Great news, Hellgate fans! It seems the little hint that T3Fun dropped this morning was in anticipation of the following press release that nails down the North American release of Hanbitsoft's Hellgate: Tokyo expansion pack to a specific date: Thursday, September 22nd. Looking forward to this one:
Hellgate Global to Expand its Crusade to Tokyo this September
The much-anticipated expansion, Hellgate Tokyo, has finally come to Hellgate Global servers
LOS ANGELES - September 15, 2011 T3fun today announced the upcoming release of Hellgate Global's major expansion, Hellgate Tokyo, on September 22nd. As demons start to raze the city of Tokyo, heroes from London decide to help the remaining Tokyo soldiers in their war against demons. The upcoming expansion boasts tons of new features and updates which include:
Hellgate Tokyo continues the story of the London Resurrection. Heroes will be able to continue mankind's fight for survival in the new expansion. Heroes start in Tokyo Base, and continue on to different locations as they progress through the story. Tokyo is composed of 24 new levels, with new monsters and boss monsters.
Hellgate Tokyo introduces two new modes, Cow Room and Base Defense.
In Cow Room, heroes will test their strength by facing hordes and hordes of zombies. These zombies can puff out flames, and some of their rooms may contain boss monsters that drop new recipes and shield set items. Also, sandstorms hinder heroes' seeing ability, adding extra challenge to the mode.
In Base Defense, heroes defend supply bases against a horde of demons. In order to overcome the challenge, heroes are required to work with other heroes to ensure the safety of the bases. If the heroes manage to defend the bases, they will receive rewards ranging from palladium to rare set items or legendary items, depending on how well they manage to defend the bases.
Re-opening of Hell Mode
Ask, and thou shall receive. Heroes wanting more challenge from Hellgate Tokyo will now be able to play in Hell Mode, with the chance of better loot and experience from upgraded mobs and bosses.
Hellgate Global crosses new borders with its latest expansion, Hellgate Tokyo. New maps, items, achievements, and bosses will be introduced with the expansion. Heroes around the world now unite to survive and win against the threat of annihilation from the destruction wrought by demons from hell. Hellgate Tokyo brings with it new challenges that heroes will be dying for!
Hellgate is an online, action RPG that allows you to play in a first-person or third-person perspective. Set 27 years into the future, an ancient prophecy made centuries ago has come true and the gates of hell have opened. Demons have overrun the world of man and roam our lands, destroying, pillaging and killing humans. With the world above ground abandoned, dark and burnt to hellfire, humans are forced into hiding to protect what remains of their race while making plans to take back a world that was once theirs. In the game, mankind escapes to the underground system under the sprawling metropolis of London. Prepare for a struggle for survival in a world that has become hell.
About T3 Entertainment
T3 Entertainment is a major Korean MMO developer and publisher of online games with branches in Korea, Great Britain, China, Taiwan, and Japan. Its name was established in the Asian market with the blockbuster hit 'Audition' and has been quickly expanding since, with over 300 million current users in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. With a large work-force and skill in the development of online games, T3 Entertainment has won a (Best Game of the Year) award on numerous occasions for its various titles. In conjunction with HanbitSoft, the company operates an online games portal consolidating its latest and most popular Free-to-Play MMO titles, found at www.T3Fun.com. For more information about T3 Entertainment, please visit www.t3.co.kr.