Spec Ops: The Line

XB360, PS3, PC / Action / Release: Jun 26, 2012 / ESRB: M

Spec Ops: The Line multiplayer trailer claims sand is a 'gamechanger'

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 20, 2012 10:30am PDT

Sure, Spec Ops: The Line may look like your ordinary third-person cover-based shooter. But 2K Games wants you to think it's more than that. In fact, the latest trailer claims that the sand-based gameplay offered in The Line is a "gamechanger."


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 preview

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 07, 2012 7:00am PST

I was ready to write off Spec Ops: The Line. But after two hours of hands-on time, I walked away impressed, eager to play more.


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


Spec Ops: The Line delayed again

By Xav de Matos, May 24, 2011 3:15pm PDT

Spec Ops: The Line has been delayed once again, this time being pushed from the end of the 2012 fiscal year and into the more vague window of "first half of fiscal 2013." This is the game's second delay.


Spec Ops, XCOM Slated for Fiscal 2012; 'No Update' on Max Payne 3

By Xav de Matos, Feb 08, 2011 4:15pm PST

In its latest financial report, publisher Take Two has adjusted its release calendar to coincide with recently revealed information but threw in a...


"Complete overhaul or rethink or redesign is my guess. I didn't care for the original look or ..."

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Spec Ops: The Line Xbox 360-exclusive Multiplayer Beta Registration Opens

By Xav de Matos, Jul 16, 2010 9:15am PDT

Another multiplayer beta is on its way to the Xbox 360, this time for the sand-covered shooter Spec Ops: The Line.Registration is now open on the...


Spec Ops: The Line E3 2010 Preview

By Brian Leahy, Jun 24, 2010 3:10pm PDT

Though Spec-Ops: The Line shares a name with the popular PC and PlayStation franchise, this new title, being created by Yager Development for publisher 2K Games, shares nothing with those older entries beyond the moniker.


"The player is Captain Willard Walker, sent to track down Colonel Kurtz Konrad. Video Games. ..."

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Spec Ops: The Line E3 Media Shows 'Sand Has No Loyalty'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 16, 2010 6:43am PDT

Ooh it's a tricky substance, that sand. One moment it's lying innocuously on the beaches of Dubai then the


"Again like all the other comments before, how is this really that different than a Middle ..."

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2K's XCOM Reboot Coming in 2011

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2010 9:05am PDT

2K's XCOM, the "re-imagining" of the classic strategy series as a "mystery-filled first-person shooter," now has a release window: 2011. Upon...


"I wonder how many "Spiritual successors" need to be made before someone actually gets it right ..."

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'Spec Ops: The Line' Announced (Updated)

By Alice O'Connor and Chris Faylor, Dec 14, 2009 7:36am PST

"I admit my methods are unconventional, but they are necessary," declares the debut trailer for upcoming over-the-shoulder Dubai-set shooter Spec Ops: The Line. The trailer officially premiered


"WOW!!!!!! If that was actual gameplay then this could possibly be the most awesome-est game ..."

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Where the Wild Things Are? In This Trailer, Silly

By Chris Faylor, Oct 05, 2009 2:00pm PDT

Maurice Sendak's beloved children's novel "Where the Wild Things Are" has spawned more than just a Spike Jonze-directed feature film, it's also resulted in a video game. What, you don't believe me? Here's a trailer. Is that proof enough for you, punk?


"I must have read Where the Wild things are 50+ times as a kid, and never once did I wish it was ..."

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Where the Wild Things Are: I Hope You Like to Jump

By Nick Breckon, Sep 21, 2009 3:10pm PDT

"We've got a lot to see, Max," says the Wild Thing. "I hope you like to jump." I'd have to check, but I'm not sure "I hope you like to jump" was a line that Maurice Sendak wrote. Maybe it was cut from the original manuscript. Maybe this is cano


"Great, now they are making games for furries. I shudder to think what's next. "

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