New character gnawing its way into Awesomenauts PC

New character gnawing its way into Awesomenauts PC

The PC version of Awesomenauts has barely been out for a week, and developer Ronimo has already announced its first new character. In an update coming "very soon," Gnaw will join the rest of the Awesomenauts. According to Ronimo Gnaw is "a dirty doglike creature who likes to bite and spit poisonous ooze on his foes." The new trailer (above) shows off some biting maneuvers, stationary turrets and some rather caustic-looking vomit. Gross.

Gnaw will be playable at Valve's booth during Gamescom this year, so we'll be sure to check him out. In the meantime, we've contacted Ronimo to find out if Gnaw will be coming to the console versions as well.%Gallery-162174%

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New Awesomenaut coming: Gnaw!

Utrecht, August 8th, 2012 - After a very successful opening week the PC build of Awesomenauts is getting its first update. We've been blown away by the success of the PC version, and the fastly growing community can look forward to lots of updates in the future. Todays' update contains various minor fixes, and a bigger update is coming very soon! This update will introduce a new character, called Gnaw! Gnaw is a nasty piece of work, a dirty doglike creature who likes to bite and spit poisonous ooze on his foes. Trained by his Cosmic biker pirate masters, he is a devious little monster. Anyone interested in setting loose a rabid, chitinous menace, should check out this latest Awesomenaut! Gnaw will soon be added to the Awesomenauts roster, for free! Watch him in action in this trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjCdNiyv8Lk

Gnaw will be playable at GamesCom in Cologne next week. Look us up at the Valve booth in Hall 7.1, stand C030 to get a taste of this powerful new creature!

This article was originally published on Joystiq.