[Game website] Boss Key Productions 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 reveal was accompanied by a live-action trailer that sets up the backstory of the warring factions battling it out in the LawBreakers universe. The worldwide reveal of the 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!
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 upholding the law, and a highly-organized crime syndicate bent on breaking it. Players must choose a side – it’s LAW versus BREAKERS! Cliff Bleszinski, founder of Boss Key Productions and creator of Gears of War, held a Twitch livestream to talk about LawBreakers. You can view the replay here.
One map and four characters from LawBreakers will be playable in Seattle during PAX Prime weekend. Fans will get a chance to play the game 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. Stay tuned!