The collapse of 38 Studios left Rhode Island on the hook for $100 million.
Former 38 Studios’s employees can now finally access their 401(k) money.
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Former baseball pitcher Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios may have just recently collapsed, but he isn’t the first celebrity from another profession to have difficulty making video games. Here’s a list that includes two world-class directors, a Hall of Fame NBA star, and Vin Diesel.
38 Studios founder Curt Schilling broke his silence today over the financial troubles that led to the mass layoffs at his video game studio.
38 Studios to lay off its entire staff.
Despite a public crisis in the state of Rhode Island, 38 Studios is still plugging away at its first MMO title based on the world from Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The developer has finally made its overdue payment, but its financial situation remains unclear.
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Earlier this month, VentureBeat published a list of 10 of the most anticipated video games of 2012. Some of you had plenty to say about our picks, especially the fact that most of them were sequels. With many established franchises moving to a yearly release schedule, one might start to wonder where all the originality in gaming has gone.
Curt Schilling, the former Boston Red Sox pitcher who won three World Series championships, is stoked about the 2012 launch of his first video game, a fantasy role-playing game called Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Built by Schilling’s 38 Studios, the video game will be published in 2012 by Electronic Arts.