While Duke Nukem Forever was exceptional, modern games projects are far larger, more expensive, more complex and more difficult to manage than they were even ten years ago. Gamers have been eagerly awaiting Elite 4 since rumours of its development surfaced in 2001. They are still waiting.
— Tim Harford
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