Duke Nukem Forever

PC, XB360, PS3, MAC / Action / Release: Jun 14, 2011 / ESRB: M

A look back at E3's long and storied history

By Robert Workman, Jun 05, 2014 1:00pm PDT

E3's gone through a lot over the years. We take a look back at the history of the gaming industry's big annual event as we prepare for next week.


3D Realms bought by Interceptor Entertainment part-owner

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 03, 2014 6:00am PST

It's never simple with 3D Realms. The Duke Nukem creator is current being sued by Gearbox Software, who bought the musclebound chucklehead's IP as it finished Duke Nukem Forever, over supposedly trying to make a new Duke game with Rise of the Triad remaker Interceptor Entert...


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.


3D Realms suing Gearbox over Duke Nukem Forever royalties

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 13, 2013 10:45am PDT

It seemed the Duke Nukem Forever saga was finally over, released and sunk without a trace, but oh no, not quite. Creator 3D Realms has filed a lawsuit against Gearbox Software--the developer which bought DNF after 3DR failed then finished the game--claiming that the Borderla...


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...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


Duke Nukem parodies his competition in upcoming multiplayer DLC

By Xav de Matos, Jul 26, 2011 5:00pm PDT

Duke Nukem returns... again! New downloadable content for Duke Nukem Forever has been revealed. The content is set to arrive "this fall" on the PC, Xbox 360, and PS3.