Hellgate London - Playable Demo

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From Flagship Studios - creators of the award-winning Diablo® series and the fathers of the action role playing genre - comes HellGate: London, the next benchmark in the evolution of the RPG genre.

Combining the depth of traditional RPGs with the frenetic, visceral feel of first-person shooters, HellGate: London offers infinite replayability with dynamically created levels, monsters, items and events that gives each player their own unique hack-and-slash experience.

A post-apocalyptic London has been overrun by hordes of terrifying demons, leaving the city desolate and scorched by hellfire. Those who were unlucky enough to survive now gather in the only sanctuary left, the Underground, banding together in order to gain a foothold against the minions of darkness and ultimately save the bloodline of humanity.

It is no surprise that these sole survivors come from three of society's most elite factions, each of whom are masters of a robust number of skills and weapons essential to demon-thrashing.

The Templar, a secret society preserving the rites of the original Knights Templar, mix futuristic technology with ancient artifacts to create powerful weapons and armor perfect for short-ranged and melee attacks.

The Cabalists are students of the dark arts and edges of science which often leaves them standing right on the line between good and evil. Their mystifying spells make them suited for mid-range combat.

The Hunters are mysterious, highly trained ex-military operatives who lay waste to their foes with hyper-advanced weapons that blend theoretical science and the latest in technology - and their bullets can come from almost any distance.

HellGate: London delivers an amazing gaming experience to PC gamers of all types - delivering the eye-popping DX10 visuals demanded by the hardcore, and scaling to ensure the masses of casual RPG players can still get the best performance on older PCs.

Key Features

* The RPG Authority - Flagship Studios was founded by the core creators of Diablo, one of the biggest PC gaming franchises in history with over 13 million units sold worldwide - they are the first, last and only voice in the world of action RPGs.

* Beyond RPG - Experience new layers to the traditional hack-and-slash forumla by experiencing the action RPG from the first-person perspective and through nontraditional character classes and playstyles.

* Have it your way - Three unique factions with their own visual and gameplay style, offering something for every type of gamer, whether they prefer the longer-range blasts of the Hunter or want to get up close and personal with the Templar.

* Infinite Replayability - Dynamically generated levels, chance events and massive quantities of randomly created items makes for infinite replayability -- no two experiences will ever be the same and every game will be it's own unique event.

* Mad Skills - Each faction has two character classes that contain a wide variety of skills and spells that are fully customizable.

* London Calling - Explore post-apocalyptic London, even darker and gloomier than usual. From shattered cathedrals and landmarks to the ancient ruins buried beneath the shell of a once-great city, players will need to scour all of London in search of the unknown.

* Misery Loves Company - Don't be a glory hog - fight online. Gather with friends or recruit strangers in Underground stations and venture out into mean streets of London together to erase the Demonic threat.

* Hell Never Looked Better - HellGate: London features all of the latest next-generation technology to deliver a true, DX10 experience, while being fully scalable for optimal performance on older PCs.

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Hellgate London - Playable Demo

I bet even games from Afghanistan would be better than this crap. I mean, the maps are so creative that they're made from something like 4-5 prefab chunks and a dozen textures. I'm not even going into describing how awesome sfx and physics are in this game.

Hellgate London - Playable Demo

Ok, why don't you all take a step back and look at the fact this is just a demo, there will be bugs, there will be animation glitches and thats probably the same reason DX10 isn't accessible yet. If you bothered to find out the game supports DX10 and uses the havoc physics engine the same as most modern FPS. Those of you who decided to uninstall before actually finding out what it was like was well...your loss. The game isn't a FPS btw, its an Action RPG. They have effectively taken Diablo II and given it one hell of a makeover. So if you don't like Diablo don't buy it...but stop whinging about glitches in a demo when the game is still not released.

Hellgate London - Playable Demo

well really they can moan and you cant say because its a demo its ok that it is shoddy because thats not true. The demo is meant to be an example of the final product to give you a feel of what it is like before you buy it... so it shouldnt be full of bugs and dun to play... its that simple...personally i didnt find it s**t but i didnt find it good, i got bored after my first level up, same old hack and slash, cant even weild two swords, what a joke...

Hellgate London - Playable Demo

Not only they steal the character devolopment from diablo2... they steal the textures from old 90 FPS game to, well i was kind of happy when they show all the cool things you could do with this game, and those screenshots omg best ever for the time. But one dissepointent after another (some part will cost when u play online), and when i got the demo i was werry upset and sad bcus they have all the time in the world and they did this piece of chitt!!! where did it go wrong? i mean, all the hype for nothing? this is the worst game dissepointement of all time after diekatana. and for those who protecting this game and saying its only a demo, i feel sorry for you. cus you should now bether that thay have chitt long time to do a nice game butt they blow it and made an medioker lame ass RPG that isent any special. btw you should not really try hunter first bcus then u will be dissepointed as i am, go to hell with this game.(sorry for some misspell in the text).

Hellgate London - Playable Demo

Its based off Diablo 2, its the same developers! its not stolen, its their own game type being redone. And yes demo's are always glitchy, if it was a finished product why wouldn't they just release it now...because they are ironing out all the bugs. If any of you knew anything about software development you'd understand this!

Hellgate London - Playable Demo

Lock a bunch of blizzard nerds in a white room for year and this is the sort of crap you get.Blizzard and everything affiliated with it needs to die, so real gamers can move on!!(They didn't revolutionize anything, their just a c*m stain on the wall waiting to be wiped.)

Hellgate London - Playable Demo

Yeah, game is terribly disappointing. I tried really hard to find even one positive thing about it and no, I did not succeed. Every single aspect was done in the worst possible way and I would not lie if I said I have not seen such a terrible game in a while. And yes, graphics aren't good either, even maxed out at 1680x1050. The quest dialogs and text made for consoles looked very 90's with low res monitors.

Hellgate London - Playable Demo

people who say it's 'awesome' haven't played many games in their lives. this game sucks big time in every aspect. my feeling about it is that it looks, plays and smells like a low budget game from Afghanistan. go to hell with this piece of crap.

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