You'd Better Pay Attention to Spec Ops: The Line

Spec Ops: The Line is a little bit Heart of Darkness, a little bit Apocalypse Now and a whole lot of shooter innovation blended into a postmodern game about honor, choices and morality.

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Here's a quick look at the game's new trailer and some of its amazing set pieces, all set in Dubai following a city-crushing sandstorm that turns the glimmering oasis into a sandblasted wasteland of survivors.


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DISCUSSION

Ummm so what separates this from any other military shooter?

It feels like developers just keep recycling ideas over and over with no intention to change even the slightest of things.

Honestly their not even trying anymore.