Cliff Bleszinski's next game is BlueStreak

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.

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Cliff Bleszinski has announced his next game, a free-to-play sci-fi shooter called BlueStreak. Bleszinski said that the PC arena shooter is being published through a partnership with the South Korean company Nexon, a company known most for MapleStory.

Bleszinski gave the word over Twitter, where he also unsurprisingly confirmed his startup Boss Key. The official site for Boss Key still only has a hashtag for BlueStreak without any details or screenshots, however, and the previously running countdown clock has simply reset. That leaves us short on details on how the game will look or play, but those details are sure to be forthcoming before too long.

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    July 8, 2014 10:02 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Cliff Bleszinski's next game is BlueStreak.

    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.

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      July 8, 2014 10:05 AM

      Shocking

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      July 8, 2014 10:06 AM

      F2P FPS. No one saw that coming.

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        July 8, 2014 10:07 AM

        No kidding, you guys called it, and there it is.

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      July 8, 2014 10:06 AM

      :( damn it , pass, I am out.

      Man why did he have to go F2P and join the others I really expected more from Cliff.

      All well I wish him luck regardless but I will just go ahead and remove the game from my watch list.

      Man you guys called it in past threads.

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        July 8, 2014 11:17 AM

        it better not be gorgeous and filled with cutting-edge DX11.2 graphics

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          July 8, 2014 11:33 AM

          Even if it was I would still not care.

          I wonder though when we will see any DX 11.2 stuff, probably next year I guess. It is mainly just performance anyways I am still waiting to see a game leverage the mega texture infinite detail in DX 11.1.

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            July 8, 2014 11:39 AM

            You would care a little bit. You wouldn't want to, but when no one was looking you'd download the free client and fire it up on your 5760x1080 display with all the bells & whistled cranked to 11.2 and let the angry tears flow before uninstalling and pretending the moment never took place.

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        July 8, 2014 11:37 AM

        Why? Just because it has f2p elements in it? Elements that you dont even know what they are going to be? It just seems silly to be all "NOPE" when something is announced and you dont even know what its about. Maybe its just hats and skins which have no bearing at all on gameplay.

        If it is something that gives another an advantage in gameplay, then by all means say "nope" but we dont know anything yet.

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          July 8, 2014 6:09 PM

          if valcan_s didn't overreact to every announcement, the universe would collapse in on itself.

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      July 8, 2014 10:07 AM

      He should have announced Bulletstorm2.exe.

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      July 8, 2014 10:08 AM

      This is the most anti-climatic "reveal" ever.

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      July 8, 2014 10:08 AM

      Thanks but no thanks.

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      July 8, 2014 10:09 AM

      Ew, f2p and Korea?

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      July 8, 2014 10:11 AM

      wow, Nexon? they practically single-hendedly made F2P the shit stain of the gaming world that it currently is.

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      July 8, 2014 10:12 AM

      lol

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      July 8, 2014 10:14 AM

      cliffyb is a huge transformers fan, i have no doubt he took that from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluestreak_(Transformers)

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      July 8, 2014 10:16 AM

      Well that was anti climactic. An arena shooter. Kind of like unreal tournament?

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        July 8, 2014 11:05 AM

        F2P and published by Nexxon. All those things always spell quality and awesome!

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      July 8, 2014 10:17 AM

      love the 180 backlash you guys are having to this

      I HOPE HE JUST REMAKES UT!!

      EWWW SCIFI ARENA FPS, PASS

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        July 8, 2014 10:32 AM

        Waiting to see if the F2P stuff is gameplay related or not, not getting my hopes up or anything

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        July 8, 2014 4:10 PM

        I wanted Unreal 3 goddamit

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      July 8, 2014 10:18 AM

      That movie was awful.

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      July 8, 2014 10:57 AM

      Only just now started looking at Firefall. Figure he's going to have to one-up that and PS2. So, where will the f2p component come into play? Customization?

