Not A Joke: Duke Nukem Forever Was Going To Be Finished On April 1


Posted April 1, 2010 - By pklepek

Not A Joke: Duke Nukem Forever Was Going To Be Finished On April 1

In perhaps the ultimate stroke of ironic genius, Duke Nukem Forever was supposed to have finished development by April 1, 2010, according to former 2K Games producer Jason Bergman.

Bergman revealed the bit of trivia over Twitter. He's currently a senior producer at Bethesda Softworks, but claims 3D Realms and Take-Two Interactive (the parent company of 2K Games) were planning to announce Duke Nukem Forever had gone gold (read: was finished) on April 1.

"MOMENT OF SILENCE PLEASE: by the 3DR/TTWO [3D Realms / Take-Two Interactive] development schedule, April 1st, 2010 was supposed to be the day Duke Nukem Forever went gold," said Bergman. "Totally intentional. It was going to be hilarious."

Duke Nukem Forever has been an industry joke for years. No one thought it'd be released.

"I wholeheartedly believe that had things gone differently, they would have made that date," he said.

3D Realms and Take-Two are now embroiled in a heated legal battle over the fate of Duke Nukem Forever and future Duke Nukem releases. Will Duke ever return? Was he eaten by a Sasquatch? It remains to be seen.

Source: Jason Bergman

Have something to share? Sitting on a news tip? E-mail me. You can also follow me on Twitter.

Not A Joke: Duke Nukem Forever Was Going To Be Finished On April 1


Blog Tags

  • Sara Underwood's Naked Bike Ride

    Posted: June 22, 2011

    1,308,219 Views | 05:20

  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Messy Cat Fight

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    636,395 Views | 00:49

  • Adult Star Kirsten Price Tests Kinect's Nude Filter

    Posted: November 12, 2010

    1,435,992 Views | 04:33

  • Best Nude Scenes in Video Games

    Posted: June 29, 2009

    1,522,916 Views | 03:12

  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Wrestling in Moscow

    Posted: June 19, 2009

    137,047 Views | 01:24