Spec Ops the Line Ending...kinda confused about the ending

#1 Edited by tastyhouse (127 posts) -

Just finished the game, hoping somebody can clear up the ending for me....

If the 33rd were "good guys" why did they try killing you from the beginning of the game, right when you get to dubai? Shouldn't they at least have tried to negotiate at some point? Didn't make any sense to me. Am I missing something?
#2 Posted by AssInAss (3108 posts) -

They were already fighting the CIA in a civil war before your squad came over, so I don't think they were interested in being friendly to another bunch of armed American soldiers. I think.

#3 Posted by CornBREDX (6917 posts) -
#4 Edited by tastyhouse (127 posts) -

Thanks for the reply...

It's not like the other guys in your squad didn't have radios to communicate with the 33rd, find out what the hell was really going on. Seems kinda dumb. The game wasn't that great I was really hoping for an awesome ending...kinda cliche and significant plot hole.

(not normally a hater, but this story didn't really deserve the hype it got).

#5 Posted by mosdl (3399 posts) -

The 33rd also split into 2 factions I believe.

#6 Posted by tastyhouse (127 posts) -

did they split? then there was the whole thing about the CIA trying to cover up what happened...but they never really explained what happened...like stuff was really f'd up...but WHY?

#7 Posted by mosdl (3399 posts) -

I assume they split as we saw executed soldiers

#8 Posted by Nonused (277 posts) -

At first, they attacked you because they thought you were C.I.A. They were on edge because, as Radioman said, there was an end to the ceasefire between the 33rd and the insurgents (insurgents being on the C.I.A.'s side). Later, they're attacking you because of your gratuitous use of white phosphorus.

#9 Posted by Dagbiker (7022 posts) -

I think its supposed to be ambiguous as to what was real and what wasn't.

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