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Spec Ops: The Line Gets Pushed Way Back, While BioShock: Infinite Remains '2012'--Oh, And XCOM

You won't be playing the Spec Ops reboot ANYTIME soon.

It's been a long time since 2K Games talked about Spec Ops: The Line, following its sand-filled E3 debut. There's apparently good reason for that: you're not going to be playing the game anytime soon.

The news comes via an updated release schedule released by parent company Take-Two Interactive.

Take-Two now lists the game as coming in the first half of fiscal 2013. 2013! Today, Take-Two is talking about its financial results for fiscal 2011 and expectations for fiscal 2012. That means Spec Ops: The Line won't be arriving until at least sometime after March 31, 2012. It's a substantial delay.

As the Internet is ablaze with new impressions of BioShock: Infinite, it's worth reporting how the game's being positioned release-wise--but Take-Two isn't saying much, sadly. Take-Two is only promising BioShock: Infinite in "calendar year 2012," which means basically anytime next year.

XCOM is a little more specific, with Take-Two expecting to release that one before March 31, 2012.

Max Payne 3, expected to be the next project from Rockstar Games, is not listed. However, Rockstar Games productions are not typically listed on Take-Two release schedules, so its fate is unknown.

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