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HanbitSoft 'Interested' In Western Relaunch For Hellgate, Prevented By Licensing

Korean game publisher HanbitSoft has said that it "is interested" in recommencing Hellgate: London's service in the U.S. and Europe, but "unable to do so" due to Namco Bandai's Western publishing deal for the troubled title.

The T3 Entertainment-owned Korean firm acquired the IP of Hellgate has set up a San Francisco-based development studio, Redbana U.S. Corporation, in order to continue development on the PC MMO after the demise of original developer, Flagship Studios.

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Elven63173d ago

They should bring it back but follow Acclaims model, make it free with stuff you can purchase on the side if need be, show ads at the loading screen to pay for servers and such. In the age of World of Warcraft, the only way you can properly compete is with a free model.