The lights are on
Believe it or not, there might be life left in Amalur. After a hard crash into financial oblivion last year, 38 Studios left the State of Rhode Island with nothing but some leftover assets and huge debt.
The sale of physical goods netted the state of Rhode Island $830,000. According to the attorney responsible for handling the sale, there is interest in the intellectual assets, but the value of the Amalur property isn't being disclosed. Later this week, a hearing will take place in the state's attempt to recover funds directly from 38 Studios founder and former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling. 13 others are named in that suit.
[Source: Providence Journal via Joystiq]
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I hope someone who can make a great sequel gets this. Also, that reminds me, when is GI getting those rights to Cyberia?
I would but then I took an arrow in the knee.
I want to buy it.
I have a development studio and $50.
Well, now that Darksiders is in IP purgatory (yes, pun intended, shut up), we're kinda losing all our truly epic action-RPGs - I have a hope that KoA will go to a capable developer.
Platinum Games, maybe? Maaaybe? *crosses fingers*
let me know when the intellectual property is sold to a company who plans to take over and continue with the game :) THAT I would love to know about. This is a fantastic game and deserves better.
Great news, I really enjoyed Amalur a lot. I don't understand how it didn't make it's money back, seemed to sell really well. Hopefully if a next one is made the story will be deeper.
Sad thing is, if this gets sold of will the new devs make it similar and improve or will it change entirely. And the other downside is that Rhode Island won't do anything with it.