Muffin Knight is an arena based action-packed platformer with stunning visuals and a myriad of fairytale characters, each with their own unique abilities, which gain strength as you advance.
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Mostly Positive (286 reviews) - 79% of the 286 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 2014

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“Much like muffins, Muffin Knight is sweet, simple, and dangerously addicting, and you can never go wrong with rainbow-shitting unicorns”
Kotaku

“The sound of a unicorn pooing is enough to remind you that this ain’t no land of Oz”
Capsule Computers

“It’s challenging, fun, and addictively fast-paced. You should definitely check the game out, if for no other reason than to control a unicorn that poops explosive rainbows”
Gamezebo

NEW GAME UPDATE – ALL THANKS TO YOUR GREAT FEEDBACK!!!

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  • It’s now easier to configure your controller inputs (both in main menu and during gameplay)
  • Added Controller presets for Xbox, Logitech and generic controllers
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  • You can now choose the graphics quality
  • High also includes AntiAliasing
  • If you ever have trouble and want to reset some settings, hold Alt when first launching the game in Steam
Multiplayer
  • Simplified Multiplayer matchmaking: Servers are searched automatically. If none is found, a new one is created for the user.
  • Open for multiplayer game toggle: You can play single player games while waiting to find a CO-OP multiplayer match. If a match is found, you jump out of single player automatically.
  • Added friend only/public matchmaking toggle to the options menu

About This Game

Fertilize the forest with the unicorn, cover the sky with black holes, flood the world with candy, but just get the muffins back!


Muffin Knight is an arena based action-packed platformer with stunning visuals and a myriad of fairytale characters, each with their own unique abilities, which gain strength as you advance.

This is the story of a little boy, on his journey to return the old fairy’s magical muffins. A strange curse was set on him: with each muffin he touches, he turns into a different creature. The old fairy promises to turn him back into a boy when he gets all the muffins back.

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★ FAIRYTALE GRAPHICS ★
Stunning 2.5D graphics, taking full advantage of the latest features in the Unity engine.
Discover a colorful and enthralling world, with magical hand drawn artwork

★ CUTE AND CUDDLY ★
Play as 18 different characters, each with their unique special attacks
Make your way through swathes of dragons, turtles, werewolves, ghosts, bats, goblins and other cute fluffy creatures

★ DEPTH OF GAMEPLAY ★
Level up, unlock new characters and upgrade their abilities
6 perks will bring you extra abilities during your quests for the muffins

★ EPIC BOSS BATTLES ★
In the end, you’ll have to prove your skills by defeating the evil lava king

★ CO-OP & VERSUS MULTIPLAYER ★
Play together with your Steam friends and enemies, in intense head-to-head matches.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics (256MB)
    • Storage: 256 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X Mountain Lion
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics (256MB)
    • Storage: 256 MB available space
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第十四
1.8 hrs
Posted: August 15
This game is actually pretty damn good and i liked it.
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Ellipse
6.5 hrs
Posted: August 6
Why have I played this more than some of my other games? Why have I played this so much? Why? And why do I like it!?
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Sarkoth
60.0 hrs
Posted: July 7
This plays like one of the early 90s Mario games, before there was Super Mario Brother / World. Has a high nostalgic cuteness factor, rather simple gameplay and considerable diversity. Definitely worth a look.
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watchdrone
7.0 hrs
Posted: June 30
Fast, simple and very fun!!

But please, add CO-OP local option.
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Vicious Beast
1.2 hrs
Posted: June 28
Super Crate Box clone with much more expensive-looking production values. If only they'd had enough money to hire a game designer to come up with original enemies and weapons instead of copying the Super Crate Box ones...

The biggest distinction is that instead of getting a totally cool weapon when you unlock it, it starts out 1/3rd as cool and you have to buy upgrades to make it as good as the Super Crate Box version, but no better. Also, the explosions are less satisfying.
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grbg200025
1.0 hrs
Posted: June 17
Great game to play it when you are short of time
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KrisKell
1.9 hrs
Posted: June 16
Product received for free
super fun for a simple game!
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hax
0.5 hrs
Posted: May 25
pretty noice
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▌ Ang3| ℇyes ▌
0.8 hrs
Posted: May 10
I love it it's fun
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 25, 2014
Teal Deer
  • Developers: Angry Mob Games
  • Publishers: Angry Mob Games
  • Initial release: May 2014
  • Genre: Action, Platformer, Score based
  • #Worth/NotWorth: #Worth
Exposition, Concurrence and Summation
Great palate cleanser, super addictive qualities throughout. Sure, its your standard 2D platformer affair. Not dissimilar to a Mario Bros. Single screen kill/collect top score based fun. But this game has a lot of heart. You collect muffins. That's endearing in itself. Every time you collect one, your character switches which may seem jarring at first until you become familiar with all the attacks. Then it becomes rather strategic.

