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Duke Nukem: Forever gets leaked footage, screens

Monday, 5th April 2010 06:01 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Imagine, you could have been playing this by late spring/early summer at the latest if it had gone Gold on Thursday. But you aren’t, so watch some new DNF footage instead.

The new clip and screens were leaked over the weekend. It only shows what could have been, sadly.

Watch the video below, with the screens over on AGB.

The game was supposedly canned last year after ten years in development, after developer 3D Realms shut up shop.

But hints from voice actor John St. John dating back to January insinuate the project is, indeed, still alive.

Take Two’s suing 3DR to claim back $12 million in development costs in Forever, as well as continually delaying the game various times over its ten-year development period.

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20 Comments

  1. Phoenixblight

    Not impressed. Glad this got shitcanned.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. LordVonPunx

    Damn that’s too bad any new Duke would be better then that ol’ 16 bit P.O.S. and i haveaid this befor eand i’ll say it again if they ever make a Duke Nukem Movie the man to play him would be.. Dolph Lundgren!

    #2 5 years ago
  3. JimFear666

    lol @ the sound of the gun. The game looklike shit too

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Amored

    What song is that?

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Amored

    Nvm. :P long time since i’ve heard it…

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Midnite

    Nothing new here. Move along. Old sJit re-rendered.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Erthazus

    Thats actually bad. They started this on the ID TECH 3 engine.

    It looks horrible, even in prototype stage.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Yoshi

    How the fuck did it take this 10years to be made, they havnt even finished the sounds of guns =/

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Anders

    Yeah, that looks pretty horrible. Like a slow Serious Sam.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. frostquake

    Just make it DLC…put it on XBL and PSN in sections and price it cheap and tons of ppl will buy it just because of who it is…Simple…and they get a little money in return..not enough but pocket change.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. SplatteredHouse

    Remember Duke 3D? It never did have the most complex of level layouts, and hey, they added puzzles for Forever. With mod support, you might even find there’s a D3D:F that appears! Maybe that’s more what you’re looking for. It’s more Duke Nukem, and that’s what people have been waiting for.
    There’s no call for analysing, intellectualisation or any of that, it’s just : have gun, rockets, freeze ray, pipe bombs, wear silly gloves, make crude comments, and go save the world from alien scum.

    Space Invaders of our decade. :)

    #11 5 years ago
  12. satsugai

    Looks ok to me, I would’ve bought it. :D

    #12 5 years ago
  13. NiceFellow

    That seems to confirm that rather than 10 years of continuous development the rumours that they kept throwing away what they had and restarting on various new engines are true. Apparently the lead designer couldn’t settle on a final design to develop to, he kept changing it every time a game released with a feature he liked and wanted to add.

    Imagine building a house where the blue-prints keep changing hugely on a regular basis – madness.

    Shame though, could have been fun in a silly old-school way but you just can’t develop like that. It’s nuts. They should have stuck with the design at a certain point and just finished it.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Tomo

    Looks amazing :/

    I still pine for DNF. Sigh.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. scuz

    die DNF die.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. DeSpiritusBellum

    Tells you a lot about 3D Realms that they didn’t change a spot of gameplay. Those gags look like they could’ve been in the old Duke.

    @11 I agree, Duke shouldn’t be complex, but it should be fun, and making the same game you did 15 years ago, ain’t. The fact that your game is silly doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. It wouldn’t take a lot either, just add loads of hilarious scripted events.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. trivi4l

    I don’t know what the fuck you guys are talking about this looks amazing but then again i’m a real big DN fan

    #17 5 years ago
  18. DaMan

    Duke3D was really awesome back in the days. people were still playing it even in 99-2000, the single player was really fun and hillarious.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. G1GAHURTZ

    Game looks like loads of fun to me.

    First DN I played was the demo of the recent XBLA release, and I was surprised at how much I was enjoying it.

    I might even get the full version…

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Bulk Slash

    I still want DNF to be released. If it’s even half as fun as Duke3D it should be excellent.

    #20 5 years ago

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