Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

Summary: I've been talking about Duke Nukem Forever on this blog for, well, forever. But it's coming right? May 3rd right?Wrong!

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I've been talking about Duke Nukem Forever on this blog for, well, forever. But it's coming right? May 3rd right?

Wrong!

According to Randy Pitchford, president of Gearbox Software, the game has been delayed until June 14th.

 

The release date hasn't changed yet on any of the retailer's sites such as Amazon, so this could be a final practical ... but given Duke Nukem Forever's history, a last-minute delay would be fitting.

Ugh.

Topic: Amazon

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  • Doesn't surprise me

    I know my brother is super excited for this game and I played the old Duke Nukem games so I may rent it or borrow it to see if I want to purchase it or not. That is if it ever comes out.
    bobiroc
    • "Duke Nukem Delayed Forever"

      @bobiroc
      Has a ring to it ;)
      John Zern
      • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

        @John Zern

        The common name is "Duke Nukem Take-Forever" :)
        SlithyTove
      • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

        @John Zern
        Duke Nuken 3d.. A real blast from the past. I had heard that this was on its way again. Any idea on the platforming for this? Not my kinda thing anymore but maybe for a bit of nostalgia.
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    • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

      what's duke nukem?

      ...


      Just kidding.
      Tarsam
  • I know its off topic but

    do you have any information on Zelda: Skyward Sword and it's delays. Huge fan of the series and every time I look it up in the pre-order sections of stores it seems another 2 - 3 month delay has been added to the release date.
    bobiroc
    • No date was every set

      @bobiroc

      So there isn't really a delay. All we know is we're supposed to get it this year. The retailers just put an arbitrary date in the future in order to take pre-orders. But I'm with you, screw DNF. Give me Zelda!
      LiquidLearner
      • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

        @LiquidLearner

        Well they are making me mad. Nintendo originally announced early to mid 2011 but now it looks like it may be a fall release.
        bobiroc
  • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

    well at least they're making fun of themselves for it
    KBot
  • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

    The date has been changed on Amazon for release on June 14th.
    dsw0@...
  • LOL

    You know I have played the old Duke Nukem games, and they were decent, but the bloggospeheres fascination with this eludes me. I cannot think of any other developer what has recieved soo much press in the tech blogs for delivering nothing.
    oncall
    • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

      @oncall how funny would it be if the entire game were vaporware? i'm not chomping at the bit to get it, so i think this'd be kinda hilarious....
      bc3tech
    • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

      @oncall

      <i>I cannot think of any other developer</i>

      Oh, it's not just one developer. The game has a long, sordid history spanning many developers and "Start from scratch" moments. It's like the Anna Nicole Smith of video gaming.

      Can't think of any other game that gets so much press for delivering nothing? I can't think of any other game that has delivered nothing, so consistently, for so long. It's like it's cursed! :)
      SlithyTove
  • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

    ah, duke nukem's innuendos - love 'em. "duke never comes early"
    bc3tech
  • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

    As cosmic jokes go, Duke Nukem Forever is the poster child
    ucf1985
  • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

    Gearbox? Isn't that the same crappy company who was supposed to be doing Half-life 2 Episode 3, like 50 years ago?
    trust2112@...
    • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

      @trust2112@... no?
      Jimster480
    • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

      @trust2112@...
      Half-Life has always been Valve. Gearbox made the excellent (albeit overlooked) "Brothers In Arms" series. I do share your resentment over no news on HL2 Ep. 3, though!
      jmwells21
  • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

    Great, my message is SPAM? Just because Gearbox is lame, and still hasn't even mentioned anything in over 3 years about Half-life 2 Episode 3. Lame-a$$ company.
    trust2112@...
  • RE: Duke Nukem Forever ... Delayed?

    I am pretty certain that this is just a publicity stunt. A joke, making fun of the game's development history by delaying it "one last time." Genius move, if so, actually, because it will get a LOT of free press, like this article (does anyone besides me even read zdnet anymore? They stopped becoming a reliable source of real IT and tech info a long time ago).
    thombone