Spec Ops gets spring 2012 release, new screens, trailer

Tuesday, 22 November 2011 13:08 GMT By Johnny Cullen

2K’s confirmed a spring 2012 launch for Spec Ops: The Line, as the embargo on new impressions on the game lifts after a near 18 month underground period.

The trailer, which is a far cry away from the Bjork of 2009, has you play as US Delta Force soldier Captain Walker to save the 33rd squad of the US Infantry following a sandstorm that destroys Dubai.

Its story, according to 2K, is one that’ll “move players beyond the simple conflicts of good-versus-bad.”

The glamour of Dubai “provides the perfect backdrop to play out Spec Ops: The Line’s deep and complex narrative. This bold endeavor harnesses 2K’s pedigree of creating fascinating stories, settings and worlds to create an aggressive narrative and environment that you won’t find in other games on the market,” said 2K president Christoph Hartmann.

“Wartime narratives evoke emotion like few things else in our culture. Players will fight through this hostile environment in Spec Ops: The Line,creating a raw and unique video game experience.”

Get the video below and some previews below. The Line will release on PS3, 360 and PC.