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1:21 PM on 08.19.2013

Awesomenauts Kickstarter to add new characters and more

If you want more Awesomenauts you're in luck, as Ronimo Games has just launched a $125,000 goal Kickstarter for a full-on expansion to the game.  Set to debut in the add-on pack titled Awesomenauts: Starstorm are three ...

Chris Carter

10:52 AM on 08.14.2013

Awesomenauts is coming to the PlayStation 4

When the PS4 drops eventually, you'll have one more game to play on it -- Awesomenauts. Ronimo Games has just announced that Abstraction Games is handling the new version, as they are sticking to publishing duties. Another a...

Chris Carter

4:00 AM on 07.30.2013

Awesomenauts debuts new Gnabot skin and re-works

If you haven't played Awesomenauts in a while, you'll find that a hefty update has been added to the game that most notably debuts the new Gnabot skin for Gnaw. Of course, this is only for the PC, Mac, and most recently,...

Chris Carter

2:00 PM on 05.25.2013

New Awesomenaut Ayla voiced by Ashly Burch

The insane 2D MOBA Awesomenauts has been trucking along for a full year, continuously being updated with new characters, maps, and other goodies -- on Windows and Mac, of course. Developer Ronimo Games is not through with th...

Tony Ponce

11:00 PM on 05.06.2013

Awesomenauts sure has come a long way in its first year

This past week, Awesomenauts turned one. Looking back, Ronimo has done a tremendous job with continuing to support the title on Windows and Mac. (I feel terrible for folks who only have access to it on consoles.) Despite not...

Jordan Devore



Yes, please: Awesomenauts is getting another map photo
Yes, please: Awesomenauts is getting another map
by Jordan Devore

As much as I genuinely like playing as the post-release characters in Awesomenauts, what I've been waiting for more than anything is another map. That day isn't here quite yet, but it is happening. Ronimo Games is adding a map which takes place on Leon's homeworld. It'll be playable at PAX East at the Indie Megabooth and is said to be stealth-oriented, with an orb at its center that grants temporary invisibility.

In preparation for an upcoming patch, the team has put together new skins for Coco Nebulon and Raelynn, both of which look great. "Coco McFly" is exactly what it sounds like. I'm sure we'll be seeing that get some use online.

What's more, two new Awesomenauts are being designed in collaboration with the community. A two-stage contest on Facebook has folks coming up with the gameplay design and also the art itself. The winners will eventually have their ideas represented in the game itself.

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9:30 PM on 02.23.2013

The next Awesomenaut is a space butterfly prophet

Ronimo Games' next big update to the PC version of their side-scrolling MOBA, Awesomenauts, is going to shake up the game considerably. For starters, they'll be adding the first new support character since the game launched,...

Conrad Zimmerman

7:00 PM on 12.25.2012

Check out several sites and companies' Christmas cards

Every year, game companies and other game sites like to send out holiday cards to their various contacts -- not that out of the ordinary. Sometimes these cards are your basic season's greetings, but other times they go above ...

Tony Ponce

8:00 PM on 12.12.2012

Vinnie and Spike bring Awesomenauts up to one dozen

The folks at Ronimo Games just keep going. I would have been perfectly satisfied with the amount of post-release characters added to Awesomenauts a couple of updates ago (sorry, console versions), but the eclectic cast grows...

Jordan Devore

8:30 PM on 12.06.2012

Awesomenauts now available for Mac

The only MOBA I feel even mildly competent at, Awesomenauts, just got a little more awesome with the arrival of a Mac version. The new port is now available for purchase on Steam and folks who have already picked up the game...

Conrad Zimmerman

6:30 PM on 11.01.2012

New character Raelynn joins Awesomenauts

Ronimo Games isn't letting up one bit in support of their 2D platforming MOBA, Awesomenauts, releasing update 1.8 today on Steam. This update brings with it yet another new character, Raelynn, who carries a sniper rifle for ...

Conrad Zimmerman

1:00 PM on 10.23.2012

Ronimo releases Snowball Earth demo

Ronimo Games, the developers of Sword & Soldiers and Awesomenauts, released today a demo for an earlier, canceled project, Snowball Earth. The demo, as explained by programmer Joost Van Dongen on his development blo...

Conrad Zimmerman

6:00 PM on 09.27.2012

New character Skølldir coming to Awesomenauts roster

I can't believe how frequently Ronimo Games has been adding content to the PC version of their 2D platforming MOBA, Awesomenauts, but I'm pretty happy about it. Today they've announced the impending arrival of yet another pl...

Conrad Zimmerman



New character Gnaw now playable in Awesomenauts on PC photo
New character Gnaw now playable in Awesomenauts on PC
by Jordan Devore

Another free character, Gnaw, was added to Awesomenauts, and I'm becoming increasingly glad that I opted to double dip with the Steam release. While it seems entirely likely that he'll eventually end up on Xbox Live Arcade, the rate at which updates can go out on PC makes it the obvious choice between the two, particularly for a game like this where characters are constantly being rebalanced.

I played a single round with Gnaw and I think I have a new favorite character. He's agile, has a primary attack that can do lifesteal, and the weedlings he drops work well for both pushing a turret and defending. We'll have to see how Gnaw stacks up once players become more accustomed to his tactics.

Ronimo Games has also announced that cheaters will now be placed in their own matchmaking system so they can play against other cheaters. Nice moves!

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12:30 PM on 07.23.2012

Awesomenauts updates with new characters, balance

If, like me, you've taken a break from action in Awesomenauts, the 2D platforming MOBA from Ronimo Games, today's the day to get back into the fight. Ronimo has announced that the first update for Awesomenauts, which introdu...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:30 PM on 05.16.2012

'Sausage Fest' DLC coming soon to Swords & Soldiers HD

Ronimo Games has been working on a new single-player story campaign for Swords & Soldiers that's due out next week on Steam. They had my attention with the expansion's name, "Super Saucy Sausage Fest." Then I saw the bada...

Jordan Devore