This week's issue of MCV is a PC gaming special, featuring interviews with a number of the biggest players in the sector.
We examine the PC gaming sector, seeing what effect new technologies like VR, 4K and Steam Machines are going to have, as well as new areas of the industry like eSports.
We also speak to Cities: Skylines developer Paradox Interactive, and one of the minds behind indie cult hit The Stanley Parable, William Pugh.
That's on top of interviews withthe hardware specialists looking to bring PC gaming to the living room with the Steam Machines, as well as tech behemoths AMD and Nvidia.
And SuperData boss Joost Van Dreunen values the PC gaming market and tells us why PC is leading the way
You can read the issue here.
The full contents of this week's issue of MCV are below:
- NEWS: Steam axing OAuth system has left games wide open to key reselling
- NEWS: UK PC games market hits 771m
- NEWS: UK retail – PC games should not abandon the High Street
- NEWS: 5,000 Cities Skylines mods created within days of launch
- FEATURE: PC – The real next generation. MCV looks at this innovative sector of the games market
- INTERVIEW: Paradox Interative COO Susana Meza Graham on the massive success of Cities: Skylines, and why 2015 is going be its year
- FEATURE: Some of the companies behind the upcoming Steam Machines tell us about placing their bets in the battle for the living room
- INSIGHT: SuperData's Joost Van Dreunen on why the PC gaming market is booming, and how it is leading the industry
- INTERVIEW: Graphics specialist Nvidia on the firm's powerful new Titan X GPU, and AMD on virtual reality
- INDIE INTERVIEW: Developer William Pugh on how a two-man team made the most of their resources for indie cult hit The Stanley Parable
- APPOINTMENTS: GAME promotes Knight amidst restructure
- SHELF LIFE: Azeem Hussain of Keighley's Game-On talks about competition in the area, why his shop hasn't done any events for recent software launches and what new content has been added in-store
- MARGIN MAKER: Grand Theft Auto V is finally making its debut on PC we round up the best merchandise for Rockstar's blockbuster crime title
- INTERNATIONAL: The Irish games market is seemingly in decline, dropping 17 per cent between 2012 and 2014. MCV investigates