PC Gamer UK May issue: Genshin Impact

PC Gamer magazine featuring two Genshin Impact characters
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The new affair of PC Gamer is out, and it's a acceptable 'un. This month's capital affection takes a attending at the Chinese free-to-play RPG that has taken over the world—Genshin Impact. It's safe to say that no one saw this one coming, so we've advised how the bold became a abnormality in such a abbreviate bulk of time.

This affair additionally explores the attitude abaft what turns gaming communities toxic. Talking with association managers, beat streamers, and experts in attitude and sociology, we acquisition out what drives bad behaviour about games.

Videogame cine adaptations accept a bit of a bad reputation, but will the new Bitter Kombat breach the mould? To acquisition out, we've chatted with administrator Simon McQuoid about how the blur will be blockage affectionate to the iconic series, its arguable new character, and more.

If you're acquisitive for some previews, we consistently accept affluence to offer. This ages we've arrested out Absolute War: Rome Remastered, Sifu, Aphotic Alliance, Stonefly, Aliens: Fireteam, and Aromatic Craft: Alchemist Simulator. For reviews, we accept Angry Ability 2: Apple Domination, Bend Hero, Narita Boy, Stronghold: Warlords, Little Nightmares 2, and more.

Do you apprehend that? It's the clacking of hundreds of automated keyboards in the Accouterments section. This month, the aggregation has been active testing a accomplished agglomeration of boards and has called six of the best. The aggregation has additionally been investigating whether Gabe Newell will one day be able to ascendancy our minds—no, seriously. We've delved into the realities of the brain-computer interface technology that he claims will change gaming – and our actual thoughts – forever. 

This month's chargeless allowance is a Afire Blaze backpack for aggressive free-to-play deck-builder Beloved Masters. This backpack comes with a set of cards for the Angelic army – a abundant way to get started with the game.

Issue 356 is on shelves now and accessible on all your agenda accessories from the App Store and Zinio. You can additionally adjustment anon from Magazines Direct or purchase a subscription to save yourself some cash, accept account deliveries, and curiosity at our absolute subscriber covers.   

If you're one of our admirable PCG subscribers, you'll accept a appropriate adaptation of the annual with an another cover. Here's what it looks like this month:

PC Gamer magazine featuring two Genshin Impact characters

(Image credit: Future)

This month

  • A address on how Genshin Appulse took over the world
  • An analysis on how gaming communities can about-face toxic
  • A babble with the administrator of the new Motral Kombat movie
  • In-depth previews including a beefy attending at Absolute War: Rome Remastered
  • Reviews of Angry Ability 2: Apple Domination, Bend Hero, Little Nightmares 2, and more
  • A accouterments adviser to the best automated keyboards
  • A chargeless download of a Afire Blaze backpack for Beloved Masters
  • And more!
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