Spec Ops: The Line
Spec Ops: The Line Single-Player Demo Available Now
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A Spec Ops: The Line demo featuring two sections from the single-player campaign has gone live today, exclusively for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, offering you the chance to get your hands on the story-driven component of the game set amid a ruined, war torn Dubai.

Embarking upon a search through the sandstorm-ridden city to find Colonel John Konrad, Captain Martin Walker must lead his Delta Force recon team, encountering Walker's former 33rd battalion who've gone rogue along the way. The Damned 33rd are all over Dubai, committing all manner of atrocities, murdering innocent civilians and sparking a civil war on the buried streets.

You can download the demo now, providing you have the requisite 1.45GB space on your HDD. It's available only to Xbox Live Gold subs for the time being, but will be available to all from May 15th. You can add the Spec Ops: The Line demo to your download queue here, then why not give our single-player and multiplayer previews a read?

Spec Ops: The Line is out on June 26th in North America and June 29th in Europe.


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Comment #1 by Teh Phantomz
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:01:56 AM
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Queued for download :)

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Comment #2 by iBuzz7S
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:03:44 AM
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I thought this was available tomorrow? Oh well, add to queue and should be ready to play when I get home.

Hoping for something a little different to your typical TPS game.

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Comment #4 by Odyssic
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:06:30 AM
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I played this at the Gadget Show, if I remember correctly, it was absolutely horrendous.

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Comment #5 by Earth Djinn
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:11:29 AM
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I keep forgetting how close this game is to release. I guess I'll download this and see how it goes.

I'm just glad the demo is SP rather than multi.

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Comment #6 by Opiate42
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:11:50 AM
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Queued for download :)

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Comment #7 by cheevo360
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:19:18 AM
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Me too!!! queued for downloading demo. :):)

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Comment #8 by SyndicateKing
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:29:17 AM
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@4 was it really that bad to you?

This was a good demo i thought glad i tried it tho,

will rent it probably

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Comment #9 by Hurricane Of 87
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:29:53 AM
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Haha, not the only one who put this in the download queue once they saw the story.

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Comment #10 by Xero Shinobi
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:36:28 AM
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Nolan North, one of this generations best voice actors. I love him :D

(He voices the main character, and Nathan Drake if you were wondering)

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Comment #11 by Doctor Gordon
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:40:46 AM
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must try this NOW

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Comment #12 by mandcxbox
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:56:33 AM
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Queued, let the fun begin

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Comment #13 by Trenta27
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 09:02:11 AM
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Oh man. Oh man this demo is bad...

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Comment #14 by threefiftyzzz
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 09:03:40 AM
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I was apart of this beta FOREVER AGO and never got to play it..I can't wait to finally try it out.

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Comment #15 by Xero Shinobi
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 09:05:15 AM
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@13 - I disagree.

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Comment #16 by Mister Spraggsy
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 09:36:31 AM
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Played it this morning and I must say I really enjoyed it.

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Comment #17 by RedFux
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 09:44:59 AM
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nice! download it now

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Comment #18 by MattCannell91
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 09:47:07 AM
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This demo was surprisingly enjoyable,
A fun squad-based shooter.

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Comment #19 by Cinderkin
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 10:14:34 AM
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I feel that there are just too many shooters and so I rarely play and buy them. After playing the demo I was suprised at how smooth the controls felt. I will be renting this for sure, thought they nailed the gameplay.

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Comment #20 by splitsnipe64
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 10:16:37 AM
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@4 yeh I played it there too. Had high hopes for this game but was let down by the quality of it.

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Comment #21 by Wtfmissile
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 10:23:36 AM
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I'm really impressed by the demo. Just finished it and all I gotta say is wow. Another 3rd person shooter who manages to take what gears did and do it better. The controls were simple yet effective and the gunplay felt tight. Especially when you shoot someone they actually you know, died? Not unloading a clip into someone works wonders for the fun factor.

All in all I'm curious where the rabbit hole goes and I'm willing to take a trip. If the MP's hit detection is spot on and lag free/little lag as possible, I could really see this as a great alternative 3ps that isn't gears.

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Comment #22 by Hurricane Of 87
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 10:38:03 AM
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Thought the demo was pretty good.
Seems to have a pretty slick story to tell.
A little slow paced gameplay wise, you could take your time, maybe let you team take out most of the enemies for you.
Liked the momentary slow-mo when you get a headshot.
Seemed to run out of ammo with the main AR pretty quickly, so I can see changing guns a lot in the main game.
Thought the voice acting was fine, but the characters didn't provide any body language to match what they were saying.
The intel seemed easy to find, so I doubt I'll need a guide to find everything, which is nice.
Shame they didn't have anything harder than Normal mode, would like to see how brutal they are.

Yeah, I can definitely see me picking this up when it gets to the £20 mark.

