Project BlueStreak: New Concept Art From Cliff Bleszinski

Project BlueStreak: New Concept Art From Cliff Bleszinski

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Boss Key Productions has unveiled a new piece of concept art from its upcoming arena shooter, Project BlueStreak.

Late last month, Gears of War designer Cliff Bleszinski announced his return to the video game industry. His new studio, Boss Key Productions, is currently working on a something called Project BlueStreak.

The folks at Boss Key are being understandably tight lipped about BlueStreak. However, Bleszinski has reveled, via Reddit AMA, that the title is a PC-based, free-to-play sci-fi arena shooter. And considering CliffyB's history with Unreal Tournament and Quake, an arena shooter is right in his wheelhouse (which could be a very good thing).

Several strange screenshots have already made their way onto the internet, but last night Project BlueStreak's official Twitter account released a single piece of "early concept art."

The more I look at this picture, the more confused I am. The Hollywood sign is clearly visible in the foreground, but there aren't any rivers in downtown Los Angeles. So, either someone left the faucet running, or something Armageddon-y is happening in California. And all of that scary lightning probably suggests the later.

A handful of people are extremely suspicious of Bleszinski's choice to reenter the arena shooter genre so quickly after a new Unreal Tournament title was announced. And at this point in time, its difficult to tell if BlueStreak will be anything more than a UT ripoff or if Bleszinski is actually breaking new ground.

Stay tuned.

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Source: Twitter, Reddit

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How boring. Considering the amount of shit CliffyB's been talking since leaving Epic, I would've hoped that he'd have come up with something more interesting than another f2p manshoot.

Mcoffey:
How boring. Considering the amount of shit CliffyB's been talking since leaving Epic, I would've hoped that he'd have come up with something more interesting than another f2p manshoot.

Well, it's called "Bluestreak," so maybe it will be a F2P manshoot that involves athropomorphic hedgehogs.

But seriously, part of why Cliffy's been so heavily reported on is his unabashed self-fellatio. It's not surprising he'd talk shit or that he'd not live up to it.

Josh Engen:
PC-based, free-to-play sci-fi arena shooter.

Give it a couple years and that selection of words will become as horrible as "live action/CGI gritty reboot".

At least it's arena-based though. After games like CoD/Battlefield, the FPS needs to be violently tasered back into its fast paced origins(outside of CS:GO).

i await the 21st centurys new Daikatana with great anticipation...

although not for the reasons "cliffy" might hope.

just out of interest how many shares does he own in Defy Media ?...

This image is boring. May I suppose the rest of the game will be as boring, or maybe more boring?

So... this game takes place where I went to high school?... weird.

Explanation: Our mascot was a Blue Streak, we were the Streaks... I have no idea why.

Edit: My thinking about my old high school mascot was more interesting than this picture is.

Sigmund Av Volsung:

Give it a couple years and that selection of words will become as horrible as "live action/CGI gritty reboot".

are you implying theres anything wrong with gritty live action reboots?

I think we can say without hyperbole that Cliffy is the new John Romero. Seriously, THIS is the best he could come up with? It's also freaking hilarious how the day he announced this Epic revealed new info about Fortnite for the first in forever and Gearbox debuted Battleborne. This ain't gonna end well for Clifford.

 

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