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Steam Summer Sale, Day 6: Black Ops, Spec Ops, Limbo (and other stuff too!)

Another day passed, and your bank account is that much lighter, but Valve's annual Steam Summer Sale is back with a whole mess of new discounts. For instance, that copy of Train Simulator 2012 you've been holding out on? It's seeing a massive 90 percent discount, and will cost you just $3.49 if you...

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Stiq Flicks: Spec Ops The Line and Apocalypse Now

Stiq Flicks – from film and video game industry freelance writer Kevin Kelly – examines video games and attempts to pair them with matching films. It's like wine and cheese, but with more aliens. Spec Ops: The Line is one of those rare video games where the story often outshines the g...

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Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes secures UK top spot for second week

Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes "comfortably" kept The Amazing Spider-Man away from the highest spot on Chart-Track's UK sales chart. There were three new entries in the top five last week: the web-slinger swung into second, and Spec Ops: The Line and London 2012: The Official Video Game (about... L...

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Spec Ops: The Line review - Dissonance in Dubai

Spec Ops: The Line is explicit about its intentions and inspirations, sometimes to a fault. It's truly a gritty shooter, and not because you're steering a bipedal meat chunk with a scraggly soul patch. The conflict feels isolated and inescapable, with a sand-drowned Dubai hemming in soldiers who on...

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Super Joystiq Podcast Special: 'Spec Ops - The Line' lead designer Cory Davis

In a special edition of the Super Joystiq Podcast, editor-in-chief Ludwig Kietzmann speaks with Cory Davis, lead designer of the Yager-developed shooter Spec Ops: The Line. After being seemingly stuck in development for years following its 2009 announcement, the team at Yager Development has finall...

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Dubai looks kinda rough in this Spec Ops: The Line launch trailer

We always thought it'd be interesting to visit Dubai at some point in the future, what with its indoor skiing and BMW 5 series police cars and everything, but if it's anything like the Dubai portrayed in this Spec Ops: The Line launch trailer, we'll probably pass. That haboob looks gross....

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Spec Ops: The Line demo breaches today

Spec Ops: The Line's demo is available now on Xbox 360 for Gold subscribers and later today, following the PSN update, on PlayStation 3. It will be available to all Xbox Live members on May 15. The sampler will feature a snippet of the single-player campaign, covering two early chapters in the game...

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Learn how to curb stomp from Spec Ops: The Line's multiplayer

These special operatives in Dubai sure are mad at each other! Spec Ops: The Line's latest trailer, focusing on multiplayer, showcases the various brutal, assuredly anti-Geneva Convention-approved ways to end the lives of your opponents....

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Spec Ops: The Line narrative trailer ripped from the headlines

In fairness, the trailer above for Spec Ops: The Line was likely cut and produced over the course of a few months. As such, its "ripped from current headlines" nature isn't really 2K Games or Yager's fault, but it does make for an awkward juxtaposition against recent news....

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Spec Ops: The Line drawn into retail on June 26

Spec Ops: The Line has been pushed back and previewed across several years, but now we finally know it'll cross the finish line come June 26. Take-Two revealed as much this morning in a PR missive which also detailed the "Premium Edition" of the third-person shooter. It will feature a variety of m...

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