Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning studio engaged on a ‘excessive profile THQ Nordic IP’

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning developer Kaiko is engaged on a “excessive profile THQ Nordic IP within the Motion-Journey style,” in line with a job itemizing.

Kaiko, the studio behind Re-Reckoning, Purple Faction Guerrilla Re-MARS-tered, Darksiders Warmastered Version and Darksiders II Deathinitive Version, has listed a number of job openings for the unannounced title.

Crucially, the listings state that it’s an “unique title,” suggesting it received’t be one other remaster of a THQ Nordic property and is extra seemingly a brand new unique sequel or reboot of a THQ Nordic property.

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Kaiko’s final remaster, Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning, was met with combined critiques upon launch.

In VGC’s evaluation by critic Ellen Rose, we known as it a “disappointing remaster of an awesome RPG.”

“I’m glad THQ Nordic saved Amalur from IP purgatory. This remaster may make extra individuals conscious of an awesome sport, and at last provides PS4 gamers a approach to play it alongside everybody else, however THQ Nordic and KAIKO may’ve actually elevated it past some tweaks.”

Shortly after the unique sport’s launch, developer Large Big Video games and its mother or father firm 38 Studios laid off their total employees, after defaulting on loans supplied by Rhode Island State.

38 Studios’ collapse meant that pre-production on a sequel was scrapped, in addition to what’s reported to have been a major quantity of labor devoted to Mission Copernicus, the Kingdoms of Amalur MMO.

The rights to Kingdoms of Amalur have been acquired by THQ Nordic in 2018, and the corporate indicated its intention to launch a remaster, however mentioned it could want the approval of the unique writer EA first.