The lights are on
Duke Nukem Forever has been in development for a little while. To give you a sense of just how much time has passed since it was first announced, Gran Turismo--a series known for its punctuality--saw releases 1-5 hit shelves in the intervening years. Skepticism turned to actual anticipation last September, when Gearbox unveiled Duke Nukem Forever in playable form at PAX. OK, so the game was really, really, real. A lingering question remained, however: When would we be able to finally take this thing home and play it?
As it turns out, we now know when that's happening.
"Somehow the guys at Game Informer magazine discovered Duke Nukem Forever's launch date before I did," joked Randy Pitchford, president of Gearbox Software and executive producer of Duke Nukem Forever. "But I cannot imagine any better video game news source team than Game Informer to reveal the moment of truth for the most inconceivable, incorrigible and inspiring turn around story in the history of the video game industry – the coming of Duke Nukem Forever on May 3, 2011."
“The moment fans all over the world have been waiting for is almost here,” says Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “May 3, 2011 marks Duke’s return as he unleashes his brash and brutally honest wit on the world. His return is going to be epic and one that will make video gaming history!”
May 3 is the North American release date. May 6 is worldwide. Check it out below.
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i just crapped my pants in excitement
AHAHA! "After 12 f**kin' years, it should be."
LOL! "Hell I'd still hit it"; This game is a instant buy. Hope they do splitscreen campaign/multiplayer; and bring all the goofy weapons as well
Awe I can't watch it. Stupid youtube block on work computers. Guess I will need to go take a dump now and bring my droid along.
YES! I honestly don't care if this game is good or bad, I'm buying it.
Another shooter to add to my already frickin huge 2011 games list.
Man it's finally here. Well, almost here. Anyway, leave it to Duke to break the fourth wall at the end there
You guys need to do a Duke replay before this comes out. Maybe the western one, to change it up? I remember playing that one a lot.
Or just a super replay of Duke 3D. Can't go wrong with a classic.
I wasn't very impressed by the trailer, looks like the 12 years of development didn't age well. Still, sometimes good games have crappy trailers and vice versa, so I'll just have to wait and see.
Game looks fun and I'll definitely check it out, but they REALLY should have updated Duke's voice. I don't know if it's intentionally trying to sound like he used to or what, but it's god awful. It's either bad voice acting or an attempt to mirror the bad voice acting of Duke's heyday. Unfortunately, that over-the-top voice just sounds pathetic nowadays. Still want to play DNF, though - hell, I preordered it back in like 1994.
Please tell me that's a hint at a wireless Duke Nukem 360 controller!!!! OMG OMG OMG YES!!!!!
The game can be the crappiest game of all, I dont care im buying it. Hail to the King baby.
Music in the trailer is The Prodigy - Invaders Must Die.... remember them from a few years back... Fire Starter? the crazy clown guy with the multicolored bi-hawk?
Holy... What the, that that looks AMAZING!
Time to kick A$$ and chew gum. Well, looks like I'm all outta gum.
This looks great.