This is the Aerator. It’s the very first weapon created at Boss Key, so it has a special place in our cross-hairs.
In episode 17 of The Boss Room, we revealed the assault rifle, introduced by James Hawkins, the studio’s Sr. Concept Artist. James isn’t a stranger to creating unique weapons, as he and Cliff co-created the Gears of War Lancer years ago. In this special Mini-Boss Doc, James talks about what it was like to create the studio’s first weapon and the steps he took to bring it to life. Watch the video here:
Check out a full timeline of images revolving around the creation of the Aerator below: