Rumor: 38 Studios Closes Their Doors for Good

Rumors are popping up everywhere that 38 Studios is shutting down for good. The creators of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning might have possibly laid off their entire staff today. Previously, it was suggested that only Big Huge Games were having financial problems, but it seems that it has spread to the entire company.

Reports have indicated that the staff has not been paid since the end of April and that their health insurance runs out today at midnight. This adds to the list of bad news in the game industry, following right behind  BioWare Austin.  BioWare just announced the other day that several members who were working on Star Wars: The Old Republic  were laid-off, including community manager, Stephen Reid.

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Megan Smith

A gamer from the Midwest, Megan has loved video games since feeling the rush of beating a final boss for the first time. When not writing for Dualshockers, she can be found thinking up crazy amounts of fanfiction or buried in any random MMORPG. Her favorite games include Dragon Age, Mass Effect, Phantasy Star, Star Ocean, Guilty Gear, and almost anything out of the ‘Tales’ series.

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