Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

PC, XB360, PS3 / Action RPG / Release: Feb 7, 2012 / ESRB: M

Rhode Island bill aims to encourage 38 Studios suit settlement

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2014 9:30am PST

A bill proposed in Rhode Island on Wednesday aims to encourage a settlement from 38 Studios by easing the uncertainty on the defendants.


Rhode Island looking to sell Amalur intellectual property

By Steve Watts, May 20, 2013 2:05pm PDT

Rhode Island is reportedly preparing to sell off the properties it took control over after the collapse of 38 Studios, and has found an interested party.


The 'red flags' of 38 Studios' demise

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT

A lengthy feature on The New York Times details the rise and fall of 38 Studios, and how both parties involved bit off more than they could chew. Rhode Island, eager to reinvigorate its economy with tech jobs, dove head-first into an investment that had "red flags" from the ...


38 Studios won't face federal charges

By Steve Watts, Oct 01, 2012 10:30am PDT

The U.S. Attorney's office has confirmed that it is no longer pursuing any federal action against 38 Studios, though Rhode Island state officials are still checking into the matter.


Weekend Confirmed 126 - Darksiders 2, Sleeping Dogs, Papo & Yo

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 17, 2012 11:00am PDT

Garnett Lee, the two Jeffs, and Andrea Rene bring the Weekend Confirmed goodness this episode, with Darksiders 2, Sleeping Dogs, and Papo & Yo topping the menu of discussions.


Rhode Island taking possession of 38 Studios' IP

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2012 6:45am PDT

The Rhode Island Economic Development Corp. and Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co. have been given court approval to take 38 Studios' game assets, in an effort to resell and make money back on the loan.


RI governor refutes 38 Studios' claim he scared investors

By Steve Watts, Jul 26, 2012 3:15pm PDT

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee told reporters that he'll be "vindicated" from accusations that his words scared off investors, and said he wants "to get back every taxpayer dollar back that we possibly can."


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.


Trailer leaks for 38 Studios MMO 'Copernicus'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 10, 2012 6:00am PDT

With 38 Studios shut down by massive debts, we'll never get to play its Kingdoms of Amalur MMORPG codenamed Project Copernicus. However, leaks have given us screenshots and, now, a trailer.


Schilling says he's 'tapped out' from 38 Studios collapse

By Steve Watts, Jun 22, 2012 8:15am PDT

Curt Schilling shares thoughts on how much of his own money he poured into 38 Studios, the company's failure to raise capital, and how he says he failed his employees.


Bank sues 38 Studios co-founder over loan debt

By John Keefer, Jun 14, 2012 1:30pm PDT

38 Studios co-founder Curt Schilling is in even more hot water over the closing and bankruptcy of the development house. Citizen's Bank is suing him for loans he personally guaranteed for the company.


38 Studios declares bankruptcy, federal investigation underway

By Steve Watts, Jun 07, 2012 2:30pm PDT

38 Studios has officially declared bankruptcy, amid reports that state and federal agencies are investigating the company.


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.


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.


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.