PC Gamer UK October Issue: Monkeying around

Issue 374 of PC Gamer magazine, featuring LeChuck from Monkey Island on the magazine cover which sits in front of a brown wood background. A badge next to the magazine says "BONUS: 32-PAGE MAGAZINE INSIDE!"
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I'm a eavesdropping gal, so I can't absolutely accusation Guybrush for actuality a bit acrid that it's been three goddamn decades and he still doesn't accept a clue what Monkey Island's abstruse is. But hey, annihilation can happen—after all, Acknowledgment to Monkey Island is a affair that's absolutely releasing.

This month, we're chatting to Ron Gilbert about the aftereffect that was never declared to exist. The old Monkey Island aggregation has a new perspective, from evolving its art appearance to modernising the point-and-click appearance of gameplay. What absolutely is the plan for our baby Guybrush Threepwood all these years later? Monkey Island admirers are in for a amusement with the subscriber awning too, featuring attractive art of Guybrush's favourite crank charlatan pal LeChuck.

We additionally got to sit bottomward with administrator and ambassador of Final Fantasy 14 Naoki Yoshida, attractive aback on what's been a astounding 12 months for the critically-acclaimed MMORPG and seeing what's in abundance for Yoshida and our Warriors of Ablaze in the years to come. 

The PC Gamer Top 100 2022, showing games 100 to 93. Two personal picks are on the left-hand side.

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It's additionally that time of the year already again: our PC Gamer Top 100 is here. Claret was spilled, beard was pulled and tears were afford as we battled it out to actuate the best 100 amateur on PC that you can comedy appropriate now. There were some boss boxy choices to accomplish this year—we bumped a few abstract and others skyrocketed to the chrism of the crop. We anticipate the account is appealing rad though, a absorption of our accepted aggregation and area PC gaming is today. 

For reviews, this ages you can chatter what we anticipation of everybody's new favourite four-legged acquaintance in Stray. If spiders are added your affair (first of all, why?) again we've additionally got the annual on Spider-Man Remastered now that it's assuredly hit PC, as able-bodied as seeing what it takes to run a university in Two Point Campus.

Over on our accouterments pages, we're discussing if RGB has amorphous to die a colourful, blatant afterlife as cases and peripherals complete and leave abaft their bubble lightshow canicule of old. With money accepting tighter for abounding of us, we additionally took a attending at some account cases that can advice accumulate us in blow with our amusement while extenuative a few quid.

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This month:

  • How do you advance a aftereffect that was never declared to happen? Ron Gilbert belief his adventure in how Acknowledgment to Monkey Island came to be.
  • 2021 saw Final Fantasy 14 acquisition its anxiety and end up adversity from its own success in the process. What did Naoki Yoshida accomplish of it all, and what's in abundance for the game's future?
  • Digital Extremes is activity all fantasy on us with Soulframe.
  • Reviews for amateur big and baby including Stray, Two Point Campus and Spider-Man Remastered.
  • Handy means to be a PC gamer on a budget.
  • Plus a accomplished lot more!
Mollie Taylor
Features Producer

Mollie spent her aboriginal adolescence acutely invested in amateur like Analgesic Instinct, Toontown and Audience Online, which abide to anatomy the pillars of her personality today. She abutting PC Gamer in 2020 as a account biographer and now lends her ability to address a abundance of features, guides and reviews with a birr of chaos. She can generally be begin causing atrocity in Final Fantasy 14, application those adventures to address accurate things about her favourite MMO. Back she's not staring at her bunny babe she can be begin afraid out accent games, assuming to be acceptable at angry amateur or spending far too abundant money at her bounded arcade.