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  Starstorm expansion early access available now!
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12/12/2013
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

It's 12-12 and the first cosmic thunder of the Starstorm's galactic fury is upon us! The current early access to the DLC delivers the new character Ted McPain, and a host of customization options.

Ted McPain is also accompanied by two Premium skins: On one hand, there's Titanium Ted - easily the manliest of all the Awesomenauts. He's buff, he's tough, and he's wearing pants for a change. On the other hand, there's Party Boy McPain - confident, charming, always in for a good time, and almost wearing less that "no pants"! And as all 80's heroes, Ted also comes with an awesome new theme song! Treat your ears to Sonic Picnic's nostalgic masterpiece right here: http://youtu.be/ oA1zdYG9Xo8

To see what the expansion is all about, check out the trailer here: http://youtu.be/sPscYeWS3Ps

The expansion will grow much further in 2014 to contain all content promised in the successful Kickstarter campaign.

This includes:

- 4(!) more characters*

- A new map, the ominous Starstorm station.

- More game customization and a custom games browser.

- A fully featured replay system

- Spectator mode

So 2014 promises to be another great year for Awesomenauts!

*The 415k stretch goal for the 5th character was reached a few weeks back, thanks to Paypal! See here for more details: http://awesomenauts.com/Kickstarter/index.html

About Starstorm

Starstorm is the first official expansion for Ronimo's 2012 arena game Awesomenauts. Its production was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter.com in September 2013. The resulting DLC will see a multistage release to make sure players will get their hands on individual elements as soon as possible. The expansion is expected to be complete by the end of 2014, and will contain 5 new characters, 1 new map, a full featured spectator mode, a replay system, a match customization suite and a custom games browser.

About Awesomenauts

Awesomenauts is a online arena game that has two teams of 3 players facing off in battle. The game plays as a classic 2D platformer, but contains all the modern trappings of the genre. Such as a diverse cast of classes, an extensive upgrade system and powerful turrets and creeps. Awesomenauts is avaiable on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. It's also coming to PlayStation 4 soon.

About Ronimo Games

Ronimo Games was founded in 2007 by 7 enthusiastic game developers. Utilizing our in-house developed RoniTech engine, Ronimo Games is focused on creating innovative, high quality games that appeal to a wide audience. The studio released their first commercial game, Swords & Soldiers, in May 2009 worldwide on WiiWare and later on Playstation Network, PC, Mac and iOS. In 2012, Ronimo Games released the Sidescrolling Battle Arena Game Awesomenauts. The studio is now 14 strong and very motivated to deliver awesome game experiences!