How To Make Cities: Skylines Look Like Borderlands

Love Borderlands' cartoony vistas and pastel-colored expanses? Well, now you can make your game of Cities: Skylines look just like it—minus roughly a million gallons of blood, of course. » 3/24/15 3:15pm 3/24/15 3:15pm

First-Person Mod Lets You Walk Cities: Skylines' Streets

First-person? In a city builder? It might sound strange, but there's nothing quite like getting your city humming along to a perfect, efficient rhythm and then having a leisurely look around. Now you can see all of Cities: Skylines' smallest details. » 3/11/15 10:30pm 3/11/15 10:30pm

Cities: Skylines: The Kotaku Review

Cities: Skylines is a game coming in hot. The People want a good city-building game to play, and it's been a long time since they got one. So there's a surprising amount of excitement and expectation for Colossal's attempt at fixing SimCity's mistakes. » 3/10/15 7:30pm 3/10/15 7:30pm

PC Game Adds "Women In History" DLC

Europa Universalis IV is a very good video game, but there are always ways to make it a little better. In this case, by adding some DLC that's not only poignant, but makes the game a little more realistic as well. » 3/08/15 8:30pm 3/08/15 8:30pm

One City-Building Game Still Looks Cool...

Awesome Strategy Game Becomes RPG, Gets Even More Awesome

When it was first announced, I was worried that Crusader Kings II's Way of Life DLC would be bad news for my spare time and even worse news for my sleep levels. I was right to worry. » 1/05/15 8:30pm 1/05/15 8:30pm

PC Game Has The Funniest Out-Of-Context Forum Topics

Space Strategy, It's Nice To Have You Back

Yes, there is a lot of developer diary blah blah blah going on in this video, but there is also a lot of raw, direct footage of Ancient Space's gameplay in action. And it looks pretty cool. » 9/03/14 9:30pm 9/03/14 9:30pm

'Play Offline' Is An Advertised Feature In New City Sim

Something tells me people haven't forgotten about SimCity's notorious online debacle. That something's name? Cities: Skylines, which will also allow for extensive modding and "massive" cities. » 8/14/14 6:30pm 8/14/14 6:30pm

This Is The Best Game Trailer Of 2013 So Far

I'm not saying all video game trailers should be narrated in jazzy, dulcet tones, but it sure beats dubstep. This promo video for Leviathan: Warships—a strategy game that will be out for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android on April 30—is by far my favorite trailer of 2013 so far. Enjoy it! » 4/17/13 3:30pm 4/17/13 3:30pm

If You Want To Conquer Europe, You're Going To Need To Do It The Hard…

Paradox's March of the Eagles was released this week on PC, and if you've been at all swayed by my love of Crusader Kings II, the video above may have you thinking "wonderful, this is like that, only with muskets". » 2/19/13 3:30am 2/19/13 3:30am

What Sorcery is This? Magicka Casts Its Spell on Largely Rectangular…

One of PC gaming's finest co-op experiences is coming to a rectangular productivity-enhancing device near you. How many times will you "accidentally" kill your friends in Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet? » 2/05/13 10:05am 2/05/13 10:05am

The Grandest PC Strategy Game of All Returns in 2013

Civilization and Total War are often seen as the big fish in the field of PC strategy games, but for those who are a little more serious about the nuts and bolts of managing an empire, one series often stands above all others: Paradox's Europa Universalis. » 8/10/12 10:25am 8/10/12 10:25am

You Might Soon See Paradox's Big PC Games on an iPad (But Probably Not…

As someone who spends most of his time on an iPad playing strategy games, and as someone who when not playing them on an iPad is playing them on a PC, when I had the chance to speak with Johan Andersson, the Studio Manager of Paradox's internal development team, there was one thing I needed to know above all others. » 8/02/12 12:30am 8/02/12 12:30am

E3 is About Interesting Little PC Games Too, You Know

A Game of Dwarves is one of the more interesting PC games on my radar at the moment, mostly because it promises to be a little bit Majesty and a little bit Dwarf Fortress. Only a lot easier to play. » 6/07/12 10:00pm 6/07/12 10:00pm