LOS ANGELES and RALEIGH, N.C. – Aug. 26, 2015 – Boss Key Productions, the development studio founded by veteran videogame developers Cliff Bleszinski and Arjan Brussee, today announced the official title of its highly-anticipated first game: LawBreakers (formerly known by its codename, “Project BlueStreak”). This reveal followed a community-focused teaser campaign in which new clues were shared daily, and loyal fans earned VIP rewards ranging from future alpha or beta access to exclusive signed game art and more. Today’s announcement was accompanied by a live-action trailer that sets up the backstory of the warring factions battling it out in the unique LawBreakers universe:
The worldwide reveal of first gameplay trailer for LawBreakers will take place on Friday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. GMT / 9 a.m. EDT / 6 a.m. PDT, taking future players even deeper into the action. Fans can join the LawBreakers community now to be the first to know about the latest news and announcements: www.lawbreakers.com.
LawBreakers is a competitive team-based FPS set in an alternate future in which the world has been divided into two factions following a huge cataclysmic event known as ‘The Shattering’ that changed gravity forever. Afterward, the world recovered and ushered in a new age technological advancements providing gravity manipulation and supplement use that grants near-superhuman abilities. Now, the new technology rages and two forces fight for control; a peacekeeping organization charged with upholding the law, and a highly-organized crime syndicate bent on breaking it. Players will be asked to choose a side – it’s LAW versus BREAKERS.
Immediately after the name and live-action trailer were announced, Cliff Bleszinski and Arjan Brussee participated in a live Twitch stream on the new LawBreakers channel. Joined by former G4TV personality Blair Herter serving as host, Boss Key answered questions from their community and divulged another piece of news: One map and four characters from LawBreakers will be playable in Seattle during PAX Prime weekend.
Fans who want to be among the first to experience a taste of the new first-person shooter will get a chance to play it at a secret location just blocks away from the Washington State Convention Center. Clues to the location will be shared on the LawBreakers’ Twitter (@lawbreakers) and Boss Key Productions’ Twitter (@bosskey) in the coming days. Entrance will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.