- Gearbox Software President, CEO and co-founder Randy Pitchford
has revealed some details on the long-awaited Duke Nukem Forever PS3 game alongside sharing Duke's PlayStation roots.
To quote: Not so long ago, the whole of gaming faced a terrible evil - a threat so grave that few knew of its true scope, a threat so intense that even fewer were capable fighting back.
The greatest video game hero - Duke Nukem, our King- was on the verge of being lost forever.
A world without Duke Nukem wasn't something I even wanted to consider. I know that because of my history with Duke that I'm not objective about it, but I also know I'm not the only one.
In the interests of full disclosure, long before Gearbox was founded, long before we developed our games for Half-Life, long before we created new brands including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, it was working with Duke Nukem at [Register or Login to view links]
(with Gearbox co-founder Brian Martel) that launched my professional career as a game maker.
That's why, when bad things started to happen and the future of Duke Nukem Forever was hanging in the balance, [Register or Login to view links]
got involved. How could we let Duke die? The world needs Duke Nukem. Duke Nukem is the...