Originally codenamed Project Mercury, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is an open-world RPG set in the world of Amalur and will be the first game to be released by 38 Studios. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will introduce players to the new fantasy universe co-created by best-selling fantasy author R.A. Salvatore and renowned modeler Todd McFarlane. This is the same universe that will be featured in 38 Studios upcoming MMORPG codenamed Project Copernicus.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is being developed under the leadership of Ken Rolston, the lead designer of Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and is based on the Kingdoms of Amalur concepts of R.A. Salvatore and Todd McFarlane. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is scheduled for a targeted release in fall 2011.