Duke Forever release pushed back a month

It was all too good to be true, wasn’t it? A release date set in stone, May 3, for what’s probably the world’s most belated game ever. Well, turns out Duke has been subject to one more delay. Take-Two Interactive announced this morning that the game will now hit North American store shelves on June 14. Strangely, the international release will come four days before the U.S. and Canadian launch.

Not above making fun of itself, Gearbox Software released the following video for the occasion:

Of course, a delay of one month and change is like a grain of sand in the desert of Duke Forever delays. We’re talking about a game that was originally supposed to come out in 1998. Here’s hoping this latest delay will be the last.

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    • Farting Bob
    • 9 years ago

    I wasnt expecting this!

    • Zenith
    • 9 years ago

    All of a sudden I hear, in the voice of Ambassador Kosh, “And so it begins…”

    • Krogoth
    • 9 years ago

    Here comes the curse!

    • FireGryphon
    • 9 years ago

    Duke never comes early

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • kamikaziechameleon
    • 9 years ago

    I’m sorry but, HA!

    • scribly
    • 9 years ago

    It takes time to censor out all the nudity and violence to get the pg-13 rating they want

    • Skrying
    • 9 years ago

    Possibly because of the not so great comments in many previews around the web?

    • khands
    • 9 years ago

    If they delay it again I think I’m going to call it: Duke Nukem Forever kills Gearbox.

    • bdwilcox
    • 9 years ago

    This video is one more reason I have hope that Duke will be good.

      • derFunkenstein
      • 9 years ago

      Nah, Gearbox has made bad games with delays before. Then they’ll make games people apparently really like, like Borderlands, to make up for it.

    • The Dark One
    • 9 years ago

    Hey now, if you’re going to delay it til the start of June, you might as well delay it until July 4th.

    • sparkman
    • 9 years ago

    Hahahaha that was awesome!

    • yogibbear
    • 9 years ago

    Duke never comes early. AHAHAAHAHahAhAHahahahahahaHAHAhaahah.

    • clone
    • 9 years ago

    that was great, very funny.

    • mcnabney
    • 9 years ago

    I am shocked SHOCKED that Duke can’t keep to a release schedule.

    • Ricardo Dawkins
    • 9 years ago

    1998 called and wants its delays back.

      • eitje
      • 9 years ago

      [url<]http://xkcd.org/875/[/url<]

        • Game_boy
        • 9 years ago

        Did you tell it about 9/11 !?

    • PrincipalSkinner
    • 9 years ago

    Quick! Let’s all get cynical now!

    • kiwik
    • 9 years ago

    LOL

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