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Robot games: 11 of the best mech games on PC
Robot games: 11 of the best mech games on PC
What are the best robot games on PC? Strapping into an overpowered robot filled to the brim with rockets and lasers is a power fantasy as old as anime itself.
Hardcore Military Sim ArmA 3 Getting Huge Vietnam Campaign
Hardcore Military Sim ArmA 3 Getting Huge Vietnam Campaign
There aren’t many games that are seriously based on the Vietnam War, mostly because, thanks to the terrain and the politics, it’s an incredibly difficult conflict to simulate.
Microsoft signs $22 billion Army contract for military HoloLens gear
Microsoft signs $22 billion Army contract for military HoloLens gear
Microsoft is developing AR headsets for the Army to help "enhance situational awareness."
Six Days in Fallujah's First Gameplay Trailer Reinforced Many of its Harshest Criticisms
Six Days in Fallujah's First Gameplay Trailer Reinforced Many of its Harshest Criticisms
A six minute first look at gameplay focuses almost entirely on the US military perspective while diminishing the reality of the everyday Iraqis who called Fallujah home.
Paradox fans are desperate for the new grand strategy game to be Victoria 3
Paradox fans are desperate for the new grand strategy game to be Victoria 3
As you may remember, during Paradox Interactive’s recent Paradox Insider event, the company announced that a brand new grand strategy game was going to be announced during the annual PDXCon event in May.
You Don’t Have To Run The Exclusive Reveal For The War Crime Game
You Don’t Have To Run The Exclusive Reveal For The War Crime Game
Rebooted war crime simulator Six Days in Fallujah got its official gameplay reveal yesterday in a new trailer that seems to confirm some people’s criticisms of the game as one-sided propaganda for the US war machine.
Play the Watch Dogs: Legion Free Trial From March 25-29
Play the Watch Dogs: Legion Free Trial From March 25-29
If you have yet to travel to the open world of near-future London to join the ranks of DedSec to take on the private military company Albion, their criminal underworld allies, and the mysterious Zero-Day group that left DedSec in shambles, we have some great news! Starting March 25, Watch Dogs: Legion is available to […]
Six Days in Fallujah is Complicated and Painful For Those Connected to the Real Events
Six Days in Fallujah is Complicated and Painful For Those Connected to the Real Events
Those with connections to the Second Battle of Fallujah discuss the Middle East in media and mistrust of the US military, and ask who Six Days in Fallujah will empathize with.
Arma 3’s new DLC is a trip to the museum
Arma 3’s new DLC is a trip to the museum
Military simulator game Arma 3 is doing something a bit different with its newest piece of DLC.
Abandoned Shooter Six Days In Fallujah Is Being Brought Back Over A Decade Later
Abandoned Shooter Six Days In Fallujah Is Being Brought Back Over A Decade Later
Publisher Konami originally pulled the plug on Six Days In Fallujah, Atomic Games’ attempt to tell a realistic story about the war in Iraq based on the experience of US service members, for being too controversial.
Tencent buys a piece of Arma developer Bohemia Interactive
Tencent buys a piece of Arma developer Bohemia Interactive
The military sim maker stressed it will "continue to operate independently."
Victoria 2 cheats – the best cheats and console commands
Victoria 2 cheats – the best cheats and console commands
So, you want some Victoria 2 cheats? The cult classic grand strategy game is set during the 19th century, at a time of great change, of rising nationalism, social welfare, and a major shift towards democratic governments.
The best Men of War: Assault Squad 2 mods
The best Men of War: Assault Squad 2 mods
Men of War: Assault Squad 2 was released in 2014 but it still stands as an excellent tactical RTS game and war game, offering a layer of depth that's more granular than its common rival Company of Heroes.
This Total Warhammer 2 mod adds fantastical beast units to the wood elves
This Total Warhammer 2 mod adds fantastical beast units to the wood elves
Total War: Warhammer 2's wood elves are already pretty strong in a fight, having a bunch of neat military recruitment options and units at their disposal (I'm looking at you, hawk riders).
Ace Combat 7 gets a free birthday update (and we miss you, JPEG Dog)
Ace Combat 7 gets a free birthday update (and we miss you, JPEG Dog)
Time sure… flies, huh? Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown is now two years old, and to celebrate, publisher Bandai Namco has a free update on the way that adds a selection of free new content to the arcade-style flight simulation game. What Ace Combat 7 pilots will be seeing when the update drops January 19 is a bundle of new skins and emblems for their aircraft.
Military games can't pretend to be apolitical anymore without looking ridiculous
Military games can't pretend to be apolitical anymore without looking ridiculous
These games have always been political, but after the attack on the US Capitol Building, it's going to be a lot harder for them to pretend otherwise.
Get into World of Warships with instant access to HMS Dreadnought
Get into World of Warships with instant access to HMS Dreadnought
World of Warships looks like fun, doesn't it? A free-to-play game in which you get to sail around in large smoky gun platforms reverently plucked from military history while blowing up your mates.
The Monster Hunter Movie Was Inspired By A Metal Gear Solid Collab
The Monster Hunter Movie Was Inspired By A Metal Gear Solid Collab
When the first trailer for the live-action Monster Hunter movie debut, some fans might have been surprised by the soldiers and military hardware.
The Call of Duty Endowment is holding its second annual military COD tournament
The Call of Duty Endowment is holding its second annual military COD tournament
The Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit that helps military veterans find post-service employment, is hosting the second annual CODE Bowl December 11.
