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Cliff Bleszinski and Arjan Brussee’s new studio announces Lawbreakers

Newly introduced Boss Key Productions, the development studio founded by veteran video game developers Cliff Bleszinski and Arjan Brussee, officially revealed the title of its first game: LawBreakers (formerly known by its codename, “Project BlueStreak”).

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.

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.