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Duke Nukem Forever

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  1. 1Kurgan1

    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Yes ther have been a bagillion threads on this game, will it come out, when will it come out, it's never going to come out blah blah blah. Well the announced date is on the horizon, and it finally even appeared for Pre-order on Steam, so it would seem, DNF is finally on it's way, and locked in. So I felt a thread dedicated to the actual game, rather than wondering if it will ever ben, would be best, and now would be the time to roll out said thread.

    Steamworks Game:
    It has been revealed, that, no matter how you purchase DNF, it will also have a Steam CD Key, it supports Steam Cloud, Steam Leaderboards, and steam Stats. Which personally makes me really happy, I was torn between a Steam copy, or the Balls of Steel Edition, but now I can kick-ass and chew my bubblegum too.

    And for those who don't know what the Balls of Steel Edition includes, here it is:
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    Now as far as Pre-order bonuses, it looks like you have 4 options.

    Gamestop - PC: Balls of Steel Edition | Normal PS3: Balls of Steel Editon | Normal 360: Balls of Steel Edition | Normal

    • Duke's Big Package
    • Ego Boost: Pump Up Duke's Ego and increase his strength bar right from the beginning of the game.
    • Big Heads: Enjoy the laughs as you play through the game wondering how all your enemies keep them melons up.
    • Lady Killing War-Drobe: Customized collection offers a range of killer threads in multiplayer mode.

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    Amazon.com - PC: Balls of Steel Edition | Normal PS3: Balls of Steel Editon | Normal 360: Balls of Steel Edition | Normal
    • Three free MP3's

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    Wal-Mart - PC: Normal PS3: Normal 360: Normal
    • Duke Nukem Forever Trucker Hat
    • Order Online and recieve $10 egift card
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    EVGA - PC: Duke's Fully Loaded Package
    • NVIDIA GTX 560
    • Custom Mouse Pad
    • Belt Buckle
    • Art Book
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    OnLive - PC: Normal
    • Free OnLive console


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    Other Pre-Orders without bonuses:

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    Duke Demo
    We've all been waiting for that info, when us First access members would get the demo, well the news is here and it's June 3rd!
    [​IMG]
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Balls of Steel Edition for me, yep yep. Even if the game is crap.
     
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    I'm so tempted to pre-order at gamestop. I've got $80 of gamestop gift cards sitting on my desk at home too...
     
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    I feel the same way, it's Duke, he deserves my $89.99 for just being that awesome, at the very least I'll have a sweet Duke Bust to remember him by.

    Do it, I'm going to make it so tempting you won't be able to resist (editing post and putting links right to the sites to pre-order)
     
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    Thank you for reminding me, just preordered the Balls of Steel edition. So many goodies, other collectors editions should learn from it.
     
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    D2D have it with 10% off all so. Curious if these services will be able to handle the download requirements of so many :p.

    I will probably opt for D2D due to never getting no less than 1.2MB download speeds unlike Steam i get much less as so many people are downloading of there servers.

    Although there is that other option which involves getting of my ass but Gamestop suck balls so might opt for gogamer.com as they kick gamestops ass any day.
     
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    I'll toss up a D2D link too since I did one for Steam, I usually try nd stick with one digital provider just for simplicity, but you bring up a good point, Steams servers will most likely be hammered, guess another good reason to get the BSE!
     
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    I think it's possible everyone will be. Just noticed gogamer is down at the moment due to site updates i hope they have it cheap as they did for TW S2 as they had that for $33 were as steam were charging $50 lol.
     
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    Man, I sure would like it if I could get my Start button to have the nuclear trefoil...... I just might have to try again (after taking actual precautions, of course).

    EDIT:
    F***ing did it.
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    Oh god, that bust is so claiming a spot right next to my GWB bobblehead on my desk!
     
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    Had the Balls of Steel Edition on pre-order since feb, still not pre-order bonus from amazon.co.uk though so far.

    Looking at the prices it is massivly cheaper in the UK current at £42.05 for BoS whilst from amazon.com it would be £55 ish slightly cheaper then game.

    Also i thought that DNF was a steamworks game from the start anyway.

    Chris
     
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    LOL. I'm not into Duke, but the developers/publishers deserve credit for pushing the Hot-Coffee agenda a bit further and making it mainstream. I always found it inconsistent how "mums" are ok with their kids shooting and killing, but a little bit of t1t or f4nny is a no-no. Duke will redefine that line. LOL
     
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    It's going to be unique , and that's the main selling point, than can save it, from the critics and expectations.
     
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    It can never fulfill the expectations, I mean come on after over a decade people will expect the messiahs in video games even if they don't admit it.
     
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    I think it was rumored, since they said people with Borderlands on Steam got special access. But I just wanted to make sure it was verified so I could get the BSE and still have my Steamy goodness.

    Exactly, A main character like Duke hasn't been in a game in far too long. I might wise cracking and laughing while I absolutely tear things apart.
     
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    have you seen the steam page?

    something tells me this is gonna be the best game of the decade (well if we go by the original release date)

     
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    yeah i ordered the Ball of Steel edition a while back. i don't know why people keep thinking it won't come out, Gearbox are releasing plenty of in-game videos, Steam has it for pre-order etc.
     
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    Here ya go. I notice you also have Ultimate x64 so I included the changed explorer.exe, a backup explorer.exe, and the picture. You'll need to either take control of C:\Windows (and the explorer.exe in there), or do this from a Linux distro. Just drag, drop, and replace explorer.


    If anybody doesn't have Windows 7 64-bit (does the exe change between home, professional, etc?), I can give a quick and dirty guide on how to do it yourself.
     
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    There's a game called Serious Sam, I think you should check it out ;)
     
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Oh I got both of them, almost beat the 1st and it's a lot of fun. But Sam doesn't talk near as much as Duke, look as bad ass as Duke. Sam just seems emotionless, Dukes hilarious and badass. But those revivals are already 2 years old.
     
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    You talking about the HD remakes of First and Second Encounter right? Yea, they got released not too long ago like about 2 years ago.
    I agree with you in that Duke is definitely more badass. Duke is just too much classic awesomeness to be messed with, especially by someone of Sam's calibre (but Sam will be Sam). Can't take away anything from either of them. But I choose Duke first!
     
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Yeah, I will be keeping my eye on the future Serious Sam though, hopefully they will add some more character to Sam. But thats what I been playing in preparation for Duke, to hone my twitch skills.
     
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    hehe, Duke owns Serious Sam because he is to Serious. And last one i played of Serious Sam which steam had a free weekend i thought it was a load of crap just like the 1st one was many moons ago.

    Serious Sam is just a wonna be all though the game does have coop these days and don't take 13 years. But it's still a wonna be.

    The name Duke is all American kick ass were as sam sounds more like a coffee shop in UK\USA.
     
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    The name Duke is all American BAD ASS


    There fixed ....And to those guys about a year ago that i said this game was never coming ......I`m Sorry
     

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