Excerpt: An immense sandstorm rocked the gorgeous Middle Eastern city of Dubai. The event was so catastrophic that members of a battalion, the "Damned 33rd," on their home from Afghanistan decided to aid in relief efforts. Unfortunately, to no avail...
Excerpt: Type of app: Third Person Shooter Platform/where to buy: PC ; available at Steam Developer: Yager / 2K Games Description : Major features: I have been playing FPS (first person shooter) games since the first one came out 20 years ago, and have seen pretty much everything good and bad the genre has...
Summary: A deeply engaging narrative set in a unique sand-dusted Dubai, Spec Ops: The Line is a terrific adventure that lacks a bit in the gameplay department. It's certainly worth a spot in your summer playlist.
Conclusion: If you buy Spec Ops: The Line hoping to get a good third-person shooter, then you won’t be disappointed. Aside from the issues with the covering system, I found The Line to be extremely enjoyable and satisfying.
Excerpt: Yet another war game? Perhaps on first inspection. Once the joypad is firmly in your hand though, it doesn’t take much more than a few minutes to realise that Spec Ops does a lot of things differently from other shooters. Different in a good way, of course.
Excerpt: Spec Ops: The Line Review Publisher: 2K Games Platform: PC , PS3, Xbox 360 UK Price (as reviewed): £29.99 Incl. VAT US Price (as reviewed): $49.99 Excl. Tax Spec Ops: The Line is a third person shooter. It's main characters are American soldiers, fighting in a Arab country.
Excerpt: There's a statistic out there that only a small amount of players finish the games they start. Be it because they lose interest, they run out of time or they just simply don't -- they'll never know exactly what their missing.
Excerpt: It's pretty fitting that Spec Ops: The Line borrows both fonts and HUD decals from Gears of War. After a sexy menu that bleats out a whiny Hendrix-esque version of The Star Spangled Banner, the game's first sequence is a turret section that looks, sounds and feels exactly like Epic's chunky...
Excerpt: Spec Ops: The Line is a third-person shooter video game developed by Yager Development and published by 2K Games. The player controls Captain Martin Walker, who is accompanied by two other Delta Force team members to rescue a U.S.
Pros: Gripping story, Unique environment, Story affects characters