The news will delight and stun those who've followed the shooter's development.
Pitchford has just confirmed the game will release on PC, 360 and PS3.
In a short movie, the Duke was shown lighting a cigar, saying he'd "hit" a monster with tits and "taking a piss in the John," according to VG247's Steph Nunneley, who was one of a handful of journalists to see the game in Seattle this morning.
Aliens, "pig monsters" and what looked to be vehicle combat were also show.
You can check her updates from the demo in the window below.
Duke Nukem Forever was first announced in 1997, and became a legendary project in that it simply never came out.
Take-Two retained the rights to the game. Rumours surfaced at E3 that Gearbox was now in charge of the project, which finally surfaced last month.
Steph's at PAX in Seattle now and we'll have more coverage throughout today. Keep it locked.