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Hellgate: London Interview, Mac Version Mentioned
7:33 AM | Blake Buck | Comment on this story

Hellgate Planet recently posted an interview with Flagship Studios' Bill Roper about their new game, Hellgate: London. Hellgate is a post-apocalyptic first person shooter set in London. While technically an shooter, the game is more akin to an action-RPG such as Diablo II. Flagship games was founded by several ex-Blizzard employees, and Hellgate: London will try to re-invent the genre that Blizzard created several years ago.

The interview covers several topics, including character development, inventory mangement, and online play. Perhaps most interesting to Mac gamers however is Roper's answer to a question about a hybrid PC/Mac release.

Bill Roper: Macintosh gamers are a dedicated and passionate group, and we made a point while at Blizzard to bring them games on their platform of choice. We have yet to make a decision in regards to how the Mac will be supported, but we’ve already started conversations with the Apple game evangelists to talk about what they have up their sleeves over the next months and years. Apple’s switch to an Intel-based chipset makes some elements of creating a Mac version much simpler for PC developers, but a focus of Flagship has been to stay a small, focused team. All I can say is that we are seriously evaluating our Macintosh plans and as soon as we come to a concrete decision one way or the other, we’ll let you all know.
While no official announcements have been released, the possibility of a hybrid disk on an A-List game like Hellgate: London is quite exciting for Mac gamers.

IMG will have more information on Hellgate: London as it develops. To see the entire article, click the link below.

Hellgate Planet Article - Bill Roper Interview

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