EA just fired over a press release announcing that 38 Studios' The Legend of Dead Kel add-on for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is now available on Origin, Steam, Xbox Live, and the PlayStation Network. It's also available from other digital download retailers like GamersGate, but you'll have to activate it on Origin if you buy it from anywhere other than Steam for PC:
KINGDOMS OF AMALUR: RECKONING LAUNCHES ITS FIRST DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT PACK THE LEGEND OF DEAD KEL
The mysterious and magical new world of Amalur expands! Electronic Arts, 38 Studios, and Big Huge Games today released the first downloadable content (DLC) pack for award-winning Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoningâ„¢, titled The Legend of Dead Kelâ„¢, to fans everywhere. The extended gameplay features an enthralling tale of intrigue, danger and dark magic on the island of Gallows End with mysterious characters, a host of new side quests, treacherous battles with new enemies and exciting new challenges. The Legend of Dead Kel gives players access to Gallows End, a gigantic new landmass to explore where players can claim ownership of a vast personal estate and experience new weapons, Twists of Fate and other perks against new enemies. The Legend of Dead Kel is available starting today on Xbox LIVE®, PlayStation®Network, Originâ„¢ and Steam.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has gained critical acclaim in the weeks since its launch. Claiming (Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will be discussed when Game of the Year 2012 rolls around,) IGN scored Reckoning 9 out of 10. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning was developed by a stellar team of creative minds that joined World Series Champion pitcher and founder of 38 Studios, Curt Schilling, including 24-time New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore who created Amalur's 10,000-year history, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane who lent his signature visual style and artistry to the game, and Ken Rolston, internationally celebrated game designer.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning brings open-world exploration and unparalleled action and combat together in the ultimate RPG experience. With near infinite combinations of destinies, abilities, weapons, items and special moves, players are able to customize their play experience to suit any play style. By reweaving their fate, they can retool and totally rebuild their hero in the midst of their adventure. Within Reckoning, players will immerse themselves in a world filled with extraordinary landscapes, mysterious cities, colorful characters and fantastic creatures exploring an entirely new universe where every building, tree and creature has a clear and defined history.
Developed by 38 Studios, a subsidiary of Big Huge Games in Baltimore, Maryland and 38 Studios in Providence, Rhode Island, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is available now in North America and Europe for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC. Learn more about Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning by visiting www.Reckoning.com or follow us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/ReckoningTheGame) and on Twitter (http://twitter.com/ReckoningGame). Press assets for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning are available at www.info.ea.com