Duke Nukem Forever is free of legal troubles, Shacknews is reporting. The legal drama between 3D Realms/Apogee and Take-Two that begun just over a year ago has apparently ended, as the parties have filed to have the litigation dismissed.
The filing, made on May 28, reads: “The above action, including any and all claims that were or could have been asserted by the parties, is dismissed with prejudice in accordance with the terms of the Settlement Agreement executed by the parties on May 14, 2010.”
Details on the “Settlement Agreement” are not available but, according to the US Trademark Office, 3D Realms/Apogee does still own the Duke Nukem intellectual property.
Back to the waiting game then? If it weren’t for the lawsuits, the game should’ve been completed by April 1 of this year with laughs all around, a former producer from would-be publisher 2K revealed some months ago. And last we heard, despite the lawsuits, the game was still in development…