| Feb 3, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Right-handed pitcher Rick VandenHurk, who was designated for assignment last week when the Orioles signed infielder Wilson Betemit, cleared waivers and was released Friday. He becomes a free agent and can sign with another team.
VandenHurk, 26, was 0-1...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 9:04 AM
"Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning"
Developer: Big Huge Games/38 Studios
Platform: Xbox 360/PS3/PC
“Kingoms of Amalur: Reckoning” is not “Skyrim,” and that is completely OK. It seems unfair to review such an ambitious game...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Back in May, one of the biggest video game companies in Maryland -- Big Huge Games of Timonium -- imploded, as its parent company in Rhode Island, 38 Studios, collapsed from a lack of money.
Somewhere around 90-100 or so were laid off abruptly at Big...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The heater rides in at 91 miles an hour, belt-high and straight, giving Orioles hitter Matt Wieters a good view of what looks like a strike in the making. As it reaches the plate, it dives toward the ground.
No mortal can say for sure whether the...
| May 18, 2012
| 10:39 AM
•••• Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios, which released “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning” in February, is in financial hot water with the state of Rhode Island. Taking cash from the...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Just three months after shipping his first game, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has reportedly laid off the entire staff of his two development studios, Big Huge Games and 38 Studios, and shut down the...
| May 25, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Big Huge Games, a studio in Timonium that designed rich, immersive video games, has closed its office and only a skeleton crew of employees remained as its parent company in Rhode Island appears to have gone out of business, according to online reports. ...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:12 AM
On Thursday, the entire staffs of 38 Studios and Big Huge Games were given pink slips. The company, which released “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning” (which I reviewed in February), was in partnership with the state of Rhode Island to bring...
| May 25, 2012
| 6:29 PM
About 100 employees of Big Huge Games, a Timonium-based maker of video games, lost their jobs this week as the studio and its Rhode Island-based parent company abruptly shut down because of financial problems.
The 12-year-old company was one of the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Epic Games Inc., a North Carolina-based video game manufacturer, closed its office in Baltimore County last month, laying off 40 employees, Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Thursday.
Epic announced in August it was opening...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...