aka Hilary Goldstein

  • I live in San Francisco
  • My occupation is The Guru of Games @ Wikia
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    Call of Duty is the sales king of military shooters. As such, there’s a natural tendency to want to copy its formula. Spec Ops: The Line does things its own way, stepping out of Call of Duty’s shadow in many ways.

    Recently, I played a few hours of Spec Ops’ single-player missions and have seen about a third of what the campaign has to offer. It’s a refreshing change from most military shooters. Here are five things that set Spec Ops: The Line apart from Call of Duty.

    Most shooters are globetrotting adventures with an expected mix of urban and wilderness settings. Spec Ops: The Line stays focused in one area. You start in Dubai and you stick in that city throughout.

    Of course, sticking to one spot is pretty pointless if that’s place isn’t inte…

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