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Duke Nukem Forever – The Verdict

Duke Nukem Forever – The Verdict

Not long after Duke Nukem Forever begins, Duke is seen playing a game starring himself. When one of his “chicks” asks him if the game is any good he replies with the self-referencing answer of, “yeah, but after twelve f**king years, it should be.” And while this should most certainly be the case when taking into account its long and drawn-out development, what should have been a humorous fourth wall-shattering retort merely hammers home the fact that Duke Nukem Forever is, remarkably, a game that really needed more work had developer 3D Realms genuinely intended that it meet the standards set by current-gen first person shooters.

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Duke Nukem – Demo Impressions

Duke Nukem – Demo Impressions

In just a few short days, 2K Games and Gearbox Software will release a game that has been in development for a staggering 14 years. I’ve never waited 14 years for anything, ever, and Duke Nukem Forever’s protracted development has dragged it kicking and screaming through so many engine changes, wiped slates and legal disputes that I genuinely gave up hope that it would ever see the light of day. So imagine my surprise when back in September last year, Gearbox shocked the gaming press, myself and anyone else who still cared with a surprise showing of Duke Nukem Forever at the Penny Arcade Expo.

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