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DEMO RELEASED 1/17/2012
Steam and Origin!
** Blank Black Screen When You Boot The Demo??**
* ATI Card Users - Disable Post-Processing In The Game's Menu To Fix This Problem**








Official Website: http://www.ea.com/reckoning
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reckoningthegame
Official Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/reckoninggame
Official YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/reckoningthegame

Release Date: February 7, 2012
Platforms: 360 / PS3 / PC


About the game: "Reckoning is an epic, open world role-playing game that gives fans their first experience with Kingdoms of Amalur™, a new universe imagined by R.A. Salvatore, brought to life by Todd McFarlane, and designed by Ken Rolston and his team at Big Huge Games."


The amazing talent working on this game:

Developer: 38 Studios / Big Huge Games - Curt Schilling's Studio (Baseball Pitcher, Long time gamer)
Art Director: Todd McFarlane (Spawn comic books, worked on Batman, Emmy and Grammy winner)
Story: R.A. Salvatore (He is best known for his The DemonWars Saga and Forgotten Realms series)
Lead Designer: Ken Rolston (Lead designer of the The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion)
Audio Director: Grant Kirkhope (Known for writing the soundtracks for numerous games by Rare, such as 007 GoldenEye, Banjo-Kazooie, Donkey Kong 64 and Perfect Dark.)



Destinies (Click to show)
Destinies are the classes of KoA:R.

Destinies


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Pre-Order Bonus' (Click to show)
All pre-orders will be getting: "FATE-TOUCHED Weapons Pack" Granting extra XP on Fate Shift kills.
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A pre-order from GameStop will provide the player with: "The Destinies Choice Pack" Which is: "1 Unique Twist of Fate card, 1 Compass of Fate, 3 unique armor sets: 1 Might, 1 Finesse, 1 Sorcery"
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A pre-order from Amazon will provide the player with: "The Ultimate Treasure Hunter Pack" Which is: "1 Dowsing Rod" Allows player to see reagents on mini-map.
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Limited Editons (Click to show)
US and Canada Only
http://limitededitions.reckoning.com/


Reckoning: Special Edition
$80

Reckoning: Collector's Edition
$200

Reckoning: Signature Edition
$275

(Although they are all sold out, you can see what was inside is picture.)

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DLC Expansions (Click to show)

The Legend of Dead Kel (Released March 20th)
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An Epic New Questline — The Legend of Dead Kel is only part of the story of Gallows End. It intertwines with numerous side quests, multiple dungeons to explore and a colorful cast of characters.

New Enemies, Dungeons, Items — Multiple new enemies and enemy variants, a new dungeon type: Dverga Fastings, three new Twists of Fate, eight new armor sets, eight new shields and 18 new unique weapons.

The Ultimate Player Housing — Gravehal Keep is more than just player housing, it’s a massive estate with multiple buildings and a full retinue of retainers, each with their own back stories, side quests, perks and quirks.

Tons more to Explore — The Legend of Dead Kel DLC adds in more than 15% of additional land to traverse and explore in the already massively expansive world that is Amalur.


Teeth of Naros (Released April 17th)
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A New City – Explore the Kollossae city of Idylla, which magically floats in the sky above the Teeth of Naros. Idylla features more than 20 side quests, multiple dungeons, and a mysterious new race: the Kollossae.

New Enemies and Dungeons – Take part in a crucible of faith and tribulation with new dangers and enemies as you journey through five enormous new dungeons.

New Twists of Fate and Items – You'll have be able to find and choose from three new Twists of Fate, nine new armor sets, six new shields, and 18 new unique weapons as you journey through this new world.

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Edited by Krud - 4/4/12 at 7:55am
    
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Been interested in this for a while now since Big huge Games was acquired by 38 Studios (owned by Curt Shilling, former MLB player). Looks pretty cool from what I've seen.
 
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Added more destines and added famous names working on this title.
    
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Most Recent Info Included!
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Excited for this game, some of my favorite people in the fantasy genre are apart of this. <3
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Halloween in Amalur
    
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Updated with newest classes (destinies)
    
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Featured on Kotaku today

http://kotaku.com/5862403/fans-say-i-want-something-new-but-clearing-they-want-the-same-thing-with-less-suck


Also added the newest destines
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