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This magazine was released in December 2007 and cost £3.99.

Total NewsEdit

Intel wreaks Havok in next-gen graphics race - 2 pages (8-9)

Does the death knell chime for the graphics card as we know it?

Deus Ex 3 by 2010 - (10)

Atari UK remains strong as US flounders - (10)

SpeakEdit

Interview: Harvey Smith - Craig Gilmore - 2 pages (12-13)

Aliens, politics, horror and whales... we chat with Midway Austin's Harvey Smith

Columns - 1 page (14)

"Weapons of Digital Destruction" - Lara Crigger
A Christmas Story - Kelly Wand

Have Your Say - 2 pages (16-17)

PreviewsEdit

Fallout 3 - Ben Biggs - 6 pages (20-25)

Space Siege - Ben Biggs - 2 pages (26-27)

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway - Russell Barnes - 2 pages (28-29)

Fantasy Wars - Ben Biggs - 1 page (30)

Tom Clancy's Air Combat - James Rundle - 1 page (31)

Frontlines: Fuel of War - Oliver Mather - 2 pages (32-33)

Jack Keane - Ben Biggs - 2 pages (34-35)

Revealed! The Best Games of 2008 - David Crookes - 8 pages (36-43)

FeaturesEdit

MOD Report - Operation Flashpoint - 2 pages (76-77)

Hardcore Housewives - Stuart Campbell - 4 pages (102-105)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Reviewer Pages Pg No(s) Verdict
SimCity Societies Electronic Arts Mike Anderiesz 6 48-53 7
Crysis Electronic Arts Martyn Clayden 4 54-57 9
Guitar Hero III Activision Russell Barnes 2 58-59 7
Unreal Tournament III Midway Ben Biggs 2 60-61 8
Flight Simulator X: Acceleration Microsoft Oliver Mather 2 62-63 8
Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory Empire Ian Morris 1 64 8
Sam & Max: Ice Station Santa Telltale Games Mike Anderiesz 0.66 65 8
Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance THQ Mike Anderiesz 0.33 65 6
Beowulf: The Game Ubisoft Ben Biggs 1 66 6
Painkiller: Overdose Dreamcatcher Ian Morris 1 67 6
Viva Pinata Microsoft Craig Gilmore 1 68 8
Democracy Positech Games Ben Biggs 0.33 69 6
F.E.A.R.: Perseus Mandate Sierra Ben Biggs 0.66 69 5
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men Eidos Ian Morris 2 70-71 6
Heroes of Might & Magic V Mastertronic Andrew Sutcliffe 0.33 72 6
IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Focus Andrew Sutcliffe 0.66 72 7
Rogue Trooper Mastertonic Andrew Sutcliffe 0.66 73 8
Just Cause Ubisoft Andrew Sutcliffe 0.33 73 8
Steam Brigade Pedestrian Ent. Darren Allen 0.66 74 8
Cavedays Insolita Studios Darren Allen 0.33 74 5
Determinance Mode 7 Games Darren Allen 0.33 75 7
Depths of Peril Soldak Ent. Darren Allen 0.66 75 7

MMO WorldsEdit

Spawn Point (News)Edit

Pirates of the Burning Sea nears release - (82-83)

Fireworks for Hellgate: London - (83)

Pirates of the Caribbean goes live - (83)

Why you should play... Tabula Rasa - (84)

PreviewsEdit

Massive in 2008 - April Madden - 4 pages (88-91)

MMO Worlds reveals the games set to topple World of Warcraft in the coming year.

Pirates of the Burning Sea - Jason McMasters - 2 pages (92-93)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Reviewer Pages Pg No(s) Verdict
Tabula Rasa NC Soft Ian Morris 4 94-97 7
Fury Codemasters April Madden 1 98 3
EverQuest II: Rise of Kunark Koch Lesley Smith 1 99 8

HardwareEdit

Group TestEdit

Ultra-Portable Gaming Laptops

Laptop Manufacturer Pages Pg No(s) Verdict
Samsung Q70 Samsung 1 108 8
Asus A8SC Asus 1 109 8
Acer Aspire 4920 Gemstone Acer 1 110 9
Asus U6S Asus 1 111 7

ReviewsEdit

Hardware Type Reviewer Pages Pg No(s) Verdict
Rock Xtreme 770 Laptop Matt Powell 2 114-115 9
Scan 3XS OC-1000 Desktop PC Matt Powell 2 116-117 9
Asus Maximus Extreme Motherboard Ian Jackson 1 118 7
Pertelian External LCD Display LCD Screen Ian Jackson 0.33 119 6
Zalman Theatre 6 USB Surround Headphones Headphones Ian Jackson 0.66 119 2
Asus EN8800GT Video Card Ian Jackson 1 120 9
R660 GT Force Feedback Wheel Steering Wheel Ian Jackson 0.66 121 9
Cooler Master Hyper TX2 CPU Cooler CPC Cooler Ian Jackson 0.33 121 9
Microsoft Reclusa Keyboard Matt Powell 0.33 122 6
Logitech G9 Laser Mouse Mouse Matt Powell 0.66 122 8
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 750GB SATA-II HDD Drive Ian Jackson 0.66 124 9
Gigabyte GA-73UM Motherboard Ian Jackson 0.33 124 7
Hiper Anubis Case Matt Powell 0.66 126 8
Oneclick Intelliplug Plug Matt Powell 0.33 126 8

Round-UpEdit

Peripherals

Laptop Pages Pg No(s) Verdict
360 Style USB Gamepad 0.20 128 6
Razer Mantis Control 0.20 128 5
Microsoft Habu 0.20 128 7
Speed-Link Cougar Flightstick 0.20 128 8

ReduxEdit

Classic Game - Star Wars: TIE Fighter - Ashley Day - 1½ pages (132-133)

The Making of The Secret of Monkey Island - 4 pages (134-137)

Cult Classic - 3D Lemmings - Stuart Campbell - 1 page (139)

Emulator Expose: ZX Spectrum 48K - Craig Grannell - 2 pages (140-141)

Other CreditsEdit

Group Art Editor

Ross Andrews

Senior Designer

Andy Salter

Reviews Editor

Matt Powell

Staff Writer

Ben Biggs

Sub Editors

Sarah Slee, Karen Rutherford

Contributors

Mike Anderiesz, Lara Crigger, David Crookes, Alison Innes, Craig Gilmore, Craig Grannell, Ian Jackson, April Madden, Oliver Mather, Jason McMasters, Ian Morris, James Rundle, Lesley Smith, Spanner, Martyn Clayden, Nicola Linnington, Kelly Wand, Stuart Campbell, Ashley Day, Andrew Sutcliffe, Darren Allen

Issue IndexEdit

Total PC Gaming Index
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