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Hail To The King, Baby!

The wait is over and the King is back as Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour launches digitally today at midnight (5pm PDT) for Xbox One and Windows PC. Containing new, never-before-seen content from the original development team, this game promises to have something for everyone, whether you’re a diehard retro gamer, or someone who has never picked up the title before (shame on you).

In addition to the original game, the original development team has got back together to create a bigger and bolder fifth episode called Alien World Order. Help Duke as he travels on his World Tour visiting eight completely new Cities including Moscow, Paris, Egypt, San Francisco and Amsterdam, doing what he does best, gunning down alien scum with style.

Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour includes:

  • “Hail to the King, Baby!” – Complete, all-new episode containing eight brand new, classically-designed levels created by the original designers of Duke Nukem 3D, Allen Blum III and Richard “Levelord” Gray.
  • “Come Get Some!” –  All-new original music composed by Lee Jackson, original author of Duke Nukem’s iconic theme “Grabbag” and sound designer for Duke Nukem 3D, along with new one-liners from the voice of Duke himself, Jon St. John.
  • “I’ve Got Balls of Steel!” – All-new behind-the-scenes commentary from the original development team, accessible in-game.
  • “I’m Lookin’ Good!” – Play the game using the original 1996 graphics engine or toggle in real time to play with the original content rendered at improved fidelity and frame rate using Gearbox’s all-new “True3D Rendering” mode.
  • “Ooh, That’s Gotta Hurt!” – Duke it out online with up to eight players in Dukematch or team up in eight-player online co-op.

When asked about the up and coming release, Steve Gibson, head of Gearbox Publishing said;

We feel there isn’t a better way to celebrate 20 years of Duke Nukem 3D than to get the original team back together and provide this love letter to Duke fans. With all-new content built on top of what is undeniably one of the most iconic first-person shooters in gaming history, this is the ultimate Duke Nukem experience for both seasoned fans of the title and gamers from a new generation experiencing it for the first time.”

Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour will be available digitally from midnight tonight (5pm PST) for the Xbox One and Windows PC at a price of £15.99. The game will also be available in disc format from October 18th. For further information about the game check out the Official Site here.

Duke Nukem 3D Anniversary Edition coming to Xbox One

It’s time to gets some fresh bubble-gum and ass to chew and kick respectively, as Duke Nukem 3D: Anniversary Edition World Tour will be hitting Xbox One on October 11.

Gearbox announced the return of Duke Nukem during their PAX West panel yesterday, revealing that you’ll be able to play the game both it’s original form from 1998 or with updated visuals and a faster frame rate. Additionally, it’ll includes new music composed by Duke Nukem 3D’s original sound designer and new one-liners from Duke’s voice actor Jon St. John. Furthermore, you’ll be able to enjoy in-game commentary from the developer.

Gearbox president Randy Pitchford said:

for Allen, Richard, Lee, and Jon to all come back together 20 years later to bring a whole new episode to the classic game is just one of those rare and incredible things that I hope will bring joy and happiness to hardcore video game fans new and old,

So get those lizard skin boots shined and ready for alien ass kicking, soldier.