Explore the Heart of Darkness In Spec Ops: The Line

It took me a while to see where the developers of this game were going.  The brooding narrator, the war-torn third-world nation, a paranoid journalist, the natives acting oddly…  Eventually I realized that I had misjudged Spec Ops: The Line.  This was no generic “Army guys who shoot the Arabs” game.  I was playing through Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, the book that inspired Apocalypse Now!  Continue Reading


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