Project Copernicus

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Curt Schilling is sued by the state of Rhode Island

Gov. Chafee: "I know you work hard for your paychecks, and for your tax dollars to be squandered is unacceptable."

The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) - the quasi-public agency behind the now infamous $75 million loan to former baseball star-cum-game developer Curt Schilling - has filed a lawsuit against the head of now defunct 38 Studios for losing the state's money.

38 Studios responds to leaked Kingdoms of Amalur MMO trailer

38 Studios responds to leaked Kingdoms of Amalur MMO trailer

Conjures "a mix of emotions". Video inside.

An unfinished version of the announcement trailer for Kingdoms of Amalur MMO, Project Copernicus, has slipped onto the internet.

38 Studios - the now defunct developer - confirmed its authenticity.

The video is a mix of narrated cartoon-like illustrations and gameplay footage - the two styles blending into one another as the scenes chop and change.

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No new Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning patches "barring some sort of miracle"

No new Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning patches "barring some sort of miracle"

Closed developer Big Huge Games is "deeply sorry".

There won't - "barring some sort of miracle" - be any new patches released for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, developer Big Huge Games has announced.

Lead designer Ian S. Frazier said a PC patch was in development, and would have added new difficulty modes, camera features and fixed bugs.

"But before we finished," Frazier wrote on the Kingdoms of Amalur forum, "the company collapsed."

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Amalur MMO "would blow you away", claims game's author

Copernicus is/was "much further along than is being reported".

Planned Kingdoms of Amalur MMO Project Copernicus is - or was, should 38 Studios close for good - shaping up to be something truly special, according to the game's author R. A. Salvatore.