      Some dev studio is really going to need to throw down and do a combo business model. $2/mo sub + shop to customize (or something like that). Keep the sub, make it small since we don't just play one game any more, and put some stuff in the shop for the whales to gravitate to. I kinda like the in-game shop currency where the sub gets you some amount per month so you can save for the big item in the shop or just buy with real money.

      I assume it'll be that or like the MOBA style where you buy your class and or option slots.

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      July 8, 2014 11:00 AM

      Sounds a lot like what splash damage is doing, biz wise

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        July 8, 2014 11:45 AM

        Possibly. I'm not really sure how much Nexon is involved in the development or funding of Dirty Bomb. From what I've read, Nexon is really just providing servers and alternate forums.

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      July 8, 2014 11:14 AM

      Lol he looks like a total chode in that picture.

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      July 8, 2014 11:20 AM

      bluechips, a f2p college basketball coaching sim where you mentor a young shaquille oneil from collegiate ball to the pros

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        July 8, 2014 7:09 PM

        in game shop purchases include gary busey skin for the coach class.

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      July 8, 2014 11:21 AM

      arena shooter finally

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      July 8, 2014 11:32 AM

      Can't wait to see some gameplay vids and get more details!

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      July 8, 2014 11:44 AM

      " a sci-fi arena shooter"

      sigh

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      July 8, 2014 12:12 PM

      I'm too old for these kind of games now. I just can't keep up with the kiddies. I need stories to play.

      Oh well, I guess I'm not the target audience and there are plenty of people that play COD/BF/Titanfall/whatever.

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      July 8, 2014 1:42 PM

      Better than another MOBA. Interested to see details, although the name is kinda awful.

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      July 8, 2014 4:13 PM

      I read "Nexon" and remembered Combat Arms, then immediately died inside.

      Pass on this one =/

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      July 8, 2014 4:57 PM

      What a fizzog

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      July 8, 2014 5:35 PM

      There had better be streaking.

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      July 8, 2014 5:51 PM

      I think he did some pretty cool competitive multiplayer maps, so this could be neat..

      http://liandri.beyondunreal.com/Cliff_Bleszinski

      There are ways to make the F2P aspect not suck. I think DotA 2 handles it really well for example.

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      July 8, 2014 5:58 PM

      I'll be optimistic and hope it turns out like a successful F2P game like Team Fortress 2 or Dota 2

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        July 8, 2014 6:01 PM

        Loadout is totally F2P as well and a ton of fun so there is hope, esp with a name like his behind it.

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        July 8, 2014 6:07 PM

        My thoughts also. There are a lot of bad F2P, quality and game mechanics wise. There are also some very good ones with companies that are excellent.

        With the ones mentioned above, I would like to add PoE to this list.

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        July 8, 2014 6:07 PM

        Same. Team Fortress 2 and Tribes: Ascend are great free to play shooters.

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      July 8, 2014 6:06 PM

      I like how everyone wishes there was a new UT or Quake style game coming out, then when one gets announced, people fucking complain.

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        July 8, 2014 7:15 PM

        ...and make fun of how he looks.

        It's fucked up.

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      July 8, 2014 6:08 PM

      Steve, BlueStreak is not the name of the game. It's the "codename."

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      July 8, 2014 7:13 PM

      Sweet! Excited to see what it looks like!

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      July 8, 2014 7:19 PM

      Dear Cliffy B, Next time you're going to start your own company and announce a new videogame, do yourself a favor and don't reveal anything until you have a polished gameplay trailer to show. These "reveal of the company name" and "reveal of the project codename" posts are completely groan-worthy. Nobody gives a shit about the name of your stuff. Keep your mouth shut until you have something worth showing.

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        July 8, 2014 7:55 PM

        "Nobody gives a shit about the name of your stuff."

        Clearly not true.

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      July 8, 2014 7:42 PM

      Is he the Dane Cook of computer games? I saw that pic and thought they could at least be brothers.

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      July 8, 2014 7:56 PM

      I can't wait to hear more, personally. Hope it goes well.

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      July 8, 2014 11:45 PM

      The Loadout is just amazing and I love it just like Team Fortness 2. =) I can't wait to see how that game gonna be,

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      July 9, 2014 11:24 PM

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