SANTA CLARA, CA -- NVIDIA today announced that the year's most-anticipated PC game, Duke Nukem Forever®, will provide full support for NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ technology, enabling gamers to experience the King and his alien-bashing antics like never before in high-quality, breathtaking, stereoscopic 3D.
Scheduled to launch in the U.S. on June 14, 2011, Duke Nukem Forever is the long-awaited follow-on to one of the most popular PC games of all time, and the developer, Gearbox Software, is pulling out all the stops to make this one memorable.
In addition to adding stunning new graphics, new alien foes, new babes, and more debauchery, Gearbox is integrating full support for NVIDIA 3D Vision technology, giving gamers an up-close and personal look into Duke's world. And, with NVIDIA® Surround™ technology, gamers can experience Duke's alien battles, beer drinking and world-saving in 3D across three full HD 1080p displays, or in 2D across three 2560x1600 displays, for a completely stunning and immersive gaming experience.
"3D Vision adds an amazing new dimension to the Duke Nukem Forever experience, virtually dropping you right into the game," said Randy Pitchford, president and CEO of Gearbox Software. "All Gearbox developers use NVIDIA graphics in development, and I use NVIDIA graphics at home. This is the closest you'll get to feeling what it's like to be the King!"
To help you get your PC cranked up and ready for Duke, NVIDIA and EVGA have teamed up to bring you Duke's "Fully Loaded Package." This special edition Duke Nukem Forever bundle includes a full PC copy of Duke Nukem Forever, an NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 560 graphics card by EVGA, a limited edition Duke Nukem Forever strategy guide art book and mouse pad, and a custom Duke Nukem "Radioactive" belt buckle. For more information on Duke's Fully Loaded Package, visit: http://bit.ly/mvax2v.
For more information about Duke Nukem Forever visit: www.dukenukemforever.com/. In addition, please visit the NVIDIA GeForce Facebook page (www.facebook.com/NVIDIAGeForce) for updates and more information.
About NVIDIA 3D Vision
NVIDIA is the worldwide leader in 3D technology for personal computers. NVIDIA 3D Vision technology, which includes 3D Vision software and advanced active shutter glasses, delivers breathtaking stereoscopic 3D images for gamers, movie-lovers and photo enthusiasts when configured with NVIDIA GPUs and a 3D display or projector. NVIDIA 3D Vision technology supports the richest array of 3D content available, including more than 525 3D games, Blu-ray 3D movies, 3D photos and streaming Web video. It also enables users to upload, share and view full-resolution 3D photos, as well as enjoy 3D movies at NVIDIA 3DVisionLive.com, the world's first 3D Vision online community. In addition, NVIDIA 3DTV Play™ software enables consumers to attach their PC or notebook to 3D HDTVs and HDMI 1.4-capable audio/video receivers and enjoy all the latest 3D content in the comfort of their living rooms in full HD 3D, and with HD surround sound audio.
NVIDIA 3D Vision Pro™ technology is a combination of wireless active shutter glasses and advanced software, which automatically transform business-oriented applications into full stereoscopic 3D to improve the usefulness of the applications and increase productivity. 3D Vision Pro technology is designed for multi-user, collaborative viewing and production environments, and features long-range, bi-directional 2.4GHz radio communication.
About Gearbox Software
Gearbox Software is respected industry wide for the award winning, best-selling original and licensed video games they have developed for major video game platforms. Founded in 1999 and located near Dallas, TX, Gearbox Software is well known for the creation, development and management of its original blockbuster video game franchises including the best-selling new property of 2009, Borderlands and its record setting downloadable content, Duke Nukem, including Duke Nukem Forever, the most anticipated title in video game history, and the critically acclaimed, award winning Brothers in Arms series of games. The company has also developed licensed video games for many of the industry's top franchises including Halo, Half-Life, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, 007 James Bond, Aliens and others. Gearbox Software's success has been enabled and supported through several key mutually beneficial business relationships with strong publishing partners including Activision, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft Entertainment, Microsoft Games Studios, SEGA, and Take-Two/2K Games.
NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) awakened the world to the power of computer graphics when it invented the GPU in 1999. Since then, it has consistently set new standards in visual computing with breathtaking, interactive graphics available on devices ranging from tablets and mobile phones to notebooks and workstations. NVIDIA's expertise in programmable GPUs has led to breakthroughs in parallel processing which make supercomputing inexpensive and widely accessible. The Company holds more than 1,900 issued patents worldwide, including ones covering designs and insights that are essential to modern computing. For more information, see www.nvidia.com.
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