LawBreakers screenshot of the lightning hands attack

LawBreakers is a fast-paced arena shooter with an extremely casual relationship with physics and common sense. What this means in gameplay terms is that you will spend a lot of your time zipping around the battlefield at high speeds, shooting at everyone else attempting to do the same with a variety of classic and outright strange weaponry, and sometimes even remembering there are objectives to complete.

After going through multiple beta tests on both PC and PS4 LawBreakers has now finally released in full. It is worth mentioning that despite the early announcements claiming it will be free-to-play, LawBreakers will actually set you back a considerable €30. You can find out more by heading over to either Steam or the official website.

As for whether its any good or not, that's a bit of a tricky question to answer. Balance problems aside, in terms of pure gameplay LawBreakers is highly enjoyable and something I found myself coming back to with each beta test. However, what concerns me is its longevity. The €30 price tag puts LawBreakers in direct competition with Overwatch and other already established giants in the FPS scene, so maintaining a stable and competitive population is not going to be an easy problem to tackle. The second issue I have is with the publisher itself - Nexon. To say that they have a history of slowly killing off games due to poorly thought out microtransactions would be one hell of an understatement. I obviously don't know if LawBreakers is going to go down this path, but its happened often enough that I've become quite cautious whenever I see their name attached to anything.

If you're looking for an FPS that will last you a couple of months before you move onto something else, then I think LawBreakers is well worth picking up as it genuinely is fun. On the other hand, if you're hoping its going to have a long-lasting legacy, then I would suggest you wait and see what the developers do in the coming months. And finally, here's the launch trailer to give you a bit of a look at what exactly LawBreakers is all about: