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Two years after its announcement, Awesomenauts is coming to the Xbox One next month

Announced all the way back in mid-2014, Awesomenauts Assemble! (the console follow-up to the ill-fated original release that featured a nasty case of publishing problems) is coming to the Xbox One on September 7. As part of the celebra...   read

 
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The second Awesomenauts expansion is out now on Steam

I never could have predicted Ronimo would be able to keep Awesomenauts going for this long. It's impressive! Today, the studio released another major update for the 2D MOBA as well as the second paid expansion, Overdrive, which adds three c...   read

 
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Awesomenauts is still trucking with a brand new expansion, Overdrive

You really have to give it to Ronimo. It released its 2D action platformer MOBA Awesomenauts back in 2012, and as a smaller developer, it has gone through so much. It's dealt with legal issues surrounding the publishing of the game on ...   read

 
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Awesomenauts is getting a new free character next week

I can't believe Awesomenauts is still getting free characters at this point beyond their Starstorm expansion -- it's been over three years since the game launched on PC. But here we are, and on September 2nd, the game will get it...   read

 
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Awesomenauts has a new 'free for everyone' character coming

It's been a while since I've booted up Awesomenauts, but I think I'll be doing just that when the newest character hits the roster. His name is Rocco, and he's a bird with a bow. He also has chicken feet, which makes him amazing. Rocco...   read

 
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Awesomenauts is on sale on Steam for another few hours

I've been playing Awesomenauts off and on for a few years now. I was pretty happy with my purchase of the Steam version for full price, but for the next few hours it's on sale for $0.99. If you haven't given it a shot yet, now is a goo...   read

 
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New map, AI bots headed to Awesomenauts

In detailing some of what's in store for Awesomenauts' upcoming patch 2.6, Ronimo Games announced that it's finally preparing another map: AI Station 205. That's not to be confused with the existing AI Station 404, which is similar "but als...   read

 
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Awesomenauts Assemble finally gets its first update

If you've been patiently waiting for the PS4 version of Awesomenauts to actually get inline with the PC edition, your waiting has partially paid off. Ronimo has announced that the first major patch has dropped today, which include...   read

 
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Skree hits Awesomenauts, along with another update

Ever since Skree was announced earlier this year for Awesomenauts, I've wanted to play him. With his cool looking hover-board and Predator-like design, he always looked like a ton of fun to play. Well now you can give him a shot, so l...   read

 
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Awesomenauts adds Sentry X-58 and replays

It seems we only just got Penny Fox in Awesomenauts: Starstorm and now Ronimo is back with its 18th character to date, Sentry X-58. He has a risky ability that launches a black hole, dealing back damage he's taken during a short window of ...   read

 
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Awesomenauts' Penny Fox is a swift assassin, and a ton of fun

It's insane how much Awesomenauts has changed over the years. I remember picking it up on the PS3 and wondering when any new characters were going to come, and given the update issues developer Ronimo had, they never did. It would have...   read

 
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Awesomenauts adds Penny Fox with its biggest update yet

Ronimo has rolled out its Secrets of Space update for Awesomenauts today on Steam and it's time to give the multiplayer game another look. The patch will be available on PlayStation 4 at a later date -- "we'll do our best to make it as soo...   read

 
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Ronimo reveals the newest Awesomenaut

Romino is still trucking with their Awesomenauts Starstorm update, and we have a number of characters and a new level to drop still. Ted McPain was the last addition back in December, but today, the developer has announced the "Foxy 'N...   read

 
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Impressions: Awesomenauts' Ted McPain

In case you haven't heard, Awesomenauts is launching its Starstorm expansion, which is bringing all new content to the game in 2014. As the game's first official meaty piece of DLC, the update will contain five new characters, mor...   read

 
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Awesomenauts' PS4 release chance this year 'slim to none'

Ronimo Games has confirmed to Destructoid that the chances of the PlayStation 4 release of Awesomenauts are "slim to none" in 2013. According to the developer, the studio handling the PS4 port, Abstraction Games, has submitted the game...   read

 
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Awesomenauts: Starstorm is almost ready to launch

After a mega-successful campaign, Awesomenauts' Starstorm expansion is nearly upon us, and the initial bit of content could hit as early as this week. If all goes according to plan, Ted McPain, the first add-on character, will drop thi...   read

 
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Awesomenauts updates with new skin to benefit charity

Ronimo Games has made available a special Awesomenauts skin with the game's PC version 1.25 update today. The "Private Mels" skin for Lonestar is result of Ronimo's participation in granting a child (named Mels) his wish to take p...   read

 
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Awesomenauts: Assemble still aiming for PS4 launch

Awesomenauts for the PS4 now has a brand new moniker -- Awesomenauts: Assemble, and it'll have all of the content of the PC version, as well as all future Starstorm expansion content. Ronimo was originally aiming for a PlayStation 4 launch ...   read

 
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A few Awesomenauts Kickstarter rewards are on the way

Now that the Awesomenauts Starstorm Kickstarter has concluded, digital rewards have started shipping out, and a few of them should even be in your inboxes in the next 24 hours. Specifically, keys for wallpapers, Swords & Soldiers (plus ...   read

 
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Play Awesomenauts for free this week on Steam

Awesomenauts: Starstorm is one of the few Kickstarters I've backed. It's no secret that I'm a fan of the core game, and I'm hardly the only one on staff, either, but it's something I feel compelled to share. The campaign is still going stro...   read

