From a business and gaming history perspective, the fact that the title exists at all is fascinating; for everyone else asked to spend $60 on it, it’s merely sad.

I’m a fan of humor that’s willing to push the boundaries, but nothing is being sent up, mocked, or lampooned here. There’s just no reason for what you see and hear. This is an ugly game that exists to celebrate ugliness. The people involved should be ashamed.

Ben Kuchera reviews Duke Nukem Forever at Ars.

All I can say is ‘ouch’. Not terribly surprising, yet disappointing.

Ramkumar Shankar