Duke Nukem Forever cost Broussard between 20 and 30 million USD
Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford has been giving his estimate of how much George Broussard lost on Duke Nukem Forever.
According to Pitchford the former head of 3D Realms George Broussard lost between 20 and 30 million USD of his own money on the never-ending project that Duke Nukem Forever became.
The Gearbox boss told press at a preview event for Duke Nukem Forever of his memories of the day 3D Realms closed: "I spoke to George Broussard and he said, 'Randy, this is the worst day of my life' but you could hear in his voice there was more. This was 12 years of his life... try and imagine what you've achieved in 12 years, Gearbox has made 15 games in that time."
Pitchford added: "George Broussard is not a poor man but I would estimate that he lost 20 to 30 million dollars of his own money on Duke Nukem Forever - I don't care who you are, that's a hell of a lot of money. He was committed to Duke to the point of insanity... and now Duke was dead. He decided he would rather have it burn that have a bad version of the game come out."
- Valve's Chet Faliszek has been confirmed as the first developer session for EGX Rezzed 2015
- One area from Zelda Wii U is as big as the entirety of Skyward Sword
- Telltale's new collaboration is with Mojang, on a Minecraft story game
- Franklin voice actor indicates GTA V story DLC is on the way
- Red Dead Redemption, LA Noire and Bully sequels will come when the time is right says Rockstar
- Telltale teases another collaboration with another game developer
- New Company Of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault trailer recognizes the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
- New Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer focuses on character customization
- Splash Damage's free-to-play shooter Dirty Bomb coming to Steam in the new year