Asura is an indie, top-down, Hack 'n' Slash game set in a fantasy world inspired by the richness of Indian mythology. It features heavy rogue-like elements and a unique procedural skill tree which changes on every play-through.
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Very Positive (375) - 85% of the 375 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 13, 2017
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November 14

Asura French Version will be releasing on 24th November!


Hi,

We are excited to announce that Asura French Version is very close to release. We will be releasing it on 24th November 2017. In the meantime, we urge you to opt for the French Beta if you would like to help us find any issues or glitches. Your support as always would be much appreciated.



You may opt for the French Beta by following the below instructions:
  • In your Steam library, right click on Asura and click on "Properties."
  • Click on the BETA tab
  • Enter the password: asurafrenchtest
  • Change the drop down to "veng_french-French Public Beta".

Also, a super-duper shout out to pendragon64 for championing the French Localization of Asura. Without his relentless effort, it wouldn't have been possible!

We hope you enjoy the French Beta version of Asura and recommend the game to your friends.

MERCI BEAUCOUP!

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November 13

Asura won the Game Of The Year Award at NGDC 2017!



Hello!

We are excited to inform that Asura won the GOTY (Game Of The Year) Award at Nasscom Game Developer Conference in India. We just wanted to thank you all for playing Asura and for all the support.



THANK YOU!

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Reviews

“One of the things I like the most about Asura is how it takes mythology and uses it to inspire these gameplay systems...”
Kotaku

“Time to learn a bit about Indian mythology and kill lots of baddies, action-RPG-style.”
Indie Games

“Themed on Indian Mythology, Asura Hits like Divine Retribution”
9/10 – Old Man Mordaith

About This Game



The Rakshasa is back...

The Vengeance Expansion is a free update for Asura which adds new features and content to the game. The expansion is now available and is accessable to those who own Asura!



Vengeance Mode:
Introducing an endless mode with a brand new level wherein you resist the invading hordes of the Daeva empire. Eliminate as many waves of enemies as possible and compete on the leaderboard with your friends.

Chakra System:
A new persistent system wherein defeating the bosses will unlock unique perks which can be equipped during battle.

Mahasura Difficulty:
A new difficulty mode for the hardcore who are looking for a challenge. In Mahasura Difficulty, any enemy, boss or champion can spawn regardless of the fortress. Oh yes! Your weapon will get destroyed when you get burnt.

Shamshan:
Save your Asura at Shamshan ( Crypt ) and show off the epic gear and ultimate skills you acquired during your invasion.

New Items:
New artifacts and drops items have been added to the roster and will drop to boost your stats while in combat.

New Rooms:
Sacrifice your blood in the goblet of Amrut for rewards or test your luck at the dice game called Passa. New rooms have been introduced to the procedural fortresses (levels) in the game.

Several other general improvements and the above features have been introduced with the update.



Asura is an indie, top-down, Hack 'n' Slash game set in a fantasy world inspired by the richness of Indian mythology. It features heavy rogue-like elements and a unique procedural skill tree which changes on every play-through.



Reincarnated as a demon, use your new-found powers and hatred to invade the 'Pancha Dvora'- the five fortresses of the Daeva empire. Embark on a journey to exact your vengeance against Hasirama - The God-King, Maharaja, and Slayer of Innocents.

Asura is inspired by rogue-like genre and is brutally difficult but FAIR…

Note: Asura is best experienced with a controller!



Procedural Skill tree:
Craft your Demon using a Skill tree which changes every time you die.

Absorb or Scavenge:
Asura can either Absorb enemies for experience points or Scavenge their corpse for loot.

Unique Combat system:
Engage the enemies with a variety of Melee, Range, and Magic weapons. Melee attacks will deal reduced damage to range enemies, Magic enemies will resist spells, and the Stamina system will always require you to strategies and adapt during battle.

Unique Loot:
Every item in Asura is unique by itself. Slash your enemies with Claw weapon or batter them with a Mighty Hammer. Shoot your enemies with your bow or ignite them with your Magic weapon. There are tons of loot to be discovered in Asura which synergies with your skills.

Brutal Mechanics:
When you get burnt, a random equipment will get destroyed from your inventory. When the enemies or traps poison you, you can't heal. When your health is low, it does not regenerate automatically. When you die, you don't get to save your progress.

Perma-Death: Inspired by Rogue-like genre, on death you lose all progress.



Procedurally Generated Skill Tree
Mold your character using the unique, procedurally-generated "Shastra" tree (with over 80 skills!) for near-infinite replayability.

Randomly Generated Levels
Rampage through the "Pancha Dvora" - 5 randomly generated fortresses, each with its particular aesthetics, enemies, and challenges

Unlock New Demon Characters
Unlock 3 different Demon variants with unique alignments to each of the core Shastras. Maximize the return on your choices to surpass your previous personal best.

Unique Weapons & Armour
Find epic loot with each play through and adapt your play to make the most of what you’ve scavenged from the corpses of your enemies.

Enemies Inspired by Indian myths
Battle hordes of enemies, each with their unique characteristics and abilities, inspired from Indian Mythos!

Indian Inspired Lore
Immerse yourself in a fantasy setting based on Indian mythology and discover a whole new take on the battle between good and evil

Perma-Death
When you die, you start all over again from the very beginning with a new skill tree.



(May contain spoilers)
  • A procedurally generated skill tree which changes on every play through (82 skills)
  • 4 Enemy Races - Daeva, Naga, Vanara, and Hathira.
  • 12 Bosses.
  • 9 Champions.
  • 50 Unique enemies.
  • 41 Armors.
  • 82 Weapons.
  • 5 Randomly generated fortress.
  • 3 Unlockable Demon variants to enhance your customization options.
  • Features a fantastical lore inspired by Indian Mythology.



Ogre Head Studio
Ogre Head Studio an Indie Game Company founded by Zainuddeen Fahadh based in Hyderabad, India. We make amazing games inpired by Indian Mythos and aspire to bring a change in the Indian Game Industry.

Support
For any issues or feedback with the game, join our discord HERE!
or contact us at support(at)ogrehead(dot)com

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or higher
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: Intel i7 or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Gefore GTX 750 Ti or higher
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X El Captain
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or higher
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X Sierra
    • Processor: Intel i7 or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Gefore GTX 750 Ti or higher
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Latest Steam OS
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or higher
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Latest Steam OS
    • Processor: Intel i7 or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Gefore GTX 750 Ti or higher
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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