Consoles are temporary, but the PC is forever. With plenty of games and fancy peripherals, there is plenty of options to fill the stocking of the PC gamers on your Christmas list this year. With our Holiday gift guide for PC gaming gifts, you can find the perfect present for yourself…
Welcome back beat em' up fans. Were you one of the gore seekers and fatality reapers when Mortal Kombat X was released. Do you thrive on every Kombo, bone crack, and drop of blood in the grand tournament of realms? Good news, The Game Awards have staged a new tournament…
It is no secret that Valve's Steam client is the currently the most popular digital distribution client for PC games, with several smaller competitors such as Origin, uPlay and GOG Galaxy picking up the slack. Earlier this week, Epic Games have announced their plans to open a digital games portal…
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,…
Welcome back avid gamers. With the whirlwind of announcements at E3: 2018 bombarding the minds of us all this past week, join us as we visit From Software's corner. Their new title, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice was revealed and we are here to discuss out thoughts and what to expect…
Welcome avid gamers. With E3 2018 in full swing, the announcements are coming thick and fast. Day one is out of the way and we have some more information and gameplay from Ubisoft in the form of The Division 2. So stay a while as we keep you up to…
Over the last few years, several games which received critical and commercial acclaim on the PlayStation Vita, such as Conception II and Danganronpa, have been given a second home on other consoles and PC. Sorcery Saga: The Curse of The Great Curry God is one of these re-releases, which has…
Back in August, we revealed that Square Enix is producing a 3D remaster of Secret of Mana, one of their classic RPG's from the 16 bit era. To tease the efforts of the development team, Square Enix have released a gameplay trailer which shows the new version of the game…
With just over three weeks remaining until the release date of A Hat in Time, the developers have decided to hold a speed run competition that is open to anyone who backed the game in its early stages. Whether you funded the game during its Kickstarter campaign or it's Slacker…
Back in 2004, Capcom and Clover Studio, the developers of Viewtiful Joe, released a Japanese themed hack and slash puzzle adventure named Okami. It followed the adventures of Amaterasu, a sun god in the form of a wolf, on her journey to free the world from the magic from an…
One of the most popular elements of the Sonic the Hedgehog series has always been the boss battles against Dr Eggman, or one of his many contraptions that he has built to eliminate Sonic and his friends. In the first two games, we only encountered a boss at the end…
Back in the early nineties, the multiplayer Competition mode in Sonic 2 was one of the best new features introduced to the franchise, and remains one of the most fondly remembered elements of the blue blur's early days on the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis. This feature is now confirmed…
After revealing the theme for the Hard Boiled Heavies and the Special Stage theme from Sonic Mania, SEGA have decided to reveal a never before heard rendition of Stardust Speedway, one of the regular stage themes. The level originally appeared back in Sonic  CD back in 1993, and has now undergone…
The point and click adventure has seen many changes since it began in the early 1980’s with games such as The Secret of Monkey Island leading the charge. Originally developed during a games jam in 2014, The Darkside Detective by newly established Irish developers Spooky Doorway is the latest adventure…
As well as the regular bosses that the player will encounter during the levels of Sonic Mania, Dr Eggman has constructed a team of powerful robots known as Hard Boiled Heavies. Until earlier this week, the music that will play during these encounters had not been made public by the…
Victor Vran, originally released in 2015, left little impression on nearly anybody. Labelled a Diablo clone and thrown into the cultural waste paper basket, a small cult following eventually formed around the Van Helsing-esque ARPG. Haemimont Games have decided Victor Vran deserves another chance at mainstream success, collecting the base game…
Even though the summer has only just begun, it appears that Valve is wasting no time in getting ready to activate this year's Steam Store Summer Sale. In following with their accidental tradition from previous years, PayPal have accidentally revealed that the latest sale will take place from 6 PM…
First person platformer shooter Deadcore developed by 5 Brit Games on PC is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from July 14th. The game which seems very "Portal-like" is about players waking up on a desolate world with no memory and will have to explore the environment until they…
It's time to dig out your rings and life monitors, as the long awaited Sonic Mania has been given its  final release date alongside a beautifully animated pre order trailer.  After receiving a few delays on the road to its release, the latest 2D entry in the Sonic series will…
The Zelda inspired Oceanhorn Monster of Uncharted Seas proved to be an instant hit when it was released on iOS devices back in 2013. Developed by a small team known as Cornfox and Bros, this top-down RPG was eventually released onto every major platform currently available. Following the announcement of…
I have a weird relationship with the 90's, as someone born too late to be a part of the pop culture, yet still young enough to vicariously live it through the 20 year nostalgia cycle. It's like I was there, without ever living through No Doubt, cassette tapes, and optimism.…