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Dreadnought and the big future for space combat

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Dreadnought makes a point of showcasing its huge capital ships, but the mechanics prove that like any class-based game, the heavy is nothing without some proper support.


"This kind of deal would really only be sustainably fun with 100vs100. Might be able to peak my ..."

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Dead Island 2 announced [Update]

By Steve Watts, Jun 09, 2014 6:45pm PDT

At Sony's E3 press conference, the company debuted Dead Island 2. To accompany the announcement, of course, they showed off a bloody, gory, kind of funny trailer.


"Good to know! I might pick it up during a sale sometime, I've a lot to play on my backlog as it is!"

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Spec Ops: The Line dev says its multiplayer 'like a cancerous growth'

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 29, 2012 6:00am PDT

It's no secret that publishers often foist multiplayer modes upon single-player-focused games to make them more attractive to would-be customers, but it's rare to hear a developer speak so openly and contemptuously of this practice as Spec Ops: The Line lead designer Cory Da...


"Loved Loved Loved the single player game. Didn't even know it had MP."

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Shack PSA: Spec Ops: The Line co-op now available

By Steve Watts, Aug 21, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Spec Ops: The Line is getting a free co-op update today, offering four objective-based scenarios for two players.


""Waves of enemies", "four missions" - as in, no campaign co-op? I'll pass."

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Spec Ops: The Line review

By Paul Semel, Jun 29, 2012 10:00am PDT

Interesting gameplay and engaging multiplayer make Spec Ops: The Line a worthwhile experience, despite the relatively short single-player campaign.


"you say the multiplayer allows new bloods to hop in and do well, probably getting several kills ..."

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Spec Ops: The Line getting co-op in free DLC

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 07, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Cooperative multiplayer's pretty nice, isn't it. Rather than shooting your chum in the face, you get to join forces with them to shoot other people in the face. Lovely! How nice, then, that co-op is coming to Spec Ops: The Line in free DLC after launch.


"I called it Spec Fucking Ops: The Line right here, right now."

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Spec Ops: The Line PC demo arrives June 19

By Alice O'Connor, May 23, 2012 6:00am PDT

2K has dated the PC demo of Spec Ops: The Line for June 19. The publisher has also revealed the system requirements, and confirmed that it'll use Steamworks as DRM.


"Fighting homegrown renegades in an ever flowing sand pit.... sign me up!"

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Spec Ops: The Line demo out on consoles today [Updated]

By Alice O'Connor, May 08, 2012 6:30am PDT

A demo is out today on consoles for Spec Ops: The Line, Yager's face-shooting take on Heart of Darkness. However, publisher 2K Games hasn't released one for the PC edition, or not yet anyway. As Kurtz said, "The horror! The horror!"


"which console are you playing on? also: dude who wrote and officiated my wedding wrote this ..."

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Spec Ops crosses The Line on June 26

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 21, 2012 6:15am PST

Yager's sandy shooter Spec Ops: The Line will gust out to PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Publisher 2K today also announced pre-order bonuses, in the form of early unlocks and special gubbins for its multiplayer side.


Spec Ops: The Line trailer journeys into Dubai's heart of darkness

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 23, 2011 6:00am PST

Yager's Heart of Darkness-inspired shooter Spec Ops: The Line is slated to launch in spring 2012, publisher 2K has revealed. A new trailer teases a little of the horrors awaiting one Delta Force soldier as he enters a devastated Dubai to find Colonel Konr


"scary. The music... the images... this trailer induces fear within me. Can't wait to play ..."

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