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Conflict spans the stars as huge robot armies are locked in an enduring battle. Head out to the battlefields with your friends in this 3-on-3 action platformer.
Release Date: Aug 1, 2012
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Includes 3 items: Awesomenauts, Awesomenauts: Official Soundtrack, Awesomenauts: Starstorm

Buy Awesomenauts - Costume Party DLC Bundle

Includes 9 items: Awesomenauts - Coco Hawaii, Awesomenauts - Mousquetaire Leon, Awesomenauts - Officer Lonestar, Awesomenauts - Grandmaster Splash, Awesomenauts - Hotrod Derpl, Awesomenauts - Kosmonaut Yuri, Awesomenauts - Bumble Gnaw, Awesomenauts - Disco Voltar, Awesomenauts - Expendable Clunk

Buy Awesomenauts - Costume Party 2 DLC Bundle

Includes 9 items: Awesomenauts - Ravishing Raelynn Skin, Awesomenauts - Cap'n Vinnie & Seadog Spike, Awesomenauts - Pimpy G. Skin, Awesomenauts - Double-O Yuri Skin, Awesomenauts - Kage Genji, Awesomenauts - Coco McFly Skin, Awesomenauts - Demon Skølldir, Awesomenauts - Cluck, Awesomenauts - Shaolin Ayla

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Level Editor+Steamworks coming to Awesomenauts!

September 18

We've rounded this year of Crowdfunding out by completing the Level Editor stretch goal. What remains are extra characters, the AI Editor (which we've released ahead of the goal) and the Settings Editor. These goals were set over a year ago and we feel that priorities have shifted in the meantime to double efforts elsewhere: matchmaking!
So what's next?
Matchmaking is the ticking heart of Awesomenauts as it largely influences your playing experience online. Work on improving matchmaking has never ceased throughout Awesomenauts' lifetime and has resulted in many enhancements over the years. Though extensive these efforts have been, we still have grand plans to further improve it.

To give matchmaking the radical overhaul it deserves, we need to create and maintain an environment that lets us have total control over who joins when and where. This means moving matchmaking to its own dedicated server.

How you can help!
All funds gathered by our crowdfunding campaign from this day forward will go toward making a matchmaking that is perfectly suited for Awesomenauts. The way you can help achieve this is by pledging one of the many tiers below. All proceeds will be directly spent to further work on Matchmaking and general Awesomenauts improvements. New tiers will be added periodically.

read HERE!

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Patch 2.7 will BUFF EVERYTHING!

September 18

New Vault Patch 2.7: The Frozen Frotier update! All damage and health numbers will be multiplied by 10! While this doesn't feel like much of a change, it sure as hell feels a whole lot better to dish out a massive 4 digit damage Clunk explode. It also allows us to balance many abilities better than we can now!

Keep checking out www.awesomenauts.com/Vault to stay up to date on all 2.7 news

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Latest Update



Awesomenauts Update 2.6 is live and introduces a whole new upgrade / loadout system, an overhauled map (AI Station 404 has been replaced by AI Station 205 in regular matchmaking), 13 new bots to face off against in practice and online matches, an all-new profile screen to keep track of all your stats, several new characters skins, and a whole lot more. It's one of the biggest updates we have ever done to the game!

About the Game

The year is 3587. Conflict spans the stars as huge robot armies are locked in an enduring stalemate. In their bid for galactic supremacy, they call upon the most powerful group of mercenaries in the universe: the Awesomenauts!

Awesomenauts is a MOBA fitted into the form of an accessible 3-on-3 action platformer. Head out to the online battlefields together with your friends as an online party or in local splitscreen, and never worry about having to wait for an online match because of drop-in matchmaking!

Devise strategies as you upgrade and customize each character's skills to suit your playing style. Expect new items, features, DLC and Awesomenauts to be added regularly!


  • Saturday morning is back – 3 on 3 online platforming shooter action with a bright 80's cartoon style
  • It’s a MOBA! – classes, upgrades, creeps, turrets, bases and tactical depth are all present. Awesomenauts adds fast paced platforming gameplay to create a truly unique and accessible MOBA experience
  • The Awesomenauts – take control of an extensive cast of highly customizable Awesomenauts, each with their own attacks and skills.
  • Splitscreen action – Online and offline play with up to 3 players in local splitscreen!
  • Regular updates - Regular additions of new Awesomenauts, balance updates, DLC and more.
  • Don't criticize it, customize it! – hundreds of unique items to beef up your abilities and customize your Awesomenaut to suit your personal playing style!
  • Push it to the limit – Face melting battles across multiple exotic planets and alien spaceships!

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
    • Processor: Any processor with 2 Cores
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI or Nvidia Videocard with at least 256MB, or Intel GMA 950 or newer
    • Hard Drive: 1.5 GD HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
    • Processor: Any processor with 2 Cores
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI or Nvidia Videocard with at least 512MB
    • Hard Drive: 1.5 GD HD space
    • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3 or later.
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Graphics: 64 MB
    • Hard Drive: 1.5 GD HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X version Lion 10.7 or later.
    • Processor: Any Processor with 2 Cores
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI or NVIDIA Videocard with at least 256MB or higher.
    • Hard Drive: 1.5 GD HD space
    • Other: Broadband Internet connection

