Excerpt: If you thought Spec Ops: The Line would just be another military, third person cover shooter then you would be wrong. What appears on the skin as an efficient and well designed cover shooter title is, in fact, underneath a fully blown example of how to differentiate what could be a generic title...
Excerpt: In my opinion, Spec Ops: The Line can hang it’s hat on being worthy and accessible enough to be played through once as well as being worthy of a second playthrough due to the story it tells and the way it comes together, but that second playthrough isn’t going to happen because it’s just not...
Excerpt: See, this is why I'm not a film critic. I genuinely believe that every serious gamer should play Spec Ops: The Line , yet it's mostly for plot-related developments that players are better left to discover on their own.
Spec Ops: The Line – Life’s A Beach, Then You Die Repeatedly!
The Game Reviews
26 July 2012
Summary: SPEC OPS: THE LINE could have been up there with the greats, instead it let itself down on the most basic of things, which is a real shame. If you can tolerate the mechanics, then please indulge yourself in this different and thought provoking game.
Summary: Parents need to know that Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi is a fighting game based on the long-running cartoon anime series Dragon Ball Z . As with most other entries in this video game franchise, this game is comprised of little more than constant battles between characters from the anime.
Gory military shooter tackles difficult questions about war.
Common Sense Media
14 July 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that Spec Ops: The Line is a third-person military shooter brimming with graphic, blood-soaked violence. Unlike many such games, much of the violence presented here is crucial to a complex commentary that focuses on the nature and potential atrocities of morally grey conflicts...
Conclusion: All in all Spec Ops: The Line is a very pretty knock off. It has all the pieces of a quality third person shooter without any of the heart. The gameplay is rough and the story is predictable. Though it brings a few fun new things to the table, they are mostly short-lived.
Conclusion: During the development of Spec Ops I was intrigued by this revival but, other than the initial trailer for the game, I couldn’t find myself getting excited by it. It remained elusive for the two years since it was initially announced, hidden behind wave after wave of other larger, more PR-driven...