Duke Nukem 3D is a first-person shooter computer game developed by 3D Realms and published by Apogee Software. It was released on January 29, 1996 for the PC. It is a sequel to the platform games Duke Nukem and Duke Nukem II published by Apogee. An expansion pack, Plutonium Pak, was released in November 1996.
Duke Nukem 3D features the adventures of the titular macho Duke Nukem (voiced by Jon St. John), who fights back an alien invasion on Earth.
Reception of Duke Nukem 3D has been largely positive. Reviewers praised the interactivity of the environment and the humor within the game. However, the game's erotic elements and portrayal of women have incited controversy.
Duke Nukem has an large amount of Easter Eggs. Some of them include refences to The Simpsons.
- In the level "Stadium", the zeppelin hovering overhead reads "Duf Beer".
- In the level "Going Postal", at the bathroom there is wrote something backwards in the wall. Look at the mirror and it can be read "Pick Up Bart". This is a reference to the episode "Brother from the Same Planet" which Milhouse wrote that in the wall written (which itself is a reference to The Shining).
- In the level "Critical Mass", there is a secret place which has wrote in the wall "Sector 7-G", there is a large computer with a lot of donuts over it.