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Folks have been wondering about the status of Flagship Studios,
developers of Hellgate London and Mythos. href="">We covered the
story as it developed, and reported Flagship Studios' demise.

Today the following appeared on the Hellgate London forums, claiming
that the rumors of Flagship Studios' demise were greatly exaggerated.
Okay, a little

style="font-weight: bold;">San Francisco, CA (July 14, 2008)
-- Flagship Studios has announced today that despite rumors to the
contrary, the company is still operating.

“It is with deep regret that I must announce that Flagship Studios has
laid off most employees. However, the core management and founding team
members are still at Flagship.” said Bill Roper, CEO of Flagship
Studios. “The past five years have been an incredible experience for
us, but unfortunately, we couldn’t sustain the size of the company any

Flagship Studios owns the rights to all its technology and IP,
including Hellgate: London and Mythos. Due to the current situation,
Flagship will not be taking any new subscribers for Hellgate: London,
and all current subscriptions will not be billed.

Flagship wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to those that have
supported the company and games over the past five years.

So, Flagship Studios still exists, and the "core management" team

Alas, the press release doesn't really answer any questions about the
status of Hellgate: London or Mythos.

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