 
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Admiral Swiggins officially joins Awesomenauts

[Update: I've since played a few matches with Swiggins, and I have to say, he's incredibly fun. Behind Leon, I think he's currently my second favorite character, as he has a ton of potential, a good amount of variety in his skillset, and he...   read

 
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Awesomenauts Kickstarter meets goal in seven days

Awesomenauts is still chugging, and based on the results of its latest Kickstarter for the Starstorm expansion, it's going to keep chugging for quite some time. In just seven days, Ronimo has reached its goal of $125,000, which nets players...   read

 
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The future of Awesomenauts is looking pretty awesome

It's common knowledge that it's tough to be an indie studio -- especially if you're running a competitive online multiplayer title. Despite the fact that your game may have across-the-board rave reviews, maintaining a community, constantly ...   read

 
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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 new characters ...   read

 
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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 announcement is ...   read

 
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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, Linux versions...   read

 
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Awesomenauts' Clunk is getting a physical toy

Ever since I laid eyes on Awesomenauts, I knew that it looked ripe for a toy treatment. The entire style just oozes old school cartoon, and now, Romino is finally taking that concept a step further with a miniature version of the Awesomena...   read

 
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Ayla officially joins the cast of Awesomenauts

After booting up Awesomenauts yesterday evening, my wife found a pretty low key update that ended up bringing Ayla into the fray -- the brand new playable Awesomenaut voiced by Ashly Burch. In typical Ronimo Games fashion, the character is ...   read

 
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Humble Indie Bundle says you can't spell great without 8

By now, you all should be intimately familiar with the Humble Bundle, which lets customers pay what they want for DRM-free copies of videogames, often includes soundtracks, and puts a portion of the proceeds toward charity. Humble Indie Bu...   read

 
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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 the game yet and ...   read

 
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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 caring for som...   read

 
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Yes, please: Awesomenauts is getting another map

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 p...   read

 
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Awesomenauts gets an official Creeper skin

As part of patch 1.13 for Awesomenauts, the 2D MOBA has a new skin for Clunk that models him after The Creeper from Minecraft. It's a great fit for the explosive character, and better yet, it won't cost you any money to access. You will, ho...   read

 
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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 stronger with ...   read

 
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Free weekend of Awesomenauts on Steam

This weekend, one of my favorite games of 2012 is going to be enjoying a free weekend on Steam. Starting tomorrow and through Sunday, everyone will be able to play Awesomenauts for free! And if you like what you play and want to play m...   read

 
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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 powerful, long-...   read

 
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New character Sklldir 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 playable characte...   read

 
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Awesomenauts can now get new character skins on Steam

If you happened to notice Awesomenauts updating on Steam but didn't bother to check what that was all about, here's your answer: character skins. While the designs are pretty good overall, I have a special place in my heart for Gnaw, who c...   read

 
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New character Gnaw now playable in Awesomenauts on PC

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 whic...   read

 
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Gnaw is joining the ranks of the Awesomenauts on PC

A shadowy teaser image for the latest Awesomenauts character made the rounds recently, and now we have the full reveal courtesy of Ronimo Games. The newest addition, Gnaw, is a bitey, acid-spitting critter that was trained by his "Cosmic ...   read

 
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Awesomenauts brings its awesome to Steam August 1

Ronimo Games has announced that the PC version of their 3-on-3 platforming MOBA, Awesomenauts, has a release date. You'll be able to grab the game on Steam next week, on August 1st. You can check out a brand new batch of screenshots for the...   read

 
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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 introduces two new pla...   read

 
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PC and Mac versions of Awesomenauts are on the way

This is the kind of thing I like to wake up to. Ronimo Games has announced that it is bringing its multiplayer online battle arena game Awesomenauts to Steam "within a month," followed by a Mac release. The first media for these versions s...   read

 
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Awesomenauts gets two new characters on July 27 for free

We are so ready to get back into Awesomenauts, especially with the impending update. As you may have heard already, it's going to be making quite a few tweaks for the sake of better balancing the game, in addition to bringing two brand new ...   read

 
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Awesomenauts theme song released, patch details revealed

I've played Awesomenauts at least once every day since it released and I'm still having a hell of a good time. And, much as I expected, I've never skipped the opening sequence because it provides an excuse to hear the totally bitchin' ...   read

 
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Concept art for Awesomenauts shows a very different game

While it's not uncommon for developers to readily share concept art, we don't always get specific details about how a game's design evolved throughout its development. In the case of Awesomenauts, Ronimo Games is already sharing both. In a ...   read

 
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Awesomenauts community address teases DLC character

Over the weekend, Ronimo Games sent out an Awesomenauts community address detailing the current state of its immensely fun MOBA and what's left in store. To be perfectly frank, we're a little late in covering this news because we were busy ...   read

 
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Review: Awesomenauts

Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) titles have seen an enormous surge in popularity in recent years, and for good reason, but to date they've been restricted to the PC. These highly skill-based, competitive games offer the joy of killin...   read

 
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Don't worry! Awesomenauts still being released this week

Despite publisher dtp entertainment filing for insolvency last Friday, Ronimo has announced that Awesomenauts will still be released this week, as planned. Hurray! The PlayStation Network version is free for PS Plus subscribers, and will be...   read

 
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This is how you play Awesomenauts

Dtoid has been covering Awesomenauts pretty heavily, but there's still a bunch of people who are in the dark as to what this game is about. To help, the guys at Ronimo Games put together a little video to help explain what the dealio is. T...   read

 

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