‘Dragoon’ in Hellgate: London?


Seoul, Korea– April 29, 2009– HanbitSoft Inc. announced that the company released details and images of seven new monsters that will be included in explosive 1.5Patch for HELLGATE: LONDON, an online action RPG developed by Redbana US Studio, at Hellgate’s Korean official website on April 24th.

Korean Hellgate fans are especially excited about a particular general monster called‘Dragoon (tentative name)’ because of its name.‘Dragoon’ has a huge sword with hideous nails, and it gives other monsters strengthening effects. When allies are down,‘Dragoon’ starts to dash at a player and starts using magic and up-close attack skills. When‘Dragoon’ is in the herd of demons, it’s more difficult to defeat them.‘Rider’,‘Lancer’ which attacks with huge spear,‘Succubae’ that flies up the sky and attacks with keen claws, and Mummies will be updated.

Boss monsters are‘Arachtonas’ and‘Ruriel’.‘Arachtonas’ is monster that will appear in one of new maps, Tower Bridge, attacking with enormous tentacles on its back.‘Ruriel’ will be put in Act5. Ruriel is the boss of Ruriel corpses that attacks players by summoning all kinds of Zombies and piles of corpses.

The revealed monsters are only few of new monsters that will be included in 1.5Patch. Different boss monsters will be put into for each Act. HanbitSoft has been introducing 1.5Patch details every week, and next week will be on new items, which is the most wanted information by gamers. For more details about the previous announcements, visit http://hg.hanbiton.com, or contact Janelle HA at hBonkiE@hanbitsoft.co.kr.

***HanbitSoft has any and all rights to distribute and service Hellgate:London

in South Korea and certain part of Asia excluding Japan.***


About HanbitSoft

HanbitSoft Inc. is one of the largest online game publishers in Korea as well as in Asia. HanbitSoft has continuously invested in developing and publishing excellent and promising online games. HanbitSoft has broad portfolio of online games ranging from casual games to high-end MMORPG’s, either developed in-house or by external development studios such as Joy Impact (WYD and upcoming MMORPG AIKA) IMC Games (Granado Espada), etc. HanbitSoft games have reached out to more than 40 countries including Europe and Brazil and it is focusing on pioneering overseas online game markets in an effort to be a“global leading publisher.” For more information, contact Janelle HA at hBonkiE@hanbitsoft.co.kr

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