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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 - )

Tim Edwards

Graham Smith

Chris Thursten (Acting Editor, October 2013 - )

Samuel Roberts (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

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

Note * no re-reveiws 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
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
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
276 March 2015 12 February 2015 132 £5.99 Samuel Roberts Future
277 12 March 2015
304 May 2017 6 April 2017 132 Samuel Roberts Future
305 June 2017 4 May 2017

Issue IndexEdit

PC Gamer Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Xmas
1993                       PC Gamer Issue 1
1
 
1994 PC Gamer Issue 2
2
PC Gamer Issue 3
3
PC Gamer Issue 4
4
PC Gamer Issue 5
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PC Gamer Issue 6
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PC Gamer Issue 7
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PC Gamer Issue 8
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PC Gamer Issue 9
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PC Gamer Issue 10
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PC Gamer Issue 11
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PC Gamer Issue 12
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PC Gamer Issue 13
13
 
1995 PC Gamer Issue 14
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PC Gamer Issue 15
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PC Gamer Issue 16
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PC Gamer Issue 17
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PC Gamer Issue 18
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PC Gamer Issue 19
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PC Gamer Issue 20
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PC Gamer Issue 21
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PC Gamer Issue 22
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PC Gamer Issue 23
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PC Gamer Issue 24
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PC Gamer Issue 25
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1996 PC Gamer Issue 26
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PC Gamer Issue 27
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PC Gamer Issue 28
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PC Gamer Issue 29
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PC Gamer Issue 30
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PC Gamer Issue 31
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PC Gamer Issue 32
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PC Gamer Issue 33
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PC Gamer Issue 34
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PC Gamer Issue 35
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PC Gamer Issue 36
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PC Gamer Issue 37
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PC Gamer Issue 38
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1997 PC Gamer Issue 39
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PC Gamer Issue 40
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PC Gamer Issue 41
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PC Gamer Issue 42
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PC Gamer Issue 43
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PC Gamer Issue 44
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PC Gamer Issue 45
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PC Gamer Issue 46
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PC Gamer Issue 47
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PC Gamer Issue 48
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PC Gamer Issue 49
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PC Gamer Issue 50
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PC Gamer Issue 51
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1998 PC Gamer Issue 52
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PC Gamer Issue 53
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PC Gamer Issue 54
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PC Gamer Issue 55
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PC Gamer Issue 56
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PC Gamer Issue 57
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PC Gamer Issue 58
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PC Gamer Issue 59
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PC Gamer Issue 60
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PC Gamer Issue 61
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PC Gamer Issue 62
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PC Gamer Issue 63
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PC Gamer Issue 64
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1999 PC Gamer Issue 65
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PC Gamer Issue 66
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PC Gamer Issue 67
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PC Gamer Issue 68
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PC Gamer Issue 69
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PC Gamer Issue 70
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PC Gamer Issue 71
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PC Gamer Issue 72
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PC Gamer Issue 73
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PC Gamer Issue 74
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PC Gamer Issue 75
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PC Gamer Issue 77
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2000 PC Gamer Issue 78
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PC Gamer Issue 79
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PC Gamer Issue 80
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PC Gamer Issue 82
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PC Gamer Issue 83
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PC Gamer Issue 84
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