Cliff Bleszinski News


LawBreakers Enters Open Beta in Advance of August Launch

By John Keefer, Jun 30, 2017 9:00am PDT

Anyone can try out the multiplayer FPS now for free.


E3 2017: Quake Movement 'Always Felt Better' Than Unreal Tournament, Bleszinski Says

By John Keefer, Jun 14, 2017 3:10pm PDT

Cliff Bleszinski says that he's always felt his life has been a competition with id Software


"That was *exactly* it! That's the exact fucking reason why I always gravitated to Quake bases ..."

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E3 2017: Cliff Bleszinski Wants to Make a VR Game About Seasonal Affective Disorder

By David Craddock, Jun 14, 2017 11:00am PDT

VR has potential, but the companies acting as gatekeepers need to adjust their strategies for the medium to broaden its appeal.


E3 2017: Cliff Bleszinski Dubs LawBreakers 'the Dark Souls of Competitive First-Person Shooters'

By David Craddock, Jun 14, 2017 10:45am PDT

Boss Key’s Cliff Bleszinski wants to change the way we view competitive shooters.


"Slightly broken peer 2 peer with a not insignificant hacker presence? Sign me the fuck up! "

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E3 2017: Day 1 Recap - Our Reaction to Nintendo Direct and Every Interview from the Show Floor

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 10:10pm PDT

Miss any of our live event coverage? Get caught up on every interview and reaction stream.


"Awesome write up, those of us "working" can't really watch videos."

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E3 2017: LawBreakers Interview With Cliff Bleszinski

By Shack Staff, Jun 13, 2017 3:10pm PDT

The game is coming out of beta on August 8.


"This was a cool interview. Lots of inside talk. Cliff seems pretty comfortable no matter the ..."

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E3 2017: LawBreakers to Come Out of Beta on August 8

By John Keefer, Jun 12, 2017 11:50am PDT

One more beta is planned before launch on PC and PS4.


Cliff Bleszinski Wants the Gears of War Franchise to Take More Chances

By John Keefer, Mar 20, 2017 10:45am PDT

Of course, that's easy to say when you aren't affiliated with the series any more.


"If you play the new one you will. Hell, just trying to install it you'll notice. "

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LawBreakers Closed Beta Coming After PAX East

By John Keefer, Mar 06, 2017 11:35pm PST

Sign-ups have begun on the official site for the PC-only arena shooter. 


E3 2016: LawBreakers Public Alpha Coming July 18

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 13, 2016 12:01pm PDT

Time to decide which side you're on as the public beta goes live next month. 


Gears of War nearly shipped without multiplayer

By David Craddock, May 25, 2016 12:52pm PDT

Epic was under immense pressure to get the first Gears out for Christmas 2006, even if it meant cutting multiplayer.


Cliff Bleszinski Invests in Fig crowdfunding platform

By David Craddock, May 10, 2016 1:25pm PDT

Bleszinski joins Brian Fargo, Feargus Urquhart, and other esteemed developers in the by-gamers-for-gamers platform.


Lawbreakers: Cliff Bleszinski on free-to-play, diversity, and eSports

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2016 12:30pm PDT

In a wide-ranging interview, Cliff Bleszinski talks about what drew him back to game development, where he'd like the industry to go, and the pet peeves he wants to avoid in Lawbreakers.


"Awesome article! Really interesting interview, and well written. I had totally forgotten about ..."

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Lawbreakers will no longer be free-to-play

By Daniel Perez, Mar 17, 2016 2:16pm PDT

Yet another mutliplayer shooter changes from being free-to-play to being a 'digital premium title.'


"Awesome, this is rad news I am glad they are doing this. Going to be getting it on day 1 I ..."

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Cliff Bleszinski Turned Down A Chance to Work With Hideo Kojima on Silent Hills

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 16, 2016 9:20am PST

I guess someone didn't want to be a legend in the eyes of those who live on the battlefield.