LawBreakers — the final name for Boss Key Productions' originally codenamed Project Bluestreak — was formally unveiled earlier this week and is wasting no time in getting gameplay and details in front of would-be players.
LawBreakers is a five-on-five, free-to-play arena shooter in which two sides — the "law" and the "lawbreakers" — battle it out amidst a sci-fi backdrop in which the moon has been destroyed and Earth's gravity is ... well, in a bad way. That sets up the game's three pillars: "gangs, guns and gravity."
Today, coinciding with the beginning of PAX Prime in Seattle, Boss Key has shared the above minute-plus of footage showing off four of the game's characters playing the "Grandview" map, set in the Grand Canyon. Sticking with Boss Key boss Cliff Bleszinski's comment during the reveal, the game's cast is equally split male and female, as are the first four here. Let's go through each one:
Disclosure: Cliff Bleszinski's brother, Tyler Bleszinski, is the founder of Polygon sister site and Vox Media progenitor SB Nation.