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 put… » 11/26/13 11:30am 11/26/13 11:30am

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

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 3:15pm 2/08/13 3:15pm

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 8:00pm 10/26/12 8:00pm

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

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 4:30pm 9/12/12 4:30pm

38 Studios and Big Huge Games Shutting Down [UPDATE]

Reports are circulating that Kingdoms of Amalur creators 38 Studios has shut down Big Huge Games, the developers who helped build the hit action RPG that came out earlier this year. If this is true, the shuttering of an entire studio would be the biggest bit of fallout yet from the 38 Studios/Rhode Island financial… » 5/24/12 3:10pm 5/24/12 3:10pm

I See a Faster Fable in the The Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Demo

You get exclusive items for Mass Effect 3 if you play the demo of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, but that shouldn't be the only reason you play it. From the demo, Reckoning looks like it could be a fairly entertaining and worth-while RPG. If you played Fable and thought, "Man, this combat is too slow!" then Reckoning » 1/17/12 6:15pm 1/17/12 6:15pm

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Is A Dead RPG Revived With the Spirit of …

"Combat!" That's the thing that differentiates 38 Studios and Big Huge Games' Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning from your typical role-playing game fare, says the game's lead designer. It's the primal stuff extracted from games like God of War, Tekken and Call of Duty and injected into this high fantasy world. » 5/30/11 12:00pm 5/30/11 12:00pm