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Duke Nukem sparks fresh court battle between Gearbox and 3D Realms

Gearbox is suing 3D Realms over its decision to announce a new Duke Nukem game. The IP was acquired by Gearbox in 2010 as part of the deal that saw Randy Pitchford’s studio rescue the game from its unprecedented stint of development hell. However, Kotaku reports that 3D Realms earlier …

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3D Realms withdraws Gearbox lawsuit

3D Realms’s lawsuit against Duke Nukem Forever co-developer Gearbox ended today when the company voluntarily withdrew its complaint. The legal rowbegan in Junewhen 3D Realms claimed that Gearbox owed some $2 million in unpaid royalties as part of the 2010 agreement that gave the studio license for the Duke Nukem …

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Duke Nukem II iOS release to mark 20th anniversary

Apogee Software’s 1993 release Duke Nukem II will land on iOS next month. Nukem’s 2D platformer sequel, originally launched on MS-DOS, will be priced at $1.99 and will work on iPhone 4S and newer iOS devices. "Before Duke Nukem 3D, before the sunglasses, before the one-liners, and before the strippers …

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Gearbox interested in making new Duke Nukem title

It’s pretty safe to say Gearbox took on one mother of a polished turd with Duke Nukem Forever, but what if the studio had a fresh crack at the IP? Gearbox president Randy Pitchford may be pushing in that direction, openly expressing to IGN his interest in taking the franchise …

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Duke Nukem TV ad banned

A UK TV ad for Duke Nukem: Forever has been banned from air before 11pm. The advertisement features naked women, girls in school uniforms, all topped of with a dash of violence. Two versions of the ad had previously been cleared for TV after 7:30pm and then after 9:30pm. However, …

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New Duke Nukem DLC parodies rival shooters

Gearbox has revealed an interesting piece of DLC that will be hitting Duke Nukem Forever on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this autumn. Called the ‘Hail to the Icons Parody Pack’, it includes four new multiplayer maps, three new multiplayer modes and four new weapons. It will be free to …

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Take-Two shares fall

Shares in publisher Take-Two have fallen by four per cent meaning that since mid May the company has lost over 15 per cent of its overall value. Market Watch says that despite nearing 1m unit sales in the US alone, recent Rockstar release LA Noire has failed to meet sales …

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