Excellent PC Strategy Game Also Wants To Be An RPG

And here I was, only just saying how good Crusader Kings II - nominally a strategy game - was at depicting inter-personal relationships. Guess I'm not the only one who digs that aspect of the game, because developers Paradox are now going to double down on it, announcing an expansion that's all about role-playing. » 11/23/14 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Five Best Android Phones: 2014 Edition

There's no shortage of great Android phones on the market if you're looking to switch, buy your first, or upgrade. Even so, there are certainly some phones that stand above others, either because they have great specs, include good software, get fast updates, or are just a joy to use. Here are five of them, based on… » 11/23/14 1:17pm Yesterday 1:17pm

Here are the Best Black Friday Deals We Know About So Far

We've populated our Black Friday hub with the best deals to be revealed so far. Of course, we expect price matches, undercuts, and alternate options to pop up as things get underway, and we'll be updating constantly. » 11/23/14 12:46pm Yesterday 12:46pm

These LEGO Instructions from 1974 Are Awesome (And Yes, They're Real)

This photo of a note to parents, purportedly printed on a pamphlet included in a LEGO set from the 1970s, has been making laps around the Internet. The legitimacy of the note, which is noteworthy for its egalitarian tone, has been called into question – but there's good reason to believe it's real. » 11/23/14 12:01pm Yesterday 12:01pm

Get 41% Off SKEYE's Nano Quadcopter Drone (Limited Units Available)

As with most new technologies, drones are rapidly evolving to become smaller and lighter. The SKEYE Nano Drone, for instance, can fit in the palm of your hand, but can still pull off impressive tiny aerobatics — and Kotaku readers can grab one for just $34.99 – that's 41% off. » 11/21/14 3:15pm Friday 3:15pm