Η αναμονή σχεδόν 15 ετών (!) φτάνει στο τέλος της, καθώς η 2K Games, σε συνεργασία με τη Gearbox Software, ανακοίνωσε επίσημα ότι το Duke Nukem Forever έχει ολοκληρωθεί και ήδη μερικά αντίτυπα έχουν μοιραστεί σε εμπορικούς συνεργάτες!
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Ακόμη, στις 3 Ιουνίου θα διατεθεί η δοκιμαστική έκδοση στα μέλη του Duke Nukem First Access Club και από 10 Ιουνίου θα είναι διαθέσιμο για PC, PlayStation 3 και Xbox 360! Πραγματικά ελπίζουμε να άξιζε η αναμονή….
2K Games and Gearbox Software announced that Duke Nukem Forever ® is being “GOLD”
Duke Nukem Forever will no longer be called “vaporware”: the hero most legendary of all video games will make his triumphant return in June!
New York, NY – May 24, 2011 – 2K Games and Gearbox Software are proud to announce that Duke Nukem Forever ®, the most anticipated game of all time, is finally gone gold and will be available June 10, 2011 for Xbox 360 ® , PlayStation ® 3 and Windows PC.
June 3 will be launched when the demo *, exclusively for members of the Duke Nukem First Access Club, players who pre-ordered the title at select retailers will be among the first to experience this legendary title. “Duke Nukem Forever is the game that seemed would never come out, yet here we are, ready to launch,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K.
“Today is a day to remember, is the day on which the security-legend Duke Nukem Forever is finally finished and the path to becoming a reality is now very short” Duke Nukem Forever was originally developed by a group of passionate designers and artists involved programmers and 3D Realms, under the direction of an icon of the game industry: George Broussard. “The trip to Duke Nukem Forever, the study of development to the shelves of retailers, is now legend,” said George Broussard, creative director at 3D Realms.
“It ‘s the epic work of four development studios, whose efforts have come together to achieve the impossible and to release a title that now appears on most could see the light. When you are active in this game you will remember every detail of his past at all levels, during each round, in every object. The character, attitude, interactivity, gameplay and impropriety, features combined perfectly, make Duke Nukem Forever is a game that offers a unique and timeless. In the words of the Duke, we could say: come and give us in! Be part of history! ”
In 2009, after many thought that Duke Nukem Forever would never have been completed, a small group of intrepid developers, known as the Triptych Studios, brought to light the dream. Thanks to their commitment, their dedication and inspiration they felt towards the title, combined with their exemplary talents and their unique abilities, these developers to assemble the parts of the game by creating an amazing, epic and cohesive gameplay and gaming experience . Under the direction of Gearbox Software, Triptych Studios, Piranha Games and other staff joined with exemplary commitment to complete the most anticipated title of the story, finish it and take it to be a Triple A game
“Always Bet on Duke, I did it!” Said Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software. “I bet on all the developers who took part in this legendary project and who would not like me, live in a world without the Duke. I played the final code is a truly amazing and reminds me once more why Duke Nukem is our King. ” The developers of 3D Realms, Triptych, Piranha, and finally, Gearbox, deserve our thanks and respect he never abandoned the project and have been shown to have balls of steel! “The biggest fan of Duke Nukem Forever will be the first to experience this historical experience, the First Access Club provides its members exclusive access to the demo *, available from June 3, 2011.
Become a member of the ultra-exclusive First Access Club, you can: pre-ordering the game at select retailers or buy Borderlands Game of the Year Edition for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC. The real “tough” will no doubt get their hands on the issue Balls of Steel Duke Nukem Forever Edition. This collector’s edition is coming out with content legendary, a must for anyone who wants to experience the game really complete. Premium items, such as the epic half bust of Duke Nukem and Article book that recounts the details of the development of Duke Nukem Forever, enrich the contents of this unique Collector’s Edition. Visit the link www.dukenukemforever.com/preorder/ to understand how much you were able to put in a single edition!
Duke Nukem Forever will bring players to the fantastic past, when the games were full of exploding heads, exciting action, crude humor and brash, statuesque women ready to do anything for love and deceptive puns that caused laughter.
Duke fans are invited to visit the official website www.dukenukemforever.com where they will find detailed information and exciting content. The June 10th is a date that will go down in history!
2K Games is a division of 2K publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
* The demo requires an internet connection and you can play via Xbox LIVE, PSN and PC