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Launch Editor

Matt Bielby

Company

Future Publishing

ISSN

First Date

December 1993

Final Date

Still Going

Total Issues

276

For a gallery of front covers see here.

EditorsEdit

Matt Bielby (Dec 1993 - Jan 1994) - 2 Issues

Gary Whitta (Feb 1994 - )

Ross Atherton

Tim Edwards

Graham Smith

Chris Thursten (Acting Editor, October 2013 - )

Samuel Roberts

Phil Savage (Current)

WritersEdit

Please see here for a list of writers who are credited with writing articles or reviews in PC Gamer.

StatsEdit

Circulation FiguresEdit

Year Jan-Jun Jul-Dec
2004 57,748 57,023
2005 48,326 48,699
2006 45,295 43,620
2009 26,487
2010 25,019
2011 23,652
2012 21,272
2013 19,125
2014 16,450
2016 17,624
2018 12,708

ReviewsEdit

Issue  Reviews Avg Score High Score Highest Scoring Game Low Score Lowest Scoring Game
1 39* 67% 93% IndyCar Racing 21% Tesserae
2 36* 77% 93% Sam & Max Hit the Road 37% Strike Squad
3 32* 73% 92% Alone in the Dark 2 20% Heirs to the Throne
4 20* 68% 94% SimCity 2000 8% Jonny Quest
5 13* 69% 93% Cannon Fodder, Battle Isle II 12% Barbie
6 16* 74% 93% Ultima VIII: Pagan, Pacific Strike 23% Red Hell
219 13 76% 88% Amnesia: Dark Descent, Quake Live 58% Football Superstars
227 12 65% 94% Portal 2 35% Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime
228 14 72% 89% The Witcher 2 29% Surgery Simulator
229 18 71% 89% Frozen Synapse 29% Duke Nukem Forever
230 19 70% 96% Team Fortress 2 25% Shadow Harvest: Phantom Ops
231 14 73% 92% Limbo 32% Garbage Truck Simulator 2011
232 26 69% 92% Bastion 37% Traffic Manager 2011
233 18 68% 90% FIFA 12 15% Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12
234 90% Orcs Must Die 35% Airline Tycoon 2
247 13* 66% 90% Mark of the Ninja 35% Medal of Honor: Warfighter
248 10* 78% 91% NBA 2K13 58% Painkiller: Hell & Damnation
249 20* 66% 90% Super Hexagon 16% 007 Legends
250 21* 68% 85% Elemental: Fallen Enchantress 30% The War Z
251 22* 73% 88% Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion: Dragonborn 43% No Time to Explain
252 17* 72% 91% Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm, BioShock Infinite 49% Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
253 15* 70% 90% Trials Evolution, Monaco 45% Resident Evil 6
254 10* 68% 90% Fez 45% Dead Island: Riptide, Star Trek
255 11* 76% 87% Wargame: AirLand Battle 59% Signal Ops
276 10* 70% 86% Elite: Dangerous 40% Tengami
304 11* 68% 84% Sniper Elite 4 29% Revhead
305 8* 83% 93% Bayonetta 68% Yooka-Laylee
331 11* 80% 92% Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Imperator: Rome 65% Arches

Note * no re-reviews or DLC counted.

Other InfoEdit

Issue Cover Date Release Date Pages Price Editor Publisher
1 December 1993 11 November 1993 132 £3.95 Matt Bielby Future
2 January 1994 16 December 1993 132 £3.95 Matt Bielby Future
3 February 1994 27 January 1994 116 £3.95 Gary Whitta Future
4 March 1994 24 February 1994 116 £3.95 Gary Whitta Future
5 April 1994 24 March 1994 116 £3.95 Gary Whitta Future
6 May 1994 28 April 1994 116 £3.95 Gary Whitta Future
7 26 May 1994 Future
227 June 2011 11 May 2011 148 £5.99 Tim Edwards Future
228 July 2011 8 June 2011 148 £5.99 Tim Edwards Future
229 August 2011 6 July 2011 148 £5.99 Tim Edwards Future
230 September 2011 3 August 2011 132 £5.99 Tim Edwards Future
231 October 2011 31 August 2011 132 £5.99 Tim Edwards Future
232 November 2011 28 September 2011 196 £5.99 Tim Edwards Future
233 December 2011 26 October 2011 164 £5.99 Tim Edwards Future
234 Christmas 2011 23 November 2011 164 £5.99 Tim Edwards Future
235 January 2012 Future
247 Christmas 2012 15 November 2012 148 £5.99 Graham Smith Future
248 January 2013 20 December 2012 148 £5.99 Graham Smith Future
249 February 2013 17 January 2013 148 £5.99 Graham Smith Future
250 March 2013 14 February 2013 148 £5.99 Graham Smith Future
251 April 2013 14 March 2013 148 £5.99 Graham Smith Future
252 May 2013 11 April 2013 148 £5.99 Graham Smith Future
253 June 2013 9 May 2013 132 £5.99 Graham Smith Future
254 July 2013 6 June 2013 132 £5.99 Graham Smith Future
255 August 2013 4 July 2013 132 £5.99 Graham Smith Future
256 September 2013 1 August 2013 Future
276 March 2015 12 February 2015 132 £5.99 Samuel Roberts Future
277 12 March 2015 Future
304 May 2017 6 April 2017 132 Samuel Roberts Future
305 June 2017 4 May 2017 132 Samuel Roberts Future
306 July 2017 1 June 2017
331 June 2019 2 May 2019 168 Phil Savage Future
332 July 2019 30 May 2019 Future

Issue IndexEdit

PC Gamer Index
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1994 PC Gamer Issue 2
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