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8 Comments on 3D Realms Closing – The Duke Is Dead. Long Live The Duke.


On May 7, 2009 at 4:18 pm

Whee. Responding to my own news post, silly much?

Found some unconfirmed post from a 3D Realms programmer that the project isn’t dead. I’d take it with a grain of salt though:

The question is, should they just let it die?


On May 7, 2009 at 7:34 pm

Let’s hope they release something at least… an SDK or similar =P
It should be fun to play with that.

But anyways, it’s a sad loss, but time moves on.


On May 7, 2009 at 8:11 pm

This is sad, but I think Forever should be released, and stop there. RIP 3D Realms :(


On May 8, 2009 at 5:14 am

It’s funny, but deep down inside I kinda already felt like this game would never see the light of day. No matter how long it took.


On May 8, 2009 at 6:37 am

Isn’t this the reining joke of the video game world anyway? Something will change and it will come to life again I’m sure…Go Marlins!!!!


On May 8, 2009 at 9:43 am

Come on, updating Duke Nukem as a modern day hero wasn’t exactly as extreme a make over as turning Adam West’s Batman into today’s Dark Knight. However that was a fairly gradual process and this is a radical sudden update. I was never convinced that the Duke could make the leap between eighties action hero, albeit a parody of one, to the flawed anti-hero popular today intact.


On May 9, 2009 at 12:57 am

“It’s done when it’s done” — haha, they’re done first. Good ridance I say.


On May 27, 2009 at 11:36 pm

No surprise here.