In the months leading up to Spec Ops: The Line's release on Tuesday, we've heard a lot about the game's psychological story inspired by Apocalypse Now and intense cover-based gunplay, but we haven't quite as much about the game's multiplayer section. We put the competitive side of Spec Ops to the test just in time for the game's release.

At first glance, the squad-based multiplayer matches look like a run-of-the-mill third-person shooter experience, but there are some key tweaks to the system that add a little extra flavor that shooter connoisseurs will definitely appreciate.

After taking it for spin, it looks like we may want to keep playing Spec Ops even after we're through with the game's campaign. Here's why...