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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3D Realms is still alive and kicking


May 19
George Broussard of 3D Realms issued a statement to clear up some misunderstandings in light of all the Duke Nukem Forever troubles.First, 3D Realms isn't dead! They're still alive, but they did have to let go the Duke Nukem ... read

Savedukenukem.com registered the day before 3D Realms closed


May 12
Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory, so here's some further credence to the idea that Duke Nukem Forever's death is merely a marketing ploy by 3D Realms. Apparently, the URL "savedukenukem.com" was registered on... read

New Duke Nukem Forever pictures show off some sweet ass


May 11
Okay, I'm starting to hate posting all of these Duke Nukem Forever leaks. I keep forgetting it may not actually come out anymore and the more assets I see, the sadder I get. So yeah, a bunch of new assets were leaked online a... read

3D Realms bids us adieu


May 10
Today I am celebrating my mother, as it is the day ordained by Hallmark to do such things, but I thought I'd take a moment to come by and depress everyone. 3D Realms has said its final goodbye. A post on their Web site has th... read

As you may already know, 3D Realms is dead. With them gone, the fate of Duke Nukem Forever is up in the air. We've been seeing some pictures from Duke Nukem Forever pop up around the Internet this past week, but what everyone... read feature

Wanna see what Duke Nukem Forever could have been like?


May 09
The fine folks over at Team Blur, a PC map-making and modding community, have been collecting a whole bunch of images from the now-cancelled-for-real-this-time-I-swear-probably-unless-someone-else-gives-them-funding Duke Nuke... read

Former 3D Realms artist shows off some Duke Nukem Forever


May 08
With 3D Realms by all accounts down for the count, the chances of us actually ever seeing Duke Nuke Forever in a playable form are starting to look slimmer. While the fate of the project remains to be seen, the hope we've bee... read

Shacknews has learned from a reliable source that 3D Realms and Apogee have both been shut down. Their source stated that the companies have been shut down due to "funding issues." Employees from both companies are ... read feature

New Duke Nukem Forever wallpaper available, everyone get excited


Dec 19
Today 3D Realms revealed yet another stellar image of their eternally upcoming game, Duke Nukem Forever. Instead of a small picture attached to a job ad, the image is full-size and ready to become a part of fans’ deskto... read

3D Realms CEO not a big fan of Max Payne movie


Oct 20
Watching the Max Payne movie is a lot like pulling teeth for anyone familiar with the game. Today, 3D Realms CEO Scott Miller joined the chorus critical of the movie. Miller is a bit more of a prolific voice in the matter, co... read

Duke Nukem movie in the works: Park your bricks in a theater near you!


Sep 09
I am convinced that 3D Realms is a joke company that specializes in long-term pranks. The ridiculous trailer for the new portable Duke Nukem games, the farcical delay of Duke Nukem Forever and the whole attitude surrounding t... read

Achievement unlocked, stepped in poo: Duke Nukem 3D XBLA is finished


Aug 18
3D Realms has confirmed that unlike Duke Nukem Forever, the Xbox Live Arcade version of Duke Nukem 3D is finished and due for release soon. A price point has been hinted at also, along with a list of achievements. "We of... read

When the pot calls the kettle black: 3D Realms and Duke Nukem Forever


Jun 29
There was a point in my life where I was willing to be satisfied with the “when it’s done” line in reference to the completion of Duke Nukem Forever. Duke Nukem has always meant something special to me. The ... read

Duke Nukem Forever devs had no idea E3 was coming


Jun 27
Last night, we reported on the rumor that Duke Nukem Forever would not be shown at E3 this year. In an unpredictable and crazy turn of events, vice president of 3D Realms Scott Miller has confirmed that the title will not be ... read

Duke Nukem Forever screen might look good if it wasn't so small and blurry


Jun 25
3D Realms is looking for level designers, and have posted a "help wanted" ad on their official Web site. No big deal, right? Wait, what's that? Oh, man, I almost missed it. It's so small -- a Duke Nukem Forever imag... read

Duke Nukem Forever footage revealed on premire of The Jace Hall Show


Jun 05
Here we have the world premiere of The Jace Hall Show, a weekly five-minute show with a focus on lifestyle, culture, celebrities and their relationship to videogames. Why should you care? A few minutes into the five-minute sp... read

Duke Nukem Forever to come out this year. Duke Nukem 3D for XBLA this year too


Feb 06
3D Realms has learned a valuable lesson today: Never tell exclusive details to newspaper journalists. In an e-mail exchange between the president of 3D Realms, Scott Miller, and the Dallas Business Journal, it was revealed t... read

Duke Nukem Forever teaser trailer: aliens, dumbells, bricks?


Dec 19
Well kids, here it is. Weighing in at just over a minute long, the Duke Nukem Forever teaser is just as cheesy as you'd hoped it would be, and then some. As you might expect, there isn't much of anything in the way of actual ... read

Fine, we'll talk about Duke Nukem Forever


Nov 21
The Destructophone has been inundated with calls today from people keen to tell us that Duke Nukem Forever is (sigh) rumored to be released in 2008. That's right, a 3D Realms "insider" (sigh, again) is claiming that... read






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