In a press release issued today, BAFTA announced it will be hosting a very unique opportunity for gamers to pick the brains of one of the best CEOs in gaming. This coming Wednesday, May 11th, BAFTA will be hosting a public Q&A with Gearbox Software CEO, Randy Pitchford who, in addition to saving Duke Nukem Forever
from vaporware, has also been involved with numerous, award-winning projects.
The program will be hosted by GameSpot UK's Johnny Chiodini and questions will focus on Duke Nukem, his resurrection from vaporware, vagabond development history and the story behind the self-proclaimed "King of Shooters".
The event will also host the unveiling of Duke's official portrait by artist Frank Frid. Limited editions prints, signed by Pitchford, will be available for purchase at the event.
The event will be held at BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LN. Tickets for the event cost £5 (includes a complimentary drink
) and can be purchased here
. Please note, this event is for 18 and over only... sorry kids.Duke Nukem Forever
will be released internationally on June 10th with a North American release a few days later on June 14th.