Pigs were spotted flying over the frozen banks of the river Lethe; Duke has gone Gold

Subject: General Tech | May 25, 2011 - 12:44 PM |
Tagged: gaming, duke nukem

The Duke is back, or at least at a point where the release is unstoppable.  The master DVD , aka the gold copy, has gone to the manufacturers for mass copying and assembling of the final package.  The arrival is not a guarantee of a good game, but like Ars Technica, we can at least hope.

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"When we say a game has "gone gold," it means that the work on the game has finished, and a master copy has been sent out to the duplication plants to be pressed, packaged, and shipped out to consumers. This used to mean that the development team could take a break, but now going gold is likely to simply start a countdown to the inevitable day-one patch. Let's not be cynical, however, because today is a grand day: Duke Nukem Forever has gone gold."

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Source: Ars Technica
May 25, 2011 | 01:10 PM - Posted by Dreamkiller76

Lol, I thought i was going to be in my 30s before i see this game... Oh wait... Damn :(

May 25, 2011 | 02:24 PM - Posted by Ryan Shrout

It's barely going to miss me for that mark. :)

May 25, 2011 | 04:47 PM - Posted by Jeremy Hellstrom

This means I've played a Duke in every decade except the first one; they never had a sidescroller for the Apple IIe.

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