PS3T Review: Spec Ops: The Line
Written Tuesday, July 03, 2012 By Richard WalkerView author's profile
What is the line then, eh? It's the boundary you'd be prepared to cross in a high-pressure situation, like ooh, let's say a war. If lives were at stake, what would you do? How far would you be prepared to go? That's what Spec Ops: The Line wants to find out. It's a thinking man's shooter.
Taking its cue from Jospeh Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Spec Ops: The Line tells the story of Captain Martin Walker and his brothers in arms, Lugo and Adams. Their journey through Dubai will test them to their limits, taking them to dark places where there's no way back. But just how good is The Line's story and its moral quandaries? Will it really make you think? And more importantly, how well does it play?