THQ Nordic has just acquired Kingdoms of Amalur, along with assets from 38 other studios. This is a big project that could be brought back from the dead, so keep an eye out for more information as it develops, right here with Cinelinx!
THQ Nordic announced that the acquisition of the intellectual property “Kingdoms of Amalur” has been finalized with 38 Studios LLC, based in Providence, RI, US. The deal also covered the acquisition of the “Amalur” - based on the abandoned MMORPG project “Copernicus”.
The acquisition itself is being handled by THQ Nordic AB, based in Karlstad, Sweden, and daily operations (sales and distribution, evaluation of sequels & new content etc.) will be done via THQ Nordic GmbH in Vienna, Austria.
About Kingdom of Amalur: Reckoning
The minds of New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion lead designer Ken Rolston have combined to create Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, a new role-playing game set in a world worth saving. Build the character you've always wanted and continuously evolve it to your style of play with the revolutionary Destiny system. Choose your path and battle through a master-crafted universe featuring some of the most intense, responsive, and customizable RPG combat ever.
• Release date: February 10th 2012
• SRP: USD/EUR 19.99
• Genre: Action, RPG
• Metacritic Score: 81 (accessed on September 5th 2018)
• Steam reviews: 87% positive (all reviews, accessed on September 5th 2018)