3D Realms shuts down

[Insert duke nukem for-never gag here]

12 years in development… now this. I remember watching a demo back when they were using the Quake 2 engine, or something of that vintage. If the game had actually come out then, we might have reviewed it as an oldie by now! I guess the reserves of cash from Max Payne finally ran out.

Still it’s sad to see the successor to a much-loved oldie fall by the wayside. I wasn’t a huge Duke3D fan personally, but it still deserves recognition for the humour, and the “real-world” maps which made a change from random, abstract sci-fi corridors and castles as seen in iD games.