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 2:00pm 4/21/13 2:00pm

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 someone … » 10/26/12 8:00pm 10/26/12 8:00pm

Curt Schilling's Video Game Studio Won't Face Federal Charges

In the aftermath of 38 Studios' collapse, a slew of government investigators said they were probing the maker of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning for its attempts to secure loans using tax credits that never were issued. Tax credits are the biggest reason the studio, founded by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt… » 9/30/12 2:00pm 9/30/12 2:00pm

Curt Schilling: Our Amalur MMO 'Wasn't Fun'

Curt Schilling's 38 Studios fell apart due to a combination of poor management, bad decisions, and a whole lot of missed deadlines. And Schilling says their massively multiplayer online game—which was shuttered when the studio shut down earlier this year—just wasn't fun. » 7/23/12 6:30pm 7/23/12 6:30pm

38 Studios Begins Paying Back the State of Rhode Island

Curt Schilling's 38 Studios, who have been mired in financial troubles lately, have successfully repaid $1.125 million of their $75 million debt to Rhode Island after withholding pay from employees. » 5/18/12 3:15pm 5/18/12 3:15pm

This Video Makes the World of Amalur Seem a Lot Like the World of…

This video, released today by British site Zoomin.TV, shows us a side-by-side look at the world of recently-released Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning » 2/21/12 12:00pm 2/21/12 12:00pm and popular online game . The two of them do seem to share some similarities when stacked up like this — some of the forests, deserts, and giant tree ramps (!) have a lot…

Curt Schilling Faces His Own Reckoning Over Amalur's Pass-Protected DLC

Curt Schilling, the head of 38 Studios, has taken to his studio's own forums (and also NeoGAF's) to face the music regarding a buggy demo version of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and plans for day-one downloadable content. He's as plain-spoken here as he was on sports radio when he was a Major League Baseball all-star. … » 1/29/12 1:00pm 1/29/12 1:00pm