DualShockers writes, "One of the titles that took me by surprise and had Deputy Editor Joel Taveras excited before E3 2010 was 2K Games’ Spec Ops: The Line. I had a chance to watch a live play-through of the title with Producer Greg Kasavin and Associate Producer Chris Thomas feeding us tidbits of information in between the game’s heavy narration which serves to give the game an identity quite nicely. In the opening cinematic to the game soldiers are helping out an injured soldier who is down, but not out.
The game is set in a futuristic Dubai city which is thought to be deserted and turns into a stage for war with crossfire and planned chaos becoming the major theme early on. After a destructive series of sand storms leaving the terrain barren, you are in a world that is post-apocalyptic and get the sense that every person you might ally with or kill plays some deep part in your survival..."