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App description: ****Apple featured (again) in "Best First Person Shooter" category!!

DUKE NUKEM 3D IS HERE FOR IPAD!

THE ORIGINAL KING OF ACTION RETURNS!

***APPSTOREHQ Player Rating***
9.4 out of 10!




With dozens of Game of the Year awards under his belt, Duke remains the King of Action. Larger than life action is what Duke is all about, mixed with humor and innovative explosive action in this 20+ hour game.

Los Angeles. Under attack by aliens intent on stealing our chicks for breeding. Duke Nukem springs into action dealing damage like only he can, making his "insightful" comments along the way. If you've never played a Duke game, this is your chance to see why he's been a fan favorite since 1991, with over 18 original Duke Nukem games since that time. Duke Nukem is not the typical faceless hero -- he's an in-your-face hero who has a personality that doesn't quit. Yes, it's a B-movie plot, but that's what makes it fun!

A NEW WAY TO KILL

This high-powered iPhone 3D engine supports TapShoot(tm), a unique way to play first-person shooters on the iPhone and iTouch, taking full advantage of the unique touch screen interface to easily and quickly aim and shoot enemies, without the frustration of trying to line up your weapon perfectly. Once you've experienced TapShoot, you'll wish all FPS games on the iPhone had this breakthrough feature.

CUSTOMIZED CONTROLS

Yes, we have the thumb-stick style controller, but we've also pioneered another way to guide Duke through levels, using slider-style controls.
Practically everyone who's playtested the game thinks this new method is superior. And this along with the TapShoot feature makes Duke Nukem 3D a blast to play on the iPhone.

THE PRESS HAS ITS SAY!

Metacritic Player Rating: 9.4 of 10.

"It's the ultimate game for unleashing all your pent-up aggression. It is the most astonishing game we've laid our eyes on for ages! In fact, it makes pretty much every PC game we've ever seen - "Doom" included - like slightly dull. Honestly!" -- PC Gamer

"It's more inventive, and more entertaining, than "Doom." I know they've had long enough to get it right (but so have many others, who've tried and failed)." -- Computer and Video Games

"It's rare when a game comes along that really kicks your ass. With its free-flowing 3D action, over-the-top weapons, and ruthlessly attitudinal protagonist, Duke Nukem will have PC gamers worldwide rubbing their rumps with spine-tingling glee." -- Gamespot

"I couldn't stop laughing while playing this extremely enjoyable trip through what unfolds like a 1950's science fiction B-movie: Space Aliens Invade Earth for Women!...Duke Nukem has what most first-person shooters don't - character!" -- PC Gameworld

If you like Duke Nukem 3D, also be sure to check out Prey Invasion, based on the award-winning game by the makers of Duke Nukem.

Duke Nukem 3D (c)2010 3D Realms, Inc. All rights reserved. Developed by MachineWorks Northwest LLC.

*** POPULAR CONTROL SETUPS ***

Go to the MAIN MENU:

o Tap CONTROLS, then tap ANALOG CONTROLS

- Set all SENSITIVITY SLIDERS TO 50%
(this does the trick for most players)

- Also try: Check " Disable Strafe"
(uncheck "Turn, don't strafe first")

Go back to the MAIN MENU:

o Tap OPTIONS
- Uncheck TapShoot
- Check Autoaim if unchecked

o Many players like the "Tap Center of
Stick to Fire" option.

NOTE:

You can get to the Controls and the Control Layout in-game by tapping the two icons in the upper right corner. Control Layout allows you to move the buttons and stick anywhere on the screen.
05-06-2010, 01:17 PM
#2
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 12
I've been playing through this. It's one of my favorite games ever from the PC. The graphics are quite good and mostly all there - you don't actually see duke's reflection in mirrors. But he's still "looking good".

I think I may have found a problem in the very first level. There's an armor available in the lobby of the cinema. You're supposed to open the cash drawer which opens a room up high on the right wall. (This works).

However to get up there you are supposed to press the wall below it. That doesn't seem to do anything.

Anyone else run into this?

05-06-2010, 01:27 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 363
Did they add the music in this version. The iphone version doesn't have the music.
05-06-2010, 02:07 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 382
i sure hope the menus are as enjoyable as they appear in the screenshots

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05-06-2010, 03:14 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 426
I got burned on Duke Nukem on the iPhone, so I'm not supporting this.
05-06-2010, 03:21 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 334
Me too! That iPhone version was awful!
I really hope they made the controls better in this version

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05-06-2010, 03:22 PM
#7
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 12
Nope. No music.

The game is barely playable. It has two methods of control - analog and digital. I'm using the analog method, so far. It's most like wasd and mouse method on the pc. But the virtual joystick areas are too small and finicky. I may try the digital method - not sure how it is different.

I am basically playing this for the nostalgia factor.
05-06-2010, 03:23 PM
#8
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 334
Me too! That iPhone version was awful!
I really hope they made the controls better in this version

Sorry for double post

Flangle Flangle Flangle Play No More!

Last edited by Fafner; 05-06-2010 at 04:53 PM.
05-06-2010, 05:33 PM
#9
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 113
man when i saw the title of this thread i was like "i hope there are some great screenshots of all the menus!"

and once again, machineworks delivers!!

their attention to accurate controls will surely shine on the SE version as it did on the iphone version
05-06-2010, 07:02 PM
#10
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 289
Quote:
Originally Posted by ENERTRON View Post
man when i saw the title of this thread i was like "i hope there are some great screenshots of all the menus!"

and once again, machineworks delivers!!

their attention to accurate controls will surely shine on the SE version as it did on the iphone version

Lol. Best post.