The lights are on
The retro-styled 2D MOBA from Ronimo Games could be getting some new features, but that depends on how supportive the community is feeling. The developer has taken to Kickstarter to fund an expansion called Awesomenauts Starstorm.
Awesomenauts was celebrated by many (including us), and has amassed an impressive following – especially considering the small studio that created it. To expand on its successful title, Ronimo is asking for $125,000 via its Kickstarter campaign in order to fund additions to Awesomenauts. These additions include – but are not limited to – three new characters, global chat, and a spectator mode.
If the goal is met, numerous stretch goals will further entice backers with bonuses like a fourth new character, additional music, and new maps. Unfortunately, due to financial issues and publisher complications, all of these updates are Steam-only; they do not include the console versions (a question addressed in greater detail in the campaign's FAQ section).
So, if you enjoyed (or are still enjoying) Awesomenauts, check the project out.
Getting more of a good game is never a bad thing. Even though I never played Awesomenauts myself, I'd like to see this expansion succeed; I like when the developers address the desires of the community so directly, and when community members step to support something they love. The project has raised nearly $25,000 in its first day, but as we know by now, momentum can be difficult to maintain with Kickstarter campaigns.
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...I..I love awsomenauts..this is the best news ever.
My god I hope this does well,lord knows the game needs more maps..
OH GOD DAMN this is good news.
Maaaaan, I missed all the cool youtuber inspired heroes and now this because I use console? Oh well, this is still sick!
I'm super excited because I know they'll reach their goal but also kind of sad because I don't think they can reach all their stretch goals.
Aw man, I needed an excuse to get back into this game! I flippin love awesomenauts, and those new heroes look cool. Support this people!
I really, really want this to succeed.
I haven't played the game, but the art work looks really cool. I may have to check it out for myself.
I hope they manage to fund this, it would be really cool to have a whole new map and characters, along with all of the other cool stretch goals they had.