Cannon Brawl is an exciting mix of real time strategy and artillery gameplay. It's a whole new genre in strategy games. Try your hand at the campaign and competitive online multiplayer!
User reviews: Very Positive (167 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 19, 2014

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"Strategy, accuracy and courage make a worthy Cannon Brawl opponent. Sadly, Simon lacks all three."
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October 14

New Build 1.2 - Comeback Bombardment

Big update today featuring a whole new mechanic for the game! We've added a new ultimate power that charges up as your buildings take damage and will allow you to comeback from small mistakes early on.

Features
  • Added a new mechanic: Comeback Bombardment. As you take damage and your buildings are destroyed you can bombardment power, displayed on the top of the screen. When your meter is full you can call in a bombardment on your enemy by pressing space. The enemy buildings nearest your airship will be targeted. This is to prevent small mistakes in the beginning costing you the game and to provide for more dynamic and surprising matches. We will likely be tuning this going forward.
  • Tweaked random building select to not pick bank and mountain maker so often
  • Tweaked random map select to force more variety

Tuning:
  • Shields now completely absorb Frost Tower shots
  • Increased frost tower level 2 cost to 60 from 55
  • Increased frost tower cooldowns by 1 second per level
  • Lowered warhead life to 10/15/20 from 15/20/25

Fixes:
  • Fixed crash on OSX Yosemite when spacebar was pressed
  • On mac, non-xbox 360 Gamepads should behave better
  • Fix for rare case where an orphaned lobby would impede matchmaking

    As always let us know what you think!

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September 26

New Build 1.1 - Tuning and Performance

Here’s our first post-release update! Hope you’re all enjoying the game. We’ve made some improvements and fixes based on your feedback:

Features/Improvements
  • Reduced loading time
  • Reduced memory usage
  • Reduced hard drive footprint slightly
  • Added a button to view a video strategy guide at the end of multiplayer matches
  • Demolishers and mountainer maker shots no longer collide

Balance/Tuning:
  • Warhead travel speeds slightly reduced
  • Reduced warhead damage to 15/25/40 from 20/30/45
  • Slightly reduced digging radius of level 2 and 3 drills
  • Lasers no longer do one extra pulse for 1 damage, but still have an extra digging pulse
  • Adjusted diamond mine position on Mountain Face map to provide different gameplay opportunities

Fixes:
  • Fixed rare issue where pilot text would stay on screen
  • Fixed crash if you beat the final boss using banks

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Reviews

“...just think of your typical real-time strategy mechanics in a 1v1 scenario and cut out all the boring parts so it’s fast-paced and exciting practically every second.”
Chris Priestman - Indie Statik

“Worms, StarCraft, and Combat collide in one of the best new action-RTS game designs in years.”
Sam Machkovech - Ars Technica

“Cannon Brawl takes two classic genres and remixes them in a very smart, exciting, and elegant way”
Justin Davis - IGN

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About This Game

Get ready to play the next evolution of the artillery genre!

Cannon Brawl is an exciting mix of real time strategy and artillery gameplay. Command your airship to capture gold mines and build everything from cannons to lasers. Drop attack buildings from your airship, then pop into them to take skill shots at your opponent in real time. Upgrade each building to boost its devastating power. Advance across the kingdom in single player to unlock and discover new buildings, then experiment with each one to find your favorite combination in online multiplayer.

Choose from over fourteen buildings and five airship pilots (with more to come) for a huge variety of strategic combinations. Want to turtle up and launch big warheads from afar? You can! Want to rush to the high ground and launch a rain of missiles from above? You can! Try out tons of other strategies and crush your friends!

Cannon Brawl will challenge your ability to manage priorities, coordinate attacks and defenses, and focus through the madness of battle.

Key Features

  • Action Strategy like you've never seen - Unique blend of 2D artillery and real time strategy gameplay results in intense tactical battles
  • Battle Near and Far - Competitive 1v1 online multiplayer with ranked matching, invite a friend for a private battle, or plugin in a controller and get your buddies together for a home tournament
  • Strategic Options - Choose from 15+ weapons and defenses and combo them with 5+ different airship pilots for hundreds of strategic options
  • Dynamic Battlefields - Destroy the terrain with cannons, lasers and more
  • Epic Adventure - Battle across our full campaign mode with big boss fights spanning 20 missions, charting new territory across 5 unique environments
  • Regular Updates - Better balancing, tuning, improvements, new features, and more!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + 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, Intel GMA 950 or newer
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available 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
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.7.5
    • Processor: Any processor with 2 or more cores
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.7.5
    • Processor: Any processor with 2 or more cores
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu
    • Processor: Any processor with 2 or more cores
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI or Nvidia Videocard with at least 256MB, or Intel GMA 950 or newer
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu
    • Processor: Any processor with 2 or more cores
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI or Nvidia Videocard with at least 256MB, or Intel GMA 950 or newer
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
15.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 21
Cannon Brawl is worth buying if you've enjoyed playing the Worms franchise over the years, and are looking for something new added to the formula.

