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A Pirate I Was Meant To Be: Amalur Dead Kel Trailer

By Andrew Smee on March 19th, 2012.

We'll surely avoid scurvy if we all eat an orange. Door hinge?

The Legend of Dead Kel, the first big DLC for swords and conversation RPG Kingdoms of Amalur is arriving tomorrow, letting you loose on the treacherous island of Gallow’s End in search of haunted pirate booty. It’s a chunk of story-driven content with a focus on player housing, featuring “the most expansive player housing option yet,” and if there’s one thing I need in my life, it’s a holiday home with options in a location that sounds like where Satan goes for the weekend.

Honestly though, the new trailer below begins with “At the edge of the frostbreak sea lies a sprawling isle of mist and stone” and crikey! It might be the dragon-obsessed teenager grabbing at my brain stem and taking control but stuff like that just does it for me. Flowery descriptions of windswept fantasy lands full of decay and adventure, that’s what it’s all about.

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Name Drop: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

By Jim Rossignol on July 23rd, 2010.


There are some fairly big names associated with Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, including Todd MacFarlane and R.A. Salavatore. It’s an action RPG from 38 Studios (a studio which is owned by Curt Schilling), and the debut cinematic (which was shown at SDCC10 this week) also mentions that Ken Rolston (of Elder Scrolls games) is involved in the design. It’s apparently a kind of action precursor to 38’s real project, which is an MMO set in the same universe. Anyway, go browse the lavish official site, and check out the trailer below. Interesting stuff. The game is due “Fall 2011,” apparently.
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