Kingdoms of Amalur Re-reckoning Announced, Out This Fall

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning gives the fantasy classic a new lease on life for modern consoles this fall.

Kingdoms of Amalur remake was all but officially announced thanks to rumors and leaks from earlier in 2020. Now we've got that official announcement from THQ: Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning launches September 8 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Kingdoms of Amalur remake is an extensive remaster of the original game, featuring a story born from collaboration between fantasy author R.A. Salvatore, Elder Scrolls 4 designer Ken Rolston, and Todd McFarlane, the creator of Spawn. It's set in the Faelands, your usual fantasy world full of gnomes and the like, and it centers around the Fateless One (that's you).

In a world where immortals exist, continually reborn in new vessels, the unthinkable happens. A dead mortal is reborn. While it triggers conflict between the warring Fae factions, it also sets the Fateless One on a journey to both uncover the truth of their origins and change the fates of others they encounter.

On top of the obvious graphical enhancements, Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning comes with all the DLC from the original release, including Teeth of Naros and Legend of Dead Kel, and an all-new expansion titled Fatesworn baked into it.

And if you're keen on it, THQ Nordic is putting out a Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning collector's edition as well. The collector's edition comes with:

  • The Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning game
  • Alyn Shir collectible statue
  • Soundtrack
  • Amalur keychain
  • 5 art cards
  • Collectible box

You can check out a bunch more screenshots showing off the Kingdoms of Amalur remake's new graphics on the official website. Stay tuned to GameSkinny for more Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning news as it develops.

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Josh Broadwell started gaming in the early '90s. But it wasn't until 2017 he started writing about them, after finishing two history degrees and deciding a career in academia just wasn't the best way forward. You'll usually find him playing RPGs, strategy games, or platformers, but he's up for almost anything that seems interesting.

Published Jul. 7th 2020

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