favourite 'casual' games.
Faeria: A Strategy Card Game’s Odyssey
Faeria: A Strategy Card Game’s Odyssey
Faeria, the collectible card game meets living board game, is out today on Xbox One with full cross-play! Faeria has enjoyed a devoted PC gamer following, and we’re happy to launch on Xbox One where all players can meet each other regardless of platform.
Xbox Boss Appears In Animal Crossing, Discusses Halo Delay
Xbox Boss Appears In Animal Crossing, Discusses Halo Delay
The head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, took to the popular Animal Crossing talk show hosted by former PC Gamer Editor-in-Chief Gary Whitta last night to chat about Halo: Infinite’s delay, next-gen hardware, and what makes Nintendo such a special company in the gaming industry. Read more...
Here's what the PC Gamer community chatted about on the forums this week
Here's what the PC Gamer community chatted about on the forums this week
Opinions on battle passes, a Risk of Rain 2 giveaway, and the July community showcase.
Here's what the community got up to this week on the PC Gamer forum
Here's what the community got up to this week on the PC Gamer forum
Level design with the Roundguard devs, the very best space sims, and what the community thinks about an E3 free year.
Design levels with the developers of Roundguard on the PC Gamer forum
Design levels with the developers of Roundguard on the PC Gamer forum
This months forum spotlight is shining brightly on Wonderbelly Games.
PC Gamer UK September issue: Top 100
PC Gamer UK September issue: Top 100
Also: Cyberpunk 2077, Humankind, Death Stranding and more.
Here's what the PC Gamer Forum is talking about this week
Here's what the PC Gamer Forum is talking about this week
Tough moral choices and top hardware picks.