Tackle 16 levels in the solo quest for the Mega Coins in this manic 2D platformer from Big Pixel Studios and Adult Swim Games. Or invite your friends over to rob them of victory -- and their coins -- in four different local multiplayer modes.
User reviews:
Overall:
Very Positive (58 reviews) - 84% of the 58 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 15, 2014

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Reviews

“Mega Coin Squad is a fun, frantic and wholly unique action platformer with all sorts of crazy ideas and mechanics.”
4/5 – Hardcore Gamer

“One of the best party games in recent years...enough gold and explosions to satisfy anyone’s need for pixelated destruction.”
80/100 – Tech-Gaming

“If you have friends, then this is simply essential.”
5/5 – SPOnG

About This Game

Tackle 16 levels in the solo quest for the Mega Coins in this manic 2D platformer from Big Pixel Studios and Adult Swim Games. Or invite your friends over to rob them of victory -- and their coins -- in four different local multiplayer modes.

Key Features:

  • Fast-paced platforming action
  • Procedurally-generated levels adapt and change as you play
  • Single-player campaign includes 16 levels across 4 unique worlds
  • Five unique playable characters: Mikey, Stef, Chunk, Mouth and Data
  • 40 upgradeable weapons and character abilities
  • Simple controls, pure arcade action
  • Four local multiplayer modes include Bank the Coins, Mega Coins, Hold the Rainbow, and Deathmatch
  • Fully customisable local multiplayer tournaments for 2-4 players
  • Quick Match mode for those who prefer to jump right in
  • Lots and lots and LOTS of coins!
(Please note: multiplayer is local only)

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista or Later
    • Processor: Intel Core™ Duo or faster
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 512MB of VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.6+
    • Processor: Intel Core™ 2 Duo or faster
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 512MB of VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: Intel Core™ 2 Duo or faster
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 512MB of VRAM
Customer reviews
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Overall:
Very Positive (58 reviews)
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baby jesus
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 11
A simple title with good pixel art and audio, but some odd performance problems that could be related just to my pc (any major action like getting hurt or picking up a weapn seemed to pause my game for a second or so).

The basic game design is solid, but not really what I was looking for. I would recommend it as a party game if you pick it up on sale, otherwise you could do a lot better for $15.
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Dynamic
( 8.0 hrs on record )
Posted: February 6
Hadouken.

10/10
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HGI
( 1.9 hrs on record )
Posted: January 12
It looks pretty fun to play, unfortunately, it's not.
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davidspegasus
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: November 28, 2015
all the sudden there's more local multiplayer games than i have time for...i think this one is one of the best. if you liked duck game, but found yourself wishing you could cause your opponents to lose their money and also steal money from them, then this.
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Democracy[NWG]
( 8.5 hrs on record )
Posted: November 3, 2015
May be fun game, but is local multiplayer, not global, so if you got friends, your in for single player mostly
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Tillburg
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: October 31, 2015
Game feels like jumping with ankle braces while buttered up.
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James CyberLink
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: October 24, 2015
It's good, but it NEEDS Online Multiplayer!
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Brutalface
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: October 24, 2015
This game has all of the frustrations you feel while trying to save real money, BUT also the joy of realizing that it's not your own actual money once you've lost it! Plus it's actually fun and rewarding when you do save money! Unlike in real life. I wish saving REAL money was as enjoyable as this....
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Lee So Young
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: October 23, 2015
Good:
- Very nice pixel graphics
- Interesting gameplay
Bad
- Does not support local multiplayer keyboard config. I want to play with my nephew on the same PC, but I don't have any game pad.
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Dizzy
( 5.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 22, 2015
This game feels like something you'd play on the GBA. There's a lot of polish, it's easy to pick up and play, it's colorful, and it has catchy music. It might be hard to find someone to play multi with, but for what it's worth, the single player is actually pretty fun by itself.
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ArcadEd
( 3.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 3, 2015
One of my favorite pick up and play games. Got a few minutes and love some quick platforming fun? Then try out Mega Coin Squad
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Azeal
( 4.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 15, 2015
Mega Coin Squad is an original and entertaining local multiplayer game with loads of replayability.

Each game is composed of several rounds of randomly chosen (or create your own playlist) game modes. In between each round you get character powerups based on your rank in the last game.

The game modes consist of a simple deathmatch, a mode where you have to collect and bank the most coins, hold the rainbow for a certain amount of time, or collect a set number of megacoins (that spawn one at a time) and bank them to win. These modes are all quite different and fun.

Mega Coin Squad is a very nice addition to any local multiplayer lineup.

