How do you improve on Awesome? (Or, if not awesome, then pretty darned good (opens in new tab) .) Easy: you chuck in more characters and features and ridiculously catchy theme tunes (opens in new tab) . Ronimo Games, creators of Awesomenauts, have taken to the Kickstarters (opens in new tab) to fund an expansion to their sidescrolling platformy MOBA. It's called Starstorm, and if they raise $125,000 it will be a thing that totally exists.
As well as introducing new characters Ted McPain (dude with big gun), Skree (a 'techno shaman'), and Sentry X-58 ("Class: Tank"), Starstorm will add a spectator mode, global chat, new tunes and a twin-stick control scheme, while the stretch goals delve into more exciting territory with talk of new maps, a level editor and Steam Workshop integration too. Ronimo want $630,000 to make everything happen, and so far they've raised nearly $52,000, with 29 giant 'X's left to scribble on the calendar.
Here's a pitch video, which is (brilliantly) delivered partly in song form: