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Submitted by BuckGB 791d ago | news

38 Studios Shutters Big Huge Games

A series of social network posts reveals that 38 Studios has shuttered Big Huge Games, creators of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. (Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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aviator189  +   791d ago
Man, that really sucks. Amalur is such an excellent game and they're such a talented studio, I just wish more people had jumped in to play it.
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zeal0us  +   791d ago
Can kiss that MMO goodbye. Wonder what will happen to the remaining balance on that loan they owe the state of Rhode Island?
NYC_Gamer  +   791d ago
They deserve another chance KOA sold 1.2 million copies...
ChunkyLover53  +   791d ago
Its a shame that they closed to be sure, but 1.2 million copies isn't exactly enough to even cover the costs of making the game.

People always ask for new and interesting IP's and when we get them, they go unsold.

Hope those guys all find work at other studios.
HeartDisease  +   791d ago
im curious to know how many units they had to sell to become profitable? 2 mil? 2.5? that is rather optimistic for a new company with their first game. also launching anywhere near skyrim was suicide. rip 38 studios.
chasegarcia  +   791d ago
3 million
Pintheshadows  +   791d ago
Well, that well and truly sucks as KoA was great. It deserved more attention. I still think that people were to busy with Skyrim to give it a chance.

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