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Video Game: Duke Nukem

The Duke Nukem franchise started early in The Nineties as a series of regular side-scrolling platformer games. It started under Apogee Software/3DRealms development, but in 2010, the rights of the series went to Gearbox Software.

The series is composed of several games which follows a loose continuity:

There were also several spinoffs for consoles and handhelds.

  • Duke Nukem: Time to Kill (1998)
  • Duke Nukem: Zero Hour (1999)
  • Duke Nukem: Land of the Babes (2000)
  • Duke Nukem: Critical Mass (2011)

There are also hints of a live-action film being made.

And, as a bit of bad news after Duke Nukem Forever, Gearbox has shown their lack of support for the fan-made Unreal Engine remake of Duke Nukem 3D by fan studio Interceptor, telling them that they could "keep developing it, as long as they don't distribute it".

Not to be confused with a member of Captain Planet's Rogues Gallery.

Tropes found across the series include:

Druuna Morbus GravisMature RatingDuke Nukem 3D
Dreams To RealityTeen RatingEarthBound
Dragon Quest MonstersGame Boy ColorGame & Watch
DuckTalesUsefulNotes/SteamDuke Nukem I
Dragon's LairVideo Games of the 1990sDuke Nukem I
DriverWebsite/GOG.comDuke Nukem II
DuckTalesPlatform GameDuke Nukem I
Dreams To RealityIBM Personal ComputerDuke Nukem 3D

alternative title(s): Duke Nukem; Duke Nukem
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