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Betting against the odds: how Duke Nukem Forever is actually happening, and how awesome that is

"Extremely frustrating."

That’s how Jon St. John, the longtime voice of Duke Nukem, described sitting on the sidelines and watching the well documented twelve year history of Duke Nukem Forever unfold. “Wow…I lost count,” he said when asked how many times he has recorded and re-recorded dialogue for Duke Nukem Forever. “It’s been through so many different phases and changes, but whenever they call me, I’m ready to go."

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MysticStrummer2941d ago

I guess I'm one of the few who couldn't possibly care less.

Xof2941d ago

Duke Nukem was stupid, tastelessly immature and utterly unappealing to me when I was ten years old. The fact that so many people (apparently) care so much for so low-brow a franchise--and for so long--boggles my mind.

Honestly, it's pathetic. And, I think, part of the reason why truly great games continue to be rarer and rarer things--gamers simply have terrible taste.

earbus2941d ago

II agree it will be a novelty into nostalgia but somethings should be left to die after funny dialogue of duke you kind off get over it fast heres hoping gearbox whip it into shape.

TrailerParkSupervisr2941d ago

However, it will be so nice to be able to play a mindless run and gun game that isn't trying to be the next Hollywood blockbuster.

Games nowadays, even though very fun to play, can take themselves waaaaaay too seriously. So, for me, this will be a blast into the past; a fun and gratuitous romp through levels that are extremely non-politically correct, sexist, violent and raunchy. Who wouldn't want that?