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  • Rhode Island vs 38 Studios lawsuit given the greenlight

    A judge has given the go ahead on a lawsuit accusing Kingdoms of Amalur developer 38 Studios of “fraud, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, racketeering and conspiracy” as well as misleading Rhode Island’s economic development agency can go ahead.

    7 years ago
  • 38 Studios closure "devastating" for Curt Schilling

    Founder Curt Schilling rates the closure of Kingdoms of Reckoning developer 38 Studios as one of the worst experiences of his life.

    7 years ago
  • 38 Studios: Rhode Island budget approves bond repayment

    After toying with the idea of abandoning certain debts, Rhode Island has found room in its budget to honour bonds which financed bankrupt Kingdoms of Amalur developer 38 Studios.

    7 years ago
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning sales line Rhode Island's pockets

    After the publisher’s cut, proceeds from ongoing sales of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning go to the State of Rhode Island, primary creditor of shuttered developer 38 Studios.

    7 years ago
  • 38 Studios: Rhode Island considers costs of abandoning bonds

    The state of Rhode Island is investigating the possibly of not paying lenders who helped finance shuttered Kingdoms of Amalur developer 38 Studios.

    7 years ago
  • Arguments begin for 38 Studios collapse

    A year after the closure of 38 Studios, A Rhode Island Superior Court judge has begun hearing arguments over a motion to have the case dismissed by the defendants.

    7 years ago
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: IP sale has generated interest by unnamed parties

    Kingdoms of Amalur is to be sold by the State of Rhode Island as part of the ongoing case against 38 Studios and owner Curt Schilling. Lawyers close to the sale have confirmed that the IP has drawn the interest of unnamed parties.

    7 years ago
  • 38 Studios: Rhode Island claims "crushing evidence" of misdemeanour

    The state of Rhode Island claims Kingdoms of Amalur developer 38 Studios deliberately misled its major creditor in securing a $50 million loan.

    7 years ago
  • 38 Studios website back up and running, sort of

    Here’s some odd news for you: the 38 Studios website seems to be back up and running.

    7 years ago
  • Curt Schilling asks judge to bin 38 Studios lawsuit

    38 Studios founder Curt Schilling is facing a fraud lawsuit over $75 million in loans from the State of Rhode Island. In an attempt to cool the issue, Schilling has filed for the presiding judge to throw out the case.

    7 years ago
  • Witcher 3 composer drawing on experience on Project Copernicus

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s soundtrack is being co-composed by audio lead Gene Rozenberg, who previously served a similar role on Project Copernicus, the 38 Studios MMO. In a video interview on GameInformer, Rozenberg describes the lessons he learned from the project – making sure the music offers enough variety; ensuring different pieces are in […]

    7 years ago
  • Project Copernicus "only ten yards" from completion

    Art director Todd McFarlane has said the Kingdoms of Amalur MMO, Project Copernicus, was very close to complete when 38 Studios folded.

    7 years ago
  • Schilling to auction personal belongings to meet 38 Studios debts

    Former pro baseball player Curt Schilling is putting his own goods under the auction hammer in order to meet debts caused by the collapse of 38 Studios last year.

    8 years ago
  • 38 Studios is being sued by Rhode Island

    Lawyers for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation are suing the architects of the $75 million taxpayer-guaranteed loan granted to bankrupt Kingdoms of Amalur dev 38 Studios in 2010.

    8 years ago
  • Project Copernicus lead joins SOE's Vanguard team

    Ex-38 Studios staffer Steve Danuser has rejoined Sony Online Entertainment. Danuser was part of the Everquest fold before jumping ship to become lead developer on Project Copernicus, the ill-fated MMO based on the Kingdoms of Amalur IP. Happily, SOE seems pleased to have Danuser back following 38 Studios’ closure, as he’s now taken on the […]

    8 years ago
  • 38 Studios auction brings in "robust" $180,000

    The first batch of assets from shuttered developers 38 Studios and Big Huge Games went on auction this week and drew in $180,000 for the benefit of creditors. Polygon reports auctioneers described the final figure as “robust” and considered the auction to have been well-attended both in-person and online. It’s the first of three planned […]

    8 years ago
  • 38 Studios collapse may result in sale of Schilling's personal belongings

    According to a Boston Globe report, founder Curt Schilling is in financial difficulties following the insolvency of 38 Studios. Schilling stood as guarantor for “millions” in loans to start and run the developer, and his personal belongings, including valuable baseball memorabilia from his career as a Major Leagues pitcher, are among collateral pledged to his […]

    8 years ago
  • 38 Studios will escape federal charges

    The makers of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, 38 Studios, will not face federal charges for bank fraud. A state investigation into the studios attempt to secure loans with tax credits that were never issued is still proceeding, but the U.S. Attorney in Rhode Island has stated their investigation is finished.

    8 years ago
  • 38 Studios assets set for auction, 360 dev kits cannot be included says Microsoft

    38 Studios’ assets are being auctioned off, along with Xbox 360 developer kits which Microsoft hopes to reclaim.

    8 years ago
  • Project Copernicus would have made resurrection a central plot point

    Project Copernicus, the Kingdoms of Amalur MMO possibly irretrievably lost in the closure of 38 Studios, would have actively engaged with a mechanic many MMOs prefer to leave unexplained – death and resurrection.

    8 years ago

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