Duke Nukem is dead. On home consoles that is. However, according to Deep Silver, the portable versions are still coming.
The alien-blasting, stripper-saving chap was due to make a huge comeback in the long running 3D Realms project, Duke Nukem Forever, but after much speculation and bits and pieces over 12 years the studio has unfortunately shut down this week due to lack of funds.
This hasn't affected development of the handheld Duke trilogy, due to be released in episodes on both Nintendo DS and Sony PSP.
Deep Silver and Apogee Software are not affected by the situation at 3D Realms. Development on the Duke Nukem Trilogy is continuing as planned.
Take 2 still hold publishing rights to the console game, so he may just live Forever.
Thanks to QJ.