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9:30 AM on 07.25.2013

Torchlight II reaches two million copies sold

Runic CEO Max Schafer has announced today that Torchlight II has reached two million sales -- nice! In addition to a few celebratory comments on sales, Shafer adds, "I'd just like to say a big thank you to all the players who...

Chris Carter


10:00 PM on 04.01.2013

Torchlight II mod tools have been released!

After what feels like forever, the Torchlight II mod tools, nicknamed GUTS, have finally been released. In order to access the GUTS editor, simply go to your install folder and open up the "Editor" executable. Since modd...

Patrick Hancock

12:15 PM on 01.30.2013

Torchlight II mod adds another class and way more

The SynergiesMOD for Torchlight II is ridiculous. Here, just look at all that it adds: 108 Elite monsters, 6 Rare dragons, 28 Raid dungeons, 11 unique World Bosses, 4 Sets of Legendary Armor, 16 new Tier-1 Legendary Wea...

Patrick Hancock



Review: Torchlight II photo
Review: Torchlight II
by Jonathan Ross

Torchlight II was, unfortunately, subject to a number of delays. Originally set for release back in 2011, it's only now become available for purchase. I'm happy to say the wait was worth it.

It's a bit rough around the edges, but Torchlight II takes the successful formula of the original Torchlight (and its predecessors) and expands on it, without making any drastic changes. If you played the first game, you know pretty much exactly what you're getting with the sequel -- and that's definitely not a bad thing.

Torchlight II may not be a perfect game -- the UI could use a bit of extra polish and the multiplayer system begs for extra features -- but it's a ton of fun and at only $20, it's an absolute steal.

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Torchlight II's OST will set you back all of $0 photo
Torchlight II's OST will set you back all of $0
by Tony Ponce

Looking forward to Torchlight II's release in a couple of days? How about the game's soundtrack, composed by Matt Uelmen of Diablo and Diablo II fame? Originally, the OST was released back in June in limited quantities, as Jayson Napolitano previously noted. The good news is that it's now available for the public and for the wonderful, wonderful price of NOTHING!

That's right! You can swing on by the Torchlight II soundtrack page and download the 28-track album right this second. No muss, no fuss. It's a beautiful thing.

I love this recent trend of game composers' giving away their soundtracks. It's such a generous gesture that only gets you more excited to check the full game out. Who among you is going to capitalize on Mr. Uelmen's generosity?

The Torchlight II Soundtrack [Torchlight II]

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Exclusive: Torchlight II OST highlights with Matt Uelmen photo
Exclusive: Torchlight II OST highlights with Matt Uelmen
by Jayson Napolitano

Torchlight II's release is right around the corner, and after hearing how well it's coming together from our hands-on at PAX last week, I've been anxiously waiting to hear composer Matt Uelmen's music in-game. We already reviewed the promotional soundtrack release that has been distributed in limited quantities, but we now have exclusive mixes created just for Destructoid with Matt Uelmen walking us through his thought process for each piece.

Are you looking forward to Torchlight II, and does the soundtrack do anything for you? Would you like to see it released in a more substantial way?

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8:00 PM on 09.03.2012

PAX: 30 minutes of Torchlight II left me craving for more

Confession: I never did finish the original Torchlight. For whatever reason, the game failed to grab me -- maybe it was the pacing, the lack of co-op support, or something else entirely. Whatever the case might be, I'll fini...

Jordan Devore

9:00 AM on 08.31.2012

Torchlight 2 finally dated for September 20

Runic Games has finally announced Torchlight 2's release date, lighting fires in the souls of those hoping it'll be better than Diablo III. You'll be able to shoot your guns and swing your swords in Torchlight's beautiful wor...

Jim Sterling

11:00 AM on 07.17.2012

iOS MMO shamelessly rips off Torchlight

Armed Heroes, a mobile MMORPG, is the latest game on iTunes to be caught shamelessly stealing stuff from other studios. The victim this time is Torchlight, with Runic Games' Travis Baldree calling out the thieving party -- EG...

Jim Sterling