Disney Security's Unofficial Challenge Coins Are a Different Sort of Collector's Item
Disney Security's Unofficial Challenge Coins Are a Different Sort of Collector's Item
As the owner of a substantial portion of the world’s most popular pieces of intellectual property, the Walt Disney Company is more than used to seeing its characters and branding pop up in unofficial, unlicensed places.
Every skilled character you can recruit to your team in Watch Dogs: Legion
Every skilled character you can recruit to your team in Watch Dogs: Legion
DedSec is back. The anti-establishment group of hackers return to free the streets of a dystopian London from the private military firm Albion (among others) in Watch Dogs: Legion.
War Thunder gets a brand new engine and prettier graphics in its big 'New Power' update
Watch Dogs: Legion Hacks the Microsoft Store to Save London
Watch Dogs: Legion Hacks the Microsoft Store to Save London
London is in a bit of a jam. Corrupt private military, authoritarian government, and an underground crime syndicate are preying on the vulnerable… alright, maybe a bit more than a jam.
Now you can get military jets for Microsoft Flight Simulator
Now you can get military jets for Microsoft Flight Simulator
Microsoft Flight Simulator is a great way to experience the (usually) serene joys of civilian aviation, but if you've been craving the more daring flying experience found in fighter jets, you've been out of luck.
Arma 3 2.0 has arrived, and it’s brought treats
Arma 3 2.0 has arrived, and it’s brought treats
There's nothing else quite like Arma 3 - it's a military FPS game, but it's also perhaps the most in-depth sandbox game available today, giving players the opportunity to build incredibly complex scenarios and simulations using the latest military hardware.
Star Wars: Squadrons has a fun campaign, but it's missing the brilliance of TIE Fighter's military flavor text
Star Wars: Squadrons has a fun campaign, but it's missing the brilliance of TIE Fighter's military flavor text
TIE Fighter's mission briefings were groundbreaking worldbuilding for a Star Wars game.
Valorant's cool new map is coming sooner than expected
Valorant's cool new map is coming sooner than expected
For all their supernatural shenanigans and high-tech military kit, there aren’t many sweaters in the Valorant cast, are there? Well, it looks like they’ll need ’em sooner rather than later.
A 'Confederacy of Whiteness': Virginia Military Academy's Uncivil War Against Its Black Students
A 'Confederacy of Whiteness': Virginia Military Academy's Uncivil War Against Its Black Students
When Vice President Mike Pence visited the Virginia Military Academy, the Black students disappeared. Read more...
New From Kotaku's Reader-Run Community: I Was Wrong About Mayo Chiki, And More
New From Kotaku's Reader-Run Community: I Was Wrong About Mayo Chiki, And More
Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: I Was Wrong About Mayo Chiki • Video: Flying A F/A-18 Over The Military Airplane Graveyard in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 • TAY Retro: Famicom - Bikkuri Nekketsu… Read more...
How to wage war in Crusader Kings 3
How to wage war in Crusader Kings 3
Find out how to rally to war in CK3 and vanquish your military targets.
The Twitch Viewers Who Dedicate Their Days To Trolling The Army And Navy
The Twitch Viewers Who Dedicate Their Days To Trolling The Army And Navy
Sam is a 20 year-old college student who says he felt deceived by military recruitment efforts at his own high school.
Feature: The History Of World Of Tanks Blitz, Wargaming's Military Action MMO Now On Nintendo Switch
Feature: The History Of World Of Tanks Blitz, Wargaming's Military Action MMO Now On Nintendo Switch
Tanks for the memories. Today, Wargaming has announced that it's bringing the World of Tanks franchise to a Nintendo console for the very first time; World of Tanks Blitz has Switch in its sights, and it's advancing on your position imminently. If you’re not familiar with Wargaming (the company), you’re more than likely familiar with one of the developer's games - most likely the aforementioned team-based Massive Multiplayer Online series.
GTA Online has a secret UFO mission – but only dataminers have played it so far
GTA Online has a secret UFO mission – but only dataminers have played it so far
GTA Online now has a secret business battle where you fight your way into the Fort Zancudo military base, invade an air hangar, and collect a load of spaceship parts inside.
Total War Saga: Troy – All Playable Factions
Total War Saga: Troy – All Playable Factions
When we think of military campaigns there’s arguably none more famous than that of the siege of Troy.
Fall Guys is pure Saturday evening television
Fall Guys is pure Saturday evening television
Forget the military mod origins and the Lost-style island lore.
House of Congress defeats bill to block US military from recruiting via Twitch
House of Congress defeats bill to block US military from recruiting via Twitch
US Navy and Army have stated they will continue to stream on popular games site
Move to ban US military from recruiting on Twitch fails to gain House support
House Votes Down Amendment That Would Have Stopped The Military Recruiting Via Twitch
House Votes Down Amendment That Would Have Stopped The Military Recruiting Via Twitch
Following recent controversies surrounding the US military’s efforts to recruit teens via Twitch, Democratic Rep.
Israel Wants To Use Xbox Controllers In Its Tanks, Which Is Horrifying
Israel Wants To Use Xbox Controllers In Its Tanks, Which Is Horrifying
Israel is currently testing a new armored vehicle prototype that uses a wide array of modern technology, most notably an Xbox controller that allows soldiers to perform combat functions as if they were playing a video game. Read more...