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Cliff Bleszinski Thinks LawBreakers Failed Because He Didn't "Make His Female Characters Sexier"

Cliff Bleszinski Thinks LawBreakers Failed Because He Didn't "Make His Female Characters Sexier"

While we're still anxiously awaiting his autobiography, Cliff Bleszinski took to Instagram to offer his views on why LawBreakers didn't succeed.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
The Co-Creator Of Rick And Morty Has Secured The Patent For Radical Heights

The Co-Creator Of Rick And Morty Has Secured The Patent For Radical Heights

Justin Roiland has a lot on his plate.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
MMOBomb's Top 5 Free-To-Play Predictions For 2019 (And Grading 2018's Predictions)

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's Top 5 Free-To-Play Predictions For 2019 (And Grading 2018's Predictions)

It's time, once again, to be amazed and astounded by my precocious acts of prestidigitation, my prescient predictions, my prattling on about probable outcomes … however you put it, it's free-to-play prediction time again her...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
MMOBomb's 2018 In Review: Top 5 Predictable F2P Headlines

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's 2018 In Review: Top 5 Predictable F2P Headlines

There may have been a dearth of impactful new free-to-play games in 2018, but that doesn't mean there wasn't plenty to talk about.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Cliff Bleszkinski's Autobiography Will Address Boss Key's Shutdown "In My Own Words"

Cliff Bleszkinski's Autobiography Will Address Boss Key's Shutdown "In My Own Words"

If you thought all had been said and done regarding the life and death of Boss Key Productions and its two titles, LawBreakers and Radical Heights, think again.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
LawBreakers Impacted The Cancellation of Digital Extremes' The Amazing Eternals

LawBreakers Impacted The Cancellation of Digital Extremes' The Amazing Eternals

The list of games that Boss Key Productions brought down has added new member.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
LawBreakers' Player Count Has Increased By About 60 Times Since Going F2P

LawBreakers' Player Count Has Increased By About 60 Times Since Going F2P

Eleven days ago, LawBreakers went free-to-play.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Finally, LawBreakers Is Free-To-Play On PC (Update: Shutting Down Sept. 14)

Finally, LawBreakers Is Free-To-Play On PC (Update: Shutting Down Sept. 14)

Update: Now there's a Steam announcement and a shutdown date of Sept.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Boss Key Employees Might Have Learned About Studio's Closure The Same Way We Did

Boss Key Employees Might Have Learned About Studio's Closure The Same Way We Did

UPDATE: Bleszinski has stated via Twitter that Boss Key's employees were notified of the studio's closure via a typical meeting.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Boss Key Productions Shuts Down; Radical Heights Was "Too Little, Too Late," Says Cliffy B

Boss Key Productions Shuts Down; Radical Heights Was "Too Little, Too Late," Says Cliffy B

The long, strange, and often controversial saga of Boss Key Productions has come to an end.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
5 Things Radical Heights Does Right

💣 Feature | 5 Things Radical Heights Does Right

If you laughed off Radical Heights when it was first announced, I wouldn't blame you.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Cliff Bleszinski Teases Female Radical Heights Model, Pokes Epic For Poaching Boss Key Devs

Cliff Bleszinski Teases Female Radical Heights Model, Pokes Epic For Poaching Boss Key Devs

After having to choke down a healthy serving of humble pie following LawBreakers' demise, you might think Boss Key Productions CEO Cliff Bleszinski might be a little quieter regarding the company's new -- and seemingly well-re...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
LawBreakers Ceases Development, Won't Go F2P (For Now)

LawBreakers Ceases Development, Won't Go F2P (For Now)

In what doesn't come as any real surprise to anyone, Boss Key Productions' LawBreakers is ceasing active development.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Top 5 Free-to-Play Games That Ended Up Buy-to-Play

💣 Feature | Top 5 Free-to-Play Games That Ended Up Buy-to-Play

What do you think when an upcoming game is announced as free-to-play?...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
It's The Best Quarter Ever -- Again -- For Nexon in Q4 2017

It's The Best Quarter Ever -- Again -- For Nexon in Q4 2017

Everything was rosy and bright for Nexon in last quarter's financial report.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Nexon Downsizes, Making Cuts To US Branch

