Namco's North American subsidiary has announced that it is publishing a game called
Hellgate is an RPG for the Windows platform with a
first-person perspective. The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic
London which has been overrun by a demon horde. Opposed to this
invasion is a secret order called the Templar, which mixes
technological and magical techniques to produce weapons and armor to
aid in the struggle against the demonic host.
Hellgate: London features aspects of both RPGs and first-person
titles. Replayability is augmented by randomly-generated game
elements and branching skill paths. The player's character will be
highly customizable in appearance and equipment.
The game's official website can be found
Hellgate: London is
being developed by Flagship Studios, which features the talents of
individuals who have been involved in such games as Warcraft,
StarCraft, and the Diablo series. A release date is not yet known.