Game details

Game:
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
AKA
Genre:
Role Playing Game
Sub Genre:
Fantasy
Release Date (US):
February 7th, 2012
Release Date (UK):
February 10th, 2012
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
38 Studios, Big Huge Games
Publisher:
Electronic Arts
Rating:
RP [Rating Pending]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on PC and Xbox 360.

About Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

An action role-playing game that marries elements from both the God of War and Elder Scrolls franchises.

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PSU Review Score
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Summary

An action-RPG that mixes the pleasures of the arcade and the depth of vast open worlds, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a worthy first entry into what is likely to be a successful series.

We like

  • Fantastic action and combat
  • Interesting world to explore
  • Plenty of variety and customization

We dislike

  • Repetition in quests, enemies, and loot
  • Fairly cliche RPG story, narrative
  • Some minor technical issues

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Breaking into the tightly competitive role-playing game market is tough business. With franchises like Fallout and The Elder Scrolls offering western RPG fans a new offering every couple of years, a new IP has a lot to prove to attract attention. It’s even harder when battling against the likes of Mass Effect and the numerous online-RPGs, but spend some time with 38 Studios’ wildly expansive Kingdoms of Amalur: Rec...

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning News

  • Kingdom of Amalur available today for US PS+ members

    Starting today, North American PlayStation Plus members will be able to download a copy of Kingdoms of Amalur Reckoning for free. Kingdom of Amalur is an action RPG developed by the late 38 Studios, which declared bankruptcy in the middle of last year, and it was meant to be the introduction to a v...

  • 38 Studios declares bankruptcy, state and fed authorities investigate

    The $75 million tax-payer backed loan to 38 Studios and the $8.5 million from Bank Rhode Island are a part of the investigation by state police, attorney general’s office, the FBI, and the U.S. Attorney’s office. 38 Studios has declared Chapter 7 bankruptcy and the investigation into ...

  • New Kingdoms of Amalur DLC announced

    Kingdom of Amalur’s second batch of downloadable content will be called Teeth of Naros and hits PlayStation Network and Xbox Live on April 17, Electronic Arts has announced. The harsh land of Teeth of Neros, named after an ancient troll god, introduces players to an all-new race known as th...

  • Kingdoms of Amalur 'Legend of Dead Kel' DLC revealed

    The first batch of post-launch story content for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will be released on March 20, Electronic Arts has revealed. The Legend of Dead Kel will be available for download via PlayStation Network, Steam and Xbox Live, and is set in Gallows End. It’ll feature extra side ...

  • U.K. Charts: Kingdoms of Amalur crowned no.1

    Fantasy RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has booted Final Fantasy XIII-2 off the summit of the U.K. All Format Charts following its debut on Friday. The game, developed by 38 Studios and Big Huge Games, is the first new IP to top the charts since Dead Island in September 2011. In addition, it&rs...

  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning launch trailer

    Electronic Arts has lifted the lid on the official launch trailer for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning for your viewing pleasure. Check it out below. Developed by 38 Studios in conjunction with Big Huge Games, Reckoning is an action-RPG crammed with content, including four playable r...

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