It took 15 years, but development for is finished. and today confirmed the game has "gone gold," signaling its completed development.
"Duke Nukem Forever and its journey to store shelves is legendary," said George Broussard, creative director at 3D Realms. "It's an epic tale of four game development studios that banded together and did the unthinkable and shipped the unshippable. When you play this game you will be reminded of that epic journey at every turn and in every small detail of the game."
Duke Nukem Forever is set to launch on June 10 Internationally and June 14 in North America for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Pre-ordering the game or purchasing the Borderlands Game of the Year Edition will grant players into the demo for all platforms on June 3.
"Duke Nukem Forever is the game that was once thought to be unshippable, and yet here we are, on the precipice of history," said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. "Today marks an amazing day in the annals of gaming lore, the day where the legend of Duke Nukem Forever is finally complete and it takes that final step towards becoming a reality."