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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Hell I'd still hit hahah classic duke!
I guess he finally ran out of bubble gum
LMFAO! I can't wait for this game. I just hope it has an awesome multiplayer.
WOW... I've never played a Duke Nukem game in my life, but this trailer makes me want this game so bad. Nicely done, Gearbox, nicely done.
Woot F***ing Woot! That is one of the funniest trailers I have ever seen. The Duke is back!!!!!
Note to self: wear a hat on May 3rd, for there shall be pig *** falling from the sky.
There was this band in the late 80s and early 90s called Guns and Roses. They put out a couple of albums and a covers disc, then they disappeared for roughly 15 years. When Chinese Democracy came out, it was anti-climactic. Why is this relevant? I have to wonder if Duke Nukem Forever is going to be a Chinese Democracy. Public anticipation and expectation will not allow much wiggle room in terms of error.
Thank God! A game that does not apologize for being a Guy's Game. Hail To the *** King Baby!!!
I will buy this game even if it gets straight 1.0s from every reviewer on the planet and automatically causes my Xbox 360 to "Red Rings" for no reason.
Are we there yet?
the best trailer ever?
Great trailer. I love Gearbox man, they are the new Valve (but Valve is still Valve, and no one can take that away!) if you ask me. This industry needs more people like Randy Pitchford.
God ***! What is that song?! They used it for the Scott Pilgrim trailers, too, and I CAN'T FIND IT!
hell, id still hit it haha, music is invaders must die by pendulum if anyone was wondering
Long live the king!
YES YES YES YES YES YES YES...
Even if it's not that great, I'm ok with it! The novelty of it will be great!! I JUST WANT TO PLAY IT SO BADLY!!
That was a lot of blur. RIGHT IN THE JEWLS!!