Before we get too far into the many odd but interesting bits that we are pretty much obligated to cover, it would be an idea to point out what this game actually is -- Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is the Freshman Title for the combined efforts of 38 Studios and Big Huge Games. It is a single-player RPG that is structured along classic RPG lines, set in a fantasy world created with input from R A Salvatore and the art and imagination of Todd MacFarlane -- and from what we have seen of it so far, it is pretty freaking amazing. What it is NOT is the MMO that was originally declared the Freshman Project for 38 Studios -- and yes, there is a story here... A little background is in order first: 38 Studios (formerly Green Monster Games) is the game development studio founded by veteran Red Sox pitcher and avid gamer Curt Schilling. Big Huge Games is a second development studio t.. read more
25th May 2012 - The revelation this week that video game studio 38 Studios -- the love child of gamer and retired Boston Red Socks pro baseball player Curt Schilling -- was unable to make its promised May 1st payment of $1.1 Million (US) to the state of Rhode Island came as further proof that the financial health of the studio is not good. In the real.. Read More.
1st Mar 2012 - EA, 38 Studios, and Big Huge Games have unveiled the first DLC pack for the Open World RPG, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The DLC, titled The Legend of Dead Kel, will be available starting on March 20, 2012 on Xbox Live, PlayStation®Network, Origin and Steam, will give players access to Gallows End, a gigantic new continent to .. Read More.
9th Jan 2012 - Deepen your journey through Amalur with skills that will help you flesh out your character and build wealth, power, weapons, and more. Charming characters can use Persuasion to gain influence, while devoted warriors can create a personalized arsenal with the Blacksmithing skill. All adventurers will benefit from Detect Hidden, a sixth s.. Read More.
20th Oct 2012 - Last week there was a video game sale announcement that centered around the decision to offer up what amounts to nearly the entire historic catalog of Interpay's games over at GOG.com (GOG.com is a digitial distribution platform for PC games whose basic motto is DRM-free products, fair pricing, and adding lots of extras that they presen.. Read More.