Video overview of Cannon Brawl showing general idea behind the game:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlPDAf3mGpg

Follow my curator list for future early access game recommendations:
http://store.steampowered.com/curator/6856568-Should-You-Play-This-Game/
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 21
Very fun, highly recommend for same-screen competitive battling. Sort of a light RTS mixed with tower-trajectory style gameplay. It's not super deep but I easily got my time and money's worth.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 19
This is a really solid game that mixes the artillery and RTS genres together perfectly. It cuts out all of the wait time normally associated with an artillery type of game and replaces it with RTS elements. This makes for a much more fast paced and enjoyable experience that still retains the fun of angling shots over long distances to hit enemies.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
13.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 1
this game is super fun as casual game.

playing with your friends will grants u a good time.

campagin not hard but fun to complete.

if u like worms then u most like CB.

if they only add workshop for maps.

7.6/10
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
36.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
Excellent, absolutely love it. 8.8 / 10

A friend introduced me to Cannon Brawl and we played at work, since then i bought and played and loved every bit. There is a slight unbalance in terms of the weaponary, and i feel is lacking the amount of sheer insanity that Worms has as a similar game. That aside, I urge you to purchase and support this game. Very well made, very well managed from what i can see from the devs taking on feedback, and very well executed.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 20
Kind of like an real-time strategy version of Worms! It's really good fun and there is quite a bit of depth to the strategy side of it. I think playing in the online ranked matches is going to give this game a long life. Check out my video for gameplay and impression on the game:

http://youtu.be/fdQvJsYlTA0
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
124.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 18
Early Access Review
Worms meets Tower Defence in an action packed multiplayer battle with local and online multiplayer. Even has local vs mode :) great!
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 19
Early Access Review
This game is a ton of fun! It's like Worms + an RTS. Really fast-paced and a lot of variable strategy to win.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
a fun 2D side scrolling "tower defence" game. made for children but enjoyable by a large range of people. It is also a test of speed and strategy as well. Theres a large selection of towers and characters with perks and a unlock system to get more. Check it out so you have more of idea, but I do reccomend it.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
27.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
This is a super fun real-time scorched-earth-like game. Especially multiplayer.

But the placement of buildings can be awkward at times, with some buildings preventing others from being placed easily.

And, sometimes it will pair you up with 'Gort' who isn't a human player even though you didn't choose to fight an AI.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
46.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 19
This game is great. My friends and I have been playing it since the greenlight prelease on Steam and it's amazing. It has a great blend of twitch/strategy, the art is excellent, perhaps the only thing I can think of that would improve the game is enabling 4 player so that I could get my other good friend in on our brawl sessions.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
43.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 31
Early Access Review
Great Game for anyone who likes to play a fast paced strategy, I would reccomend to anyone!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 22
Cannon Brawl.

It's a good game. Soundtrack is really good, art is fine as wine, and playableitiy is good.

Runs okay, game is capped at 60, but setting menu leaves a lot to be desired. For resolution, you get fullscreen on/off.
That's it.

Game does provide a nice portion of challenge and it nicely guides into it, through the campaign.
The story, or what is there of it, is fairly nice, for me it seems like there are even some gurren laggan references? Though that might just be me.

in the end, it's a very nice tug of war. And my only complaint is tat 15E is a bit much. More like 10E.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 26
Early Access Review
This game is a lot of fun. The campaign begins as a sort of tutorial but doesn't hold your hand. The beginning is easy on you as you learn the basics but it's still fun because it's gameplay is just inherently fun. The campaign gets a lot harder as you progress and the enemy has new buildings you have to fight against before you get them yourself. It also has an XP system where you finish challenges and can compete online to obtain the XP which buys updated buildings and new pilots. All I wish is that more people (such as yourself) buy this great game so I can fight you online. I've never had trouble finding a match but I seem to play the same people a lot and get my ♥♥♥ kicked and I want to kick some ♥♥♥ myself so go ahead and buy the damn game. It officially comes out in a few weeks so just do it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 25
Early Access Review
Cannon Brawl is a lively and hillarious game mix of RTS and Worms. It's such a fun game, I just highly recommend it. Since i t's only in pre-alpha, who knows how good it will be in the full version. Only downside to thisgame isthe sometimes...bland, humor. Itrepeats quite a lot of jokes, and the taunts before around are just bland. Either way, I highly recommend it! As in get it now or I will haunt your souls. You heard me Tacoma.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 1
Early Access Review
Heard about this game due to Linus Tech Tips. Thought I'd take a punt and this game does not disappoint. Great game, fast paced and fun to play with friends. Woud definitely recommend
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 25
Early Access Review
Do you like gamesss? I want to play a game with you... Called cannon brawl! Intense quick thinking game, with upgrades to the buildings and unlock new ones! If you are into fast thinking games aiganst other players, you have to get this! I wanted this game so badly after I saw Tokshen playing it, and I dig this. Here is the major con though, There is NOBODY playing this game right now. You see only 15 at a time. Please, spread the word and get people to play!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
17.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 13
Early Access Review
Fun, Destructive, Addicting, and much, MUCH more! 10/10!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 8
Odlicnja igra.
Sve preporuke.
6.4
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
55.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 13
Cannon Brawl, is a very good game.

it's fun. And will be more fun, if played with friend or family.

can improve your creativity, how to attack and penetrate your opponent defense,
while defense your own base from attack of your opponent

place your cannon carefull but fast, can make your adrenalin go up

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