March 24th, 2011, 18:06 PM
Duke Nukem Forever delayed to June
Just when we thought Duke Nukem Forever would finally hit an expected release date, the title has once again been delayed.
According to the game's developer, Gearbox Software, the long-awaited title has been pushed back a month and will now launch on June 10 internationally and on June 14 in North America. It will be available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
Duke Nukem Forever allows players to control the brash character as he saves the world from "pig cops, alien shrink rays, and enormous alien bosses." Like previous Duke Nukem releases, the title will be irreverent in every sense of the word and appeal to adult audiences that are looking for "catchy one-liners that will make your mama blush, and frantic, bone-shaking action sequences that will simultaneously rock your world and your neighbors' walls."
The title has been a long time coming. It was first announced in April 1997 as a follow-up to Duke Nukem 3D. Though it was slated to hit store shelves in 1998, the game's developer at the time, 3D Realms, switched the game engine from Quake II to Unreal, causing its first delay. Over the next several years, rumblings emerged from time to time, indicating that the game was still in development and would be launching at one point or another. Time and again, fans of the franchise were disappointed.
After years of waiting, 2K Games announced last year that Duke Nukem Forever was in fact in development, and Gearbox Software had taken over the game from 3D Realms. Back in January, the companies announced that Duke Nukem Forever would be launching on May 3 in North America and May 6 internationally.
Full story: c|net
March 24th, 2011, 21:06 PM
Old and Cranky
March 27th, 2011, 19:03 PM
British Stud Muffin
1 month delay is nothing considering it has taken 12 years to make.