Duke Nukem (1991)

3.37 from 23 votes
When a mad physicist creates an army of Techbots and lays waste to a populated city, it's up to self-proclaimed hero Duke Nukem to foil his plans of conquering Earth in this side-scrolling platformer for PCs.
First released
Jul 1, 1991
Aliases
Duke Nukem 1, Duke Nukum, Duke Nukum 1
Franchises
Duke Nukem
Developed by
Apogee Software, Ltd.
Published by
Apogee Software, Ltd., Slipgate Ironworks
Platforms
Mac, PC
Genres
Action, Shooter, Platformer
Themes
Sci-Fi
Rating
ESRB: M
Releases
  • PC - Duke Nukem 3D: Kill a Ton Collection United States
  • PC - Duke Nukem 3D: Kill a Ton Collection United Kingdom
  • PC - Duke Nukem United States

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Duke Nukem's first game is a nostalgia fest
Game: Duke Nukem
Genre: Shooter Platformer
Publisher/Developer: Apogee Studios
System: Steam (PC)
Total Score: 61/100
Value Score: 6.1/10

• Story: 6/10
• Characters: 6/10
• GamePlay: 7/10
• Graphics: 6/10
• Sound: 6/10
• Music: 1/10
• Length: 7/10
• Replay Value: 5/10
• Player Value: 7/10

Pros
+MSDOS Emulated with controller support and high resolution (matches the PC's resolution perfectly)
+Everything from the original release still in tact with this release even the ordering information for the other episodes and the name change of the game
+Comes with all 3 episodes for Duke Nukem 1

Cons
-No music
-Only a handful of sound effects
-Barely any narration
-Very short
-Level design and platforming is very repetitive
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