Well, that's sadly ironic.
Now that 38 Studios is basically no more, EA comes out and says they'd be on board with a Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning sequel. Well, there's an outside chance that it's still possible.
EA Labels president Frank Gibeau told Game Informer (as cited by Videogamer ) that his company really liked what 38 Studios did with Reckoning ; it "reviewed well" and EA has always been big on acclaimed titles. Said Gibeau:
"I think it's unfortunate how everything worked out [for 38 Studios]. At the end of the day we saw a lot of creativity and vision in the team that Curt [Schilling] put together. We thought the game was terrific. It reviewed well. We built a good business there and hope there's a sequel to it someday. We'd love to be a partner for that."
The team was rumored to have started on a sequel when the big collapse occurred and although the IP remains in the possession of 38 Studios, financial difficulty makes any new projects basically impossible. At least for now…the future might be brighter.
Related Game(s): Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning