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New Destructoid Episode: Duke Nukem, Catherine, and Wii U


9:00 PM on 06.15.2011



Hey gang, long time no typing. In the wake of E3, I am suffering from what the experts are referring to as "nerd flu," but which is more likely a hybrid of the T-Virus, Captain Trips, and the Legacy Virus. In spite of Kinect being the most sterile way of playing games (you don't touch anything!) I still managed to become gross.

On today's show, I am forced to address the issue that is Duke Nukem Forever's totally abysmal review scores. Then, some screens for H.G. Wells' The War of The Worlds, and the big reveal of who's doing the narration. Details on the pre-order bonuses for Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon. Tara talks about the Wii U, which is a device fills me with a mix of boredom and rage. There's some noise about EA's new PC gaming platform, Origin, which will probably ruffle some feathers. Finally, I decided to embarrass myself with idiotic statements regarding Catherine, which is coming stateside in about six weeks.

Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to drink Nyquil and watch cartoons because cartoons have anti-oxidants in them.

(And by anti-oxidants, I mean Popeye.)





Plenty of great games for $5 during the PlayStation Store Flash Sale photo


3D Realms drops its Duke Nukem lawsuit against Gearbox photo


The REAL Duke Nukem Forever released 16 years later photo


Surprise: Japan doesn't like Duke Nukem Forever either photo


Pitchford: Duke Nukem Forever is exactly like Half-Life 2 photo


Duke Nukem tackles Dr. Proton in The Doctor Who Cloned Me photo


First DLC pack for Duke Nukem Forever now available photo


By popular demand: Duke Nukem Forever gets DLC next week photo


Storm's Adventure with Bulletstorm and Duke Nukem Forever photo


Take-Two: Duke Nukem Forever profitable despite reviews photo


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Plenty of great games for $5 during the PlayStation Store Flash Sale

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3D Realms drops its Duke Nukem lawsuit against Gearbox

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1:00 AM on 05.01.2013
The REAL Duke Nukem Forever released 16 years later

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6:15 PM on 04.11.2013
Surprise: Japan doesn't like Duke Nukem Forever either

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8:00 AM on 07.17.2012
Pitchford: Duke Nukem Forever is exactly like Half-Life 2

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6:45 PM on 12.13.2011
Duke Nukem tackles Dr. Proton in The Doctor Who Cloned Me

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1:00 AM on 10.12.2011
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7:00 PM on 10.06.2011
By popular demand: Duke Nukem Forever gets DLC next week

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2:45 PM on 08.22.2011
Storm's Adventure with Bulletstorm and Duke Nukem Forever

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8:40 AM on 08.09.2011
Take-Two: Duke Nukem Forever profitable despite reviews

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick has confidently declared that Duke Nukem Forever was a profitable venture, in spite of its poor reviews. He said this as Captain Obvious was spotted flying around outside his window.  "Despit...more





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