Check your balances of wool and linen. Will you sell them to the merchant from Milan or the one from Venice? Oh, also, the church wants you to buy some of their overpriced alum. Do you accept? These are the questions that ARTé Mecenas asks while you try to build your banking empire during the Italian renaissance.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was one of the strangest announcements at E3 this year, and fearless Kotaku editor-in-chief Stephen Totilo got a chance to play it for about 15 minutes. Based on what we’ve seen so far, this mash-up works surprisingly well!
While the hero of Euclidean Lands seems to be wielding a spear, his greatest weapon is his axes.
Pit People, the latest game from Castle Crashers developer The Behemoth, begins with a planet-sized bear crashing into a planet-sized planet, transforming it into a wasteland plagued by storms of green bear blood rain. Then things get weird.
Since June, Chinese players have been bombarding strategy game Endless Legend with poor reviews. This came after developer Amplitude Studios removed a mod for Chinese language support that linked to a pirated version of the game. Last night, other players took to Reddit and organized to vote the game’s rating back up.
Planet Coaster, aka Rollercoaster Tycoon for the modern day, looks very promising. It’s out on PC on November 17.
YouTuber CurtainGuyPlays posted this excellent Next Level Strat for defeating Dark Souls’ Gravelord Nito both times he appears . . . wait.
XCOM. Fire Emblem. Civilization. Invisible Inc. Endless Legend. Don’t look now, but if you’re a fan of video games where the action is broken up into turns, you’ve never had it better.
Strategy games can be exciting. They can be...strategic. They can be easy, they can be hard. You might not have ever wanted to see some of the biggest games in the genre compared across these metrics—I’d never thought of it—but seeing them mapped out is pretty interesting!
Step one: Watch what I do here. Step two: Avoid doing any of that.
One-man Kickstarter success Telepath Tactics is a game that celebrates the art of strategically taking turns and tactically kicking ass. My turn lasts five minutes.
Wars and Battles is an upcoming iPad game that doesn't cover a single war. It doesn't even cover a single era of war. It's covering all the wars.
Remember Lemmings? Of course you do. It was that cute puzzle game from the nineties about shepherding herds of the titular critters to safety. Many of my earliest memories of being enthralled by a computer screen come from solving these puzzles. Or trying to, at least.
The beautiful strategy game The Banner Saga is coming out for the iPad and Android tablets this summer, publisher Versus Evil announced this morning. In other words: soon all you Game of Thrones fans who own iPads won't have any more excuses for not trying this game out yet.
This is the debut trailer for Etherium, an upcoming real-time strategy game for PC. It comes from the developer behind Stellar Impact, and puts you in control of one of three factions, which you lead on a conquest for control of the seven planets' etherium reserves—this game's analogue for Dune's spice. Looks fun!
Millions of mobile gamers around the globe have played GungHo Online's role-playing hybrid Puzzle & Dragons, but how many are playing it right? We asked the developer for some tips and tricks to help survive the game's unique brand of match-three madness.
Fiendish stares from hell, death animations that look like dance moves, subterrestrial ships, a Superman army, weird low-res textures... Total War: Rome II has some of the funniest glitches of any strategy game. And since a patch comes out today, all these things will probably be lost in time, like Spartan ships in…
A quite amusing update just went live for Riot's popular online game, in which Janna, one of the game's champions, got reskinned as a legendary meteorologist—with a new voiceover and plenty of funny references.