Two decades ago, 3D Realms revolutionized the first-person shooter genre by releasing Duke Nukem 3D for MS-DOS. After years of controversy and being used as a scapegoat for critics asking for stricter handling of Mature games, Duke 3D is remembered as the highest point of the character's history. Based on the ups and downs the Duke Nukem video game franchise has experienced, that isn't exactly saying much. Nevertheless, Duke Nukem 3D moved the genre forward for all the right (and wrong) reasons.
The legal dispute over the rights to the Duke have been settled, and Gearbox Software has been declared the owner of the Duke Nukem IP.
The CEO of Gearbox revealed that his company is planning a new Duke Nukem title and looking for the right developer this time.
The legal tug o'war between Gearbox Software and 3D Realms over the rights to the Duke Nukem IP have been settled with a possible sale of the franchise in the works.
The studio known for making Duke Nukem a household (and controversial) name heralds its return by releasing a massive anthology featuring Shadow Warrior, Wolfenstein 3D, the Duke and more.
Red Dead Redemption, Mortal Kombat, LA Noire, Grand Theft Auto IV and BioShock are just some of the monumental games you can download this weekend for only $5 a piece.
The controversial Duke Nukem teaser page made by Interceptor and 3D Realms has been replaced in the midst of Gearbox Software's lawsuit.
The original creators of Duke Nukem have finally released a statement in regards to Gearbox's allegations that they no longer have the right to continue using the franchise name.
The Denmark-based developer has purchased the former studios of the Duke while an earth-shattering lawsuit is on its way.
It looks like Duke Nukem can't be forever now that Gearbox has filed a lawsuit against the Duke's original creator, 3D Realms, and Interceptor Entertainment over unauthorized use of the king.