THQ Nordic announced today it’s acquired the rights to the 2012 fantasy RPG, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. It was created by the now defunct 38 Studios, a game company founded by Curt Schilling and which the former Red Sox pitcher eventually ran into the ground. The game was good though.
Curt Schilling's unfinished MMO goes up for auction. Initial bidders are being vetted for the remnants of the Kingdoms of Amalur MMO, Project Copernicus, that was in production when Curt Schilling's 38 Studios went under. The state of Rhode Island will sell the property to the highest bidder in November as part of its…
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.
In the dragged-out, teeth-gritting aftermath of 38 Studios' dissolution, lawyers for Rhode Island now claim the developer moved there knowing the state's $75 million in incentives could not cover the $125 million needed to make the Kingdoms of Amalur MMO.