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E3 2014: Spec Ops: The Line Dev Working on New Sci-Fi IP, Dreadnought

dreadnought-headerWhen Yager came out of absolutely nowhere to throw the modern-military shooter genre on its head with the gripping story of Spec Ops: The Line, everyone was looking to see what they’d do next. Well, it turns out that they’re not going to do the next Spec Ops game.

For their next game, Yager has a new sci-fi game that they refer to as an “aerial armada action game” called Dreadnought.

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Spec Ops: The Line Review: Do You Know the Enemy?

spec-ops-the-line-coverDespite having yet to play it, I named Spec Ops: The Line as one of my 12 favourite games of 2012. The game created a fair bit of discussion about its story which delved into the psychological effects of war on soldiers. I was amazed that a military shooter, a genre that usually omits any effort when it comes to storytelling in lieu of spending money on graphics and multiplayer content, was making waves over its plot and a complex sounding plot at that.

I figured that I couldn’t name the game one of my 12 favourites of last year without giving it a try. So when it went on sale during the recent Steam sale, I put my money where my mouth was to see if it was actually worth a spot on the blog’s de facto year-end award list. Read the rest of this entry

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