Subscribe to my curator page for more local multiplayer recommendations: http://store.steampowered.com/curator/7189360/

Check out my Couch Gaming group for specials, bundles, etc: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/CGLM
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Stika
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23, 2015
"A fun, retro themed platformer that beautifully mixes players’ greed for gold coins and wanton destruction. A complete absence of an online component is disappointing, but the local multiplayer is a chaotically fun way to spend time with friends."

Full Review here: http://www.tech-gaming.com/mega-coin-squad-review/
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Jjsaro
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: November 22, 2014
A very well made game. Can be addicting and frustrating at times. The price is a bit up there though and the replayability is lacking. Overall could use more variety, but as it stands it is a very soundly built game with a comfortable control scheme.
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inchworm
( 11.3 hrs on record )
Posted: September 27, 2014
Just Buy this game.


You Wont Regret It.

If you love [adult swim] games, BUY THIS IMMEDITLY.
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Dat Boi
( 2.6 hrs on record )
Posted: September 21, 2014
Good game. Very fun. Good if you like collecting a lot of items. The only problem is that the difficulty spike is too much. You hit the 3rd world and it's just stupidly hard for no reason whatsoever. Not fun when you die over and over and over and over again.
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HeavyMetalGamerShow
( 14.7 hrs on record )
Posted: September 16, 2014
Awesome game, very fun, and time consuming. Something I can play off and on, and spend quite a bit of time on. Not easy, but not extremely hard. Graphics are great, gameplay is awesome, controls are damn good, and the music and sound effects are damn good.

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powellsharieff
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: September 7, 2014
Super Intense and great game to play with friends!!!!!!!
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piedeath10
( 27.1 hrs on record )
Posted: August 29, 2014
best game eva i luvs it get it or die, thank u very much for ur time
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MyButtHasBeenKnownByManyNames
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: August 27, 2014
Very frustrating with no real reward
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
30 of 41 people (73%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 12, 2014
Mega Coin Squad is a fast paced arcade-style platformer about collecting coins and hoarding them in your giant piggy bank.

The game features colorful high quality pixel art graphics in a style similar to Scott Pilgrim. The game boasts 5 characters, with unique stats, and 4 distinct worlds each containing 4 levels.

Multiplayer is local only.

Controls are tight, working with an XBox 360 pad right out of the box without issue. Movement feels good, just slightly floaty in a way that I personally enjoy and the jump is spot on with just enough Mario in it to seem familiar right out of the gate.

Each level asks the player to collect an ever increasing amount of coins and deliver them safely to the piggy bank. To aid in accomplishing this the player is given an arsenal of moves and weapons to over come obstacles and enemies including a multi-direction charge ability that clears enemies and blocks, assault rifles and rocket launchers to dispatch baddies and coin magnets and spawners to help you hit your goal and fill your bank.

I enjoyed this game immensely and recommend it on the strength of the graphics, music and single player experience alone.

Check out my first impression video below for more thoughts on Mega Coin Squad:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkNlHthn6yk
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24 of 36 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 15, 2014
Adult Swim Games has an established track record of publishing quirky, off the wall indie games. These are often inspired by old 8-bit classics from past console generations and their newest release is no exception. Mega Coin Squad is clearly inspired by Super Mario 3 and it makes no attempt at hiding this fact, emulating the look and feel of the NES classic while adding its own twist on the concept.

More: http://www.tech-gaming.com/mega-coin-squad-review/
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
10.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 19, 2014
Charge, hoard and destroy!


This polished 2D-Action-Platformer is ruthlessly easy to understand and frantic to play - especially with local friends.

Imagine the action-laden gameplay of your typical Mario-Game, spiced up by being able to charge in four directions. Now imagine being almost invulnerable while charging, as well as being able to destroy blocks. By now you should feel very mobile and with new exciting combat-options to explore.

This fun can be combined with up to three friends in four different, yet equally entertaining modes of competitive multiplayer.


While this game isn't heavy on content and extras by any means, it really struck me and my friends by its quality: the gameplay feels fresh, well balanced and highly dynamic, the presentation feels coherent and quite stylish, the menus are very easy and effective to navigate.

If you like your games to to be fun, direct, unique and with a little challenge, you should get this game.
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10 of 15 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 15, 2014
With the time I've spent on the game already I see myself and friends playing this when given any chance to play against each other. Who doesn't love a dorky game like this? 10 out of 10!
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18 of 32 people (56%) found this review helpful
4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 23, 2015
"A fun, retro themed platformer that beautifully mixes players’ greed for gold coins and wanton destruction. A complete absence of an online component is disappointing, but the local multiplayer is a chaotically fun way to spend time with friends."

