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access_time September 5, 2016 at 8:15 PM in News by Charlie Grammer

Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour arrives in October


Gearbox Publishing was pleased to celebrate the anniversary of a game that helped revolutionize first-person shooters with Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour.

This new edition of the game includes the classic 1996 Duke Nukem 3D with extra, never-before-seen content. It is set to launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (via Steam) on October 11, 2016 at a suggested price of $19.99. Here’s some of the new content that will be featured in the game:

  • “Hail to the King, Baby!” – Complete all-new episode containing eight original levels created by the original designers of Duke Nukem 3D, Allen Blum III and Richard “Levelord” Gray
  • “Come Get Some!” –  All-new original music composed by Lee Jackson, original author of Duke Nukem’s iconic theme “Grabbag” and sound designer for Duke Nukem 3D,along with new one-liners from the voice of Duke himself, Jon St. John
  • “I’ve got Balls of Steel!” – All-new behind-the-scenes original development team commentary accessible in-game
  • “I’m Lookin’ Good!” – Play the game using the original 1996 graphics engine or toggle in real time to play with the original content rendered at high fidelity and blistering frame rate using Gearbox’s all-new “True3D Rendering” mode

Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software, stated, “When I first moved out to Texas to join the Duke Nukem 3D development team in the mid-nineties, I could not possibly predict that we were all going to be part of the emergence of the 3D First Person videogame genre that would ultimately impact the entire videogame industry. Making it possible for Allen, Richard, Lee and Jon to all come back together 20 years later to bring a whole new episode to the classic game is just one of those rare and incredible things that I hope will bring joy and happiness to hardcore videogame fans new and old.”

What are your thoughts on the upcoming title?


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