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#Spec Ops: The Line

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You should consider getting Desktop Dungeons at half price

My original intention was to inform you that Desktop Dungeons is $7.49 this week on Steam until Friday morning, and that you should play it because it's real good. Hard as hell, but good. That was until I noticed another game I'd wholly rec...

 
 
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In lieu of partying or whatever it is college kids are supposed to be doing, I decided that my number one priority this spring break would be to to replay Spec Ops: The Line. I joined the Spec Ops party a bit late, but t...   read

 
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Spec Ops developer licenses Unreal Engine 4 for next game

Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager today announced their licensing of Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4, making them the first independent studio to do so in Europe. Yager will utilize the new engine on their next project, "a major next-gene...

 
 
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Spec Ops, Joe Danger 2, & more now free to PS Plus users

PlayStation Plus subscribers just got a buttload of games thrown at them with this weeks months additions to the service. Spec Ops: The Line, Joe Danger 2: The Movie, and The Cave are all now free to play on the PlayStation 3. Over on the P...

 
 
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Yager adds free co-op mode to Spec Ops: The Line

It was always the narrative of Spec Ops: The Line that seemed most intriguing, though admittedly even that wasn't convincing enough for me -- not at $59.99, anyway. Even still, it's admirable of developer Yager to put out a cooperative mult...

 
 
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Spec Ops dev laments poor sales, moves on to new project

"To be honest, it doesn't look too great." After a post-mortem presentation at GDC Europe, Spec Ops: The Line design lead Jorg Friedrich spoke to Joystiq about the underwhelming sales of Yager's debut and the developer's future. Though Frie...

 
 
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Amazon PC game sale discounts Max Payne 3, Spec Ops, more

Ahead of the impending Steam summer sale, Amazon has gone ahead with a digital PC game sale of its own. The discounts will be happening throughout the rest of this month, so pace yourself. Highlights for the time being include Max Payne 3 (...

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Dawnguard, TF2, and Spec Ops: The Line!

Greetings, dear readers! My better half Max is back in the studio with me today, and we've got plenty of news to cover! I get so scared when he's gone. Don't tell him I said that. On today's show, we've got a list of pre-order bonuses for ...

 
 
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After all the door kicking, screaming, blindfire, grenade tossing, and turret handling, a soldier always walks away from battle alive with a strong moral compass intact. This last detail is the most disparate departure fro...   read

 
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Talking narrative with Spec Ops: The Line's lead writer

When Destructoid's Steven Hansen previewed Spec Ops: The Line back in February, he notably enjoyed its emphasis on narrative and atmosphere, adding that it looked to be "the necessary antithesis to the chest beating military...

 
 
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Live show: Spec Ops: The Line early play on Mash Tactics

Spec Ops: The Line intends to show you some of the hellish choices a soldier makes on the battlefield, but not until June 26th. If you can't wait to get a taste of the war, Mash Tactics has got you covered! King Foom is getting hands on wit...

 
 
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E3: Spec-Ops: The Line to get downloadable co-op

Because it's 2012, and every action game ever needs co-op, Spec-Ops: The Line will receive downloadable cooperative missions. No word if the entire campaign will be co-opified (a word that is totally not made up), but the dow...

 
 
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Here's a Spec Ops: The Line multiplayer trailer for you

Spec Ops: The Line boasts four-player class-based competitive multiplayer action for your enjoyment. A new trailer shows off the online features in which two factions -- The Damned and The Exiles -- will fight each other. There's guns, pun...

 
 
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PAX: Hands-on & chat with Spec Ops: The Line Lead Writer

At PAX East this week, Max Scoville stepped into an abandoned bus near the 2K booth to chat with Walt Williams, the Lead Writer of Spec Ops: The Line, which is set for release this June. Watch to learn more about the game's storyline, its&...

 
 
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Borderlands 2 will be playable at PAX East!

Borderlands 2 will be playable at the 2K booth next week! You'll be able to mess around with the Gunzerker and Siren character classes in Caustic Caverns.  Additionally, Spec Ops: The Line will be playable and 2K will be holding thea...

 
 
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Spec Ops: The Line now set for release in late June

Spec Ops: The Line is gearing up for release on June 26, 2012 in North America and June 29 for international audiences. As much as I'm still down for third-person shooters, it's mostly the setting and narrative tone -- the stuff outside of ...

 
 
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Guitars and gunfire fill this Spec Ops: The Line trailer

I think I last saw this game at E3 two years ago, and heard very little about it since. Those worried that Spec Ops: The Line might be dead, however, can rest easy for Christmas with a brand new trailer.  There's plenty of gunfire, gu...

 
 
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Take-Two announces further delays to XCOM, Spec Ops

Publisher Take-Two Interactive has announced that the forthcoming XCOM will be delayed into "fiscal year 2013" along with first-person shooter Spec Ops: The Line. This follows a positive financial report for the second quarter of 2011, but ...

 
 
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Blood and sand: New Spec Ops: The Line images have both

The official word on Spec Ops: The Line fascinates me. Promises of a deep, fulfilling narrative and compelling moral choice are all too common, but something about that eerie reveal trailer continues to make me believe that YAGER’s sh...

 
 

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