History VideoGame / DukeNukemForever

6th Jul '17 10:51:52 PM MM_Crusader
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* SirSwearsalot: Dylan apparently is unable to complete a sentence without the using a single vulgar word. In fact, he had said "fuck" more times than Duke himself.

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* SirSwearsalot: Dylan apparently is unable to complete a sentence without the using a single vulgar word. In fact, he had said "fuck" more times than Duke himself.
6th Jul '17 9:55:58 PM MM_Crusader
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* RememberTheNewGuy: Captain Dylan is introduced as an old friend of Duke and mentioned being with Duke in his past adventures.


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* SirSwearsalot: Dylan apparently is unable to complete a sentence without the using a single vulgar word. In fact, he had said "fuck" more times than Duke himself.
25th Jun '17 12:25:12 PM Gosicrystal
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The extended development makes the game an unintentional GenreThrowback to 90s FPS games such as ''Duke Nukem 3D'' itself.
10th Apr '17 2:41:25 PM Joylock
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* GenreKiller: ''Duke Nukem Forever'' came out in 2011, where it bombed spectacularly. A look at mainstream AAA games from 2012 onward suggests a period in which {{Fanservice}} and {{MsFanservice}} characters rapidly became a DiscreditedTrope, at least amongst Western-developed games in the AAA bracket. Ironically, other than a short strip club level and the Holsom twins (who only interact with you for a couple of minutes), ''Duke Nukem Forever'' actually had relatively little of either, though Duke's hedonistic reputation preceeded him quite a bit.
10th Apr '17 2:41:02 PM Joylock
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* GenreKiller: ''Duke Nukem Forever'' came out in 2011, where it bombed spectacularly. A look at mainstream AAA games from 2012 onward suggests a period in which {{Fanservice}} and {{MsFanservice}} characters rapidly became a DiscreditedTrope, at least amongst Western-developed games in the AAA bracket. Ironically, other than a short strip club level and the Holsom twins (who only interact with you for a couple of minutes), ''Duke Nukem Forever'' actually had relatively little of either, though Duke's hedonistic reputation preceeded him quite a bit.
16th Mar '17 6:57:54 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* [[spoiler: PresidentEvil]]: [[spoiler: The president turns out to be planning a team up with the aliens.]]

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* [[spoiler: PresidentEvil]]: PresidentEvil: [[spoiler: The president turns out to be planning a team up with the aliens.]]



* RantInducingSlight: Justified in that Beer is a power-up, and GenreSavvy aliens were trying to keep it from him.

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* RantInducingSlight: Justified in that Beer is a power-up, and GenreSavvy aliens were trying to keep it from him.
5th Jan '17 11:19:07 AM SeptimusHeap
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** RuleOfFunny: The number [[FreudWasRight 69]] is the ArcNumber, after all. Of course, considering the US in the VideoGame/DukeNukem universe has gone through a MadScientist trying to TakeOverTheWorld, ''two'' {{Alien Invasion}}s, and maybe even some time traveling baddies and mutant monsters, depending on whether you place the console games and ''Manhattan Project'' in Canon, it wouldn't be a stretch to think that [[InferredHolocaust various Presidents got offed during the meantime]]

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** RuleOfFunny: The number [[FreudWasRight 69]] 69 is the ArcNumber, after all. Of course, considering the US in the VideoGame/DukeNukem universe has gone through a MadScientist trying to TakeOverTheWorld, ''two'' {{Alien Invasion}}s, and maybe even some time traveling baddies and mutant monsters, depending on whether you place the console games and ''Manhattan Project'' in Canon, it wouldn't be a stretch to think that [[InferredHolocaust various Presidents got offed during the meantime]]
3rd Jan '17 10:32:12 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* {{Badass}}: Duke, of course, but special mention goes to Crusty Old Man, the crane operator during Duke's fight with the Octoking, who not only survived the battle but also hurled a few insults during it as though it's all part of his contract.
--> ''"Whoa! There's somethin shakin' the crane! Come on out, ya bastard! I'll donkey punch ya in the blow hole!"''
31st Dec '16 8:52:51 AM OmarManuRod
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* ArtificialBrilliance: Octabrains don't shoot psycho waves straight to the player's position if he is moving. They shot to wherever the player is heading, predicting his moves.
25th Nov '16 9:09:00 PM Joylock
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* FinalBoss: [[spoiler:The Cycloid Emperor you fought in the beginning.]]

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* FinalBoss: [[spoiler:The Cycloid Emperor you fought in the beginning.beginning; only this time, he's got 3 phases instead of just 1, and his attacks and health get better each phase.]]
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