DUKE NUKEM FOREVER, the seemingly forever awaited sequel to the legendary Duke Nukem 3D, has finally gone gold after 15 years of delays.
To the delight of the long suffering gaming world, 2K Games and Gearbox Software have announced that work on Duke Nukem Forever has finished and a master copy has been sent to manufacturers to be pressed, packaged and shipped.
In an announcement, the developers had said that the game would tip up on 6 May. The game will be available internationally from 10 June and from 14 June for North America. It's been a massive wait of 15 years since the hit Duke Nukem 3D was released and many thought it would never turn up.
You can pre-order your bit of gaming history for £26.99 for the PC version or £39.69 for PS3 and Xbox 360 at Amazon.co.uk.
Gamers will get to test out the game as early as 3 June via a demo version available to Duke Nukem First Access Club Members. The game is now in manufacturing for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
"Duke Nukem Forever is the game that was once thought to be unshipppable, and yet here we are, on the precipice of history," said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K Games.
The news has been received with ecstatic joy with comments to the blog post reading "Yes! The King is back!!!" and "Yay!!!! Happiness news of happiness!"
We're looking forward to the return of the legendary figure and getting back to some good gaming action, along with Duke's one-liners. µ
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