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Platform 360, PS3, Win, Mac Publisher 2K Games Developer Yager Development Release Date 2012-06-26



Spec Ops: The Line review: devil's duty

I've been thinking off and on about Spec Ops: The Line since about five minutes after I finished it. Spec Ops: The Line doesn't lend itself very well to the sort of practical, birds-eye view that typically dominates game reviews. Developer Yager seems to have other things in mind, and more specifically, something to say about the subject matter it explores - the modern warfare shooter. With that in mind, my opinions have to be qualified - is it most important that a game has more to it than the basic joy of well-implemented shooting mechanics, or good level design, or a refined checkpoint system? Can a game with a clear narrative goal compensate for other shortcomings that might relegate a less fictionally ambitious game to also-ran purgatory? In the case of Spec Ops: The Line, I...

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Spec Ops: The Line Releases
North America
  • Xbox 360
    • Released 06/26/2012
    • Publisher 2K Games
    • Developer Yager Development
    • Score 8
  • PlayStation 3
    • Released 06/26/2012
    • Publisher 2K Games
    • Developer Yager Development
  • Windows
    • Released 06/26/2012
    • Publisher 2K Games
    • Developer Yager Development
  • Mac
    • Released 11/07/2013
    • Publisher Digital Tribe Games
    • Developer Yager Development
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