The Best Duke Nukem Games

List Rules
Game must be part of the Duke Nukem series.

List of best Duke Nukem games, ranked from best to worst with cover art when available. If you think the coolest Duke Nukem game to play isn't as high as it should be then make sure to vote it up so that it has the chance to rise to the top. Are you and a friend arguing over what the greatest Duke Nukem game of all time is? Use this list of fun to play Duke Nukem video games to see how many people would agree with you and end the squabble once and for all. Be sure to share this full list of iconic Duke Nukem games by clicking one of the social media icons on the top or bottom of the page.

This list features games like Duke Nukem 3D, Duke Nukem Forever, and many more.

If you're wondering, "What are the greatest Duke Nukem games?" or "What is the best Duke Nukem game of all time?" then this list should answer your questions.
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  • Duke Nukem 3D
    62 votes
    • Developer: 3D Realms, Lobotomy Software, Tiger Electronics, Tectoy, MachineWorks Northwest
    • Genres (Video game): First-person Shooter
    Duke Nukem 3D is a first-person shooter video game developed by 3D Realms and published by GT Interactive Software. The full version was originally released for the PC in May 1996, while the ...more
  • Duke Nukem: Zero Hour
    45 votes
    • Developer: Eurocom
    • Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Third-person Shooter, Action game
    Duke Nukem: Zero Hour is a third-person shooter video game in the Duke Nukem series, developed by Eurocom for the Nintendo 64. The game uses a relatively large 32 megabyte cartridge and could also ...more
  • Duke Nukem
    34 votes
    • Developer: Apogee Software, Jim Norwood, 3D Realms, George Broussard, Allen H. Blum III
    • Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Platform game, Action game, Side-scrolling
    Duke Nukem is a 2D platform game developed and published by Apogee Software, featuring the adventures of the fictional character Duke Nukem.
  • Duke Nukem 64
    Oct 31 1997
    39 votes
    • Developer: 3D Realms, Eurocom
    • Genres (Video game): First-person Shooter
    • Developer: n-Space
    • Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Third-person Shooter, Action game, Adventure
    Duke Nukem: Time to Kill is a third-person shooter developed by n-Space for the PlayStation. A Nintendo 64 version was set to release, but was cancelled.
  • Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project
    • Developer: Sunstorm Interactive, 3D Realms
    • Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Shoot 'em up, Platform game, Action game, Run and gun
    Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project is a platform game developed by Sunstorm Interactive, produced by 3D Realms, and published by Arush Entertainment. It was released on Microsoft Windows on May 14, 2002 ...more