Welcome to the fourth annual TechRadar PC Gaming Week, celebrating our love of all things PC gaming with a week of in-depth and exclusive coverage.
Whether you’re new to the craze or have been a PC gamer since sound cards were still a thing, join us from today until June 15 for some deep dives into the world of PC gaming, looking at both the games we play and the machines we play them on.
In preparation for what’s going to be a fun and full-on week we’ve been busy playing PC games and testing gaming hardware and peripherals, and talking to the individuals and the companies that make them.
We’ll be bringing you a vast and varied selection of articles, including an interview with an esports player in which they talk about how to get into playing PC games professionally, a feature getting behind the design of one the best PC gaming mice ever made, and a look back at one of the PC games that sparked the modern phenomenon of worldwide online gaming.
To make sure you don’t miss anything amid the constant stream of content that is TechRadar – E3 2018 is also happening this week – just keep coming back to this page, which we’ll be updating daily as new articles are published.
So, without further ado, let TechRadar’s PC Gaming Week 2018 begin!
SteelSeries’ top brass tells us about the company’s history, what goes into each of their products, and how they always strive to solve gamers’ problems.
Get a look inside the US office of the maker of some of our favorite PC gaming accessories.
In which we reminisce with Blizzard’s Rob Bridenbecker all about the original StarCraft’s Battle.net.
We get expert PC cooling advice from Corsair’s fan and PC case experts.
Nvidia tells us everything it took to create its incredibly gorgeous looking G-Sync HDR monitors.
Sure, the Xbox One X is great, but we’ll show you how to build a PC that’s even more powerful.
We chat with Lenovo about how it completely overhauled its line of PC gaming desktops and laptops.
These are the best PC games to play with friends from the comfort of your couch
The software that rewrote, redefined and revolutionised PC gaming forever
A tour of Corsair’s Fremont, California HQ office, where the company masters its PC parts and peripherals.
Stream games like a pro with the right combination of hardware, software, and personality.
Logitech shows us the behind the scenes development process of its gaming keyboards and mice.
Whether your CPU is Intel or AMD, the best motherboards will make the most of it.
Having a strong, fast and reliable internet connection is increasingly essential for games, so check out our list of the best gaming routers.
Whether it’s for 4K gaming or just a round of eSports, these are the best graphics cards we’ve thoroughly tested.
We look back at the history of mods, and list the most impressive game-changing PC mods ever made.
Love PC gaming? Want to do it professionally? We talk to an esports player about how to get paid to game.
Cavernous mountain ranges? Inner-city suburbs? These games have it all.
Total conversion mods can transform your old PC games into entirely new ones. Here’s our pick of the best ones.
One of the best things about PC gaming is that it’s relatively easy to play old games. This guide shows you how.
Got a brand new gaming PC? Here’s out list of the best free software to install right away.
Minecraft is the best selling PC game of all time, and we take an in-depth look at how an obscure indie game conquered the world.
Corsair takes TechRadar on a journey inside the design process for its last two mice, the Glaive RGB and Dark Core RGB.
All of these keyboards are as beautiful as the components in your PC, tested by TechRadar editors and refreshed for PC Gaming Week.
From the basic unicorn-laden mouse pads to ones with top tech, we’re helping gamers decide with a the guide to top gaming mouse mats.
Acer tells us all about its philosophy for developing extreme hardware for the most hardcore PC gamers.
MSI tells us about the design processes behind its latest and smallest gaming PCs.
The best indie games don’t need loot boxes to succeed – here they are. And, surprise: the best place to find them is on PC.
We’ve had the chance to tour Maingear’s New Jersey HQ office, though it’s more like an exotic auto shop.
From a little extra storage space to a beefy NAS, these are the best hard drives for the job, now with PCGW deals.
Buying PC games can be tough, so we compare Steam, GOG and GreenManGaming to see which is best.
The best gaming laptops you can buy, always up to date with the latest hardware configurations, now with PCGW deals.
Gaming on PC is great, but it’s not without its frustrations. Here’s our list of what really grinds our gears.
The PC is the best place to play RPG games, so if you fancy a bit of role playing, check out our updated list.
You don’t need to spend a fortune to create a monster gaming PC, just a second-hand PC and some components.
If you really want to make the most out of your PC games, then make sure you have one of our picks for best gaming monitor.
The Lenovo Legion Y730 is a reinvention for Lenovo’s PC gaming line – an impressive one at that.
We sit down with Corsair for the inside scoop on its first wireless keyboard and its outlook on wireless gaming.
Microsoft’s E3 2018 show had a lot of games, but it also delivered no reasons for this PC gamer to move to Xbox.
What better way to kick off this year’s PC Gaming Week than with a rundown of the very best PC games of 2018?
If PC Gaming Week 2018 has got you in the mood for buying a new gaming PC, then check out our roundup of the best rigs.
Intel is one of the biggest names in PC hardware, and we talk to the chip maker about its passion for PC gaming.
The Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ is an amazing gaming monitor that boasts 4K, HDR and Nvidia G-Sync tech. But it is expensive…