Nexon Downsizes, Making Cuts To US Branch

GamesIndustry.biz is reporting that Nexon "has laid off an undisclosed number of employees," which one of its sources characterizes as up to a fifth of its workforce in the United States. Despite the seemingly large number ...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
MMOBomb's Top 5 Predictions For F2P Gaming In 2018

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's Top 5 Predictions For F2P Gaming In 2018

It's prediction time again!...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Nexon Touts "Best Q3 Ever," Pixelberry Acquisition In Latest Financial Report

Nexon Touts "Best Q3 Ever," Pixelberry Acquisition In Latest Financial Report

When your financial statement leads off with "Highest Q3 ever," that's probably a good sign.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Cliffy B on LawBreakers Free-To-Play: "I Wouldn't Rule It Out"

Cliffy B on LawBreakers Free-To-Play: "I Wouldn't Rule It Out"

At some point, LawBreakers becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy: Everyone talks about how it's doing poorly, which makes people not want to play, which makes it do even more poorly, which makes more people not want to play, whic...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Get A Free Taste Of LawBreakers This Weekend

Get A Free Taste Of LawBreakers This Weekend

LawBreakers may be doing its best to avoid being free-to-play, but that's not stopping the developers from offering gamers a free weekend to spend in the game.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 3 years ago
Whatever Happened To … Battlecry?

💣 Feature | Whatever Happened To … Battlecry?

As much as we might make fun of “dead” or “dying” games, at least a game that launched and then declined rapidly … well, launched. Other titles aren't always so lucky.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Nexon Exceeds Outlook For Q2 2017, Pins Q3 NA Hopes On LawBreakers

Nexon Exceeds Outlook For Q2 2017, Pins Q3 NA Hopes On LawBreakers

The previous quarter was perhaps a bit of an anomaly for Nexon's revenue.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Nexon Reports "Record-High Revenues" In Q1 2017, But Largely Does Big Business Overseas

Nexon Reports "Record-High Revenues" In Q1 2017, But Largely Does Big Business Overseas

Nexon's financial report for Q1 2017 starts off on a good note.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Nexon Announces New Game, Developed By Halo Veterans

Nexon Announces New Game, Developed By Halo Veterans

Nexon's got a new competitive multiplayer game brewing, and it's utilizing talent from some of the biggest studios in gaming. The publisher's North American branch today announced a relationship with First Strike Games, a n...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Nexon's Q4 2016 Financials: Mobile Is Up, Everything Else Slightly Down

Nexon's Q4 2016 Financials: Mobile Is Up, Everything Else Slightly Down

While it's never quite as entertaining as NCSoft's financial report, Nexon releases its numbers around the same time every year -- in this case, today. Overall revenues are slightly down, both on a year-over-year basis from...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Boss Key: LawBreakers Moved On From F2P So It Wouldn't "Disjoint Our Users" Or "Force Them Into DLC"

Boss Key: LawBreakers Moved On From F2P So It Wouldn't "Disjoint Our Users" Or "Force Them Into DLC"

LawBreakers still isn't going to be free-to-play, and Boss Key Productions still explains its reasons in interviews every now and then.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Nexon's Q1 2016 Financials Show Big Growth In China And Korea, Not So Much In Americas And Europe

Nexon's Q1 2016 Financials Show Big Growth In China And Korea, Not So Much In Americas And Europe

Nexon released its Q1 2016 financial statement earlier today, but there's not a whole lot in there to make Western gamers happy.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
What Game(s) Do You Wish Would Be Free-To-Play?

💣 Feature | What Game(s) Do You Wish Would Be Free-To-Play?

As bad as things have looked the past few months for free-to-play games, there's still quite a bit out there to play -- and more to look forward to. Still, there could always be more, and the pain of losing something that w...

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
GDC Report: LawBreakers Ditches Free-to-Play, Changes Art Style

GDC Report: LawBreakers Ditches Free-to-Play, Changes Art Style

It seems like Cliff Bleszinski may agree with Jason Winter's assessment of the future of free-to-play games.

By Michael Byrne - 5 years ago
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