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She's got the arsenal to do it
3D Realms is keenly aware of what players know it for. Sure, there are plenty of titles in the publisher's history that should stand out, but for all intents and purposes, the company might as well re-name itself The Duke Nuk... read feature

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Bombshell

3D Realms' Bombshell returns with a tiny bit more hair


Still rocking a slight Skrillex cut
Mar 03
Last May I broke the news about 3D Realms' upcoming Bombshell, and the typical '90s-esque trailer was decidedly light on gameplay but generous with clichéd teaser elements. Now there's a proper trailer out to dissect ... read
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Huh-huh... "Wang"
Max and I decided to check out Shadow Warrior, which was recently ported from PC to consoles, is a re-imagining of the 1997 game by 3D Realms. It's sort of like Duke Nukem with the culturally ignorant Asian themes of Mortal Kombat. I had my doubts about this game, but as you can see in the video above, I think it's kind of just dumb fun. Also, we rock out to Stan Bush and make dumb jokes. read feature

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3D Realms

3D Realms is alive and kicking once more


Come get some!
Oct 23
It's happening -- the day I thought I'd never see in a million years. 3D Realms is back, five years after closing its doors. Original members like Bryan Turner and Scott Miller are on board with the relaunch, having onboarde... read
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Plus, an excuse to show clips from Akira
There's been a whole bunch of interesting stuff to talk about in the last week! Halo 5: Guardians has been announced for 2015, Far Cry 4 is coming this fall, Duke Nukem: Mass Destruction has been rebranded as Bombshell, Tom ... read feature

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A bit of the old ultraviolence
After an excruciatingly long countdown, Interceptor Entertainment's cheeky teaser site has been updated to reveal Bombshell, the best little non-Duke Nukem game that's actually Duke Nukem in Texas we could have asked for. Th... read feature

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Tuesday Newsday: Star Wars, Nintendo at E3, Mad Max & Wolfenmelons


Don't do coffee, kids.
Apr 29
Put on your current events helmets, everyone, because Tuesday Newsday is here. Because it’d just be an Ephant Mon in the room if I didn’t address it, the Star Wars Episode VII cast has been revealed, following t... read
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3D Realms

Interceptor Entertainment unearths sweet unused 3D Realms assets


Shake it, baby!
Apr 24
Remember when Interceptor Entertainment purchased 3D Realms? Pepperidge Farm and Interceptor CEO Frederik Schreiber remember. And after digging through nearly 25 years' worth of content after the acquisition, he's sharing ass... read
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Duke Nukem

3D Realms asserts it still owns Duke Nukem in Answer to Gearbox's lawsuit


'Round and 'round we go...
Mar 26
In response to Gearbox Software filing a Complaint against 3D Realms and Interceptor for unauthorized use of the Duke Nukem trademark, 3D Realms (along with Defendants Apogee Software and Interceptor Entertainment) submi... read
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Interceptor's not off the hook either
With this week’s news that Gearbox Software has filed a lawsuit against 3D Realms and Interceptor for unauthorized use of the Duke Nukem property, it raises the question – exactly what the hell are 3D Realms and I... read feature

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My mom's gonna hang this on the fridge.
Following up Friday's debut of "Dumb Idiot Ideas," here's the first episode of another weekly series: "Farts 'N' Crafts." On this show, I draw horrible pictures of things vaguely related to what's going on in the world of vid... read feature

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Duke Nukem

Gearbox files suit against 3D Realms over Duke Nukem IP


Gearbox alleges unauthorized use
Feb 24
Gearbox Software has filed a lawsuit in United States Federal Court against both 3D Realms and Interceptor Entertainment, alleging that the two colluded to use the Duke Nukem trademark and copyright unlawfully, and ... read
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Gearbox lawsuit

3D Realms drops its Duke Nukem lawsuit against Gearbox


One down, Colonial Marines to go
Sep 13
Earlier this year, 3D Realms filed a lawsuit against Gearbox Software, alleging more than $2 million in unpaid royalties from Duke Nukem Forever. A mere few months later, the parties have now stipulated to the dismissal with ... read
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Come get some with the Duke Nukem Platformer Pack


