Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is getting a remaster in August

Joanna Estrada
June 6, 2020

"The rumours are true!"

Out of all the video games to be released in the 2010s, it's a crying shame how Kingdoms of Amalur didn't kickstart a new franchise. The remaster also includes all DLC previously released for the game.

A remaster of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has leaked via the * a class="link_news" href="https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/kingdoms-of-amalur-re-reckoning/9nvcnm9dq839?ranMID=24542&ranEAID=kXQk6*ivFEQ&ranSiteID=kXQk6.ivFEQ-dJSN9oHDW0DKJWG_MuZIeQ&epi=kXQk6.ivFEQ-dJSN9oHDW0DKJWG_MuZIeQ&irgwc=1&OCID=AID2000142_aff_7593_1243925&tduid=%28ir__p1vak19m6gkftlgukk0sohz3x32xnqtd9hh2uldn00%29%287593%29%281243925%29%28kXQk6.ivFEQ-dJSN9oHDW0DKJWG_MuZIeQ%29%28%29&irclickid=_p1vak19m6gkftlgukk0sohz3x32xnqtd9hh2uldn00&&activetab=pivot:overviewtab" target="_blank" *Microsoft Store. Nevertheless, the post-launch period was fraught by financing issues, as the government of Rhode Island pulled out of a funding deal in response to lower than expected sales, causing the collapse of developer 38 Studios.

When THQ makes it official, we'll let you know.

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The store listing was first spotted by Twitter user h0x0d before gaining traction and being shared more widely on social media. The page states a release date of August 18.

"The hit RPG returns!". At the time, it was known for having a world created by author R. A. Salvatore, a soundtrack from former Rare composer Grant Kirkhope, and art from Spawn creator Todd McFarlane. Apparently, it's coming back. It's a pretty safe bet to assume that it's coming to PS4, too. "Remastered with stunning visuals and refined gameplay Re-Reckoning delivers intense, customizable RPG combat inside a sprawling game world", reads the description from Microsoft.

You can join the official Discord server, but right now, there isn't much extra information in there apart from the usual, "Please give us a few days to get our bearings fully and there will be plenty to show during the upcoming weeks/months." messaging.

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