Posts Tagged ‘Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning’
Xbox 360 July Ultimate Games Sale continues with new exciting deals on its fourth day! Grand Theft Auto V is available at half price, Crysis 3 gets a 70% cut off and Supergiant Games’ Bastion is 75% off. Ninja Gaiden II is also at a promotional price, alongside Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and Need for Speed: […]
Curt Schilling, the all-star pitcher who founded 38 Studios, the company behind Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, posted a Tweet today stating that the franchise could indeed still be a “Billion dollar franchise” if somebody would just support it and add some polish. Specifically, Schilling stated, “If someone were to buy Amalur, put team back on […]
The liquidation of 38 Studios has been delayed by a month. Polygon reports that the auction was delayed after interest from bidders exceeded what they expected. The delay still needs court approval, but the auction looks set to take place in December. The auction includes all 38 Studios and Big Huge Games properties, namely the […]
The Amalur IP may be sold off soon from Rhode Island. After taking over and auctioning off 38 Studios last year, Providence Journal is reporting that a company is interested in purchasing the IP, which is the last thing Rhode Island has from the company besides the $100 million plus debt. While the company is […]
Have you heard of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning? You might of heard about the studio that created it, shutting down last year over some money troubles, but it doesn’t mean the game isn’t fun! Stay tuned to hear more about that and the upcoming Rambo: The Video Game!
Epic Games, creators of Gears of Wars and the Unreal Engine 3 & 4, has announced that they are teaming up with Big Huge Games to create a new gaming studio in Baltimore. This move is sure to be a great, and much needed move for the development team behind the hit RPG Kingdoms of […]
38 Studios co-founder Curt Schilling spoke out today to The Providence Journal. In the piece, Schilling said that Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee’s results about the studio were “devastating” and “scared off private investors.” Now, Schilling said he could lose $50 million of his own money due to the failing studio. “Curt was committed to […]
There actually was a chance of a Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning sequel. Joystiq reports that the game was in “pre-production” at 38 Studios before all employees were let go last week. Some of the things being tossed around for the sequel were better graphics, no loading screens for zones, expanded combat, more straight-forward quests and […]
The unfortunate saga of 38 Studios and Big Huge Games has come to an end today. The entire staff of 379 full-time employees were laid off, WPRI reports. The station received an internal memo that reads: “The Company is experiencing an economic downturn. To avoid further losses and possibility of retrenchment, the Company has decided […]
Things keep looking worse for 38 Studios. Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee held a sudden press conference yesterday, reports WPRI, where he said the company has not received any outside investments besides what the state gave them. He added that they are trying to prevent the studio from closing down. WPRI also reported that CEO […]
Layoffs have started at 38 Studios. This is coming from Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee reports Joystiq. The news of the layoffs came after a meeting of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation on Monday night.