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    Duke Nukem Forever

    Game » consists of 14 releases. Released Jun 14, 2011

    After approximately fourteen years of development, the heavily infamous sequel to Duke Nukem 3D was finally released, in which the macho Duke must damper yet another alien invasion.

    Gearbox Software To Finish Duke Nukem Forever

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    Edited By BradNicholson
    Borderlands developer Gearbox Software will indeed be finishing work started by 3D Realms on Duke Nukem Forever. The FPS--which has been in development since some of us were in swaddling clothes--will finally see its release in 2011 for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, according to Gearbox.

    Gearbox was rumored to be the studio to bring the game to completion well before the confirmation this afternoon. In August, Kotaku kicked off the murmurs thanks to a well-placed source that pegged Gearbox as the dev. And when the publication went to the studio's boss Randy Pitchford for the official word, it received a coy statement that didn't deny the fact that Gearbox had DNF in its paws.  
     
    Much later this September, 2K Games teased that it had something "big" to show at PAX Prime. Shortly after that, 3D Realms boss George Broussard tweeted an image of flying pigs, keeping the recent speculation alive and well.   
     

     This is indeed a thing at PAX Prime.
     This is indeed a thing at PAX Prime.

    DNF was indeed the reveal both were hinting at, according to an on-and-off again live stream 2K set up for the game's PAX unveil event, where attendees listened to Pitchford speak, watched a short video, and then got hands-on time with the game.
     
    At the event, Pitchford said Gearbox wants the game to be "the game it was supposed to be," and suggested that he and his studio brought in people from 3D Realms to help with its completion--a process that started back in 2009.  
     
    Speaking to the Wall Street Journal before the event, Pitchford revealed that the game is in a "polishing phase," and admitted that a launch plan is not yet in place. But at least it's actually coming now, right?
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    #1  Edited By BradNicholson
    Borderlands developer Gearbox Software will indeed be finishing work started by 3D Realms on Duke Nukem Forever. The FPS--which has been in development since some of us were in swaddling clothes--will finally see its release in 2011 for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, according to Gearbox.

    Gearbox was rumored to be the studio to bring the game to completion well before the confirmation this afternoon. In August, Kotaku kicked off the murmurs thanks to a well-placed source that pegged Gearbox as the dev. And when the publication went to the studio's boss Randy Pitchford for the official word, it received a coy statement that didn't deny the fact that Gearbox had DNF in its paws.  
     
    Much later this September, 2K Games teased that it had something "big" to show at PAX Prime. Shortly after that, 3D Realms boss George Broussard tweeted an image of flying pigs, keeping the recent speculation alive and well.   
     

     This is indeed a thing at PAX Prime.
     This is indeed a thing at PAX Prime.

    DNF was indeed the reveal both were hinting at, according to an on-and-off again live stream 2K set up for the game's PAX unveil event, where attendees listened to Pitchford speak, watched a short video, and then got hands-on time with the game.
     
    At the event, Pitchford said Gearbox wants the game to be "the game it was supposed to be," and suggested that he and his studio brought in people from 3D Realms to help with its completion--a process that started back in 2009.  
     
    Speaking to the Wall Street Journal before the event, Pitchford revealed that the game is in a "polishing phase," and admitted that a launch plan is not yet in place. But at least it's actually coming now, right?
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    #2  Edited By RE_Player1

    It's about dam time. 

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    #3  Edited By Grissefar

    Wrong developer. I am disappoint.

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    #4  Edited By Sin4profit

     Probably be better to let it die a legend...but i wonder if it'll make any money on curiosity alone...or, could be great, who the hell knows.

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    #5  Edited By OverLord00

    damnit

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    #6  Edited By deathbyyeti

    No thank you

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    #7  Edited By Dedodido

    About time.

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    #8  Edited By fitzinator

    boom

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    #9  Edited By RE_Player1

    BALLS OF STEEL!!!!

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    #10  Edited By Yzzerdd

    This is why you always bet on Duke.

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    #11  Edited By TheKbob

    Bubble Gum Collector's edition, eh?

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    #12  Edited By darkdragonmage99

    I'll believe it when i see a finished product 

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    #13  Edited By n00d13z

    I think that this is going to be one of the most overhyped games in recent history. 

