Laser League

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Laser League
Laser League logo 2017.png
Developer(s)Roll7
Publisher(s)505 Games
Director(s)
  • John Ribbins
  • Simon Bennett
Producer(s)Tom Hegarty
Programmer(s)Richard Ogden
Artist(s)Paul Edwards
Composer(s)
  • Alan Myson
  • Ital Tek
Platform(s)PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
ReleaseMay 10, 2018
Genre(s)Sports
Mode(s)Multiplayer

Laser League is a futuristic sports video game by Roll7, the creators of OlliOlli. Two teams of one, two or three players apiece compete to outlast their opponents by setting up moving lasers in an arena. The game was released in early access during 2017, and officially released for PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One platforms in 2018.[1]

Release[edit]

An early access version of Laser League was released for Windows on February 8, 2018, following several closed[2] and open beta iterations.[3] The full version of Laser League was released for Windows,[4] PlayStation 4,[5] and Xbox One[6] on May 10, 2018.

On August 24, 2018, Roll7 transferred Laser League development responsibilities to their publisher, 505 Games.[7][8]

Reception[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Result Ref
2017 Game Critics Awards Best Independent Game Nominated [9]
2018 Golden Joystick Awards Best Indie Game Nominated [10][11]
Best Competitive Game Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Martin (June 9, 2017). "Roll7 reveals its new game, Laser League". Eurogamer.
  2. ^ Franzese, Tomas (December 11, 2017). "Laser League Getting Another Closed Beta this Weekend Before it Hits Early Access in Early 2018". DualShockers. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  3. ^ Martin, Robinson (January 22, 2018). "Roll7's Laser League is getting an open beta this week". Eurogamer. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  4. ^ "Laser League". Steam. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  5. ^ "Laser League". PlayStation Store. Sony. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  6. ^ Ribbons, John (May 10, 2018). "Laser League Blasts into Xbox Game Pass Today". Xbox Wire. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  7. ^ "Powering Down the Lasers". Roll7. August 24, 2018. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  8. ^ Pounder, Antonela (August 24, 2018). "The Future of Laser League". 505 Games. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  9. ^ "Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2017 (2017 Nominees)". Game Critics Awards. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  10. ^ Hoggins, Tom (September 24, 2018). "Golden Joysticks 2018 nominees announced, voting open now". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  11. ^ Sheridan, Connor (November 16, 2018). "Golden Joystick Awards 2018 winners: God of War wins big but Fortnite gets Victory Royale". GamesRadar+. Retrieved November 18, 2018.

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