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Torchlight II for Mac

Years later, Torchlight II is almost ready for Mac


Releasing Monday, February 2
Jan 29
You mean to tell me 2012's action-RPG Torchlight II isn't already available for Mac? Oh. I see. Well, props to Runic Games for not abandoning the task, then. Maybe I'll play it on my next flight. The Mac version of Torchligh... read
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Torchlight II

Torchlight II is free on Steam this weekend


You should definitely play it
Jan 10
Torchlight II is still chugging along, and this weekend, you can play it for free on Steam. Said free weekend starts now, and ends on Sunday at 1PM Pacific. I never really got all that into Torchlight II, but it's a really gr... read
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Torchlight 2

Torchlight II reaches two million copies sold


Runic CEO Max Schafer is excited
Jul 25
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... read
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GOG.com

Act fast: Torchlight goes free on GOG.com


Add this to your library
Jun 18
Runic Games' action-RPG Torchlight is free for 48 hours on GOG.com as part of a "#NoDRM" promotion. If you've somehow managed to avoid the game all these years -- impressive work -- you might as well take part. The offer last... read
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Torchlight II mods

Torchlight II mod tools have been released!


Steam Workshop integration is music to my ears
Apr 01
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... read
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Romance is just a game away!
Valentine's Day isn't always about getting taken out to dinner and receiving fancy treats and trinkets. Okay, well maybe it is, but who's to say that you can't get a little gaming on the side? Consider spending some quality time with your boyfriend by reeling him into the following co-op games. If he resists, consider your future with him wisely... read feature

Torchlight II mod photo
Torchlight II mod

Torchlight II mod adds another class and way more


More monsters, items, and quests!
Jan 30
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... read
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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,... read feature

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Torchlight II's OST will set you back all of $0


Sep 18
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 Ja... read
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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 revi... read feature

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


One last look at the action-RPG before launch
Sep 03
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... read
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Torchlight 2 finally dated for September 20


Three more weeks!
Aug 31
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... read
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iOS MMO shamelessly rips off Torchlight


Jul 17
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... read
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Diablo III launched a few scant months ago, but its PR snafus and controversial business decisions have soured a fair few players. Meanwhile, Runic Games has sat back and capitalized, as jilted dungeon crawlers look toward To... read feature

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When I received an invite to the Torchlight II beta, I let out a noise that can only be described as a "yelp." It was a happy noise, one that I wasn't quite sure I was capable of making. "This will be a great time killer unti... read feature

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Live show: Torchlight 2 beta key giveaway on Mash Tactics


May 21
Light the fires, because Mash Tactics is crawling the dungeons in the Torchlight 2 beta today. King Foom will be hacking, slashing, looting, and burning through the closed beta of this upcoming RPG. But, you can grab some loo... read
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The DTOID Show: Dead Space 3, Torchlight 2, & Bioshock


May 09
Hello my pretties. Here we are again with another episode of The Destructoid Show.  Today, Wolfenstein 3D celebrates it's 20th anniversary with a free browser game and a free iPhone version. Bioshock Infinite is unf... read
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The DTOID Show: PAX East is over, have a recap!


Apr 10
I may not have been in attendance this year, but that doesn't mean we don't have plenty of news to recap from this year's wonderful-but-slightly-less-so-because-I-wasn't-there PAX East! First up, Gearbox announced a new char... read
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The original Torchlight is an awesome game and there isn't much to complain about. It's fun to look at and incredibly addicting. Torchlight II thankfully doesn't stray too far away from the classic gameplay, but it does feel noticeably more streamlined. It's also bigger -- three times the size of the first game, in fact -- so you'll get to enjoy many dozens of hours happily gathering loot. read feature

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Torchlight 2 tiptoeing around Diablo III's release


Apr 09
May 15th. Judgement day. The day that nearly every PC gamer will shun their family, friends, and workmates to plant themselves behind their glowing screen of goodness to destroy the Prince of Darkness one more time. But not e... read
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The team behind Torchlight opposes SOPA


Jan 12
Runic Games, the studio that gave us that bundle of action-RPG fun that was Torchlight, has today let its forum users know the company's official stance on SOPA, something that not a lot of game companies have been brave enou... read
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Space Marine, Limbo, and more are on sale at Steam


Dec 22
The Steam Holiday Sale is still going strong, and looking at my friends' activity, it's working -- they're getting us to play games we've only barely bothered to touch. A few of the daily deals today are worth pointing out: ... read
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The DTOID Show: MGS 5?! Killzone 4?! Max Payne 3?!


Nov 18
Hey! Yesterday afternoon we did another one of our wacky live Destructoid Shows today. I didn't do anything bad with a piñata (not on camera, anyway) but we did fire off our finest and most succulent tidbits of video g... read
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Torchlight II has a good excuse for slipping into 2012


Nov 17
Those of you in search of legendary loot will have to continue waiting patiently. Though Torchlight II was promised as coming out by the end of this year, Runic Games has confirmed this is no longer the case. Company co-found... read
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By now, I'm sure many of you are already familiar with Torchlight, the inaugural opus of developer Runic Games. It was a class-based action RPG/dungeon-crawler that bears an uncanny resemblance to a hypothetical hybrid of Dia... read feature

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The Jimquisition: The Beautiful Irony of PC Gaming


Sep 05
Beauty is only skin deep, and a pretty face can only go so far. Fortunately, I am both beautiful and wise, so I'm basically the perfect lifeform. In a way, I consider myself to be very much like PC gaming -- visually stunnin... read
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Torchlight 2 gets its final class and price


Aug 26
Torchlight 2 already looks set to surpass its predecessor in nearly every way with a larger world, more loot, and new classes. Today Runic has finally announced the fourth class joining the already established trio of the En... read
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Hello MMO groovers. It’s time for another healthy helping of the latest massively multiplayer news. While things have been relatively quiet leading up to PAX Prime and Gamescom, I have found a number of newsy nuggets to foist upon you. read feature

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The DTOID Show: Nolan North, Skyrim, and Torchlight LIVE!


Aug 05
[The Destructoid Show gives a rundown of all the top news from Destructoid.com every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Subscribe to us on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook.] Hello my special ... read
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Torchlight 2 exceeds XBLA memory limit


Aug 04
Runic Games' 2009 action RPG Torchlight was a bit of a success on the PC. It's XBLA release was equally successful and many had assumed that the upcoming sequel would also find it's way to consoles. However, it seems that Tor... read






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