Play as Duke Nukem in his super macho adventures as he fights aliens from stealing his babes. Duke Nukem 3D
was a major part of establishing first person shooters as a major gaming genre, its historical value is very high despite its extremely manly humor and puns. Duke is a parody of many action heroes of the 90s, which took things so far that it caused a lot of controversy when it released.
It plays similar to early first person shooters like doom
, with non-linear maps and interactive switches and pathways that lead to secrets. Duke Nukem 3D
relied on jumping and some platforming, unlike some of the earlier first person shooters.
It features a single player and multiplayer mode. Modern versions and ports of the engine exist and run on many platforms.