Linux System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu
    • Processor: Any processor with 2 Cores
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 1.5 GD HD space
    • Video Card: ATI or Nvidia Videocard with at least 256MB, or Intel GMA 950 or newer
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu
    • Processor: Any processor with 2 Cores
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 1.5 GD HD space
    • Video Card: ATI or Nvidia Videocard with at least 512MB
    • Other: Broadband Internet connection
Helpful customer reviews
203 of 274 people (74%) found this review helpful
1,183.8 hrs on record
With over 1k hours of this game I feel like it's time I talk about it.
I love this game and stream it daily. www.twitch.tv/zachymassacre.
This game has so much potential. I've been playing it for 2 years or so and it's grown so much.
With the release of Starstorm and the new content it's only getting bigger.
There are lots of reasons to play it and there are a lot of frustrating things that make you want to quit.
The thing with this game, as well as many others that rely on the online community, is that it's either really fun or it's toxic.
Some people you come across can be respectful opponents or teammates, but a lot of the time you can expect them to be real mean, rude, and disrespectful to you and others. Best thing to do is just keep your head up and keep trying for victory.
Always play to have fun and don't pay attention to leaderboard ranking.
Come be a positive part of the community and join me and my friends on Twitch. We're a tight crew and try to keep the community as positive as possible.
Posted: March 31
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85 of 118 people (72%) found this review helpful
260.8 hrs on record
Awesomenauts... what can I say. My playtime tells alot about my feelings for this game. The game is a MOBA played in 2D and it is developed by a bunch of people who really care about their fanbase. I picked the game up a couple of months ago, and I still find the game to be fun and exciting to play.

At the start of a match, you get to choose between 18 characters. Each character has its own set of skills and items. Characters and items are unlocked through leveling up (which is fairly easy to do) and the characters look amazing. I mean... you can play as flying, russian monkey, a french chameleon with a very long tongue, a squid admiral with a very large anchor and alot of others. You will learn how to play most of these characters very quickly which means that you can get into the game immediately after playing one or two matches in practice mode.

Matches usually take about 20-30 minutes to play and if a player disconnects from the match, another player can immediately jump into the game, which is great. Your goal in a match is to destroy the enemy team's base. To do that you have to destroy two turrets in the same lane. And to do this, you have to push while defending your own structures from your enemies.

Mobility plays a big role in Awesomenauts. Not all characters are that fast and not all characters have the best escaping skills. This means that you have to know each and every map fairly well if you want to be able to escape your enemies when playing large and slow characters like Clunk and Derpl. This makes the matches much more interesting.

Mobility --> Positioning --> Kills --> Ability to push --> Victory.

The Awesomenauts community is a friendly and amazing one, I very rarely have to play with ragers and jerks. There is an option to mute other players too, so ragers are realy not a problem. There are countless of people ready to help you with whatever you need help with, on the forums and in- game, making this the best community I have ever been a part of.

TL;DR:
Buy this fantastic game. You will not regret it.
Posted: June 8
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57 of 79 people (72%) found this review helpful
836.3 hrs on record
I work at Ronimo Games so I work on this game pretty much every day and I still play it at home pretty much every other day. So yeah I'd recommend it :P.
Posted: August 20
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40 of 54 people (74%) found this review helpful
10.1 hrs on record
Awesomenauts has fantastic potential, but is not quite there. Tweaks to the balancing and AI will make this one a star.A clever spin on the MOBA genre that strips away the complications and nerdy presentation to create a fast-paced but deceptively complex action strategy game.Awesomenauts has a good and effective mix of genres: platformer, strategy and action. It also has a deep multiplayer with the approachability of a Saturday-morning cartoon.It's surprising just how well the MOBA formula adapts in a 2D environment, it might not be as strategic as others in the genre but it holds its own in terms of how fun the combat is. Special mention also goes to the sound design, very cool soundtrack and each character has their own little jingle, a small touch which I was impressed with, and on top of it all is the great voice acting which adds a welcome layer of charm to an already likebale game. Great concept, great gameplay, much faster-feeling and action-packed than games like LoL or Dota.A brilliant game that's well worth the small price tag.
Posted: June 29
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316 of 538 people (59%) found this review helpful
243.3 hrs on record
Fun MOBA platformer with large amount of characters. Very good to play with friends.

No dedicated servers, every game is hosted peer to peer. Terrible lag can happen often. Matchmaking is ridiculously terribly completely horrible. The top players in the world can be matched against the lowest 30%.

The company that makes the game decided to do a kickstarter for a paid expansion. The amount the kickstarter generated exceeded the amount they needed to raise to make the paid expansion by over $200,000 United States currency. They are not adding dedicated servers.

The average population of this (online only multiplayer game) on steam is at its lowest point now in april 2014 since 2012. Source: http://steamcharts.com/app/204300#All

Awesomenauts has the potential to be a super fun game that is held back by a dwindling population due to poor matchmaking, no dedicated servers, and a small player base.

Personally I have experienced connection problems and random crashes in this game after some patches. These have affected some of my friends as well, but not everyone. They get fixed eventually, but are very annoying.

Hope this game goes f2p, and gets dedicated servers, and a bigger playerbase! It was super fun to play in september 2013 when their were 4 times as many people playing as there are now.

There are many cosmetic skins available for purchase in this game to provide revenue. Valve increased revenue by 12 times for teamfortress2 after switching to free to play.

Posted: April 7
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228 of 297 people (77%) found this review helpful
15.6 hrs on record
Awesomenauts is truly an awesome game, it combines traditional MOBA (DOTA, LoL, etc) style gameplay with 2d platforming.

The gameplay is addictive, skill based and tons of fun to play with friends. There are a few annoying issues, such as players being able to leave and rejoin the game without consequence in order to pick a counter to your character.

I recommend the game to anyone regardless of how new or experienced you are to gaming.

For a full review, check out the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ro26SqVMdf0
Posted: November 26, 2013
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