Torchlight 2 Articles
Pre-orders for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of Torchlight II are now officially open. In addition, three console-exclusive pets have been announced: the Molten Imp for Xbox One pre-orders; the Faerie for PlayStation 4 pre-orders; and the Yapper for all pre-orders. Nintendo Switch pre-orders and bonus pet will be announced later this summer.
Beginning September 3rd, console players will get to take a crack at one of the most-beloved ARPGs of all time, Torchlight II. The game is being released by Perfect World Entertainment and has been ported to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch by Panic Button. Torchlight II will cost $19.99 and will ship with all updates and some brand new content just for consoles.
Runic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment have announced that Torchlight, the award-winning ARPG, will be headed to mobile devices soon. No further information has been released, but there is a new teaser site available complete with social media links and the ability to sign up for a newsletter.
At long last, Mac players will be able to take on Torchlight 2 when the game officially arrives on Steam. To celebrate the announcement, Runic Games released a fantastic video. Check it out and let us know what you think!
Runic Games co-founders Erich Schaefer and Travis Baldree are both leaving the studio that created Torchlight and Torchlight II. According to a forum post, the pair leave in good stead and will continue working together in new ventures. They have plans to pursue smaller development where, as Baldree put it, they can "wear many, many hats performing many, many different kinds of tasks."
Steam is offering potential players a chance to try out Torchlight II for free this weekend. From now through 1:00 pm PDT (4:00 pm EDT), players can give the game a try and, if so desired, can buy it for a mere $5.00.
Runic has announced that the GUTS game editor for Torchlight II has finally been released. GUTS is the same tool that the development team used to create Torchlight II and allows players to create their own levels, monsters, adventures and more.
An intrepid Torchlight 2 player has discovered probably the first ever easter egg tribute to Minecraft. The user discovered the tribute in Act III and has created a YouTube video to show it off.
According to a new post on the Torchlight II Facebook page, fans of Torchlight II can grab the original soundtrack for the game for free today. Torchlight II is set to hit the Internet on Thursday, September 20th so grab it today!
August 31, 2012 - Seattle, WA - Runic Games, Inc. ("Runic Games"), a developer of PC and console game entertainment software in the United States, announced the official launch date of Torchlight II this morning at the kickoff of PAX Prime 2012.
DarkPony has spent some time in the Torchlight 2 beta and has more than a couple of thoughts on his experiences in his latest entry to the The Disgruntled Pony blog.
Runic Games has announced that Torchlight 2 will undergo a big beta weekend beginning Friday, May 18th and running through Tuesday, May 22nd. The team is hoping to put the game through its paces and assess the strength of the servers in a massive stress test.
Torchlight 2 is now available for prepurchase via Steam. The prepurchase price comes in at $19.99 and includes a copy of the original Torchlight. According to the Steam page, Torchlight 2 will arrive this summer.