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Last week, Curt Shilling's 38 Studios fired all of its employees and closed down. The casualties included everyone at Big Huge Games, the developer responsible for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Schilling brought his company to Rhode Island in 2010, after the state pledged a total of $75M in loan money to entice him to do so. Reports indicate that 38 Studios borrowed roughly $50M of the $75M it was allotted before failing to make a scheduled payment, failing to make payroll, and shutting down. Absent any other factors, it'd be a sad story of how good game developers can be hammered by tough conditions.... Read more...