Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
November 26, 2014
arrowPress Releases
November 26, 2014
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Subpoenas to be issued over 38 Studios fiasco
Subpoenas to be issued over 38 Studios fiasco
April 3, 2014 | By Mike Rose

April 3, 2014 | By Mike Rose
Comments
    3 comments
More: Console/PC, Business/Marketing



Rhode Island's House Oversight Committee has a new chairwoman, and she plans to subpoena all the key figures in the 38 Studios deal that went wrong two years ago.

Back in 2012, Kingdoms of Amalur team 38 Studios collapsed, causing great troubles for the state of Rhode Island, which had loaned the company $75 million for follow-up Project Copernicus.

Now Rep. Karen MacBeth is seeking subpoenas for multiple key people involved in the case, including 38 Studios founder Curt Schilling, former House Speaker Gordon Fox and former House Finance Chairman Steven Costantino.

"I think we owe it to the State to have answers from people that were involved," MacBeth told WPRI. "It isn't a witch hunt - it's certainly about getting answers."

"I would look to bring anybody that I think can give us answers," MacBeth added. "The state wants answers about what happened. I think it's my duty to get answers now."

MacBeth said that they need to be asking, "When did people know about this? And what did they know? When you look at some of the financial information that we haven't been given, it clearly shows that this was a bad investment."


Related Jobs

Bright Future GmbH
Bright Future GmbH — Cologne/Koeln, Germany
[11.26.14]

Senior ActionScript Developer
Turtle Rock Studios, Inc.
Turtle Rock Studios, Inc. — Lake Forest, California, United States
[11.26.14]

Senior Network Programmer
Turtle Rock Studios, Inc.
Turtle Rock Studios, Inc. — Lake Forest, California, United States
[11.26.14]

Senior Platform Engineer
Turtle Rock Studios, Inc.
Turtle Rock Studios, Inc. — Lake Forest, California, United States
[11.26.14]

Build and Integration Engineer









Loading Comments

loader image