A Halo of Alternatives

If you hate consoles, this list's for you: five PC games going up against the Xbox 360's juggernaut come 12:01 Tuesday morning.


December 2006 - Gaming PC Faceoff!

The complete PDF archive of the December 2006 edition of Maximum PC, every article included, every page posted! Download it now!

Violent Video Games for Kids

Another law prohibiting the sale of violent games to minors bites the dust. Viva la Grand Theft Auto!

Maximum PC Goes to Comic-Con

The Maximum PC staff traveled to Comic-Con in San Diego to meet readers and teach people how to kick ass at games

Game Theory: The Road to Somewhere

Feeling bummed about your never-ending MMO? Sometimes the journey is more important than the destination.

China Pwns Teenage Gamers

New rules force Chinese internet gaming companies to tell their underaged users to get up off the couch already. The regulations do not, however, address showering or drinking caseloads of Mountain Dew.

Commodore's Comeback

Can a 25-year-old tech brand be resurrected? The Dutch have faith.


10 ways the Shadowrun experience could be improved. FASA, are you listening?


Dear lord that’s a lot of snow

The first real DX10 game has arrived! Sorta. Glistening screenshots and benchmarks inside!