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Comment #23 by Pooly93
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 11:28:44 AM
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I'll probably try this out later, although I did play the multiplayer beta when that was live the year before last I think it was.
I wasn't to impressed, not enough people in the beta to get decent games and then it wasn't very fun anyway.
Here's hoping this SP demo's better.

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Comment #24 by Stubbs 1993
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 11:36:56 AM
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seems pretty good might pick it up minecraft tomorrow :P

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Comment #25 by WickedD365
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 01:28:48 PM
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Sweet. I enjoyed the beta. Looking forward to the campaign.

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Comment #26 by VyperJMc
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 02:06:32 PM
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Feels like a generic bargain bin shooter.

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Comment #27 by Blue Thunder28
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 02:37:01 PM
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Seems like they announced this game ages ago, glad I can finally try out for myself.

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Comment #28 by AirborneRichard
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 03:08:21 PM
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Awesome this game has been on my wanted list so long ever sinds they gave details away about the story and stuff. Now we getting a demo thats even better :) The best is when i saw the achievements list here just a few days ago.. NO MP achievements!! Yes!! I can imagine some not bothering to much about them while others enjoy having them, but instead what usualy happens when there achievements involved in MP ppl start to play just for that instead of just enjoying a good mp match. This said its ofcourse awesome Nolan North doing capt. Walkers voice, he,s def one of the best know voice actors out there atm. But i do like the story of this game and also how the team of Spec-Ops realy seem to suffer from battle and the unfolding events, as one dev said it in a vid, u realy see and even hear they getting beat up by all events and u see it on their clothes and also hear thei voices not being so clear anymore. I do like these choice options some games giving u some to more extend then others, but here it realy seems to have a big effect whatever choices u make and they not all clear marked from start as being good or bad.

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Comment #29 by ViNyLek
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 03:42:14 PM
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I have it ready for download as soon as I get home. Plan is to finish Back to the Future and then check this out. I was thinking if I should buy this or Max Payne3, but Max won the argument, so maybe demo will sway me back on this side=D

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Comment #30 by robpears
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 05:44:59 PM
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I enjoyed the SP Demo, my mind certainly wasn't blown or anything but it felt pretty fun to play and the story and environment seemed pretty interesting.

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Comment #31 by High Lord Sigma
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 07:10:39 PM
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I have this queued for download. I'll be giving it a try when I get back to my room after my biology lab final.

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Comment #32 by Kaskade
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 07:55:47 PM
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Was actually surprised how much I liked the demo. Now i'm definately going to buy this game......once its in the bargain bin for $20 or less.

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Comment #33 by ATOMICKILA3000
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 08:53:35 PM
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I thought the demo was pretty good. It wasn't spectacular but it showed me that this game isn't as complete shit as a lot of people have said. Might pick this up down the road as I have alot of games pre ordered and really don't want to spend a lot of money games.

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Comment #34 by sicndine
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 09:49:46 PM
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This demo was horrible. It felt like I was playing a visually decent version of CoD in third person.

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Comment #35 by Gageamatron
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 @ 11:07:40 PM
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@21 I'm still waiting for an /sarcasm at the end of your post.

This game doesn't hold a finger let alone a stub to Gears of War.

The cover system is clunky as hell. (2 different buttons for in cover actions A & B? Who thought this was a good idea?)

All the guns feel and sound the same. The only thing going for it is the story.

This game was announced a long time ago and had it come out shortly after announcement it would have been passable. As it is now it's more of an embarrassment.

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Comment #36 by CJLewis
Wednesday, May 09, 2012 @ 02:17:06 AM
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Shall be bought

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Comment #37 by THE G0D EMPER0R
Wednesday, May 09, 2012 @ 03:22:33 AM
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as bad as the beta was. not even a rent for me, bring on ghost recon.

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Comment #38 by AirborneRichard
Wednesday, May 09, 2012 @ 09:06:23 AM
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Its funny to see how ppl always love to crack down any 3th person shooter game that comes out, its always something they find that doesn,t suit their ordinary gaming needs. Face it ppl games not only exist that have to be in the same fucking height as COD or BF or even Gears Of War. I,m kinda sick to see every fucking game gets somehow compared with COD, that game isn,t the standard for any game its just a run down the mill, on rail based shooter with cinamatic moments in it. Grow up gamers and learn not every game has to be a fucking FPS!

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Comment #39 by chizrocker88
Thursday, May 10, 2012 @ 08:46:59 PM
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I thought it was a lot of fun personally. I'm excited for it.

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Comment #40 by AirborneRichard
Friday, May 11, 2012 @ 05:31:20 AM
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Why i,m FUCKING not supriced some dipshit gave tumbs down!! Ur dick! Learn that not every game has to be COD like, if u don,t like it just beat it!

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Comment #41 by Wanz1
Monday, June 11, 2012 @ 06:50:01 AM
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...should be my next purchase.

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