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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.

    Why will/won't you be buying Duke Nukem Forever?

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    #1  Edited By flaminghobo
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    #2  Edited By flaminghobo

    I wasn't old enough to be aware of Duke 3D nor of DNF when it first began its long development cycle. However I played the XBLA release of Duke 3D and it was a really enjoyable experience. I loved running around every level attempting to discover any kind of object that I could interact with as well as finding the many secrets that were scattered around. While I've yet to finish Duke 3D I've been following the tale of DNF since late 2008 and from what I've seen I think it could bring me the same feeling that Duke 3D gave to me when I first played it. While I'm still not sure that I'll actually be buying the game yet I'm keeping a keen interest in the game.

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    #4  Edited By AhmadMetallic

    I will buy DNF because i like good shooters and because Duke Nukem is badass 
     
    its the same as how everyone bought the 2008 Guns N Roses album.. its motherfucking Guns N Roses, and they worked on that release for 17 years

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    #5  Edited By TaliciaDragonsong

    I will buy Duke Nukem Forever since he's a childhood hero of mine.
    Besides, in a world filled with Modern Warshooters everywhere, it's safe to bet on Duke!
     
    Hail to the king baby!

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    #6  Edited By tebbit

    Mmmmmmmaybe. After all this time, I kind of feel obliged to buy it, just to call myself a person who is interested in the Video Games.

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    #7  Edited By Animasta
    @Ahmad_Metallic said:
    " I will buy DNF because i like good shooters and because Duke Nukem is badass  its the same as how everyone bought the 2008 Guns N Roses album.. its motherfucking Guns N Roses, and they worked on that release for 17 years "
    yeah, but the difference is that axl rose didn't keep trashing the CD as he was almost done.
     
    I'm not because it's going to be mediocre as all hell
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    #8  Edited By finstern

    I'll be buying DNF because Duke3d was one of the few game me and my dad played together when I was 10.

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    #9  Edited By DjCmeP

    Always bet on Duke.

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    #10  Edited By IcySandman

    Didn't the last Guns  N Roses really really suck?  That's what I heard.  If DNF is that I'll stay away from it and spend my money elsewhere.

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    #11  Edited By ChasingTheSun

    I'm not going to buy Duke Nukem Forever. I really don't feel attracted towards the whole American hardcore muscle aesthetic this game carries. Also, I started gaming with the PSone, never really touched the classic version, so I don't have that nostalgic factor most people are hanging on to as a reason to buy this.

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    #12  Edited By Animasta
    @IcySandman said:
    " Didn't the last Guns  N Roses really really suck?  That's what I heard.  If DNF is that I'll stay away from it and spend my money elsewhere. "
    I thought it was great, but that's just me :P
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    #13  Edited By IcySandman
    @Laketown: Just from my perspective everyone told me it was a letdown and mediocre at best, but everyone has their opinions...
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    #14  Edited By Karl_Boss

    I'll be buying it because I loved Duke Nukem 3D.

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    #15  Edited By BulletproofMonk
    @Ahmad_Metallic said:
    " I will buy DNF because i like good shooters and because Duke Nukem is badass  its the same as how everyone bought the 2008 Guns N Roses album.. its motherfucking Guns N Roses, and they worked on that release for 17 years "
    Well let's just hope that this doesn't suck as much as Chinese Democracy did.
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    #16  Edited By JTB123

    I'll be buying it because of how much I liked DN3D and have been wanting a next gen upgrade of it ever since I got my PS2.
     
    I realise it won't be perfect, but hopefully it will at least be a refreshing change as far as weapons and enemies go for FPS's these days.

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    #17  Edited By AhmadMetallic
    @BulletproofMonk said:
    " @Ahmad_Metallic said:
    " I will buy DNF because i like good shooters and because Duke Nukem is badass  its the same as how everyone bought the 2008 Guns N Roses album.. its motherfucking Guns N Roses, and they worked on that release for 17 years "
    Well let's just hope that this doesn't suck as much as Chinese Democracy did. "
    i her dat
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    #18  Edited By Matfei90

    I'm not buying it because I have no experience with the series and I'm thus completely apathetic towards it.

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    #19  Edited By zero2000

    I will buy it....Just because I feel like I kinda have to.

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    #20  Edited By babblinmule

    I wont be buying it because judging from the gameplay vids, its looks just like borderlands. Which ive already played and didn't particularly care for. 
     
    Also I never played any of the previous DN games so don't have any affinity for a new one.

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    #21  Edited By BeachThunder
    @IcySandman said:

    " Didn't the last Guns  N Roses really really suck?  That's what I heard.  If DNF is that I'll stay away from it and spend my money elsewhere. "

    Well Chinese Democracy was made by Guns n Roses but DNF isn't being made by 3D Realms.
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    #22  Edited By 71Ranchero

    I wont go into specifics again because I have in several threads already but I think DN is past his prime. Unless the game is just amazing I wont be getting it, DN is just not a relevant character anymore.

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    #23  Edited By fuzzyponken

    Yes I will because I think it's going to be a great game. 

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    #24  Edited By Mmmslash

    I ALWAYS bet on Duke.

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    #25  Edited By CaptainObvious

    I'm buying DNF because I have been waiting quite some time for it.

