Gamestop to Host Midnight Launches for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Curt Schilling, Todd McFarlane, R.A. Salvatore & Ken Rolston to Appear at Select Stores
Thursday, February 02, 2012
The fate of Amalur lies in your hands as today Electronic Arts, 38 Studios and GameStop announced the midnight launch events for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Beginning at 11:30 p.m. on February 6, three GameStop stores will open their doors for eager fans who will among the first to get their copies of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning upon its release at midnight on February 7. To mark this occasion the game’s creators will make special appearances and mingle with fans as they count down to the release of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning at the following GameStop locations:
Tempe, AZ: Todd McFarlane, Spawn creator and McFarlane Toys founder, who has driven the artistic vision of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Todd will meet fans at the GameStop at the Tempe Marketplace located at 2040 E. Rio Salado Pkwy, Suite 110, Tempe, AZ 85281. The first 50 people in line will receive a signed Reckoning poster and Spawn Comic Book.
Bellingham, MA: Curt Schilling, Founder and Chairman of 38 Studios, three-time World Series champion and life-long videogame fanatic and R.A . Salvatore, Executive Creator of Worlds and 24-time New York Times best-selling author, who crafted the rich lore and stories of the world of Amalur. Curt and R.A. will join fans at the GameStop located in the Stallbrook Marketplace, 258 Hartford Ave, Bellingham, MA 02019
Cockeysville, MD: Ken Rolston, Internationally Celebrated Game Designer at Big Huge Games will be joined by members of the Big Huge Games development team including Lead Designer Ian Frazier, Art Director Tim Coman, Lead Combat Designer Joe Quadara, and Audio Director Grant Kirkhope. The team from Big Huge Games will join fans at the GameStop located at 10015 York Road, Suite A7, Cockeysville, MD 21030
GameTrailers.com has named Reckoning the “Best RPGs of 2012” and IGN.com included it in its "20 IGN Editors Pick Their Most Anticipated Game of 2012"
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning delivers a mysterious and magical new fantasy world that has been meticulously built from the ground up with the help of three visionaries: New York Times bestselling author R. A. Salvatore, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, and Ken Rolston, lead designer of the critically acclaimed RPGs Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind,/i> and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. With a sprawling explorable world and deep RPG gameplay at its core, Reckoning adds a new level of intense action combat to the genre and a one-of-a-kind advancement system as players unfold and evolve their destiny through constant character customization.
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