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Day 5 - 3rd Person Shooters: Spec Ops - The Line

The third category in this list is dedicated to, coincidentally enough, Third Person Shooters. Countless games have utilized this camera perspective to build their game mechanics around, while still focusing on their main protagonist. 723 more words

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Crossing the Line: Stephani Plays a Shooter

From Wikipedia’s article on shooter games:

Shooter games are a subgenre of action game, which often test the player’s speed and reaction time. It includes many subgenres that have the commonality of focusing on the actions of the avatar using … a gun, or some other long-range weapon.

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Too Many Games: Spec Ops: The Line

Spec Ops: The Line is an important game that has the unfortunate distinction of also being a Very Big Important Game that makes it feel a bit like Oscar bait in terms of narrative delivery at times. 528 more words

Too Many Games

Spec Ops: The Line now live on Steam for Linux

Spec Ops: The Line game has #officially #released for Linux via #Steam with a 48-hour sale, so you can buy the game for only $4.99 (€3.99). 117 more words

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Making difficult decisions in Spec Ops: The Line's war-torn Dubai

It’s no big secret that I lean away from realistic military-driven shooters, with the last one I gave a shot–pun intended–being Battlefield 3, of which I only experienced the bombastic single player campaign… 772 more words


2015 Game Review Haiku, #31 – Spec Ops: The Line

On reconnaissance
Captain Walker finds Dubai
Changed, traumatic, shot

From 2012 all through 2013, I wrote little haikus here at Grinding Down about every game I beat or completed, totaling 104 in the end. 49 more words


Playing the hero—Spec Ops: The Line and bad faith

Nothing good ever happens in the world of Spec Ops: The Line.

Six months prior to the beginning of the game, Dubai was ravaged by a series of dust storms. 1,088 more words