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Duke Nukem Forever Finally Arrives

Duke Nukem Forever is not your average video game. It's been in development for more than a decade-and-a-half, worked on in piecemeal fashion by a number of different developers before finally getting the golden treatment from Gearbox, the company ... behind Brothers in Arms and Borderlands. But is the latest Duke Nukem offering any good? No, say critics. Original Duke Nukem 3D Released in 1996 The original Duke Nukem 3D was released in 1996. At the time, it was one of the most fun to play first-person shooter games on the market. But its main bragging point was its gameplay, which revolved ... (view more)

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Duke Nukem: Not Dead Yet, Says Game Exec

Back in May 2009, it was reported that the popular Duke Nukem franchise would finally come to and end, after the parent company (3D Realms) was forced to lay off all its employees . Duke Nukem, as many PC gamers already know, was especially famous ... for his raunchy and violent exploits in the 1996 first person shooter (FPS) Duke Nukem 3D. After over a decade of rumors that Nukem would return to PCs and consoles, it appeared then that such hopes had been dashed. However, in a recent interview with the gaming media, 3D Realms CEO Scott Miller said that Duke was not dead at all; in fact, he ... (view more)

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Duke Nukem Developer Sued by Take-Two Interactive

Talk about kicking a man, and his company, when they're down. Just two weeks after the (somewhat) shocking revelation that Duke Nukem developer 3D Realms was closing its doors forever , the company is not only being sued for breach of contract, it's ... also receiving jabs at its 80s-inspired protagonist. News of the 3D Realms meltdown became public on May 6, a shameful end for a company that once showed so much promise. The developer is best known for its Duke Nukem franchise, including the character's side-scrolling roots and his mid-90s climax as the cigar-chomping, alien-blasting star of ... (view more)

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3D Realms (Duke Nukem) Calls it Quits, Fragged by Economy

For all the excitement that follows Nintendo's Wii and big-name releases for the Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360, the video game industry is hardly impervious to attack by a spiraling global economy. Now, word comes that a fan-favorite ... developer and Microsoft are both laying off staff. The worst news might be word that 3D Realms, best known as the developer for the sensationally popular mid-90s hit Duke Nukem 3D, will close its doors, laying off all of its employees. Two decades ago 3D Realms began life as Garland, Texas' Apogee Software, owned and administered by Scott Miller and ... (view more)

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