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    Duke Nukem Forever

    So this game has been in production for so long, it's practically vintage.

    Release date for Europe, Australia, Japan is June 10 and US June 14, 2011.

    Who's gonna be first?
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    #2
    I think it's safe at this point to say, I want to see it first. I could be wrong but I swear I remember some preordering ability around 10 years ago. I am some what wanting to own a damn copy just because of the history lol (I mean who wouldn't want the number one vaporware award winner). I'm a little unsure though, I'm not 100% happy buying an already completed game and just giving the money to someone who bought right rights for a few months. Doesn't quite seem fair. I may just wait until it's a budget buy at the used book store and stick it on my shelf that way.
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      #3
      bad thing is, this game was "cool" when we were like 12. I wonder if this is going to be tailored for 12 y/o's or the beer-swilling frat-boy crowd? Or both? I'm probably not going to buy it unless Jesus comes back and gives it a thumbs up.
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        #4
        Duke Nukem Forever' Demo and Trailer Launched Today


        June 3, 2011 02:00pm EST
        Updated: Sorry folks, the previous video trailer was removed from YouTube for NSFW-ness (nudity and sexual content). Check out the replacement video below, courtesy of Wired. "Duke Nukem Forever," a game that has taken nearly 15 years to produce, has released a titillating trailer that taps into the most obscene, mammary-loving, chauvinistic instincts that reside (to varying degrees) in all Duke fans.
        While retaining the three-breasted alien from previous Duke Nukem games, the trailer adds two lesbian schoolgirls, a jiggly chambermaid, and strippers galore. Needless to say, unless you're a tech journalist or work in an environment of Duke-like men, the trailer (which you can view below), is Not Safe For Work (NSFW).
        "Duke Nukem Forever" Trailer: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2386356,00.asp

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          #5
          Looks like only a few more days to wait...

          Gearbox Software rolled out its latest and probably the final trailer before the game launches on June 10th.
          Duke was my favorite all the way back to version 1.0 which I still have along with commander keen.

          http://www.fudzilla.com/home/item/22...-a-new-trailer

          http://www.gametrailers.com/video/e3...e-nukem/714506

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            #6
            The commercialization has already begun...

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              #7
              Not really sure what the difference between the trailers is but that new one is mostly like the old one. For those wondering, it's pretty much rated R. Even if I do buy the game I imagine I'll end up needing to talk with the wife if she walks in on some of those scenes. It's a lot like a portion I saw of GTA4.

              ??? The Balls of Steel edition is just the collector edition, it was $80. Did those already come out and sell out for a price like that?
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                #8
                I am guessing they blew most of the development budget on girlie texture "research."

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                  #9
                  I will skip it. No point so late in the game and nobody to play over the LAN anyway.

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                    #10
                    I will probably download it just to play 10 minutes worth and forget about it.

                    If you are a fan of the original Duke Nukem 3D there is a patch out there with hirez textures that makes the game much nicer to play these days.
                    http://hrp.duke4.net/
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                      #11
                      *IF* I get it, it will be from a budget shelf somewhere.

                      I think I'm the only person around that was truly disappointed when they took my Duke Nukem and made him 3D. I didn't care for that game, nor did I care for Doom. Quake was pretty good though.

                      To this day, I feel that the "beer-swilling, chauvinistic Duke" was a bad direction to take the character... though I fully realize that the platform games I always loved are the way of the dinosaur, and that well, sex sells.
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                        #12
                        Originally posted by Maverick1978 View Post
                        I think I'm the only person around that was truly disappointed when they took my Duke Nukem and made him 3D. I didn't care for that game, nor did I care for Doom. Quake was pretty good though.
                        I enjoyed 3D since we played it over the LAN with up to 6 guys in the 1990s. That was a lot of fun. It ran fine on AMD upgraded 486s. The map editor was also a lot of fun.

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                          #13
                          Yeah I think the map editor is what made it pretty popular. It was still a newish idea at the time but I know lots of folks who were pretty good at the game and later made maps of their office for office lan parties, etc. Plus it was relatively low resource (at least from what I remember). Part of the era before gaming required GPUs.
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                            #14
                            Originally posted by barythrin View Post
                            Yeah I think the map editor is what made it pretty popular. It was still a newish idea at the time but I know lots of folks who were pretty good at the game and later made maps of their office for office lan parties, etc. Plus it was relatively low resource (at least from what I remember). Part of the era before gaming required GPUs.
                            Correct. I remember folks trying various VESA drivers, different PCI SVGA cards and BIOS settings to push out more FPS. My Pentium 90 had a S3 ViRGE clone card that worked very well with it.

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                              #15
                              Originally posted by PeterNY View Post
                              I enjoyed 3D since we played it over the LAN with up to 6 guys in the 1990s. That was a lot of fun. It ran fine on AMD upgraded 486s. The map editor was also a lot of fun.
                              That could be part of my problem with it. I've done LAN gaming maybe twice in my life - and had to drive nearly 2 hours for the privilege as I live in a rural area..

                              It could also be that I was against Duke3D from the start because of my hatred of Doom. I wanted to like Doom, and I absolutely LOVE the games made from the Wolf3D engine. My problem with Doom was that it was soooo dark. I couldn't see who was attacking me half of the time, and my games were often nothing more than random firing in the dark. Partly this is because my eyes have trouble seeing colors that are very close in the spectrum when they are side-by-side (it takes them several seconds to distinguish that there is indeed two+ colors on-screen)... and this often kills my enjoyment of FPS games even on today's games. With the pixellated graphics of Doom, it made it almost unplayable for me, and my thinking going into Duke3D was that this would simply be more of the same.
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