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Wednesday, October 15 2014

'Spec Ops: The Line' Denies the Player the Pleasure of Play

Spec Ops: The Line isn't a criticism of mediocre shooters, but of the romanticism that has so often gone hand-in-hand with the modern shooter genre.


Wednesday, August 27 2014

Losing to Win: 'Spec Ops' and Tragedy in Video Games

The idea of a video game character that suffers a general decline seems counter to the way in which games are designed. Who wants to get less capable as a character as they progress?


Thursday, August 9 2012

The “Payoff” of ‘Spec Ops: The Line’

Spec Ops: The Line avoids a predictable payoff.


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