Duke Nukem Series News


3D Realms 'voluntarily withdraws' lawsuit against Gearbox

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 13, 2013 3:45pm PDT

Back in June, Duke Nukem creator 3D Realms sued Duke Nukem Forever co-developer Gearbox Software for over $1.3 million. However, it appears Gearbox has walked away the winner, with 3D Realms "voluntarily withdrawing" their claim.


"Actually the new Apogee did more than license the ROTT IP from 3D Realms, they outright bought it."

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Duke Nukem Forever of E3 2001 reborn in Duke Nukem 3D mod

By Alice O'Connor, May 01, 2013 6:00am PDT

Oh, how glorious did Duke Nukem Forever look in 2001? My, how rubbish was it upon launching in 2011? The answer to both is "quite." But the dream we dreamed at E3 2001 never died, and now some fans have made it real-ish with a Duke Nukem 3D mod. Inspired by that trailer, the...


"Same! I was hoping that stuff would surface on the Internet at somepoint (or even be included as ..."

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Duke Nukem 2 released for iOS

By John Keefer, Apr 03, 2013 3:15pm PDT

Before Duke Nukem had sunglasses, delivered pithy one-liners and surrounded himself with strippers, he was just kicking alien butt. To commorate...


" LOL yes!!! I played the crap outta this when I was a kid. Then Duke3D came out and my fate was ..."

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Duke Nukem 1 and 2 now on GOG for PC and Mac

By Steve Watts, Dec 06, 2012 2:15pm PST

Duke Nukem 1 and 2 are available as a bundle on GOG for $5.99.


""Why, when I was your age, our games only had 16 colors. And, we liked it that way!" Oh the ..."

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Duke Nukem Forever the victim of high expectations, says Gearbox

By Steve Watts, Mar 29, 2012 11:15am PDT

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford talks about how years of anticipation set expectations too high for Duke Nukem Forever, but he's still proud of putting out the product.


"I wanted to correct all the bullshit the bottom half of this thread is spewing...but I got tired ..."

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Top News of 2011: Duke Nukem Forever arrives

By Steve Watts, Jan 05, 2012 5:45pm PST

Shacknews continues its look back at the biggest news stories of 2011, exploring the launch of the long-in-development shooter Duke Nukem Forever.


"Playing the DNF demo reminded me of playing Half-Life's Xen levels - something you resigned ..."

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New Duke Nukem Forever DLC features single-player campaign; coming Dec. 13

By Xav de Matos, Dec 09, 2011 12:35pm PST

Gearbox has revealed new downloadable content for Duke Nukem Forever, adding a new single-player campaign to the game along with a handful of multiplayer maps.


"DNF was absolutely horrendous. The marketing campaign was one of the biggest bullshit scams I've ..."

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Duke Nukem 3D comes to Android

By Steve Watts, Nov 01, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Duke Nukem 3D is now available on Android devices for 99 cents.


"are they in app purchases? how do in app unlockables work if i have more than one device. have ..."

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Shack PSA: Duke Nukem Forever $10 on Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 12, 2011 5:30am PDT

How much would you pay for Duke Nukem Forever? $50? $40? $20? Perhaps $10, which is how much it costs in Steam's mid-week sale.


"I played this game and while it certainly wasn't great, it's probably worth $10. It's entirely ..."

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Duke Nukem Forever multiplayer DLC out next week

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 06, 2011 8:00am PDT

Duke Nukem Forever's multiplayer-expanding 'Hail to the Icons Parody Pack' will launch next week from October 11, with three new modes and four new maps and weapons.


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Duke Nukem 3D fan remake on hold

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 28, 2011 11:30am PDT

The authorized fan remake of Duke Nukem 3D in Unreal Engine 3 has been placed on indefinite hold for reasons not entirely clear, though the team does hopes to finish it one day.


"this was just a resume builder. Something they can put on a demo reel. Then they can also point ..."

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Gearbox soliciting Duke Nukem Forever feedback

By Steve Watts, Sep 20, 2011 11:00am PDT

Gearbox has opened a survey to solicit feedback on Duke Nukem Forever. You can respond with your thoughts whether you played the game or not.


"But on that note, props to Gearbox for getting feedback on the more controversial elements ..."

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Duke Nukem Forever patch now available

By Xav de Matos, Aug 02, 2011 5:45pm PDT

The patch that upgrades Duke Nukem's weapon inventory slots has been released, Gearbox has announced.


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Duke Nukem Forever expanded inventory update 'unlikely' for consoles

By Xav de Matos, Jul 29, 2011 1:15pm PDT

It appears that changes to Duke's arsenal in Duke Nukem Forever will only come to the PC version, as Gearbox has noted that a change on console seems "unlikely."


"The same change of attitude you're talking about also happened to Chris Remo, Chris Faylor, and ..."

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Duke Nukem Forever update to increase weapon slots on PC

By Xav de Matos, Jul 28, 2011 6:15pm PDT

Gearbox has announced that Duke Nukem Forever will receive a patch on PC that, among a few other changes, will increase Duke's single-player weapon slots from two to four.


""We tried for a long time to support lots of guns but we simply could not find a nice way to map ..."

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