Grand Theft Auto Publisher Nearly Financed Amalur Sequel

Take-Two Interactive nearly brought a Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning sequel to life. According to a new interview with 38 Studios founder Curt Schilling, 38 Studios was “close to a pact” with Take-Two and the deal was ready for “final sign-off” until Take-Two was “spooked” by negative comments from Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chaffee and pulled out.

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NYC_Gamer2188d ago

T2 should have went ahead with the deal regardless

chasegarcia2188d ago

why not just let the company go bankrupt and get it for cheap?

lzim2187d ago

Because they'd still need a developer to make the game happen.

Amalur is only what it is because of worst case business practices.

BlackIceJoe2188d ago

That sucks I really enjoyed the world of Amalur & would have liked to see another. I think it would have been cool if Take-Two was to publish the sequel. TT needs more RPGs so this would have been a good one. Plus maybe they could have used some of the assets from the other studios to help out 38 Studios with the next game.

HacSawJimThugin2187d ago

I hate politicians...STFU!!

phantomexe2187d ago

I hope some how this game gets a sequel. I amite i didn't pick it up at the start but a few months later i picked it up at full price got all the dlc it had. I loved it and hope it not last will see of koa

ChunkyLover532187d ago

Nearly? Well I nearly had a bit more respect for them.