As we all know, the long, long, long -awaited Duke Nukem Forever finally died a merciful death after 3D Realms got rid of the majority of its development team. But now, thanks to a mysterious Facebook update , Duke has returned…at least in rumor form.

As you can see, the game in question is supposedly called, "Duke Nukem: D-Day" and this seems to be some sort of viral marketing campaign. The profile administrator says "Duke Nukem doesn't stay down for long" and there's even a screenshot that shows a soldier opening fire on some gigantic monster in the midst of an arena. Now, as GameSpot points out, that picture might come from leaked DNF footage that came to light this past May. The video can be seen through the link (it contains some potentially offensive content, though, so be careful) and now everyone is wondering: is "D-Day" a renamed Forever ? Or are we looking at more evidence of Gearbox Software's Duke Begins title, which previously held a 2010 estimated launch date before they were forced to stop development? Currently, neither Take-Two Interactive or 3D Realms have had anything to say about this, and Gearbox has remained silent on the issue as well.

So what's going on? Why can't we ever just get some clear news on the status of any Duke-related video game? This must be some sort of great cosmic joke…

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kevinater321
kevinater321
11 years ago

I dont even care anymore.

ace_boon_coon
ace_boon_coon
11 years ago

me either. i haven't played duke nukem since i was about 12

Geobaldi
Geobaldi
11 years ago

I'd love to see Duke come back on the consoles and/or PC. The DS and PSP get the Duke Nukem Trilogy next year so hopefully this news is real.

LowKey
LowKey
11 years ago

That's exactly why I didn't make a big deal aboot Duke Nukem Forever going the way of the DoDo. I knew there would be something new Duke Nukem related.

Xbox_Killer
Xbox_Killer
11 years ago

Always bet on Duke.

Hezzron
Hezzron
11 years ago

It's amazing that this once hot property has even been allowed to sit in limbo for so many years. Get it together and give us some Duke already, us gamers still want some. Long live the King!

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

The Cosmic joke would be if they finally, after all these years, released a new Duke title and it bombed.

And what on earth was potentially offensive in the photo or on that link?


Last edited by WorldEndsWithMe on 11/30/2009 11:13:01 PM

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
11 years ago

With the continued hype and expectation the game will need to be sublime to meet the expectations and avoid assassination in game reviews. It's like the hype and expectation for Killzone 2, except for Duke, it's been building for several more years, and a lot of people are almost urging failure now.

___________
___________
11 years ago

isent that the name of the game coming to PSP?
i remember when 3D officially closed down 2K said the psp games not canned just DNF.
hope DN does make a return to the PC soon though, still every day i play duke nukem 3D.
every day either on my PC or my Iphone, after playing the game for what, several years im still not bored of it.
its time to kick a$$ and chew bubble gum, and im all out of gum.
ahhhhhhhhhhh i miss his one liners, no one can top the formidable duke, no one, not even nathan drake.

Hezzron
Hezzron
11 years ago

EVERY DAY?! I'm gonna look that claim up in the Guinness Book Of World Records. You must be in there for that.

___________
___________
11 years ago

lol.
every day for a half hour on the train on my way to tafe.
something has to keep me awake at 7 in the morning.

Alienange
Alienange
11 years ago

If someone's working on it, why are they so afraid to talk about it? Does working on Duke games come with a curse?

Qubex
Qubex
11 years ago

Lol! Duke is a hydra!

Q!

"i am home"

Qubex
Qubex
11 years ago

Don't know why I was thumbed down; when I stated that "Duke was a hydra" I meant Duke Nukem has many heads, when one rumour about it finally dies another rises; hence this latest rumour about it returning… again 🙂

Q!

"i am home"

Qubex
Qubex
11 years ago

Thanks for the thumbs up… some have some sense 🙂

Q!

"i am home"


Last edited by Qubex on 12/1/2009 9:34:45 AM

Hezzron
Hezzron
11 years ago

The thumb givers are a fickle crowd. One minute they're Fonzing you, the next you're going down in the gladiator ring. Don't lose sleep over it. It's all good fun.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

somebody call Hercules

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
11 years ago

Ah, Duke lives on beyond the grave. The sick joke that was Duke : Did Not Finish, continues as Duke : D(as in Dead? Deceased? Departed? Derailed? Deferred? Delayed? Denatured? Deep-sixed? Detained? De-installed? Devolved?)-Day.

Someone please put Duke out of his misery, the poor man won't have the will to even utter one more "Come get some!". If Duke Nukem were a horse, the vet would have put it out of it's misery by now.

Zorigo
Zorigo
11 years ago

I other news, D-Day has been delayed 12 years and no one gives a toss. Not even the devlopers.

Zorigo
Zorigo
11 years ago

I'm sorry, I didn't mean that,

D-Day will release solidly next year March 12th. In the same story GT5 has been pushed forward to December 10th. And they're releasing a version where you can drive with your face.

tlpn99
tlpn99
11 years ago

Long live Duke lol. Another rumour about him, this game if it ever comes out better be something good 🙂

shaydey77
shaydey77
11 years ago

d day dis comes out is d day pigs fly.

Im sick of Duke Nukem. Just let it die already. There was and is many many better characters out there.(not to mention games that actually exist..)

BikerSaint
BikerSaint
11 years ago

In the year 3073, DNF's un-final release date will still be history's top joke.

Banky A
Banky A
11 years ago

Sweet, now spill the beans!

BikerSaint
BikerSaint
11 years ago

OK,
So, you want Split Pea or Lima????????

Banky A
Banky A
11 years ago

Split Pea-lease
c wat i did their?

BikerSaint
BikerSaint
11 years ago

Yeah, I did….
You split hairs there…..er…I mean….peas.
LOL

amoreno
amoreno
11 years ago

I mean come on how hard is it to make duke nukum game? You already have 6 parts of call of duty I would figure coming up with a storyline for a duke nukum is not that hard.