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The second piece of downloadable content in the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning saga has arrived to further pad your already ridiculous list of quests. The previous DLC, "The Legend of Dead Kel," was a varied and fun adventure ... read feature

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Achievements hint at Kollossael new Reckoning DLC


Mar 27
A list of achievements for yet to be announced downloadable content for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has appeared on Xbox 360 Achievements. The five achievements look similar in nature to those found in the recently released... read
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One might wonder if a game like Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning really needs a downloadable content expansion along the lines of "The Legend of Dead Kel," given the enormous amount of quests and content already available i... read feature

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The piece of Amalur we've seen in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning may only be a slice of the franchise plans for a larger world, but it's pretty damn big already. As with any role-playing game, it can help to know what kinds of... read feature

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ONLY 70 HOURS OF CONTENT?


Feb 16
For most busy adult gamers with busy adult lives, a game that boasts over seventy hours of content is more than enough. For one Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning player, however, it's a travesty that a roleplaying game ... read
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The DTOID Show: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Review


Feb 07
Good morrow, beloved kinfolk of the ethereal scrollrealm of Destructoid. I, Maxus The Pasty-Waif, have returned from a scouting mission into the faraway land of Amalur. I was accompanied by my trusted sister-in-arms, T... read
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Sometimes, the best way to become a blockbuster videogame is to act like you already are one. That seems to be Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning's modus operandi, and the gambit is paying off. Despite the big names attached to th... read feature

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The DTOID Show: Wii-U madness and Pokémon Photoshops


Jan 27
Happy Friday, everyone! Hopefully you all tuned into our live show today and won an XBLA code for the latest Orcs Must Die! DLC, but if not, don't worry! There will be plenty more giveaways in the near future - and that's a ... read
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38 Studios explains Kingdoms of Amalur online pass


Jan 27
38 Studios has attempted to justify the content being gated behind an online pass in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. When asked why an entire quest line was being held to ransom in exchange for new sales, the developer said it... read
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a single-player game, but that hasn't stopped Electronic Arts from cramming an online pass into the game. We knew the pass was going to hide the game's Mass Effect tie-in armor, but now we kno... read feature

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Choke on some new Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning screens


Jan 19
Here's a great big wad of screenshots for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, full of massive swords, bright colors and pointy ears. Some of these are old, some of them are new. All of them are worth checking out. After playing th... read
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DTOID Extra: Kingdoms of Amalur demo impressions


Jan 19
Hey guys! If you didn't hear, the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning demo is now available for 360, PS3, and PC. I had some preview-time with the game a while back, and even interviewed the producer, but I think my time with the demo was probably the most enjoyable. Check it out! read
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I've heard mixed things about Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Some say it's great, others feel a little disappointed. After spending time with the demo on Xbox Live, I'm not prepared to judge one way or another -- after all, i... read feature

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Jimquisition: Limited Collector's Complete Edition


Jan 16
The heroic Jim Sterling is back once again to champion the rights of those too weak to champion themselves, and bask in the very palpable gratitude that he most assuredly deserves. This week, he describes how the game indust... read
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Video of the ME3 and Reckoning demo item unlocks


Jan 12
Yesterday we detailed what you'd be getting if you play the Mass Effect 3 and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning demos. Well today Electronic Arts has released a little video showing off how the special items look in action. The ... read
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The DTOID Show: Fiona, and AMY, and Amalur! Oh, my!


Jan 11
Oh hello, Wednesday! I didn't see you creep up on me. Max and I were just talking about some videogames. I suppose you'd like us to share with the class, huh? I guess we can do that. On today's episode, we've got the rundown... read
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ME3 and Reckoning demos will give you in-game items


Jan 11
The demo for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has a date: January 17, 2012, on PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Playing it will unlock two free Reckoning-themed items for Mass Effect 3 and three items for Reckoning itself. Likew... read
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DTOID News Flash: Diablo III, CES, and delays galore!


Jan 10
It's time for yet another quick news flash, courtesy of The Destructoid Show! Now that we've officially joined the Revision3 team, you can expect to see a lot more videos like this popping up on the homepage. On today's DTOI... read
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Good morrow, warriors of the realm! I know a lot of you are excited for Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning, so here's a little interview I did this week with the game's producer Andrew Frederiksen, from Big Huge Games. We di... read feature

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The DTOID Show: Miyamoto's Retirement, Amalur's Lore


Dec 09
Hey guys! If you missed the live show today, Tara's out of town antique shopping or something, so we had New Challenger host and dear, beloved homeboy Anthony Carboni come hang out.  Today's topics include: 1. Is S... read
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning limited editions detailed


Dec 09
I think we've all purchased at least one limited-edition game that we really, really shouldn't have. And there it sits, to this day, collecting dust on your shelf for all the world to see. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is goi... read
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DTOID Show: Hands-on with Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning


Dec 08
Hey guys! Earlier this week, I got some hands-on time with Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning, the mutant brain-baby of fantasy author R.A. Salvatore, comic book artist Todd McFarlane, and Elder Scrolls series alumnus Ken Ro... read
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The combat options of Reckoning explored in dev diary


Nov 23
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has a lot going for it, and no small part of that is the combat system which lets you combine together a variety of abilities to chain attacks and kill things. The video above does a much b... read
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Kingdoms of Amalur's All-Star team shows off class system


Nov 11
When Nick Chester previewed Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning earlier this year he made mention three-time World Series Champion Curt Schilling. The former MLB pitcher, much like many of us, is a lifelong gamer with aspirations ... read
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning deals with destiny


Oct 31
A new trailer for the incredibly good looking Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has arrived, and it deals with destiny. More explicitly, it deals with the player's destiny and how it can be shaped during the course of the game.&... read
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Kingdoms of Amalur doesn't scale foes, it's intelligent


Oct 26
If you've played an RPG ever, you've likely encountered enemies with scaling levels. You fight them in the beginning and they're an even match, then you fight them a few hours in and they're still a match for you... what... read
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Writing destiny: Big Huge Games speaks on Reckoning


Oct 07
Narrative design in role-playing games has to be one of the most difficult areas to work in, especially if you are working with an already well-established world. You are not only put under the microscope by the fans of the ... read
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning gets screens


Oct 03
One of next year's most promising titles is easily Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. It looks beautiful, has a wad of talent behind it, and I've been told by those who have played it that it's a lot of fun. Sadly still, nobody's... read
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning gets pre-order goods


Sep 15
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is still not grabbing huge amounts of attention, despite being one of 2012's most promising new IPs. Obviously, the reason for this is that it hasn't been given any pre-order incentives yet. Let'... read
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The DTOID Show: The Ass Reckoning Of Ubi-Vita May Cry


Aug 19
[The Destructoid Show gives a rundown of all the top news from Destructoid.com every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Subscribe to us on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook... read
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Following his retirement from major league baseball, Curt Schilling decided to open 38 Studios, which is now working on the open-world RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The new IP has both Todd McFa... read feature

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One of the few action-RPGs that really caught our eye at Destructoid this year was Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Where most games of this genre focus on heavy action and light role-playing elements or heavy role-playing... read feature







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