The most delayed video game of all time is adding to its record.
Duke Nukem Forever, which has been in development for over a dozen years and very nearly died in 2009, won’t make its targeted May 3 release date. Instead, developer Gearbox Software has announced (via a clever, but not entirely work safe YouTube video) that it will ship to U.S. players on June 14.
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“Duke Nukem Forever,” the longest running punchline in the video game industry, finally has a ship date – and all signs are the game will actually stand by this one.
After more than a decade in development, an apparent cancellation, an IP ownership transfer and a miraculous revival, the long-in-development game will finally hit retail shelves on May 3.
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It took nearly five years for James Cameron to bring “Avatar” to the big screen — but the Na’Vi have nothing on “Duke Nukem Forever.”
First announced in 1997, this videogame — featuring one of gaming’s best known characters — has been re-thought, re-booted and presumed dead multiple times. On Friday, Take-Two Interactive Software pulled off one of the gaming world’s biggest surprises, not only announcing a firm release date and expanded platform footprint — it will ship in 2011 for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 — but letting stunned gamers play it for the first time at last weekend’s Penny Arcade Expo, a fan-centric gaming event held in Seattle.
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