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    #14  Edited By ComradeKhan

    I just Duked my pants. I can't believe this is really happening.

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    #15  Edited By delta_ass

    Time to finish the fight.

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    #16  Edited By Nytrik

    My first reaction: LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

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    #17  Edited By floodiastus

    Duke is a curse, gearbox is going DOWN!

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    #18  Edited By lolgreg

    Shit just got real

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    #19  Edited By BraveFart

    You can see the girl to the right want's to touch Dukes leet peenor.

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    #20  Edited By Mariorules85

    2011 looks like a fixed date to me.

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    #21  Edited By sins_of_mosin

    Sure hope this don't delay Borderlands 2.
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    #22  Edited By DrBeardface

    I've got some swamp land to sell you.

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    #23  Edited By RE_Player1

    I'm buying this game day 1 even if it's terrible. This is a part of gaming history. 

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    #24  Edited By Dr_VonBoogie

    It's time to kick ass and chew bubble gum, and I'm a quadriplegic!

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    #25  Edited By Malphye

    Seeing Duke for the first real time and Jeff, Brad on the 2k live stream... My quota is filled for the day. L8r.

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    #26  Edited By jaklap

     They better do something epic, FPS's have evolved so much since this even made it's last engine move.    

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    #27  Edited By MasonL87

    Attention Universe: NOBODY CARES ANYMORE!!!

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    #28  Edited By WickedCestus

    I love Randy Pitchford!  
      
    Anyways, I just can't wait to hear the PAX Bombcast when they talk about having played this game. That will be funny.

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    #29  Edited By adoggz

    BAWWWWWWWAWAWWWAWAWAWAW
     
    THE FUCK?

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    #30  Edited By SquirrelGOD

    Is the nutjob who doomed the project to begin with still involved?

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    #31  Edited By Overwatch

    Always bet on Duke! 
     
    edit: I seen Brad in 2K's live stream. Looking forward for him talking about it.

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    #32  Edited By General_D23
    @RE_Player92 said:
    " I'm buying this game day 1 even if it's terrible. This is a part of gaming history.  "
    Pretty much my thoughts. I'm not expecting anything more than average, but I'm definitely buying it.
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    #33  Edited By Dtat

    If this comes out, I can't WAIT to hear Jeff's reaction!!
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    #34  Edited By Sarumarine

    This is the weirdest joke in all of video game history. If it ever hits shelves, I want a documentary on the whole process.

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    #35  Edited By ravensword

    Im very excited about this. Dont get me wrong, this thing is probaly going to be terrible and not sell at all, but im buying it day 1 to own a piece of gaming history.
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    #36  Edited By sagesebas

    I hope it comes out and gets like a 2 out of 5, I really can't wait for the giant bomb review of this game

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    #37  Edited By Pop

    oh no don't bring 3d realms people to make this, it's gonna take forever, maybe that's why it's called forever cause it takes forever to make. 
     
    edit: also the game should take like 200 hours to finish.

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    #38  Edited By smugfox

    Is...Is this a dream I'm living in right now?  DNF is coming out in my lifetime?  Speechless... 

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    #39  Edited By FateOfNever

    Fantastic!

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    Hail to the king baby!

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    #41  Edited By marblecmoney

    Always bet on Duke, motherfuckers.

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    #42  Edited By AlwaysBeClothing

    I am looking forward to hearing Jeff rant about this game on the podcast hopefully!

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    #43  Edited By superfriend

    Yes! Somebody´s playing "don´t stop believing" in my head right now.

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    #44  Edited By 71Ranchero

    Gearbox will never release a game again. Calling it.

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    #45  Edited By Gabriel

    I can't wait until they dely it...
     
     I was 7 when the game was announced.

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    #46  Edited By jos1ah

    Glad to see it.  I mean, why not at least give it a shot??
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    #47  Edited By Stealthcake92

    Never thought i'd see the day :'(

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    #48  Edited By AxleBro

    ALWAYS BET ON DUKE

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    #49  Edited By gbrading

    Oh this is ridiculous. 
     
    Edit: Nope, still don't believe it.
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    #50  Edited By mrariscottle

    Damn. I always thought it was funny that DNF was both Duke Nukem Forever and Did Not Finish, but that doesn't apply anymore :(

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