Today the PlayStation 4 version of our game Awesomenauts, called Awesomenauts Assemble!, received its first update! This update brings the first parts of the successfully kickstarted Starstorm expansion over to the PS4 platform as well as a host of fixes and updates.
Highlights for Awesomenauts Assemble! Patch 1.01:
- NEW Starstorm character: Ted McPain
Yes, the world-famous alien-scum blasting marine Ted McPain made it to PlayStation 4! Ted is all about powerful guns, carrying both a quick-firing machine gun as well as an area-blasting shotgun. He can enhance his blasting power at any time by means of seriously potent but unhealthy stimpacks that cause Ted to go berserk. And whenever Ted is caught with his pants down, he can always call in an Ion Cannon strike that blasts through the level.
- NEW Starstorm character: Penny Fox
The daring danger-dodging collector Penny Fox leaps into action on PlayStation 4! During one of her more crazy adventures, she stumbled upon a powerful Claw that was mysteriously connected to the ominous Starstorm station. Harnessing its power to in her quest to fight evil, the claw allows Penny to knock enemies around and hit them with a strong enemy-weakening pulse.
- NEW feature: Custom Games
Custom games allows players to set up and customize their own private matches. Customization examples include playing different game modes (Randomnauts and Team Deathmatch), allowing the same class multiple times within a team, let the game automatically buy random upgrades and adjusting the starting resources.
- Various fixes
The game has received a ton of visual, balancing and networking updates. Some of the biggest changes include: an overhaul to all damage numbers, basic health regeneration for all characters from the start and automatic character and upgrade selection when players rejoin a match they had previously left.
Of course, this is just the beginning of the updates coming to consoles' way. On that front our friends at Abstraction Games are already working on the next PlayStation 4 patch as well as getting the Xbox One version out of the door. Meanwhile us at Ronimo Games will keep on expanding upon the Steam version. Look forward to updates on all these developments soon!
About Awesomenauts and Awesomenauts Assemble!
Awesomenauts or Awesomenauts Assemble! 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 available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Awesomenauts Assemble! is the name for the next-gen console versions of Awesomenauts, and is available now on PS4 and coming to Xbox One soon.
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 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!
About Abstraction Games
Abstraction Games is a Dutch Game Development and Platform Adaptation Studio targeting DLC platforms including but not limited to PC, Mac, iOS devices, DSi, 3DS, Wii, PS Vita, PS3, Xbox 360. Highlights include console adaptations of the hit games Angry Birds, Cut the Rope and Hotline Miami.
Awesomenauts is a registered trademark of Ronimo Games. PlayStation is a registered trademark of, and PS3 and PS4 are trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Xbox 360 and Xbox One are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corp.