Google from their 'Made by Google' keynote has stepped into the land of tablet/laptop hybrid computers much like the Microsoft Surface with it's latest 2-in-1 device the Google Slate. It's a Chrome OS tablet with a detachable keyboard with the addition of a touch-sensitive pen for taking notes or drawing…
Activision's Call of Duty has teamed up with Uber Eats to offer gamers a way of getting both the full game and fish and chips for just £7.99 this Friday. An Uber Eats spokesperson says this is the reason for the deal. “We know that gamers are hungry for any…
At Google's 'Made by Google' keynote, the team announced the highly anticipated Google Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL. We've put together all the information we know about the smartphone in this article and will continue to update it as more news comes out. Key Features 5.5 Inch Display…
During Google's 'Made by Google' event, they announced an accessory for the new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, the Pixel Stand that supports wireless charging and the ability to turn your phone into more of a bedside or office-side assistant. Here's everything we know about the device so far.…
Hailing from a line of greats such as King of Fighters and Fatal Fury, SNK Heroines had big shoes to fill. As one of the most lighthearted entries in the company’s history, Heroines deviates rather strongly from the norm of SNK’s previous fighters, with all the good and bad that…
Although many video games are remembered for their engaging game play, well balanced characters and stylised graphics, many players are drawn to certain games because of their narrative. From the action packed treasure hunting exploits of the Uncharted franchise, to the date finding aspects of Hatoful Boyfriend, every game has…
When Capcom announced that they would be holding an Ace Attorney panel at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, which took place in September, it was predicted that a whole new instalment in the Ace Attorney series would be announced. Sadly, despite the rumours, a new game was not showcased during…
Welcome back avid tabletop fans. Join us as we review the Legendary Buffy the Vampire Slayer Board Game by Upper Deck. Whether you are a fan of the 90s supernatural high school show or just a fan of taking down bad guys with friends, this might peak your interest. So,…
Anime-based video games tend to be aimed at the fans of the series, which makes sense, aiming to offer more content for the show and the characters they love. Similar to titles like Sword Art Online, they either offer the same story arcs as the anime but let you live…
As a huge fan of action-adventure games, and one that will probably never fully recover from the Uncharted games coming to end, my biggest trepidation coming in to Shadow of the Tomb Raider was that lead development duties had transferred from Crystal Dynamics to Eidos Montreal. Thankfully, my anxieties that…
Back in 2011, El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron was an action adventure title released for PS3 and Xbox 360, and received moderate critical and commercial success. Following the closure of the development studio, the creator of the game bought the rights to the franchise and decided to continue its…
It's not often but it does happen that eBay, the well-known auction website has a sale.  Bargain hunters can use the exclusive code from everything to video games, consoles, laptops and televisions, you can even buy your pet supplies or clothes if you want to. For today only, you can…
After releasing God of War III Remastered and Foul Play as some of the gifts for their loyal subscribers last month, the next set of games to be released for free under the Instant Game Collection for PlayStation Plus for October 2018 have now been announced by Sony. To begin the update,…
After releasing Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars and Livelock as some of the gifts for Xbox Live Gold subscribers last month, the next set of games to be released for free under the Games With Gold promotion have now been announced by Microsoft. Xbox 360 owners will be treated to…
The Yakuza series has come back to the West and in a big way. Following the releases of Yakuza 0 (read our review of the PC version here) and Yakuza Kiwami comes Yakuza Kiwami 2, a remake of the original Yakuza 2. The biggest alteration made in this newest entry…
Ever wanted to delve into wonderful worlds of Dungeons and Dragons but don’t know where to start? Join us as we give you 5 reasons why you should try your hand at the tabletop roleplaying game from Wizards of the Coast. So, grab your dice as its time to break…
Welcome back avid hunters of monsters. It is official autumn in Astera! Why not celebrate the change of seasons with Autumn Harvest Fest which is now live! Join us as we have a quick overview of what lovely things are in store for such an occasion. So grab your pumpkins,…
In the past few years, a handful of indie developers have opted to develop games for older platforms that have become industry icons such as the Sega Dreamcast, Super NES and the SEGA Mega Drive, also known as the Genesis in North America. Funded via Kickstarter in November 2016 by…
Back in the March of 1997, one of the most popular PC simulation games of all time made its debut. Developed by long time British developers Bullfrog, Theme Hospital became an instant hit with its unique visual style, compelling gameplay and surrealist humour. Although many developers tried to recapture the…
Although many Square Enix fans will know them for the Final Fantasy series, one of their most popular IP's initially received very little exposure in Europe. The Dragon Quest franchise was originally named Dragon Warrior in the West, but it eventually reverted to it's original name following the PS2 release…
Back in the late 90's, veteran game developers Bullfrog released Theme Hospital, a hospital management game with a strong focus on humour and addictive gameplay. Rumours of a sequel or spiritual successor circled around the internet for many years, but with the company's eventual demise, it was feared that the…