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Description

After Time To Kill and Zero Hour, it's another Duke Nukem game involving time travelling in its scenario: The Earth Defense Forces are monitoring the future, using a time machine, but all people they send there did not come back and lost contact. Thus they send in Duke Nukem to save the day. As he gets there, Duke finds out that aliens have invaded Earth (*again*) and do experiments on Earth's women. This of course calls for another round of alien-ass-kicking.

Similar to Manhattan Project, the game is basically a 2D-sidescrolling shoot'em up/ platformer, but the environment is modeled with 3D graphics, which is for example used for pan shots or changing the axis of the path you walk along. To spice up the gameplay a bit, there are some 1st person and 3rd person shooting sequences included.

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Duke Nukem: Critical Mass Nintendo DS Main menu
Duke Nukem: Critical Mass Nintendo DS Sniper rifle segment
Duke Nukem: Critical Mass Nintendo DS Fighting a boss while flying
Duke Nukem: Critical Mass Nintendo DS Jetpack flying level

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Alternate Titles

  • "Extraction Point: Alien Shootout" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

MAN!AC Jun, 2011 55 out of 100 55
DS-x2 2011 5.5 out of 10 55
Hooked Gamers Apr 19, 2011 4.1 out of 10 41
Spazio Games Apr 27, 2011 3.5 out of 10 35
Pocket Gamer UK Apr 20, 2011 3 out of 10 30
Vandal Online May 15, 2011 3 out of 10 30
Gamezone (Germany) Apr 29, 2011 2.9 out of 10 29
neXGam 2011 2.8 out of 10 28
Level Apr 23, 2011 2 out of 10 20
Metro.co.uk Apr 12, 2011 2 out of 10 20

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Trivia

Planned Trilogy

Duke Nukem: Critical Mass was originally to be the first part in the planned Duke Nukem Trilogy for the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP alongside the two planned sequels, Duke Nukem: Proving Grounds and Duke Nukem: Chain Reaction which were subsequently cancelled.
Riemann80 (18665) added Duke Nukem: Critical Mass (Nintendo DS) on May 15, 2011