PC Gamer UK August issue on sale now: Broken Roads

PC Gamer magazine August 2023
(Image credit: Future)

This month in PC Gamer magazine we get world-exclusive access to the fantastic new post-nuclear apocalypse RPG, Broken Roads, with never-before-seen screenshots and art, as well as insightful dev commentary and our opinion after a lengthy hands-on play session. If you liked the original two Fallout games you're going to get on very well with Broken Roads, with an isometric view, deep character mechanics, and the ability to explore the apocalyptic remains of Australia on offer. Oh, and did we mention you have the ability to drink loads of different beers and commit bloody violence? Mad Max eat your heart out!

If you like choice-driven RPGs and post-apocalypse vibes, then Broken Roads is going to hit hard for you. (Image credit: Future)

Leaning into the apocalyptic angle of Broken Roads, we've also got a fantastic feature this issue on the very best post-nuclear apocalypse PC games of all time. From Fallout to Stalker and onto Metro and more, we highlight the games that let you have plenty of fun while surviving in an irradiated wasteland. And, talking of surviving, this issue also boasts an awesome feature on horror survive-'em-up The Outlast Trials. It's not a game for the faint of heart!

For decades the PC has been home to some incredible post-apocalypse games, and we revisit the best. (Image credit: Future)

Venturing into previews land this issue, we've got a selection of fantastic new games to get excited for, including XCOM-style WWII turn-based tactics game Classified: France '44, racing game management simulator F1 Manager 2023, team-based dino-slaying MMO Exoprimal, old-fashioned FPS spellcaster Immortals of Aveum, unique boomer shooter Hellscreen, and knee-dragging, pulse-quickening motorbike racer MotoGP 23.

Prepare to be scared, very scared, in The Outlast Trials. (Image credit: Future)

And this issue's reviews section is absolutely stacked. We've got official PC Gamer verdicts on Street Fighter 6, The Mageseeker, Ravenlok, Bramble: The Mountain King, Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun, Star Trek: Resurgence, Roots of Pacha, System Shock and more.

We test six of the best new OLED gaming monitors on the market this issue, from budget to premium. (Image credit: Future)

All that plus an epic group test of six of the best OLED gaming monitors on the market right now, the next entry in our awesome XCOM 2 diary feature, a fantastic re-install feature on seminal Star Wars PC game Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, a look at a cool new mod called Skyrim on Skooma which is making gamers trip-out in Skyrim with often hilarious effects, all the latest updates from the team as to what they're playing right now, spicy opinions on the biggest PC gaming news stories, a comprehensive gaming PC buyer's guide to suit any budget, a love letter to Final Fantasy IX's brilliant bite-sized vignettes, and a report on just what we think PC gaming graphics will look like in 10 years. And, that's far from all, either.

Issue 385 is on shelves now and available on all your digital devices from the App Store and Zinio. You can also order directly from Magazines Direct or purchase a subscription to save yourself some cash, receive monthly deliveries, and get incredibly stylish subscriber-only covers.

Enjoy the issue!

Our exclusive subscriber cover this month. (Image credit: Future)
Print Editor

Rob is editor of PC Gamer magazine and has been PC gaming since the early 1990s, an experience that has left him with a life-long passion for first person shooters, isometric RPGs and point and click adventures. Professionally Rob has written about games, gaming hardware and consumer technology for almost twenty years, and before joining the PC Gamer team was deputy editor of T3.com, where he oversaw the website's gaming and tech content as well its news and ecommerce teams. You can also find Rob's words in a series of other gaming magazines and books such as Future Publishing's own Retro Gamer magazine and numerous titles from Bitmap Books. In addition, he is the author of Super Red Green Blue, a semi-autobiographical novel about games and gaming culture. Recreationally, Rob loves motorbikes, skiing and snowboarding, as well as team sports such as football and cricket.