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    #26  Edited By empfeix

    I like to own certain pieces of gaming history and this qualifies.

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    #27  Edited By Fontan

    I will do as with any other game: I'll wait for reviews and, if they're good, I'll wait until it's cheaper. Not buying it only because of its mythic status.

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    #28  Edited By Yeloow

    I'm buying it because the tutorial level explains how to pee in a toilet

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    #29  Edited By tourgen

    This question only has 1 right answer:  "I don't know enough about this game to make a purchasing decision yet."
     
    All you people making buying decisions based on the carefully crafted marketing and hype need to STOP.  You are the reason crappy rehashed games get made.  If you aren't going to make an informed decision please have the decency to shut up about it and not talk others into it against their better judgment.

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    #30  Edited By Video_Game_King

    I'll buy it just to say that I have it. In the event that I need proof that all time has stopped, there it shall be.

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    #31  Edited By scarace360

    ITS DUKE NUKEM FOREVER WHY WOULDN'T I BUY IT?

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    #32  Edited By 71Ranchero
    @Yeloow said:
    " I'm buying it because the tutorial level explains how to pee in a toilet "
    Does it really? Well hell, it doesn't matter if it turns out good or not if thats the level of entertainment. I will spend my money elsewhere. 
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    #33  Edited By MeierTheRed
    @Atramentous said:
    "but I think DN is past his prime. Unless the game is just amazing I wont be getting it, DN is just not a relevant character anymore. "
    @Fontan said:
    "I'll wait for reviews and, if they're good, I'll wait until it's cheaper. Not buying it only because of its mythic status. "
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    #34  Edited By tmthomsen

    This will come as no surprise to anyone.
     
    I will.

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    #35  Edited By Aarny91

    Anyone who doesn't buy it is doing it wrong.

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    #36  Edited By Motherfucker
    @fuzzybunny566 said:
    " i will buy Duke Nukem Forever because DN3D is one of my top games ever "
    Mmmmmmmmm this right here
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    #37  Edited By CletusTheFoetus

    If I like the look of it I'll buy it, same with any other game. Sure it's been an interesting story in game development but ultimately if the game is shit people aren't going to buy it. If Gearbox can salvage a story, interesting gameplay elements and the Duke feel (which I think they've done from the initial write ups), then good on them. 
       
    Incidentally, when is  the documentary coming out?

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    #38  Edited By louiedog

    I haven't decided. They haven't even released a trailer yet. If you didn't attend PAX, all you've got is some old gameplay footage that may not be that relevant, some off screen footage that doesn't show a lot, and some reports from other people who played a demo. I think it's too soon to be able to answer this question. I played and loved Duke Nukem 1, 2, and 3D as a kid and loved them all, but that's no reason for me to already want this. I loved Star Wars as a kid, but that didn't make the prequels better.
     
    I also believe Duke is past his prime, at least in the form he has appeared in previous games. However, I still think the character can be handled in a way that is relevant and fun today. It's like the Expendables. You put the stars of that movie in the kind of stuff that made them famous 20 years ago and it wouldn't work. However, in the context of that movie, with a nod and a wink to the source and not taking itself seriously, it can still be entertaining.

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    #39  Edited By zombie2011

    Duke Nukem Forever thread overload!!!!! 
     
    The game just got announced, and we've seen nothing of it. 

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    #40  Edited By jasta

    I will buy Duke Nukem Forever because it is Duke Nukem Forever.

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    #41  Edited By nickux

    I won't buy it due to total lack of interest. 

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    #42  Edited By commandercup

    It doesn't look particularly unique, but I'll be buying it for the nostalgia factor. I didn't play Duke 3D much, but I can remember playing it at a neighbor's house way back, one of my earliest gaming memories.

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    #43  Edited By DrPockets000

    I might buy it; depends on my financial situation/number of games coming out at the same time that I want more.

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    #44  Edited By iam3green

    i might be buying it. i don't know if  am or not. i never played a duke nukem game before. i don't know why but i never got to.

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    #45  Edited By MysteriousBob

    Have I played it? No. 
    Have I read any reviews of it? No. 
     
    So how the hell do I know now?

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    I'll decide closer to release, based on my economic situation and my interest in the title.

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    #47  Edited By DoctorWelch

    What even is Duke Nukem Forever. Is it like supposed to be funny or something because it is in no way funny. I just never understood what it is that people like about it.

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    #48  Edited By Vorbis

    Need to see the trailer first, but most likly no, unless it amazes me.

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    #49  Edited By Meowayne

    There is room in my library for a first person shooter that at least is honest about its stupidity and hilarity. 
     However, this spot seems to be filled by Bulletstorm just fine, which also has Co-Op. 
     
    So unless something crazy happens like DNF being a game you feel has 13 years of development and an astonishing amount of detail and ideas in it, no.

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    I was kind of on the periphery of the Duke Nukem fervor when it was a thing, so this game has something of an uphill battle to interest me. It has to appeal to me based on its merits, and less on the fact that, hey, it's a Duke Nukem game.   
     
    Not that I'm set in concrete against buying this game. If it's a legitimately interesting game, then I'll hop on board and check it out. 

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