Shackpets | Available on iOS and Google Play Store

Laser League is Now Available in Early Access on Steam

The fast-paced multiplayer action sports game is finally in Steam Early Access!


Laser League, the arcade-style multiplayer action sport of the future from indie publisher 505 Games and development studio Roll7, is available now in Early Access on Steam for PC. Shackers can join local matches up to 4v4 or go online for 2v2 and 3v3 action. Catch a glimpse of the excitement in a new behind-the-scenes video recently released by the devs.

Players interested in helping shape the future of the game can purchase Laser League in Early Access for $14.99, but to celebrate the launch, 505 Games and Roll7 are offering a limited-time 30% discount on the title. Roll7 and 505 Games will be closely monitoring player feedback to improve the experience on the way to the game’s release later in 2018.

“We have been working on this title in one way, shape or form since 2014 – so we are ecstatic about finally getting it into player’s hands,” said Simon Bennett, studio director, Roll7. “Early Access marks the next phase of the development process, offering our teams an opportunity to gather and implement player feedback in order to further refine the overall game ahead of a full commercial launch in the near future.”

Check out more info about the game from their press release:

The Laser League Early Access program offers players robust content including:

Six powerful classes with two ability modifiers per class:

  • BLADE, which has a sword to slash and eliminate opponents
  • SMASH, which has a shield to knock opponents into lasers
  • THIEF, a tactical role that can steal active rival nodes to change the laser color
  • GHOST, becomes invulnerable for a short time and to pass through enemy lasers
  • SHOCK, which delivers area damage that stuns rivals
  • SNIPE, generates a line that enables teleportation to kill opponents

Three international stadiums with 12 Laser maps:

  • EMPIRE CAMPUS (London, UK): Maps including Gauntlet (restrictive map that escalates in complexity), Nine Club (hypnotic map with slow escalation and space for combat) and Spin Cycle (a defensive map with perpetual long lasers)
  • GENG HAO MEGAPLEX (Tianjin, China): Maps including Crusher (short moving lasers to create pressure and trap opponents), Battleground (end-to-end map with multiple long-beamed nodes) and Ricochet (hectic map with eight moving nodes)
  • SILVERTIP ARENA (Detroit, USA): Maps including Y Control (orbiting long central lasers and short rotating ones), Prime (interlocking lasers forcing team to expand control by owning the center) and Rotator (restrained map featuring close combat with dead zones)

16 available power ups to drastically change gameplay momentum (Including, SWITCH, DRAIN, REVIVE, REVERSE or SPEED UP)
More than 60 characters and 250 character customizations

Laser League is available in Early Access on Steam on a 30% sale for $10.49.


Asif Khan is the CEO, EIC, and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

From The Chatty
Hello, Meet Lola