PC Gamer (June 2010)

Laptop Gamer is based in Britain in 1993 dedicated to computer gaming and released per thirty days by means of destiny Publishing. The journal has a number of local versions, with the united kingdom and US versions turning into the easiest promoting notebook video games magazines of their respective nations. The journal good points information on advancements within the game undefined, previews of latest video games, and experiences of the newest renowned workstation video games, besides different positive factors on the subject of undefined, mods, "classic" video games and numerous different topics.

PC Gamer studies are written through the magazine's editors and freelance writers, and fee video games on a percentage scale. within the US variation, no online game has but acquired a ranking greater than ninety eight% (Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, Half-Life 2, and Crysis), whereas the united kingdom version hasn't ever provided greater than ninety six% (Civilization II, Half-Life, Half-Life 2 and Quake II).

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