Various Lowlights From Curt Schilling's Failed 38 Studios [UPDATED]

Documents from the lawsuit over Curt Schilling’s failed attempt to launch his own video game company—dubbed 38 Studios—have been released today in Rhode Island. If you don’t recall 38 Studios, it’s because the company laid off its entire staff and went bankrupt in 2012, despite getting a $75 million loan from the… »9/24/15 5:51pm9/24/15 5:51pm

Curt Schilling Says Amalur Could Still Be a 'Billion Dollar Franchise'

The collapse of 38 Studios—the game development company founded by all-star pitcher Curt Schilling—became one of the most colossal video game development flameouts ever. But, in a tweet this morning, the former Red Sox player says that the fantasy creation would still be innovative if someone ponied up the cash to… »11/26/13 11:30am11/26/13 11:30am

Curt Schilling is Selling His Nintendogs DSes in Bankruptcy Auction

Curt Schilling's ill-fated games studio took down the state of Rhode Island with it, so it's not much of a surprise he's in personal bankruptcy, too, selling off all sorts of crap. Discerning video gamers will be interested in items No. 8 and No. 9 in this auction guide, but don't overlook that pink Christmas Tree. »10/08/13 11:53am10/08/13 11:53am

Matt Bai of The New York Times has authored a lively, comprehensive deconstruction of the downfall o

Matt Bai of The New York Times has authored a lively, comprehensive deconstruction of the downfall of 38 Studios, makers of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and a planned MMO. The story weaves in Rhode Island's political and cultural forces in explaining the debacle. It's a superb Sunday read. »4/21/13 2:00pm4/21/13 2:00pm

After Just Six Months, Epic Closes the Studio Built on the Ashes of Big Huge Games

Following last year's Kingdoms of Amalur financial disaster that resulted in the closure of both Curt Schilling's 38 Studios and Maryland's Big Huge Games, Epic Games swooped in and rescued a group of Big Huge refugees, forming Epic Baltimore, eventually renamed Impossible Studios. Today Epic founder Tim Sweeney… »2/08/13 3:15pm2/08/13 3:15pm

Hey Xbox Live, Kingdoms Of Amalur Should Probably Not Cost This Much

38 Studios' financial apocalypse has been well-documented. Ultimately, no amount of auctioning and memorabilia sales could redeem all-star pitcher Curt Schilling's game development legacy. Still, you have to wonder who's behind the pricing of the downloadable version being offered on Xbox Live Games on Demand in… »11/28/12 11:00am11/28/12 11:00am

38 Studios' Sell-Off So Far Amounts to an $830,000 Drop in the Bucket

This auctioning of assets belonging to 38 Studios, the makers of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, brought in a combined $830,000, reports Joystiq. Sounds ... good? Well, according to the Associated Press, that will barely dent the $100 million taxpayers may eat in Rhode Island, which guaranteed the loan for which … »10/26/12 8:00pm10/26/12 8:00pm

Curt Schilling's Blood is For Sale in the Aftermath of 38 Studios' Collapse

Whether mocked, doubted or venerated, The Bloody Sock is a unique piece of sports memorabilia and it is the symbol of the Boston Red Sox' cathartic championship of 2004, the one that ended 86 years of aching near-misses and collapses. And the reddest of socks may be put up for sale »10/04/12 6:00pm10/04/12 6:00pm, collateral damage in the notorious…

The Doomed Kingdoms of Amalur MMO Would Have Explored the Darker Side of Everlasting Life

The sad tale of the closure of 38 Studios and Big Huge Games and the cancellation of the Kingdoms of Amalur becomes even more tragic with each new scrap of information on the massively-multiplayer game. That's why author R.A. Salvatore explaining the story behind the game at DragonCon earlier this month made me so… »9/12/12 4:30pm9/12/12 4:30pm

The Amalur MMO was Fun, Says a Former 38 Studios Employee. And Here Are Three Gameplay Videos to Prove It

All we've seen so far of "Project Copernicus," the Kingdoms of Amalur MMO lost in the collapse of developer 38 Studios, are still shots and videos of in-game environments. It's helped build up the idea that the game might have been pretty, but it wasn't any good. Curt Schilling, the 38 Studios owner, himself said … »8/25/12 2:30pm8/25/12 2:30pm