Cliff Bleszinski News


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. 


Cliff Bleszinski's LawBreakers gets its first gameplay trailer

By Daniel Perez, Aug 28, 2015 7:05am PDT

The first gameplay trailer of LawBreakers has been released. In it, we learn of some of the character classes we can expect to play as when it's released.


"This game is going to be going up against Blizzard's Overwatch. I don't think it will fair too ..."

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Cliff Bleszinski's Project Blue Streak Renamed 'Lawbreakers'

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2015 9:20am PDT

Cliff Bleszinski's new studio, Boss Key Productions, has taken the wraps off its arena shooter, and renamed it 'Lawbreakers.'


"Feels like every day is be worst day for the good ole US of A. Wasn't there a shooting just last ..."

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Cliff Bleszinski's next game is BlueStreak

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2014 10:02am PDT

Cliff Bleszinski announced his next game today, a sci-fi arena shooter for PC called BlueStreak. His startup Boss Key will be working with the South Korean publisher Nexon to publish.


"Arena shooter? And here I thought he was going to be stepping out of his comfort zone a bit. ..."

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Report: Cliff Bleszinski's new startup called 'Boss Key'

By Steve Watts, Jul 07, 2014 9:34am PDT

The name of Cliff Bleszinski's new startup appears to have been revealed: Boss Key Productions.


"fine, they don't necessarily imply anything about their games"

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Cliff Bleszinski to reveal new game details next week

By Robert Workman, Jun 30, 2014 11:10am PDT

Cliff Bleszinski is preparing for a comeback, and you'll see what he has in mind soon.


"Lol, I knew you'd be in this thread before I ever clicked on it."

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Bleszinski hints at early access funding for next project

By Steve Watts, Feb 03, 2014 9:30am PST

Cliff Bleszinski has given a few more details about his next project, saying he's working on procuring outside financing but would like to complement that with an early access model that lets players help shape the game.


"I will say that I think QL changed things for the worse coming from Q3 for the most part. I ..."

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Cliff Bleszinski teases new game with image

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 01, 2013 8:45am PDT

Cliff Bleszinski, best known for his work on the Gears of War series, left Epic Games last year to work on something new. And here's a first look.


"I don't know what it is about that guy but he grinds me the wrong way."

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Cliff Bleszinski says new studio is 'a matter of when and with who'

By Steve Watts, Dec 13, 2012 9:00am PST

Former Epic Games design director Cliff Bleszinski has opened up about his plans to start a new studio and wanting to be known for more than just the "chainsaw gun."


"I think its got more to do with being stuck developing the same franchise for 10 years or so. ..."

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Cliff Bleszinski leaves Epic Games

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 03, 2012 2:41pm PDT

Gaming icon Cliff Bleszinski is leaving Epic Games, the company has just announced. The outspoken developer is best known for his work on Jazz Jackrabbit, Unreal, and Gears of War.


"Exactly, probably wants to take some time just going out and blowing some of that cash just to ..."

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