Hellgate is free-to-play action RPG with a first-person shooter perspective. Set 27 years into the future, an ancient prophesy made centuries ago has come true. Demons have overrun the world of man, now an abandoned dark world burnt with hellfire. Humans are forced into hiding to protect what remains of their race while at the same time 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. The refuge of the London Underground system provides players a safe passage when navigating thru the city. It is a struggle for survival in world that has become a hell. Players can get to choose from 6 characters that are classified under 3 archetypes.