Est. April 2016. III Version 2.0. III
The next great eSport.
By JAY TEE
Simplicity is an underrated noun, and Roll7’s uncomplicated, clean approach to game design makes Laser League a modern classic. Two button controls, strong visuals, and a premise that defines ‘easy to learn, but tough to master’. Comparisons with Rocket League are inevitable; the name, graphics, emphasis on team work… but this is no carbon copy.
Two teams face off in a top down arena. Various nodes spawn which can be transformed into deadly, one hit kill lasers. Dodging these is the aim of the game, and a total wipeout will cost you the round. On top of that, you have to contend with unique abilities, power ups, Snake 2 style wall teleportation, and last minute revivals.
Laser League is all about reflexes and good timing, with a dash of luck. Thankfully, each class appears to have a counter. Every tactic a weakness. A future as a competitive e-
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