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Torchlight 2 for Mac hits Steam on Monday, February 2, just over 28 months to the day Runic said a Mac version would take a "couple of months at least." Why has it taken so dang long? Last we heard, the answer was "unexpected complexities." - that was back in August 2013. As for details... well, M...

January 29th 2015 at 6:20am 0 Comments
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If you've yet to try it, Torchlight is a decent way to while away the holiday hours this week. A frequent flyer in our 2009 Best of the Rests, Runic's loot-heavy action-RPG is free until Sunday, November 30 on Perfect World's Arc client, and that's for keeps. If you don't have Arc then it's another...

November 26th 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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If you're looking for a subscription-free MMO to spend Halloween in, ArenaNet has an offer for you: The studio's slashed the price on Guild Wars 2's digital edition by 50%, making the cheapest version of the game just under 20 bucks. If OARPGs are more your style, then check out Torchlight and Tor...

October 30th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Runic Games co-founders Travis Baldree and Erich Schaefer are leaving the Torchlight studio to start Double Damage Games. "I should say from the outset that this is an amicable departure, that I consider the amazing team at Runic my friends and family, and that it is a privilege that they've let...

March 27th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Runic Games co-founders Travis Baldtree and Erich Schaefer have departed the studio responsible for Torchlight and its sequel. Baldtree announced the decision on the Runic forums, and wrote that he's "super-stoked" to return to indie development and the ability to wear many hats at once. "I should...

March 27th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Runic Games' Diablo-like loot-'em-up Torchlight 2 is free to try this weekend on Steam. If you and your friends have been looking for a chance to delve into its cooperative multiplayer component, you might want to organize a dedicated dungeon raid party right about ... now. If you like what you pl...

January 10th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Action-RPG Torchlight 2 surpassed two million sales over the weekend, doubling its trade over the course of 2013. As developer Runic announced on New Year's Eve, the follow-up took three months to hit the million mark, which the first Torchlight reached in two years. In the seven months since Torch...

July 25th 2013 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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It seems as if everyone is jumping on the MOBA bandwagon lately and trying to cut a slice of the action for himself. Creative Assembly announced that the next game in the Total War series will be a MOBA with RTS elements named Total War: Arena. MMO developer Turbine has also thrown its hat in the...

April 8th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Runic Games has released a consumer version of the internal development tools it used to build Torchlight 2. Dubbed "GUTS," the suite of tools allows the user to change everything "from item and skill balance, to level layouts, animations, quests, and much more," according to the game's official bl...

April 3rd 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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If you're a Torchlight II fan, you've got GUTS now. As does the rest of the community. The game's latest patch doesn't just add new armor sets, pets, and tilesets, it also adds the game's primary modding tool known as GUTS. And this isn't just a halfhearted implementation, as the modding function...

April 1st 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments