Archive for June, 2017

Episode 48: We have a history of very good decisions

Friday, June 30th, 2017 by Phil Savage

Samuel, Tom and Phil take a break from compiling the PC Gamer Top 100 to talk about their personal selections for the PC Gamer Top 100. Our 100% accurate annual list of the best PC games is almost here again, and in this episode we reveal a sample of the games we voted for.

Will your favourite games grace the finished list? Will Dragon Age 2 be in 94th position for the second year running? Can anything unseat last year’s victor, The Witcher 3? Those questions will be answered on July 27, when the Top 100 is published in issue 308 of PC Gamer UK magazine.

Discussed: Videogames

This week: Samuel Roberts, Tom Senior, Phil Savage

The PC Gamer UK Podcast is a weekly podcast about PC gaming. Thoughts? Feedback? Requests? Tweet us @PCGamerPod, or email letters@pcgamer.com. This week’s music is from Wolfenstein: The New Order.

Episode 47: Welcome to our Content Cave

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 by Phil Savage

It’s the PC Gamer E3 special! Samuel, who was at E3, and Phil, who watched it at home in his pants, gather to discuss their most anticipated games from the Electronic Three. Was EA’s conference an influencer too far? Is Assassin’s Creed Origins any good? And was Metal Gear Survive really Samuel’s game of the show? All of this, and some reader questions.

Discussed: The Electrically Entertaining Extravaganza (Three)

This week: Samuel Roberts, Phil Savage

Show notes: Here’s the Anachronox shuttle recreation. Also, let’s use this space to mention how Phil was wrong about Skull and Bones being multiplayer only.

The PC Gamer UK Podcast is a weekly podcast about PC gaming. Thoughts? Feedback? Requests? Tweet us @PCGamerPod, or email letters@pcgamer.com. This week’s music is from Beyond Good & Evil.

Episode 46: Both inert and financially ruinous

Thursday, June 8th, 2017 by Phil Savage

Samuel and Phil gather – sans Andy – to discuss the latest PC gaming delights, from Dirt 4 and Prey to… er… Anachronox, for some reason. Can Dirt 4 satisfy both simulation and arcade racing fans? Would Prey have benefited from being a few hours shorter? And is Anachronox worth playing, or indeed worth talking about? All this, and we discuss whether DLC is actually bad (spoiler: no).

Discussed: Dirt 4, Prey, Anachronox

This week: Samuel Roberts, Phil Savage

Show notes: I can’t remember what we were going to link to in the show notes. Just Google it, I guess.

The PC Gamer UK Podcast is a weekly podcast about PC gaming. Thoughts? Feedback? Requests? Tweet us @PCGamerPod, or email letters@pcgamer.com. This week’s music is from Anachronox.

Episode 45: Johnny Long-Arms

Thursday, June 1st, 2017 by Phil Savage

This week, the PC Gamer team discusses a plethora of smaller games, from Tokyo 42 to Rime. One might call it a smorgasbord. Not us, though – partly because it’s a rubbish metaphor, but mostly because we doubt Little Nightmares would be appetising. Also, we discuss what games we’d smush together into a much better game, and inevitably Dragon Age 2 is mentioned.

Discussed: Tokyo 42, Danger Zone, Perception, Rime, Vanquish

This week: Samuel Roberts, Phil Savage, and, for the final time as a weekly participant, Andy Kelly

The PC Gamer UK Podcast is a weekly podcast about PC gaming. Thoughts? Feedback? Requests? Tweet us @PCGamerPod. This week’s music is from What Remains of Edith Finch.