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Blonde action hero Duke Nukem takes on murderous aliens and mutated Los Angeles police officers that have taken over Los Angeles.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lee Jackson Lee Jackson ... Fat Commander (voice)
Lani Minella
Jon St. John ... Duke Nukem (voice)
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Storyline

In the early 21st century, The city of Los Angeles has been taken over by murderous aliens and the LAPD (Los Angeles Police Department) has mutated. The streets of L.A. has become a infestation zone. Only one man can take out the trash and that man is the man who loves to kick ass and chew bubblegum... Returning to Earth and armed with a arsenal of weaponry, blonde action hero Duke Nukem takes on the murderous aliens and the mutant Los Angeles police officers in a spectacular ultra-violent showdown, from the red light district to the football stadium, Duke is the only man who can save the earth and stop the murderous aliens who need exterminating. Written by Daniel Williamson

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Details

Official Sites:

3D Realms / Apogee Software

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Duke Nukem 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is the third duke nukem game, hence the title, duke nukem 3d. See more »

Goofs

When using pipe bombs, Duke has a detonator button wrapped on his finger. When he has other weapon equipped, the detonator button is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Duke Nukem: Damn, those alien bastards are gonna pay for shooting up my ride.
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Alternate Versions

The South Korean version is censored; most notably, the blood and gore are re-colored white (only blood puddles and footprints remain red). See more »

Connections

Remade as Duke Nukem: Total Meltdown (1997) See more »

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Music by Lee Jackson
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The game that redefined the genre
14 July 2006 | by linkslinks2See all my reviews

Duke3D is quite possibly the best single player FPS of all time. Though outdated today, it was downright incredible when it released and a quantum leap over existing games. In single player it easily beats Quake but can't even compare to Quake in multi-player. For a sprite based engine, it did push its capabilities as far as it could have. Gameplay and interactivity wise, it is unmatched for what it did during its time.

If only 3D Realms are today what they were in 1996. Quite possibly the biggest pool of talent on the planet, slowly dispersed to other companies and using their talent effectively there. PC Gamer previews of Duke4ever said that the game was very much like the old duke. Lets hope it is.


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