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38 Studios shelled out $133 million prior to shuttering


Jul 30
The demise of 38 Studios has been a well chronicled one, but perhaps you're interested in knowing exactly how much money the now defunct developer used prior to shuttering earlier this year. According to WPRI, that figure exc... read

The death knell has sounded for 38 Studios. Following the layoff of its entire 379-person staff two weeks ago after missing a $1.125 million loan payment to Rhode Island, the developer of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and the... read feature

Epic Games saves Big Huge Games staff, now Epic Baltimore


Jun 03
After effectively gambling with this month's rent money in a bid to pay for next's, things were looking pretty bleak a for Curt Schilling's 38 Studios. Running into financial difficulty following the release of Kingdoms of Am... read

The DTOID Show: 38 Layoffs, Zone Of The Enders, & Horses


May 25
Hey guys, if you missed today's LIVE LIVE LIVE Destructoid Show, here it is. Tara's out -- I honestly have no idea where she went -- but Anthony Carboni was good enough to fill in. The big news today: Indie Game The Movi... read

Entire staff at 38 Studios and Big Huge Games laid off


May 24
It's a very sad day in the gaming industry, as 38 Studios has laid off its entire workforce -- including Baltimore-based studio Big Huge Games -- due to the financial turmoil the company has been in. That's 379 people suddenl... read

Here's what 38 Studios' Project Copernicus looks like


May 18
It's been a busy day for 38 Studios. Amidst the company's recent financial issues, the future of its massively multiplayer online game Project Copernicus wasn't looking so bright. They've decided to go ahead and just put up ... read

Kingdoms of Amalur dev misses $1.25 million loan payment


May 16
Kingdoms of Amalur was hailed by Electronic Arts as a success, partly responsible for the publisher's strong first quarter financial results. Meanwhile, the folks that actually made it are in debt, and the financial future of... read

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

New Reckoning DLC 'Teeth of Naros' releases April 17


Apr 04
A set of new achievements already hinted at new downloadable content for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, set in the Teeth of Naros area. EA and 38 Studios have now officially annouced the DLC to be titled "Teeth of Naros," a l... read

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

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


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


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

Kingdoms of Amalur gets special GameStop midnight release


Jan 31
Regardless of how you feel about GameStop, you have to admit they have some pretty great promotions and incentives, like what they're doing for the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning midnight release. Three different stores will h... read

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

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

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

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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