Full Review here: http://www.tech-gaming.com/mega-coin-squad-review/
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10 of 17 people (59%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 13, 2014
I Fortunately Managed To Be given This Game From Adultswimgames And Thouroughly enjoyed it , i livestreamed it to show what awesomeness i was playing and my viewers used this to summarise the game "Mario On Steroids" 9/10.

thanks adult swim games.
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 15, 2014
I was lucky enough to get a pre release copy of this game - well executed, with spot on mechanics - alot of items, great randomity, will be a great party game. Thank you for yet another great one Adult Swim
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 12, 2014
Mega Coin Squad is a 2D Platformer with a difference. Instead of getting from point A to Point B you're set free in an arena full of coins. Your aim is to collect them and fill up the Piggy Bank in the middle of the level. Sounds simple but MCS can be extremely challenging and thankfully never frustrating.

Mega Coin Squad will keep you coin collecting for hours and with a multiplayer that can rival big-guns like Fowerfall, this is a complete package from a fantastic developer. Can't recommend it enough.
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18 of 34 people (53%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 17, 2014
Last second wins and comebacks make my wife do air karate chops at me in anger.

10/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 17, 2014
you've got two different ways to play. The first one is a single player campaign and the other one is a 2-4 players VS mode. The VS mode is a great way to have a laugh with friends. the controls and gameplay are solid. the sounds and graphics look in a good retro way.
My only problem was that the game is nice but it advertises itself (and its the steam system fault) having Local Co-op, when in reality it has the VS mode...
A very nice game overall.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 16, 2014
Awesome game, very fun, and time consuming. Something I can play off and on, and spend quite a bit of time on. Not easy, but not extremely hard. Graphics are great, gameplay is awesome, controls are damn good, and the music and sound effects are damn good.

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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 3, 2015
May be fun game, but is local multiplayer, not global, so if you got friends, your in for single player mostly
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 19, 2014
The single player has some of the best gameplay I have ever seen! Multiplayer does not have the same replayability as single player for me. It would greatly benefit from some more modes, and the ability to play co-op. I have only tried 2-player though, and the arena feels a bit too big for 2-player, so it is probably more fun with 3 or 4 players. Don't get me wrong; despite these shortcomings, the multipayer is a lot of fun! It's just not quite as good as it could have been.

Here's my gameplay video of World 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRbhZEYNP9s
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 15, 2014
Fantastic game! Controls are solid, I love the art style, simple concept yet difficult as you get further in. Love it!
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 15, 2014
I LOOOOOOVE THIS GAME SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If u love mario coins, fast paced collecting games, and odd - looking characters, ur gonnna love this game! Worth the money!
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 18, 2014
This game should have multiplayer over internet! :D
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5 of 10 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 11, 2014
Thanks to Adult Swim Games and Big Pixel Studios for giving me the chance to play, and review this game early.

Lots of coin grabbing, platforming, blasting fun. Quite a challenging game, with a retro arcade style feel, and an awesome sound track.

There are 5 characters to choose from, each having their own strengths and weaknesses. You get rewarded with diamonds each level in three ways:

(1) If you bank all your coins in one bankingi

(2) If you lose no lives(you get 3 each round)

(3) If you beat the clock.

I LPd this game live at www.twitch.tv/zombspawn, and the people in chat were really liking what they saw. Those people now want this game.

Of course, I am a noob, but I accept this challenging game, and will beat it. I plan on playing it through it's entirety in a future LP. My hand and eye coordination is not like it used to be, but having grown up on platformers, this is really an awesome one.

The intuitive controls are easy to master, and are best played with an Xbox 360 controller. I am not sure if other controller brands world, but I am guessing they will.

The overworld is similar to Mario games, where you travel from stage to stage.

My only wish is that there was an option for a certain ammount of continues. Losing in one round, can set you back to the begining round of that stage.

Nonetheless, I give this game a Mega Recommendtion, and encourage everyone to buy this game when it is released on August 15, 2014. :-)

I rate this game at a 4/5
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 15, 2015
Mega Coin Squad is an original and entertaining local multiplayer game with loads of replayability.

Each game is composed of several rounds of randomly chosen (or create your own playlist) game modes. In between each round you get character powerups based on your rank in the last game.

The game modes consist of a simple deathmatch, a mode where you have to collect and bank the most coins, hold the rainbow for a certain amount of time, or collect a set number of megacoins (that spawn one at a time) and bank them to win. These modes are all quite different and fun.

Mega Coin Squad is a very nice addition to any local multiplayer lineup.

Subscribe to my curator page for more local multiplayer recommendations: http://store.steampowered.com/curator/7189360/

Check out my Couch Gaming group for specials, bundles, etc: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/CGLM
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 21, 2014
Good game. Very fun. Good if you like collecting a lot of items. The only problem is that the difficulty spike is too much. You hit the 3rd world and it's just stupidly hard for no reason whatsoever. Not fun when you die over and over and over and over again.
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