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.
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Release Date: Aug 1, 2012

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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

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"A side-scrolling 3v3 DOTA-style game with an emphasis on manual aim and platforming. Very creative characters, one of which I badly voice-act."
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A brand new skin is coming with Scoop's release in Patch 2.7: Wraithlord Scoop!

Once an avatar of justice itself, Wraithlord Scoop is the twisted resurrection of a once benevolent warrior. On his new dark path this once noble spirit has now been consumed by an unending veangeance...

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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Update 2.6 is live and introduces a whole new upgrade / loadout system, an overhauled map (AI Station 404 has been replaced by AI Station 205 in regular matchmaking), 13 new bots to face off against in practice and online matches, an all-new profile screen to keep track of all your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 This 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!

System Requirements

PC
Mac
Linux
    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
    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
    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
149 of 162 people (92%) found this review helpful
39.0 hrs on record
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Graphics:
+ cartoon optic with nice details
+ good animation
- weak effects

Sound:
+ this song stick in your head
+ good character voices
- muffled weapon sounds

Balance:
+ good mix of action and tactics
- weak tutorials
- bad matchmaking

Control:
+ controls are easy to learn
+ gamepad support

Game Size:
+ 19 awesomenauts
+ 4 maps
- other moba games get a couple of characters more

Map Design:
+ clever maps
+ useful placed healing places
+ alternative ways

Characters:
+ interesting characters
+ different skills
+ each with unique items

Teamwork:
+ strengths and weaknesses for character
+ many strategies and scenarise
+ ki replace quitters

Awesomenauts is absurd and hilarious, it builds a complex layer of strategy around a 2D core, and this is where players will discover smart tactics. Awesomenauts is a lot of work, and the more you put into the game the more you'll get out of it. This is the biggest issue with Awesomenauts. As you're starting and discovering the strengths and weaknesses of each hero, higher players will slaughter you.
A harsh learning curve lies ahead for anyone, and it’ll be a difficult first few hours for the MOBA gerne.
Matches in Awesomenauts are frequently active, you always feel like an integral part of the action, your character always clearly defined amid the cartoon chaos.
Killing turrets, players, and enemy droids earns you solar, the solar you'll spend to buy upgrades for your character.
The upgrade path you follow can have a huge impact on a match. you could go full-tilt tank with Clunk the robot and upgrade his bite ability so that it steals health with each successful bite. Or of a glass cannon and dump points into a missile launcher ability.
Not all of the characters are available up front, which means you need to level up your profile through matches with characters.
Creating a tactical build order is an important part of winning the game.

Anyone who enjoys run and gun shooters or action platformers will enjoy this, and it’s a perfect game to the MOBA genre. If you've never played a MOBA, Awesomenauts is a great place to start. Grab some friends and you'll have a blast.


Thanks for reading! If you Like my Review, give me a Thumbs up in Steam (not the youtube video).
I make this for the Community and your help is greatly appreciated :)
Posted: October 12
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135 of 176 people (77%) found this review helpful
306.6 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 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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161 of 216 people (75%) found this review helpful
881.7 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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48 of 68 people (71%) 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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27 of 35 people (77%) found this review helpful
218.5 hrs on record
Moba meets platform. This is well polished game with endless hours of fun. At first glance you might think this is a childish game from its graphic and character, but it won't take you long before you realize how competitive it can get. Champion build, team composition, and team work are all there from moba side of things.

If anyone is looking for semi casual Moba games you can enjoy with friends I'd highly recommend this game.
Just be weary of the DLC they can be addictive and expensive.

Break DOWN!
  • Superb controls
  • Excellent replayability
  • Great multiplayer match making system
Screen SHOTS!
https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=307329013
https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=160132046
https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=160413100

SCORE!
8.5/10
Posted: September 23
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