One of the more surprising aspects is every second spent in game feels like you're earning something. XP is earned for collecting muffins and killing enemies that goes into a player level which awards you with skill points which can be spent on each individual creature. New levels can be unlocked either through collecting a specific number of muffins in one run or overall player level. Perks and extra lives are also available for purchase.

Respawns are super fast, controls are tight. The characters are adorable and silly (see Sumo Panda) All these features lend themselves to something familiar, easy to enter and super hard to put down.

Just one more run. Then I'll stop.

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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 6, 2014
PARTIAL CONTROLLER SUPPORT. Don't be fooled by the store page, menu navigation with controller is poor, in some cases not working at all.
I've played this game on an Android tablet previously.

It's a cute little arcade game where you gather muffins. Each time you gather a muffin your character changes to a different one. Each have different abilities which you can upgrade.

You unlock new levels by managing to reach a certain amount of muffins without failing on the previous level.
You unlock new characters by total amount of muffins gathered.

Depending on how many muffins you gather and enemies you kill in a level you get experience points at the end of the level. These go towards upgrading your characters or your amount of extra lives etc.

Decent game, fun for a few hours.

The art style is really lovely! SFX could be better.
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19 of 27 people (70%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
74.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 3, 2014
This game is a lot of FUN!
It has the "Just One More Time" aspect and that makes me play the game.
The Graphics are very colourful and nice.
It has 18 different characters with different abilities, its alot of fun to play around with them!
10/10!
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16 of 22 people (73%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 29, 2014
Honestly one of the best games on the steam market.
Great co-op fun with friends.
Casual and cute but actually extremely difficult at times.
It's a lot of fun collecting all the different characters and leveling up all the unique play styles.
I would recommend this game to play with friends.
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12 of 15 people (80%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 13, 2015
Unicorn poops and zombie burps are the most hillarious powers in the game!

Great game. It can be a little addictive but it's worth playing it.
10/10
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12 of 15 people (80%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 16, 2015
this game is so much fun specially the co op mode is funny as hell :P
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14 of 19 people (74%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 25, 2014
Yeah, it looks like a Super Crate Box clone but in my opinion I think it perfects or tries to perfect the 'formula'.

You can upgrade characters and there are a variety of levels including a boss level and a Christmas themed level. There is also plenty of content to keep you grinding for max completion, especially if you are going with the achievements.

I also like the visual style of the game and the developers seem keen on updating and fixing parts of the game as it has already received 2 or 3 updates since its release on Steam.
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18 of 27 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 23, 2014
A fun variation of Super Crate Box. Way more characters, slightly harder, more floaty. I don't know which to prefer! :D Graphics are way better in this though.
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 25, 2014
Muffin Knight is a game that looks catered towards toddlers, but is a perfect example of the idiom 'don't judge a book by its cover'. Despite looking very innocent and easy, 'Muffin Knight' is a surprisingly challenging game - especially if you're attempting to 5-star it.

With a fantastic single-player and multiplayer co-op, Muffin Knight is a fast-paced game full of enjoyment, challenge and charm. Whilst the plot is simple and the graphics are subpar, Muffin Knight excels in its gameplay and can become dangerously addicting. The music is catchy, the controls are fantastically responsive and the added perks and upgrades really add to the game and genuinely make a difference, saving a very repetitive formula from going stale.

My only complaints would be its lack of more settings, there isn't a lot of availability on how to customise the settings to best suit your PC, plus the menus are pretty awful if you plan to use a controller. Whilst I would highly recommend a controller for its movement flow and simplicity, I would suggest opting for a computer mouse when roaming through the menus.

The randomisation for the characters can be frustrating, especially as some of the starters are incredibly weak until you upgrade them. Whilst upgrading doesn't take too long, to go from a strong character such as Cyclops or Grizzly, to a ridiculously weak character such as Monkey or Dragon, can really be annoying. Whilst mentioning characters, it is worthy ot note that the order of the unlockables seems very odd as well - whilst only a minor nitpick, I did feel very disappointed that the final unlockable was one of the worst.

Overall, Muffin Knight is an incredibly fun and simplistic game to play. The added perks really help the game to feel different every time, and the challenge bar is at the perfect level for this type of genre. Whilst the plot is weak and some of the power-ups are far worse than others, due to the upgrades and points, you can quickly improve the weaker characters and make them some of the strongest. Muffin Knight is great fun with friends, but is also very enjoyable as a solo game - so go forth and find those muffins!

Rating: 4/4
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 13, 2014
I first heard of Muffin Knight in a greenlight bundle. I ignored it. It looked too much like a children's game, with nothing to interest an older player.

Boy was I wrong. Not only is it incredibly simple, but it's addictive as hell, it's tougher than leather too, because while the controls are exceptionally tight, they're also fast. You'll run into enemies a lot (instant death) and every time you'll know that it's your own fault you died. As a casual platformer it's great fun.

Highly recommended.
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