This month's cover star is staring into the packed horde of past MMOs and, judging by her unsheathing of an arrow, isn't too impressed. That's because she's fighting for Everquest Next, SOE's attempt to break free of the conventional wisdom governing massively multiplayer worlds. We sent Tyler and Cory to chart this revolution. They built an inn. Meanwhile, back at base, PCG receives reinforcements in the shape of Andy Kelly and Ben Griffin. Fully staffed once again, the team endeavours to become an elite fighting unit in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. It is not a smooth process.
There's more: this month we're giving away Paradox's medieval soap opera Crusader Kings 2 . That's £30 worth of intrigue, war, jealousy, and deep strategic planning. The issue, which is in shops now, can also be ordered through My Favourite Magazines . Digitally, you'll find it on the App Store , Google Play , and Zinio , and you can subscribe to get issues delivered directly to your door. Read on for a look at the subs cover, and a round-up of the features in issue 260.
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All that, and some silly jokes about Levolution!