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!
Fire Emblem Fates is out today, and it comes in two different versions: Birthright and Conquest. Which one should you play first?
Say you have several groups of good friends. Work friends, neighborhood friends, online friends; each group great in their own way. You throw a shindig to get them all together. Why? It doesn’t matter, as long as everybody gets together and has a good time. That’s Project X Zone 2.
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.
History remembers trench warfare as wasteful, futile, and uninspired, but in reality it was a deeply thought-out system that underwent constant revision. Here's how it worked during World War I.
Watch me play a little of Marvel's Avengers Alliance Tactics, the strategic sequel to that weird Avengers turn-based role-playing game. Or just play it yourself — it's not half-bad.
Infinity Ward may have created Call of Duty but publisher Activision has always wanted to take the hit war-game series into different directions. Most of those efforts stalled—like the third-person variant that dev studio Sledgehammer was working on—and the public never gets to see what might have been.
This spring in Japan the swords, axes, and spears of Fire Emblem spring forth from the 3DS screen to pierce your eyeballs with varying degrees of severity depending on which sort of weapon you're holding at the time. Check out the live stream of the game from the Nintendo Direct presser.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which some may recognize as a founding father of the Internet, is developing antisubmarine warfare drones and has released a video game hoping to crowdsource some of the tactical AI behind them.
Shogun: Total War 2 has been dropping jaws with its gorgeous visuals since it was revealed at E3 last year. Surely such lush graphics come at a steep price? Let's see what the official PC specs say.
Fifteen years after the release of the original game, Square Enix is getting the old Quest gang together to create the "ultimate version" of Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together for the PSP.