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Spec Ops: The Lie

Pick a song to match the scene. I think I have the perfect pick. Winner gets fifteen space pennies and a free (redacted).

Three Delta Force operators hike into Dubai.

I wonder if, at any point during the promo period for Spec Ops: The Line, anyone at Yager Development mentioned the irony of marketing a game for its difficult moral quandaries when in fact it contains no moral quandaries. Oh, there’s some moral mugging. And some moral posturing. Maybe some half-baked moral messages. Alas, the quandary department is skint.

After the jump, I’ll explain why SO:TL, despite being an enjoyable experience, was ultimately a letdown.

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