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This magazine was dated June 2013 and priced at £5.99.

MonitorEdit

A Double Fine adventure game - Rich McCormick - 1½ pages (8-9)

Tim Schafer's Broken Age is a point-and-click adventure with two leads.

Competitive Minesweeper - Graham Smith - 1 page (10)

Why people become obsessed with the world's nerdiest e-sport.

Big changes ahead for StarCraft II's e-sports leagues - Rich McCormick - (11)

Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime outlines new World Championship Series structure for 2013.

The Spy - 1 page (12)

In search of the Lost Levels - Cara Ellison - (13)

Indie-led gathering provides alternative to big Game Developers Conference.

Face-Off: Are there too many DotA clones on the market?

Rich McCormick vs Graham Smith

Special Report: The five best talks of GDC 2013 - Graham Smith - 2 pages (16-17)

This year's Game Developers Conference provided fascinating insight into the future of videogame development.

PreviewsEdit

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs - Craig Owens - 2 pages (18-19)

Age of Wonders III - Graham Smith - 1 page (20)

Transistor - Cassandra Khaw - 2 pages (22-23)

Anomaly 2 - Chris Thursten - 1 page (24)

Dark Souls II - Rich McCormick - 2 pages (26-27)

Audiosurf 2 - Graham Smith - 1 page (28)

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger - Andy Kelly - 2 pages (30-31)

Civilization V: Brave New World - Philippa Warr - 1 page (32)

FeaturesEdit

War Stories - Chris Thursten - 6 pages (36-41)

Company of Heroes 2 explores the Eastern Front from a soldier's perspective.

Analysis: Battlefield 4 - Rich McCormick - 4 pages (44-47) *Page numbers are incorrect and were marked as (36-39)

We pick apart DICE's enormo-shooter for clues to its future.

A Man with a Clan - John Strike - 6 pages (48-53)

In 2001, Bohemia Interactive's ground-breaking military simulator Operation Flashpoint took the world by storm. 12 long years and countless bloody battles later a clan inspired by the game still soldiers on. Why do we fight?

Dark World - Rich McCormick - 6 pages (54-59) *Page number 54 is marked as 36.

Mapping my lives and deaths in the unique, interconnected world of Dark Souls.

Send (Letters) - 2 pages (60-61)

PC Gamer Network: Play - 2 pages (64-65)

Giftageddon - Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor - 1 pages (66)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Reviewer Pages Pg No(s) Verdict %
Metro: Last Light Koch Media Marsh Davies 6 70-75 80
Trials Evolution: Gold Edition Ubisoft Andy Kelly 2 76-77 90
Cart Life Richard Hofmeier Alex Wiltshire 1 78 80
DLC Quest Going Loud Studios Rick Lane 0.5 79 63
Monster Loves You Dejobaan Games Richard Cobbett 1 80 (92) 62
Shattered Haven Arcen Games Craig Pearson 1 82 59
Defiance Trion Worlds Chris Thursten 4 84-87 62
Resident Evil 6 Capcom James Archer 1 88 45
The Lunar Pack Boss Baddie Matt Thrower 0.5 89 68
Organ Trail: Director's Cut The Men Who Wear Many Hats Jon Morcom 0.5 89 71
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine Majesto Cassandra Khaw 4 90-93 90
Cities in Motion 2 Paradox Interactive Tim Stone 2 94-95 70
Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall Bethesda Richard Cobbett 1 96 73
Battlefield 3: End Game Electronic Arts John Strike 0.5 97 84
Assassin's Creed III: The Betrayal Ubisoft Richard Cobbett 0.5 97 46

Re-Releases

Game Title Publisher Reviewer Pages Pg No(s) Verdict %
Clive Barker's Undying Electronic Arts Jon Blyth 1 98 79
Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Steam Jon Blyth 0.5 99 72
Postal Running with Scissors Jon Blyth 0.16 99 23
Omikron: The Nomad Soul Square Enix Jon Blyth 0.16 99 52
Syndicate Wars Electronic Arts Jon Blyth 0.16 99 81

The Hard StuffEdit

Headsets - Dave James - 5 pages (101-105)

How to find the pair that's right for you.
Hardware Pages Pg No(s) Verdict %
QH-90 1 102 93
GameCom Commander 0.5 103 76
Vengeance 2000 0.5 103 88
Orion Pro 0.5 104 74
FREQ 7 0.5 104 79
Electra 0.33 105 82
Y-250c 0.33 105 61

Reviews

Hardware Title Type Pages Pg No(s) Verdict %
3XS Z77 Vengeance Titan Gaming PC 1 106 89
HAF XB Case 0.33 107 80
ELC240 Fan 0.33 107 83
EVGA Z77 FTW Motherboard 0.11 107 81
OCZ Vector 128GB SSD 0.11 107 87
Noctua NH-L9I Fan 0.11 107 81

The PC Gamer Rig - Dave James - 1 page (108)

What PlayStation 4 means for PC - Dave James - 1 page (110)

Is Sony's PS4 really just a PC, and is it better than the one under your desk?

Extra LifeEdit

Experimenting with spinning death girders in buildy-fighty StarForge - Tom Francis - 1⅓ pages (112-113)

Feeling out of place in Dark Souls beautiful city - Rich McCormick - ⅔ page (113)

Being victimised by terrible appetites in BioShock Infinite - Marsh Davies - 1 page (114)

Learning about the best-laid plans in SimCity - Chris Thursten - ½ page (115)

Everybody loses in DEFCON - Tyler Wilde - ½ page (115)

Top 10 Downloads - 4 pages (116-119)

Update: Chivalry: Medieval Warfare - Rick Lane - 2 pages (120-121)

Reinstall: STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl - Chris Livingston - 2 pages (122-123)

Diary: Playing the Game of Thrones - Rich McCormick - 4 pages (124-127)

Staying alive in Crusader Kings II Westeros.

Must Play - 1 page (128)

External LinksEdit

You may be able to get this issue from Future Publishing for a very limited time. Otherwise it should be available digitally at Zinio and Apple Newstand

Other CreditsEdit

Associate Editor

Rich McCormick

Production Editor

Tony Ellis

Section Editor

Tom Francis

Web Editor

Marsh Davies

Art Editors

Tom Strike, Julian Dace

News Editor

Tom Senior

Video Editor

Chris Thursten

Contributors

Tim Stone, Richard Cobbett, Dave James, David Lyttleton, Jon Blyth, Alex Wiltshire, Cara Ellison, Cassandra Khaw, Chris Livingston, Cormac Jordan, Craig Owens, Craig Pearson, James Archer, Jonathan Morcam, Matthew Thrower, Phil Savage, Philippa Warr, Richard Lane, Robert Weavers, Rose Brandle, Matthew Lochrie

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