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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.

EditorsEdit

Bob Wade (Oct 1991 -

Alan Dexter (Current)

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 123
1992 45678 910111213 1415
1993 161718192021222324252627
1994 282930313233343536373839
1995 404142434445464748495051
1996 52535455565758596061626364
1997 65666768697071727374757677
1998 78798081828384858687888990
1999 919293949596979899100101102103
2000 104105106107108109110111112113/114115116117
2001 118119120121122123124125126127128129130
2002 131132133134135136137138139140141142143
2003 144145146147148149150151152153154155156
2004 157158159160161162163164165166167168169
2005 170171172173174175176177178179180181182
2006 183184185186187188189190191192193194195
2007 196197198199200201202203204205206207208
2008 209210211212213214215216217218219220221
2009 222223224225226227228229230231232233234
2010 235236237238239240241242243244245246247
2011 248249250251252253254255256257258259260
2012 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273
2013 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281          

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