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Launch Editor

Bob Wade

Company

Future Publishing

ISSN

First Date

October 1991

Final Date

November 2015

Total Issues

310

Future announced in September 2015 that Issue 310 (Nov 2015) would be the last.

See here for a front cover gallery

EditorsEdit

Bob Wade (Oct 1991 -

Alan Dexter

WritersEdit

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

StatsEdit

Circulation FiguresEdit

Year Jan-Dec
2010 9,318
2011 8,009
2012 6,249

ReviewsEdit

For a list of games reviewed by PC Format see here.

Issue Reviews Avg Score Highest Score Highest Scoring Game Lowest Score Lowest Scoring Game
1 6 76% 88% Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe,
Gunship 2000
55% Rules of Engagement
2 17 65% 87% Might and Magic III 44% Riders of Rohan
3 18 62% 88% MiG-29M Super Fulcrum 17% Terminator 2: Judgment Day
4 19 61% 89% Eye of the Beholder II 15% Home Alone
5 24 58% 91% Monkey Island 2 23% Space Ace II, Dragon's Lair
6 19 55% 80% HeroQuest 12% Tilt
105 34 76% 94% Quake 3 Arena 35% Start-Up
245 4 84% 92% Civilization V 73% Dead Rising 2
246 6 85% 90% Amnesia: The Dark Descent 80% Darksiders
247 4 62% 90% Football Manager 2011 51% Arcania: Gothic 4
253 4 77% 92% The Witcher 2 52% Darkspore
254 3 81% 92% Portal 2 71% Red Faction: Armageddon
255 4 76% 86% DiRT 3 69% Duke Nukem Forever
256 4 74% 90% Frozen Synapse 62% Dungeon Siege III
257 6 77% 85% Limbo 68% Air Conflicts: Secret Wars
258 8 78% 90% Bastion 65% Pirates of Black Cove
259 6 70% 84% PES 2012, Rage 35% Call of Juarez: The Cartel
260 93% FIFA 12 71% F1 2011
275 5 3.7 4.5 PlanetSide 2,
LEGO Lord of the Rings
2 Assassin's Creed III
276 6 3.7 4 Hawken, DmC, Rift: Storm Legion 3 Strike Suit Zero
277 5 3.7 4 Crysis 3, Impire, Antichamber, Kerbal Space Program 2.5 Aliens: Colonial Marines
278 4 4.0 4 Tomb Raider, SimCity, Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm, Dead Space 3 N/A N/A
279 5 3.6 4.5 BioShock Infinite, Trials Evolution 2.5 Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
280 6 3.6 4.5 Monaco: What's Yours is Mine, Fez 2 Star Trek: The Video Game
281 5 3.7 4 Company of Heroes 2,
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger,
GRID 2
3 Remember Me

In mid 2013, PC Format's review section for the most part just reprinted select reviews from PC Gamer.

Other InfoEdit

Issue Cover Date Release Date Pages Price Editor Publisher
1 October 1991 26th September 1991 116 £2.95 Bob Wade Future
2 November 1991 24th October 1991 116 £2.95 Bob Wade Future
3 December 1991 28th November 1991 132 £2.95 Bob Wade Future
4 January 1992 19th December 1991 124 £2.95 Bob Wade Future
5 February 1992 23rd January 1992 116 £2.95 Bob Wade Future
6 March 1992 27th February 1992 116 £2.95 Bob Wade Future
7 26th March 1992
105 February 2000  ?? January 2000 180 £5.99 Richard Longhurst Future
253 June 2011 9th May 2011 124 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
254 July 2011 6th June 2011 124 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
255 August 2011 4th July 2011 124 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
256 September 2011 1st August 2011 124 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
257 October 2011 30th August 2011 124 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
258 November 2011 26th September 2011 124 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
259 December 2011 24th October 2011 124 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
260 Christmas 2011 21st November 2011 124 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
261 19th December 2011
275 February 2013 17th January 2013 116 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
276 March 2013 14th February 2013 116 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
277 April 2013 14th March 2013 116 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
278 May 2013 11th April 2013 116 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
279 June 2013 9th May 2013 116 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
280 July 2013 6th June 2013 116 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
281 August 2013 4th July 2013 100 £5.99 Alan Dexter Future
282 September 2013 1st August 2013

Issue IndexEdit

PC Format Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Xmas
1991                   PC Format Issue 1
1
PC Format Issue 2
2
PC Format Issue 3
3
 
1992 PC Format Issue 4
4
PC Format Issue 5
5
PC Format Issue 6
6
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7
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9
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14
PC Format Issue 15
15
 
1993 Cover missing
16
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17
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19
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20
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1994 Cover missing
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1995 Cover missing
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1996 Cover missing
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1998 Cover missing
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1999 Cover missing
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PC Format Issue 103
103
2000 Cover missing
104
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106
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2001 Cover missing
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2002 Cover missing
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2003 Cover missing
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2004 Cover missing
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2005 Cover missing
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2006 Cover missing
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2007 Cover missing
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2008 Cover missing
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2009 Cover missing
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2010 PC Format Issue 235
235
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PC Format Issue 242
242
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PC Format Issue 245
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PC Format Issue 246
246
PC Format Issue 247
247
2011 PC Format Issue 248
248
PC Format Issue 249
249
PC Format Issue 250
250
PC Format Issue 251
251
PC Format Issue 252
252
PC Format Issue 253
253
PC Format Issue 254
254
PC Format Issue 255
255
PC Format Issue 256
256
PC Format Issue 257
257
PC Format Issue 258
258
PC Format Issue 259
259
PC Format Issue 260
260
2012 PC Format Issue 261
261
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2013 Cover missing
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PC Format Issue 275
275
PC Format Issue 276
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PC Format Issue 277
277
PC Format Issue 278
278
PC Format Issue 279
279
PC Format Issue 280
280
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281
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2014 Cover missing
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