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Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project
The Gamers Temple
4 September 2004
Excerpt: Date: 7/19/2005 Duke Nukem. The name evokes images of a buff action hero, spouting one-liners as he blasts apart mutants and saves scantily-clad women. The all-man action hero now returns for another adventure in Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project.
Excerpt: I recall vividly that last year, some network television producers or Hollywood moguls complained that a lot of shows took place in New York. After the tragic events late last year though, there was a complete 180-degree spin with people urging others to do their business, television shows, movies...
Excerpt: The DUKE is back and in rare form indeed. For any that have played a Duke Nukem game before, this will be familiar territory. For any that have not had the pleasure of meeting Duke yet, do not expect a complex story line and intricate plot - this is Duke Nukem.
Conclusion: The Wrap-up: While gamers are waiting endlessly for Duke Nukem Forever to be released, it was nice to see a company like Sunstorm to provide us with a nice appetizer before the main course.
Excerpt: Ah yes, there is nothing like walking down the streets of New York, enjoying the people, scenery and the sight of mutant pigs being blown to oblivion all because one man has an obsession with "makin' bacon!
Summary: Most people know Duke Nukem only from his 3D adventures. Those who recall the heyday of shareware, however, will remember that Duke got his start in a pair of 2D side scrollers. Sunstorm Interactive, best known for the Deer Hunter games, has returned Duke to his roots.
Excerpt: Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project (DNMP) is 3rd person platform shooter that brings back memories from both the side-scroller games (Duke Nukem I and II) and Duke Nukem 3D released six years ago. Needless to say we all loved these games.