As You Were, Hellgate Not Reopening In US/EU

I'm sorry to have to be the one to tell you this. Contrary to recent reports » 11/04/08 8:20pm 11/04/08 8:20pm, Hellgate: London will only be clawing its way out of the abyss in Asia. Fans of the game in the US and Europe will be bidding the game farewell at the end of January, . "People are speculating and I don't want anyone shocked on January 31,…

Hellgate To Relaunch? Flying Pigs Not Pictured

It seems you just can't keep a good game down. The same may also apply to Hellgate: London » 11/03/08 7:20pm 11/03/08 7:20pm - previously as shutting up shop for good at the end of January. But wait! New owners of the brand, HanbitSoft, have announced that they are hard at work on a new expansion for what they touchingly refer to as "the world’s…

Cryptic Hires Flagship Co-Founder

Cryptic Studios hired Bill Roper, former Director of Blizzard Entertainment and co-founder of Flagship Studios , as the company’s Design Director, they announced today. “Bill brings a ton of creative energy to the Cryptic office and we’re thrilled to have him join our team,” said John Needham, Chief Executive Officer… » 11/03/08 10:00am 11/03/08 10:00am

Hellgate: London Slamming Shut On January 31st

Will the last Templar Guardian please turn off the lights and do whatever it is that you do to auras that makes them stop glowing - Hellgate: London is shutting down. Flagship Studio's troubled demon hunting MMO will be shut down at midnight on January 31st 2009. Namco Bandai, who have been running the Hellgate… » 10/24/08 4:20pm 10/24/08 4:20pm

Hellgate, Mythos Development Picked Up By Korean Publisher

So Flagship (and Hellgate) are sunk » 8/01/08 4:30am 8/01/08 4:30am, and Mythos along with them, right? Not necessarily! According to some job postings over on Gamasutra and DICE.com, Korean publisher T3 is opening a development studio in San Francisco, and will continue work on both titles. Seems random, but T3 own a controlling stake in…

Interview: Flagship Studios On Life After Hellgate Launch

What happens at the studio when a game doesn't sell as well as was hoped? Imagine being at Flagship Studios after Hellgate: London's launch stumbles, which 1UP identified as "one of the top 5 worst PC game launches of all time." Angry PC gamers even invented a special term, "Flagshipped," to refer to when a company… » 6/10/08 3:20pm 6/10/08 3:20pm