What Does A Marine Think Of Spec Ops: The Line's Criticism of War?

It's coming up on the end of the year, which means it's time to start looking back. And amid the Kickstarter campaigns and DRM-debates that kept 2012 so interesting, one game keeps coming back up: The brutal Spec Ops: The Line. It was a clever game that despite its hum-drum 3rd person shooter trappings was also a… »12/03/12 2:00pm12/03/12 2:00pm

The Full Story Of Spec Ops: The Line, From Audacious Storytelling to 'Cancerous' Publisher-Mandated Multiplayer

You may or may not have heard this already, but despite outward appearances, Yager's third-person military shooter Spec Ops: The Line was a surprisingly artful, even audacious game. It wrestled with big ideas like player complicity in onscreen violence, military slaughter of civilians, post-traumatic stress disorder… »8/28/12 8:00pm8/28/12 8:00pm