Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning News (PS3)

Kingdoms of Amalur IP heads to auction this month

Posted: 19.09.2013 by Technet2k

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Court-appointed receiver Richard Land for the defunct 38 Studios has announced Kingdoms of Amalur is finally being put under the hammer. The IP will be auctioned this month via an "Internet marketplace".

Land argues it was the "complexity of the game itself" that delayed the process. He feels good about its chances as it's all "current" in artwork, tech and concept.

EA's Online Passes now free on Xbox Live, includes Bad Company 2, Medal of Honor

Posted: 30.05.2013 by Technet2k

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Now that EA has abolished their Online Pass system the back catalogue for activating second-hand copies for multiplayer via Xbox Live have all dropped their costs. The one-time codes no longer terrorise gamers.

That means online components and 'exclusive' VIP content can be enjoyed by all, once again. Price drops include The Stone Prisoner for Dragon Age: Origins which was a mugging of 1200 MSP.

Rhode Island to sell 38 Studios' Kingdoms of Amalur IP, "interest in the assets"

Posted: 20.05.2013 by Technet2k

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After the disaster that was the collapse of 38 Studios, the Kingdoms of Amalur franchise was left gagged and bound in some obscure cabinet, but now Rhode Island is preparing to sell it off to those interested.

Apparently there are a number of people sniffing around the IP, which analyst Michael Pachter appraises to be worth around $20 million. Rhode Island was left $130m in debt.

PS Plus gets Kingdoms of Amalur, ICO and Shadow of the Colossus HD in June

Posted: 15.05.2013 by Technet2k

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Free titles for next month if you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber include RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, ICO and Shadow of the Colossus HD, and the totally unmerciful and dark action-RPG Demon's Souls.

Those will start to stalk your PS3 HDD May 29th, while also sees this month's stock of freebies come to an end; Hitman: Absolution, Joe Danger 2 and Dead or Alive 5.

Rumour: EA Partners label to discontinue, Respawn's project unaffected

Posted: 25.04.2013 by Technet2k

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Publisher EA is shaking things up and among the casualties list is apparently the EA Partners label which saw third-party developers have their work signed up for distribution through EA's retail channels.

The likes of Crysis, Left 4 Dead, Portal 2, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Bulletstorm and Rock Band all passed through the program, but now it faces the chop in the pursuit of streamlining.