On its official website, the firm has announced that the title has achieved ‘final certification' from Microsoft, and that it is now in the platform holder's ‘hands'.
The site reads:
‘We've been asked about this for a long time, we've had fans pleading with us for some sort of announcement or information. Well, today is the day!
‘We're very pleased to announce that "Duke Nukem 3D for Xbox LIVE Arcade" will be coming to your Xbox 360 console soon!
‘… we can confirm that the game has indeed passed final certification with Microsoft on Friday the 15th of August (on our first try, no less).
‘That means the game is done - it is now in the hands of Microsoft. At this time we cannot give you details on release date or points cost, as we do not have that information. There's plenty of really cool stuff in this new update to a classic title.
‘There is a preview available now in the October 2008 issue of the Official Xbox Magazine (US)….
‘Look for online previews of the game to start appearing on August 26th. We're really excited about this release - and we hope you will be too! More info on the way - stay tuned!'