Originally Posted by RedSocialKnight
It's a damn shame that Amalur, a solid B+ title with decent B- sales, is being counted as a failure because of the company's reckless, premature overinvestment in a different game. It's the MMO that wrecked 38, not Amalur.
The makers of The Witcher, by contrast, have already husbanded their first game's moderate initial success into a full-budget sequel. I'm confident that, for them, 1.7 million represents a tidy profit. And this is the sort of game that continues to sell as word spreads.