Duke Nukem Forever is just having a laugh at our expense. Players over the age of 14 (which, statistically speaking, exist) are surely shaking their heads and tut-tutting at the ceaseless barrage of gratuitous swears and strained dildo humor on offer in this latest trailer, in which ol' red-shirt shrinks to the size of a potato and issues trademark “badass” quips in a helium squeak. But that's just what Gearbox wants you to think: all the better to surprise you with the clever gameplay twists the series is known for.
Duke Nukem Forever: The first two hours
Hands-on impressions for the game we’ve wanted since 1997
New Duke Nukem Forever trailer is full of everything that makes Duke the man
This previous ad was deemed too hot for TV, and we're inclined to agree
Duke Nukem Forever more popular with female gamers than most triple-A titles
Facebook fan page metrics say more ladies love the Duke