- Spec Ops: The Line
- Sub Genre:
- Third Person
- Release Date (US):
- June 26th, 2012
- Release Date (UK):
- June 29th, 2012
- Online Players:
- 2K Games
- M [Mature]
- PSU Rank:
- 0 of 1167 Games
- PSU Rank on PS3:
- 0 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Also on PC and 360;
About Spec Ops: The Line
2K and German developer Yager are resurrecting the Tom Clancy-like series with this military shooter set in a near-future Dubai.
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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.
- Terrific narrative
- Excellent level design
- Solid ally and enemy A.I.
- Mediocre controls
- Cover system is hit or miss
- Graphics feel a bit dated
Have you ever wanted to play a military shooter with a heart? Well, Spec Ops: The Line’s heart is a bloody mess and players are rewarded with an intense, often squeamish adventure that is all about the fight for human survival. It’s safe to say that the gameplay won’t win any awards, and it certainly feels like any number of shooters. But it’s effective enough, and luckily the story—more impo...
Spec Ops: The Line News
Several job listings have cropped up on Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager’s website, affirming that the studio is indeed working on a new free-to-play military shooter. Spotted by CVG, the job listings pertain to a multitude of positions, ranging from senior 3D artist to senior multiplay...
A new month means PlayStation Plus members can add some new free games to their Instant Game Collection. To kick things off right, one of last year's most critically acclaimed PlayStation 3 titles, Spec Ops: The Line, will be available as a free download this week for PS Plus subscribers in the Unit...
Spec Ops: The Line featured a full single-player and multiplayer experience, but it now includes a two-player cooperative game mode free of charge. 2K Games intends to complement the already-existing single-player experience with the addition of this co-op mode. This mode includes four missio...
2K Games today released the launch trailer for Spec Ops: The Line, the third-person military shooter hitting store shelves on Tuesday, June 26. The trailers shows off the powerful and maddening experience players can expect as they battle their way through a sandstorm-ravaged Dubai. The trailer ...
2K Games has unwrapped a new multiplayer-centric trailer for Spec Ops: The Line, showcasing a four-on-four gunfight between two factions: The Damned and The Exiles. Check it out below. Spec Ops: The Line hits PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 in the U.S. on June 26, and hits Europe on...
2K Games has unveiled a new, story-centric trailer for upcoming shooter Spec Ops: The Line. Check it out below. Spec Ops: The Line hits PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 in the U.S. on June 26, and hits Europe on June 29. Players hop into the boots of Captain Martin Walker, who al...
2K Games has slapped a June 26 U.S. release date on Spec Ops: The Line, as well as confirming the game will show up internationally on June 29. In addition, the publisher has confirmed a slew of in-game bonus content for those who pre-order the game from participating retailers. The extra cont...
2K Games has released a new gameplay trailer for Spec Ops: The Line. The new trailer was created in response to community requests for more gameplay footage of the upcoming modern military shooter. Check it out below: ...
Spec Ops: The Line will be released in spring 2012 for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360, 2K has announced. The game has been out of the limelight for well over a year now, and sees players hopping into the shoes of soldier Captain Walker of the U.S. Delta Squad. Walker’s on a mission to ...
The latest trailer for Spec Ops: The Line is incredible on so many levels, not least as much is the killer Alice in Chains song blasting in the background. The video is just more evidence for why we can’t wait for 2011. This is the ninth installment of the series, and it will be available o...
Spec Ops: The Line Features
Community Opinion: Spec Ops: The Line is as subtle as a sandstorm, and far from a thoughtful critique
The surreal ruins of a contemporary Dubai is reason to at least give Spec Ops: The Line a shot. An oasis of modernity and cosmopolitan civilization completely ravaged by a violent turn of sandstorms and war - it’s a captivating piece of fiction. Repelling down Dubai's glass skyscrapers in glin...
We don’t know how things are across the pond right now, but over here in good ‘ol Blighty, it’s been the wettest June on record, flash floods are sweeping the region, and if you have a butcher’s outside your window the sky is coated in a perpetual grey blanket. Ah, the Britis...
In our most recent interview, Joseph Fait spoke with Cory Davis, the Lead Designer at 2K Games, about what players have to look forward to in Spec Ops: the Line. Davis also touches on the inspirations of the story and what Nolan North brought to the table in his voice acting performance. PlayStat...
Can a new IP step into a modern militaristic, brown and gray environment and still feel new and fresh? These are the problems -- or perceptions, at least -- that 2K’s Spec Ops: The Line was up against, and by the looks of it, has overcome. In our review, we said that Spec Ops: The Line might ...