Duke Nukem 1, 2, and Manhattan Project
Jul 03
Need more Duke Nukem in your life? Especially to wash out the terrible taste of Duke Nukem Forever out of your mouth? Well good, as Interceptor Entertainment has released the Duke Nukem Platformer Pack on Steam. The pack con... read
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Duke Nukem II

Duke's back, baby! Duke Nukem II iOS revealed


Come get some...again!
Mar 15
3D Realms is back, and that can only mean one thing -- Duke Nukem. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Duke Nukem II, 3D Realms and Interceptor Entertainment have announced a upgraded re-release of the '90s game for iOS dev... read
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Storm's Adventure with Bulletstorm and Duke Nukem Forever


Aug 22
Now that those other shooters are out of the way, it's time for me to play a few that I wanted give a spin.  And I think this video encapsulates my mantra, "I only look out for numero uno." Bulletstormstormstormstorm, m... read
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They say you should never meet your heroes, as you'll only ever be disappointed. I think the same thing can be said for videogames that have accrued over a decade of expectations and hype. If you never play it, at least in yo... read feature

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The history of Duke Nukem goes into 3D


May 18
Duke Nukem 3D, that is. The latest promotional video for Duke Nukem Forever continues with the second part of a behind-the-scenes retrospective on the Duke Nukem franchise and deals almost exclusively with the hero's fi... read
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New Destructoid Show: Resident Destiny Forever


Mar 25
Good evening, Destructoid viewers, and welcome to the - wait for it - 69th episode of the Destructoid show. Expect to get quite the bang for your buck today, because we've got a bevy of news waiting for you. First and... read
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Duke Nukem Forever devs talk history, changes


Nov 20
Maximum PC has posted a giant interview with George Broussard, the designer of the actually released Duke Nukem games, and Gearbox's Brian Martel and Randy Pitchford. All of them had something interesting to say. Broussard me... read
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Duke Nukem 3D fan-made remake screens impress


Sep 27
Over on the Gearbox forums, a user going by the name of "fresch" has posted about a Duke Nukem 3D remake project they're trying to get off the ground. While he waits to get permission from 3D Realms to pursue the game, which ... read
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Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project coming to XBLA on June 23


Jun 10
Duke's not dead! Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project will be out June 23 on Xbox Live Arcade for just 800 MS Points. This new adventure was actually originally released on the PC back in 2002 and now it's been revived for Microsoft's red ringing console. Glad the series is not dead, but I still want Duke Nukem Forever in a bad way. Check out the latest trailer and all the screens below. read
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Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project confirmed for XBLA


May 28
A page for Duke Nukem Manhattan Project has appeared on Xbox.com, all but confirming that the game will arrive on Xbox LIVE in the near future. Or, as the page suggestions "TBD."We'd more or less known this was inevitable, af... read
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EA should try to buy Take-Two again


Jan 31
The whole EA/Take-Two almost became a joke (and a waste of ink) it got so drawn out. EA would try to buy Take-Two, Take-Two would reject them, EA would come back, Take-Two would reject them again. It finally all settled with ... read
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Duke Nukem to join the 'casual' game market?


Dec 26
3D Realms -- the studio I'm convinced is nothing but an extravagant practical joke -- has teased "numerous" upcoming Duke Nukem projects over the coming years, with a "resurgence" planned for the notorious FPS hero.... read
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Gearbox is the studio behind Duke Begins


Jul 14
The studio behind the recently uncovered game Duke Begins is Gearbox Software.Earlier this afternoon, Shacknews uncovered more court papers from the ongoing Take-Two versus 3D Realms legal proceedings. The fresh filings are f... read
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More Duke Nukem Forever images released


Jul 14
More Duke Nukem Forever images have surfaced. For whatever reason, two more screenshots take from the cancelled game were uploaded to the official Duke Nukem Facebook page, both featuring some huge pig monster thing reminisce... read
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id Software saddened by Duke Nukem Forever cancellation


Jun 15
At least one person at id Software wasn’t buying the news that 3D Realms’ fabled Duke Nukem Forever project was canned. Speaking with VideoGamer, id’s director of business Steve Nix said he initially thought... read
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E3 09: New The Saboteur screens show the dark side of Paris


Jun 01
Everything is darker in Paris, or at least when the Nazis are around. Unless you consider the glow of their blood on the walls to be brightening. Pandemic's title has been buzzing about the office recently, what with the trai... read