Unreleased Duke Nukem game unearthed in Library of Congress

First things first. I hear you already saying, “Jonny, what in the hell is the Library of Congress!?”
Well, it’s only oldest federal cultural institution in the good ol’ U S of A! Basically, they have millions of books, photos, manuscripts and even digital infomation, all kept safe for future generations to gawk at…or appreciate, you decide which category you fit in!

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Well, about the greatest thing to come out of anything congress related in a very long time, David Gibson, a moving image technician at the Library of Congress, has discovered the source disc for an unreleased PSP version of Duke Nukem: Critical Mass!

Gibson says the the library receives close to 400 videogames a year, all to be filled away into its hallowed halls because of copyright registration reasons. Gibson said he came across the UMD whilst performing a recent inventory check. After a little more digging, Gibson discovered the the disc contained an ASCII text file containing the full text and credits information for the game, along with “a large chunk of un-obfuscated software code.”

Now, I’m a simple sort but apparently this is a big deal to programmers and coders, who will “be studying this data for years to come” but all I know is even congress Duke is continuing to kick ass and chew gum!

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