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Duke Nukem 64 (Nintendo 64)

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Description

Duke Nukem 3D makes its way to the N64 for the first time, with plenty of new additions:

Weapons: New weapons include two sub-machine guns (one in each hand), the Expander (the bad guys just go pop!) a plasma cannon (which is chargeable) and a grenade launcher. Sadly, there are a few missing from the original PC version, including the Ripper Chaingun, the Devastator, and the Freeze-Ray.

Presentation: The biggest changes come here, as there are new areas to explore, some improved environments, and the same wise cracks that have made Duke famous. There are also some jokes hidden away based on classic movies (Clockwork Orange, 12 Monkeys, Mars Attacks and Apocalypse Now).

However, there have been plenty of restrictions in this version of Duke 3D. Nintendo have replaced some areas (the porn mag shop has turned into a gun store, the bar is now a burger joint, and the nude women aren't nude anymore), and there is an option available to turn the blood off.

A 4 player mode has also been included, where you can take on your mates as well as Duke Bots, and a 2 player co-op mode, so two players can tackle the single player missions.

Screenshots

Duke Nukem 64 Nintendo 64 Killing several assault troopers at once with the grenade launcher
Duke Nukem 64 Nintendo 64 Entrance to the gun boutique.  This was an adult bookstore in other versions.
Duke Nukem 64 Nintendo 64 There are still babes, but they wear more and you can't kill them.
Duke Nukem 64 Nintendo 64 Getting shot by a pig cop in a recon patrol vehicle

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User Reviews

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The Press Says

Player One Nov, 1997 95 out of 100 95
Consoles Plus Nov, 1997 94 out of 100 94
Game Play 64 Jan, 1998 91 out of 100 91
Electric Playground Jan 05, 1998 9 out of 10 90
X64 Jan, 1998 88 out of 100 88
Meristation Dec 30, 1999 8.6 out of 10 86
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 19, 2011 17 out of 20 85
IGN Nov 14, 1997 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Jan 06, 1998 7.3 out of 10 73
Quebec Gamers Feb 13, 2003 7.3 out of 10 73

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References

If you go into the movie theater and look at the movie posters, you'll notice that a couple of them are from various Stanley Kubrick films, such as A Clockwork Orange and 2001: A Space Odyssey. The poster titles are changed, but the artwork is the same.
Kartanym (10777) added Duke Nukem 64 (Nintendo 64) on Apr 03, 2001