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Duke Nukem: D-Day Teased Not DNF

We just can't seem to get enough gossip when it comes to Duke Nukem. After all, the iconic hero has been around for over a decade, and like Michael Jackson, made such an immediate impression that he was the talk of the town for years. Unfortunately, like the King of Pop, Duke has seen his share of under-the-table jokes, most notably the Dukem Nukem Forever PC game and its seemingly infinite development.

After 3D Realms closed its doors and laid off the DNF development team in May 2009, hordes of screenshots and renders began to infiltrate our defenses thanks to ex-employees looking for work. Soon Duke Nukem Forever was back in the spotlight, reminding all of us who fell sleep waiting on the game that it's still kicking around somewhere on a hard drive like an alien embryo waiting to break through its host's chest cavity. Hopes of a final DNF product quickly came to an end when Take 2 took notice and went after George Broussard and Scott Miller.

Now Duke has resurfaced again, this time in a new teaser image on Facebook. Located here on this new Duke Nukem account, the "preview" image of D-Day features what looks like an armored-clad EDF soldier--possibly Duke although he wouldn't be that lame--firing what looks to be a chaingun cannon at the Cycloid Emperor in a highly-detailed stadium.

But don't get all liquored up and race across the rooftops yelling "Duke Nukem Forever is here! Duke Nukem Forever is here!!" Indeed, Duke Nukem Forever is locked away in a vault forever, assets and all, until the legal dispute is resolved. With that said, it's entirely possible this is a new Duke Nukem game using the old PlayStation 2 game title--one that never made it to the market. Or, it could be D-Day resurrected and revamped for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Stay tuned, and cross your fingers that this will be the non-Forever Duke Nukem FPS game for the PC we've been waiting for... well, for forever.

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  • burfordg
    I'm guessing it's the rumored Gearbox title?
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  • Totally Fake.

    It looks to me like the background and the Cycloid Emperor is from Duke Forever, check :-
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRnv_tFKStQ at about 2:25min.
    Looks very similar to me with a solder pasted infront of the image.
    Also there appears to be 2 rockets or whatever heading towards the Emperor.. but from the one barrel of the solider.. dont think so.
    The lighting doesnt match ether.

    Pity though, everyone wants a new Duke game to keep the dream alive :)
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  • gorehound
    We have waited years for his return.
    I feel he may be dead and will never come back.
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  • demonhorde665
    I've moved on. even if take two managed to wrest teh rights to the ip from goerge , the game would suck it wqould not be duke most likely it would be more like a "imitation" duke and would not satisfy. take two needs to take heads out of thier asses and just front goaerghe and crw the money to finish the game already. untill i hear that , i could care less about DNF , duke is dead. R.I.P.
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  • Honis
    Soon Duke Nukem Forever was back in the spotlight, reminding all of us] who fell sleep waiting on the game that it's still kicking around somewhere on a hard drive like an alien embryo waiting to break through its host's chest cavity.
    asleep*
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  • the funny part is all along the acronym for the game was DNF, did not finish.
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  • Manos
    Unfortunately, Ill go with FAKE since its fake.. Not only it is indeed a detailed 3D model pasted on a picture but also whatever that is on the picture has nothing to do with Duke as obvious as that is... It simply cant be Duke since he'd have to be "bigger" as a guy and also not dressed as if he just casted for a new star wars. This is really no evidence of anything more than them building up hype and getting reactions which isnt funny anymore. hasnt been really for the past couple of years.

    I just fel bad for such a great I{ and greta memmories to have such a bad luck and as a project, fall from one inresponsible and incapable dude to another till the title died in vein.
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  • bill gates is your daddy
    oh God...not again.

    Let.Duke.Die!!!!
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  • Parrdacc
    Duke is like Elvis more now than Jackson. People swear they have seen him on Facebook, MySpace, mall, the local liquor store; but no one has any real proof. Just some dude dressed like him or something to that effect. In the realm of gaming he is the King baby.
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  • thearm
    That pic is BS. Duke is dead and everyone knows is but the suckers.
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