PC Gamer UK December issue on sale now: Cities Skylines II

PC Gamer magazine Cities Skylines II issue
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This month PC Gamer gets world-exclusive access to the biggest ever city building simulator, Cities: Skylines II. The original Cities: Skylines took on and beat the legendary SimCity series, and for the sequel Colossal Order is taking things to the next level, with more of everything. We deliver never-before-seen images as well as authoritative developer insight.

PC Gamer magazine Cities Skylines II issue

Get world-exclusive access to Cities Skylines II in this issue's huge cover feature. (Image credit: Future)

PC Gamer magazine Cities Skylines II issue

The ultimate city building SIM is here, and we've got the inside scoop. (Image credit: Future)

In addition, this issue of PC Gamer also features two more great features. First, we chart the entire bloody history of Assassin's Creed, with a fascinating deep dive into how the series has evolved over time. Then, next, PC Gamer gets together with Good Old Games (GOG) to catch up on what the DRM-free platform is up to right now and learn what it has planned for the future of PC gaming. It's an insightful and exciting interview that we're sure all PC gamers will get a kick out of.

PC Gamer magazine Cities Skylines II issue

This month we chat with GOG about the future of the platform and DRM-free gaming. (Image credit: Future)

This issue doesn't take its foot off the gas in terms of previews, either, with authoritative write-ups of new The Sims rival, Life by You, as well as Frostpunk 2, Star Trucker, Dungeons of Hinterberg, The Talos Principle 2 and Millennia.

PC Gamer magazine Cities Skylines II issue

Get the ultimate lowdown on the Assassin's Creed series. (Image credit: Future)

While over in reviews land the PC Gamer team delivers authoritative verdicts on Starfield, Bomb Rush Cyberfunk, Lies of P, Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical, Mortal Kombat 1, Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty and Sea of Stars, among other games.

PC Gamer magazine Cities Skylines II issue

If you're in the market for a portable PC handheld console, then this month's group test is a must read. (Image credit: Future)

All that plus a group mega test on the best portable PC gaming handhelds you can buy today, an explosive reinstall of post-nuclear apocalypse RPG, Fallout 4, the start of a highly amusing bard's tale in our new Baldur's Gate III diary, an update on what's fresh in Remnant 2, a love letter to Baldur's Gate III's dorkiest companion, Wyll the Warlock, a comprehensive guide to how to grab Baldur's Gate III's legendary gear, a secret level interview discussing the art of voice direction in video games, the latest dispatch from The Spy, and much more too.

Issue 389 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 subscriber-exclusive 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.