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DomiNations Impressions: Conquering History

By Steven Wong, Mar 31, 2015 9:30am PDT

DomiNations is a free-to-play world history themed real-time strategy game for mobile devices, designed by Brian Reynolds and Tim Train, of Civilization 2 fame. Together, they're bring back Big Huge Games, and its debut game is bringing historical strategy to millions of mob...


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Rise of Nations developer announces DomiNation for iOS and Android

By Daniel Perez, Oct 27, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Big Huge Games, best known for their Rise of Nations series, has announced a brand-new free-to-play mobile game coming to iOS and Android some time next year.


Rise of Nations: Extended Edition coming to Steam in June

By Ozzie Mejia, May 30, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Microsoft Studios is set to remaster the classic real-time strategy game Rise of Nations on PC this June. The studio announced that Rise of Nations: Extended Edition will pack in the original game, as well as its Thrones & Patriots expansion for $19.99 on Steam.


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38 Studios auction fails to find buyer for Amalur sequel and MMO

By Steve Watts, Dec 13, 2013 12:15pm PST

The 38 Studios auction took place this week, and Rhode Island failed to find a buyer for both the rights to make a Kingdoms of Amalur sequel, and the spin-off MMO Project Copernicus.


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Copernicus MMO 'wasn't fun,' studio head reveals

By John Keefer, Jul 24, 2012 2:00pm PDT

A new feature at Boston Magazine examines the demise of 38 Studios, talking with founder Curt Schilling and other ex-employees. In an honest appraisal, Schilling admits that the company's MMO Copernicus "wasn't fun."


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EA would 'love' to publish Kingdoms of Amalur 2

By Steve Watts, Jul 13, 2012 1:00pm PDT

EA Labels president Frank Gibaeu says the company would "love to be a partner" for a potential sequel to Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.


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Former Amalur devs join new studio: Epic Games Baltimore

By John Keefer, Jun 03, 2012 6:00pm PDT

Epic Games has become a white knight to most of the Big Huge Games developers laid off in the 38 Studios collapse, taking on the management team and dubbing the new group Epic Baltimore.


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Report: EA passed on Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning sequel

By Andrew Yoon, May 29, 2012 11:30am PDT

A sequel to Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning was in "pre-production" before developer Big Huge Games was effectively shut down late last week.


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38 Studios head accuses RI government of breaking promises, scaring investors

By Steve Watts, May 29, 2012 10:00am PDT

Curt Schilling has criticized Rhode Island's role in 38 Studios' recent problems, claiming that the state economic board reneged on a deal and Governor Chafee's remarks ruined a potentially lucrative sequel deal for Reckoning.


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Kingdoms of Amalur needed 3 million sales 'to break even,' RI governor says

By Andrew Yoon, May 24, 2012 6:15pm PDT

At a press conference, Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee called Amalur a failure, having not met its required 3 million sales require to "break even."


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38 Studios and Big Huge Games lay off entire staffs

By Andrew Yoon, May 24, 2012 1:55pm PDT

It appears 38 Studios is nearing the end of its very public death march. New reports today show that 38 Studios, and its subsidiary Big Huge Games, have laid off their entire staffs.


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Amalur gets Teeth of Naros DLC

By John Keefer, Apr 04, 2012 7:30am PDT

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning gets its second round of DLC, unveiling a new area devoted to an ancient troll god.


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Reckoning achievements hint at more DLC

By Steve Watts, Mar 28, 2012 10:45am PDT

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is getting another piece of DLC, as discovered in a new set of Achievements.


Kingdom of Amalur: Reckoning online pass is 'fan reward,' studio head says

By Steve Watts, Jan 30, 2012 5:45pm PST

38 Studios founder Curt Schilling has responded to complaints regarding the online pass for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. It was revealed last week that the pass would unlock single-player quests.


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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning's online pass unlocks single-player content

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 27, 2012 11:30am PST

Electronic Arts has decided to lock some content for the single-player RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning behind a one-use, online pass.


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