This month in… 2009
This was a landmark issue in PC Gamer history, featuring a large redesign that turned it into the magazine you know and love today. This was the first issue to feature a new-look Extra Life section, containing brand-new regular features, such as Now Playing and Reinstall. Nine years later, these features are still going and they’re some of our favourite parts of the magazine.
Our lead review was Demigod, the DotA- like that you’ve only now just remembered existing. Leisure SuitLarry:Box OfficeBust earned a score of 19.
Perhaps the best feature of the issue is Quintin Smith’s haunting tale of a particularly bad day in sandbox MMO
WurmOnline. “Lost. In the middle of a dense forest, crowded with ravenous mountain lions. I’m kind of ravenous myself, since Egg and I had all our belongings taken away. Egg’s my only friend in the world, and right now he’s staring death in the face…”
ISSUE 201, June 2009 on the cover StarCraftII IN TH E CH ART S Girls Aloud – Untouchable