40w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Morgan Haro is here with the PlayStation Plus March update today, which includes Spec Ops: The Line free for members with details below.
To quote: With Spring on the horizon, we figured it might be time to test a new format of delivering your PS Plus updates.
This month, we're providing an outlook of the major stuff hitting the Instant Game Collection in March with this update, but you'll still want to check the weekly posts to see the discounts and any other freebies available to you as a PS Plus member.
To kick things off, the following games, displayed in no particular order, will be added to the Instant Game Collection throughout March!
Spec Ops: The Line
PSN Price: $39.99, Free for PS Plus members
Set in a fictional Dubai which has been wiped off the map by a cataclysmic sandstorm, you're tasked with leading your squad to find out what happened to the American squad that was sent in to rescue the city, and find out what lies buried beneath the sand, along with the world's most opulent ruin.
It's a fascinating take on the shooter genre with white-knuckle gameplay and a powerful message only unraveled once you make it to the thrilling end moments of...
178w ago - Today Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman has shared a PS3 demo video from E3 2010 showcasing Spec Ops: The Line for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: In 2K Games' upcoming PS3 third-person action game Spec Ops: The Line, catastrophic sandstorms have assaulted Dubai and left the City of Gold's famous gravity-defying skyscrapers entombed under mountains of choking, swirling sand.
I sat in on a demonstration of Spec Ops: The Line at the 2010 E3 Expo, and learned more about the game's improvisational combat and tense atmosphere, as well as the difficult decisions you'll face as a Delta Force squad leader.
The story finds inspiration in the film Apocalypse Now. As Delta Force Captain Martin Walker, your team ventures into the Dubai wastes to track down a distress signal from Colonel John Konrad, who went AWOL following the sandstorms.
The fate of Col. Konrad and his men will be revealed as you play, but if you've seen Apocalypse Now, you might have some clues about the dark territory this tale will explore.
208w ago - A new third person shooter was announced at the VGA's last night.
Spec Ops: The Line is an upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter video game that takes place in Dubai.
It is currently under development by Yager Development and published by 2K Games for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360.
Below is the debut trailer for Spec Ops: The Line, from the 2009 Video Game Awards.
The video's caption read as follows: "Eliminate the corruption in Dubai in 2K's take on modern warfare."
Check it out, and the official Web site is now live here: http://www.specopstheline.com/index.html
Press Release: 2K Games Announces its Next Big Shooter - Spec Ops: The Line
Narrative-driven military shooter features intense combat and gut-wrenching decisions set against the backdrop of the sandstorm-ravaged city of Dubai
New York, NY - December 14, 2009 - 2K Games, the publisher of the critically acclaimed BioShock and Borderlands, announced today that Spec Ops: The Line is currently in development at YAGER for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.